The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.98% 4.55% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.34% 18.62% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 12
Median salary £32,500 £48,750 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +38.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £55,750 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 59 145 82
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 14.64% 24.45% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 132 64
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Swindon

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Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for VPN in Swindon

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Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Swindon over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) HTTPS
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) SSH
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 9 (56.25%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
5 8 (50.00%) HTTP
5 8 (50.00%) Telnet
5 8 (50.00%) SMTP
5 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) VoIP
8 3 (18.75%) IPsec
8 3 (18.75%) PKI
8 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
8 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
8 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
8 3 (18.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Network Packet Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) HTTPS
2 11 (68.75%) SSH
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) HTTP
4 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 8 (50.00%) SMTP
4 8 (50.00%) Telnet
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) IPsec
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CAdES
1 1 (6.25%) PAdES
1 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XAdES
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 3 (18.75%) Network Packet Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
1 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Mitel
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) NEC