The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 89 85 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 142 160 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.76% 2.73% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 9.08% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 95
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -17.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
VPN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Berkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VPN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 71 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Slough -19 14 £32,750 -7.09% 1
Bracknell +16 6 £52,250 +29.01% 1
Newbury -22 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Maidenhead +13 5 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Windsor +13 4 £32,500 +18.18%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 166 (62.64%) Firewall
2 147 (55.47%) Cisco
3 103 (38.87%) DNS
4 99 (37.36%) TCP/IP
5 96 (36.23%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (35.09%) LAN
7 92 (34.72%) MPLS
8 89 (33.58%) Windows
9 81 (30.57%) Data Centre
10 79 (29.81%) Juniper
11 78 (29.43%) VMware
12 75 (28.30%) WAN
13 71 (26.79%) SSL
14 69 (26.04%) OSPF
14 69 (26.04%) BGP
15 67 (25.28%) IPsec
16 65 (24.53%) CCNA
17 61 (23.02%) Linux
18 60 (22.64%) Degree
19 57 (21.51%) Microsoft
19 57 (21.51%) Telecoms
20 55 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 53 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
21 53 (20.00%) DHCP
22 51 (19.25%) Wireless
23 49 (18.49%) CCNP
24 47 (17.74%) CheckPoint
25 46 (17.36%) Load Balancing
25 46 (17.36%) F5
26 44 (16.60%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.53%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.02%) CMS
5 8 (3.02%) Drupal
5 8 (3.02%) Alfresco
5 8 (3.02%) WordPress
6 6 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.89%) Lync
7 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.13%) IIS
8 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (9.81%) MS Office
2 20 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.77%) Office 365
3 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.26%) IaaS
5 4 (1.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 166 (62.64%) Firewall
2 103 (38.87%) DNS
3 99 (37.36%) TCP/IP
4 93 (35.09%) LAN
5 92 (34.72%) MPLS
6 75 (28.30%) WAN
7 71 (26.79%) SSL
8 69 (26.04%) OSPF
8 69 (26.04%) BGP
9 67 (25.28%) IPsec
10 53 (20.00%) DHCP
10 53 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 51 (19.25%) Wireless
12 43 (16.23%) VoIP
13 40 (15.09%) IPv4
14 38 (14.34%) VLAN
15 36 (13.58%) Internet
16 30 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 29 (10.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (1.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (21.51%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.06%) Finance
3 20 (7.55%) Marketing
4 8 (3.02%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.26%) Banking
6 5 (1.89%) Advertising
7 3 (1.13%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (29.06%) Network Engineer
2 30 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 26 (9.81%) Administrator
3 26 (9.81%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (9.43%) Analyst
4 25 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (8.30%) Network Administrator
6 13 (4.91%) Desktop Support
7 12 (4.53%) Architect
8 11 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (4.15%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (3.77%) Security Engineer
10 9 (3.40%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (3.40%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.40%) Consultant
10 9 (3.40%) Network Operations Engineer
10 9 (3.40%) NOC Engineer
11 8 (3.02%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.81%) CSS
2 25 (9.43%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.13%) Web Services
3 3 (1.13%) HTML
3 3 (1.13%) MAPI
4 2 (0.75%) SAML
4 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) RSS
5 1 (0.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (30.57%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.40%) Statistics
6 8 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.02%) Clustering
7 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.89%) PDA
8 5 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.51%) iPad
9 4 (1.51%) PMI
10 3 (1.13%) iPhone
10 3 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) PKI
12 1 (0.38%) CESG
12 1 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (33.58%) Windows
2 61 (23.02%) Linux
3 32 (12.08%) Windows 7
4 27 (10.19%) UNIX
5 19 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.04%) Windows 8
7 15 (5.66%) CentOS
8 12 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.15%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.02%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.02%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.26%) Android
12 5 (1.89%) Solaris
13 4 (1.51%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.36%) Load Balancing
2 44 (16.60%) ITIL
3 28 (10.57%) Project Management
4 24 (9.06%) Network Management
5 22 (8.30%) Network Design
6 21 (7.92%) Migration
7 13 (4.91%) Office Automation
8 12 (4.53%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 11 (4.15%) Risk Management
9 11 (4.15%) Change Management
10 10 (3.77%) Information Security
10 10 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.40%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.64%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (2.26%) DDoS Mitigation
13 6 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.45%) Perl
2 16 (6.04%) Python
3 6 (2.26%) SQL
4 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.51%) Java
5 4 (1.51%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.13%) C++
7 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (36.23%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (24.53%) CCNA
3 60 (22.64%) Degree
4 49 (18.49%) CCNP
5 19 (7.17%) Check Point Certification
6 18 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.53%) CCIE
8 11 (4.15%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.77%) JNCIP
9 10 (3.77%) CCSP
9 10 (3.77%) MCSE
10 9 (3.40%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.02%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.02%) MCITP
12 7 (2.64%) CCIP
12 7 (2.64%) CISSP
13 5 (1.89%) RHCE
14 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.13%) PMP
15 3 (1.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.04%) SLA
2 7 (2.64%) QA
3 6 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (16.60%) Active Directory
3 28 (10.57%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.68%) Firmware
5 10 (3.77%) vSphere
6 8 (3.02%) KVM
7 6 (2.26%) vCloud
8 5 (1.89%) iptables
9 3 (1.13%) UAG
9 3 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.13%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.38%) pfSense
11 1 (0.38%) VMFS
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) XenApp
11 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.02%) Plesk
2 8 (3.02%) cPanel
3 7 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.26%) Nagios
5 5 (1.89%) SCCM
5 5 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.89%) Puppet
6 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.13%) SCOM
6 3 (1.13%) DameWare
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 147 (55.47%) Cisco
2 79 (29.81%) Juniper
3 78 (29.43%) VMware
4 57 (21.51%) Microsoft
5 47 (17.74%) CheckPoint
6 46 (17.36%) F5
7 21 (7.92%) Dell
8 20 (7.55%) HP
9 19 (7.17%) Meraki
10 17 (6.42%) Red Hat
11 13 (4.91%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.53%) Websense
13 10 (3.77%) Apple
14 9 (3.40%) Symantec
15 8 (3.02%) Citrix
15 8 (3.02%) Avaya
16 7 (2.64%) Dell KACE
17 5 (1.89%) Qualys
17 5 (1.89%) Fortinet
17 5 (1.89%) Nortel
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Certifications, training
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago