The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 105 107 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -39
Permanent jobs citing VPN 92 147 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.26% 2.44% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 10.12% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 113 148
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1049 1453 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.78% 24.08% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1159 1080
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VPN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 54 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Windsor - 14 £77,500 -
Slough -1 5 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Newbury +20 4 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Bracknell +2 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 139 (66.83%) Firewall
2 133 (63.94%) Cisco
3 97 (46.63%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (40.87%) Windows
5 81 (38.94%) MPLS
6 76 (36.54%) CCNP
7 69 (33.17%) VMware
8 64 (30.77%) Network Design
9 57 (27.40%) TCP/IP
10 56 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 56 (26.92%) Linux
11 52 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 52 (25.00%) Presales
12 51 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (24.52%) Telecoms
13 50 (24.04%) MS Excel
13 50 (24.04%) CheckPoint
13 50 (24.04%) Network Security
14 49 (23.56%) Cisco ASA
14 49 (23.56%) DNS
15 48 (23.08%) BGP
16 45 (21.63%) Juniper
16 45 (21.63%) LAN
17 44 (21.15%) OSPF
18 43 (20.67%) Palo Alto
19 40 (19.23%) WAN
20 39 (18.75%) Windows Server
20 39 (18.75%) F5
21 37 (17.79%) Hyper-V
22 35 (16.83%) Data Centre

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (6.73%) Skype for Business
2 13 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.92%) Apache
3 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.92%) IIS
3 4 (1.92%) JBoss
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.44%) nginx
4 3 (1.44%) SAS
4 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.94%) MS Office
3 25 (12.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.13%) Office 365
2 17 (8.17%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.33%) SaaS
4 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 139 (66.83%) Firewall
2 81 (38.94%) MPLS
3 57 (27.40%) TCP/IP
4 50 (24.04%) Network Security
5 49 (23.56%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (23.56%) DNS
6 48 (23.08%) BGP
7 45 (21.63%) LAN
8 44 (21.15%) OSPF
9 40 (19.23%) WAN
10 32 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (15.38%) IPv6
11 30 (14.42%) SSL
12 26 (12.50%) Multicast
12 26 (12.50%) SAN
13 25 (12.02%) Wireless
14 22 (10.58%) SMTP
15 21 (10.10%) LDAP
16 19 (9.13%) BIG-IP
17 18 (8.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.17%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.40%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) Redis
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Ant
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (24.52%) Telecoms
2 31 (14.90%) Marketing
3 20 (9.62%) Finance
4 2 (0.96%) Banking
4 2 (0.96%) Electronics
4 2 (0.96%) Games
4 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (37.02%) Network Engineer
2 37 (17.79%) Security Engineer
3 34 (16.35%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (11.06%) IP Engineer
6 17 (8.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (8.17%) Network Support
6 17 (8.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 17 (8.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 16 (7.69%) Analyst
7 16 (7.69%) Architect
8 15 (7.21%) Senior IP Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) IT Engineer
10 13 (6.25%) Consultant
11 12 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) Security Architect
13 10 (4.81%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.85%) PKI
5 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) BYOD
7 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.96%) IPTV
7 2 (0.96%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Clustering
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (40.87%) Windows
2 56 (26.92%) Linux
3 39 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.58%) Unix
5 18 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (8.17%) Windows 7
7 16 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.44%) Debian
12 3 (1.44%) Solaris
12 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.96%) CentOS
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.77%) Network Design
2 52 (25.00%) Presales
3 31 (14.90%) ITIL
4 26 (12.50%) Migration
5 25 (12.02%) Change Management
6 18 (8.65%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (8.17%) Information Security
8 16 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
8 16 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 14 (6.73%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.77%) Patch Management
11 11 (5.29%) Security Architecture
12 10 (4.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 10 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (4.81%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.81%) Security Patching
12 10 (4.81%) Trend Analysis
13 8 (3.85%) Load Balancing
13 8 (3.85%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.88%) Java
1 6 (2.88%) SQL
2 4 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.44%) Python
4 2 (0.96%) Perl
4 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) C++
5 1 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 97 (46.63%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (36.54%) CCNP
3 31 (14.90%) CCNA
4 26 (12.50%) CCIE
5 17 (8.17%) CCIP
6 15 (7.21%) Degree
7 14 (6.73%) CCSP
8 9 (4.33%) JNCIS
8 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.85%) MCP
10 7 (3.37%) CCDA
11 6 (2.88%) CCSE
11 6 (2.88%) MCSE
12 5 (2.40%) CCSA
12 5 (2.40%) MCITP
12 5 (2.40%) MCSA
13 4 (1.92%) CCVP
13 4 (1.92%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.46%) SLA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.92%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.44%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 56 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 51 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.79%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.13%) vSphere
5 16 (7.69%) vCloud
6 12 (5.77%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.88%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.44%) Firmware
8 3 (1.44%) Snort
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.48%) KVM
10 1 (0.48%) UAG
10 1 (0.48%) Varnish
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.92%) SCCM
3 3 (1.44%) DameWare
3 3 (1.44%) Nagios
4 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) Cacti
5 1 (0.48%) cPanel
5 1 (0.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.48%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.48%) Plesk
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 133 (63.94%) Cisco
2 69 (33.17%) VMware
3 52 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (24.04%) CheckPoint
5 45 (21.63%) Juniper
6 43 (20.67%) Palo Alto
7 39 (18.75%) F5
8 34 (16.35%) Huawei
9 21 (10.10%) Oracle
10 16 (7.69%) Imperva
11 12 (5.77%) Fortinet
12 10 (4.81%) HP
12 10 (4.81%) LogLogic
12 10 (4.81%) NetScout
13 9 (4.33%) Blue Coat
13 9 (4.33%) Sourcefire
14 8 (3.85%) Citrix
15 7 (3.37%) NetApp
16 6 (2.88%) Intel Security
16 6 (2.88%) Proofpoint
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 16 days ago