Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.71% 2.58% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.40% 10.05% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 37
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +23.29%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £61,000 £70,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +29.87%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 194 209 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.67% 25.71% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 171 193 314
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% -4.55% +25.71%
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,050 £25,650
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,250 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% +4.17% +6.67%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Slough

VPN
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Slough.

Salary trend for VPN in Slough

VPN
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 17 (65.38%) Apache
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) MySQL
4 16 (61.54%) DevOps
5 14 (53.85%) WAN
6 13 (50.00%) Windows
6 13 (50.00%) LAN
7 12 (46.15%) VMware
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (42.31%) Cisco
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
8 11 (42.31%) Citrix
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (38.46%) DNS
9 10 (38.46%) CCNA
9 10 (38.46%) DHCP
9 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
10 9 (34.62%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
10 9 (34.62%) ZABBIX
10 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (34.62%) F5
10 9 (34.62%) XenApp
10 9 (34.62%) XenServer

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (65.38%) Apache
2 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 8 (30.77%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 13 (50.00%) LAN
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (38.46%) DHCP
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (34.62%) MPLS
6 9 (34.62%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) VLAN
7 8 (30.77%) FTP
7 8 (30.77%) SNMP
7 8 (30.77%) SSL
8 4 (15.38%) IPv4
8 4 (15.38%) IPv6
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
9 2 (7.69%) SMS
10 1 (3.85%) VoIP
10 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (15.38%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Ant
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
1 8 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (30.77%) Toad
General
1 9 (34.62%) Back Office
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 8 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Support Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Linux Support
2 9 (34.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Linux Support
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Support Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Support Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) DevOps Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Data Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
1 8 (30.77%) LAMP
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCNA
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
2 9 (34.62%) KVM
2 9 (34.62%) Terminal Services
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Workstation
2 9 (34.62%) XenApp
2 9 (34.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) WSUS
1 9 (34.62%) ZABBIX
2 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (30.77%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Citrix
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) F5
3 9 (34.62%) McAfee
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Aruba
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint