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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 154 116 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.86% 2.06% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 7.26% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 87 78 103
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
1470 1598 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.33% 28.38% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1073 1261
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +13 81 £47,500 +46.15% 6
Newbury +18 20 £29,250 -7.14%
Slough +5 16 £25,000 -18.03% 4
Bracknell -4 9 £52,500 +13.51%
Maidenhead - 5 £47,500 - 1
Windsor - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £46,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 170 (54.84%) Firewall
2 123 (39.68%) Cisco
3 112 (36.13%) Windows
4 101 (32.58%) Telecoms
5 98 (31.61%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (29.35%) Microsoft
7 87 (28.06%) DNS
8 80 (25.81%) Linux
8 80 (25.81%) MPLS
9 69 (22.26%) VMware
10 67 (21.61%) CCNA
11 64 (20.65%) Juniper
12 63 (20.32%) MS Office
12 63 (20.32%) TCP/IP
13 61 (19.68%) CCNP
14 60 (19.35%) Degree
15 58 (18.71%) Network Security
15 58 (18.71%) BGP
16 56 (18.06%) OSPF
17 53 (17.10%) LAN
17 53 (17.10%) WAN
18 50 (16.13%) VLAN
19 49 (15.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (15.81%) SLA
19 49 (15.81%) DHCP
20 47 (15.16%) MS Excel
21 46 (14.84%) SSL
21 46 (14.84%) IPsec
22 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
23 40 (12.90%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (10.97%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.48%) Lync
3 16 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.94%) Drupal
6 6 (1.94%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.94%) WordPress
6 6 (1.94%) CMS
7 5 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.61%) Apache
7 5 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.29%) nginx
9 3 (0.97%) Confluence
9 3 (0.97%) MediaWiki
9 3 (0.97%) IIS
9 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (20.32%) MS Office
2 47 (15.16%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (5.16%) Office 365
3 8 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.61%) SaaS
5 4 (1.29%) PaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (54.84%) Firewall
2 87 (28.06%) DNS
3 80 (25.81%) MPLS
4 63 (20.32%) TCP/IP
5 58 (18.71%) BGP
5 58 (18.71%) Network Security
6 56 (18.06%) OSPF
7 53 (17.10%) LAN
7 53 (17.10%) WAN
8 50 (16.13%) VLAN
9 49 (15.81%) DHCP
10 46 (14.84%) SSL
10 46 (14.84%) IPsec
11 38 (12.26%) Wireless
12 34 (10.97%) EIGRP
13 28 (9.03%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (8.39%) Internet
15 24 (7.74%) VoIP
15 24 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (7.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.29%) MySQL
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.97%) Subversion
2 3 (0.97%) JIRA
2 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.97%) Hudson
2 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 101 (32.58%) Telecoms
2 24 (7.74%) Finance
3 23 (7.42%) Marketing
4 12 (3.87%) Banking
5 5 (1.61%) Back Office
6 4 (1.29%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Military
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 67 (21.61%) Network Engineer
2 32 (10.32%) Security Engineer
3 31 (10.00%) Analyst
4 29 (9.35%) IP Engineer
5 27 (8.71%) Consultant
6 26 (8.39%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.81%) Service Analyst
9 16 (5.16%) Senior Manager
9 16 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (5.16%) Marketing Manager
10 15 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
10 15 (4.84%) Team Leader
10 15 (4.84%) Support Technician
11 14 (4.52%) Desktop Support
12 12 (3.87%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Help Desk Technician
12 12 (3.87%) Network Team Leader
12 12 (3.87%) Help Desk Support Technician
13 11 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.87%) HTML
2 11 (3.55%) MAPI
3 9 (2.90%) CSS
4 5 (1.61%) Web Services
5 3 (0.97%) LAMP
5 3 (0.97%) XMPP
6 2 (0.65%) RESTful
7 1 (0.32%) CGI
7 1 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.87%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.55%) Open Source
4 10 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.58%) Statistics
6 8 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.58%) iPhone
7 7 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.94%) iPad
9 5 (1.61%) Clustering
10 3 (0.97%) PDA
10 3 (0.97%) Wiki
11 2 (0.65%) PKI
11 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (36.13%) Windows
2 80 (25.81%) Linux
3 40 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 29 (9.35%) UNIX
4 29 (9.35%) Windows XP
5 26 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.10%) Windows 8
7 20 (6.45%) Solaris
8 15 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.55%) CentOS
9 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.23%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.26%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.26%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.29%) Android
13 4 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.29%) Debian
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.61%) ITIL
2 33 (10.65%) Load Balancing
3 27 (8.71%) Network Design
4 19 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (5.16%) Migration
5 16 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (4.84%) Project Management
7 14 (4.52%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.52%) Information Security
7 14 (4.52%) SIEM
8 12 (3.87%) Cyber Security
8 12 (3.87%) Change Management
9 11 (3.55%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (2.90%) Line Management
10 9 (2.90%) Mentoring
10 9 (2.90%) Database Security
11 8 (2.58%) Network Management
11 8 (2.58%) Asset Management
11 8 (2.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.06%) SQL
2 19 (6.13%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.55%) Perl
4 7 (2.26%) Java
5 6 (1.94%) Python
6 5 (1.61%) C
7 3 (0.97%) PHP
7 3 (0.97%) VBScript
7 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.97%) Ruby
7 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 98 (31.61%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (21.61%) CCNA
3 61 (19.68%) CCNP
4 60 (19.35%) Degree
5 24 (7.74%) CISSP
6 22 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (6.13%) MCSE
8 9 (2.90%) CCIE
8 9 (2.90%) CCSP
8 9 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (2.90%) GIAC
8 9 (2.90%) CEH
9 8 (2.58%) SCSA
9 8 (2.58%) PCI QSA
9 8 (2.58%) CCIP
9 8 (2.58%) Sun Certification
9 8 (2.58%) CISA
9 8 (2.58%) CISM
10 7 (2.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.81%) SLA
2 11 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.58%) COBIT
4 7 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 49 (15.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.81%) vSphere
4 18 (5.81%) KVM
5 7 (2.26%) Samba
5 7 (2.26%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.94%) XenApp
7 5 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.29%) vCloud
9 3 (0.97%) iptables
9 3 (0.97%) XenServer
9 3 (0.97%) Postfix
10 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (3.87%) SCCM
2 7 (2.26%) Plesk
2 7 (2.26%) cPanel
3 6 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.94%) DameWare
4 4 (1.29%) Nagios
4 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.29%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.97%) Puppet
5 3 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.97%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.97%) Salt
6 2 (0.65%) Netcool
6 2 (0.65%) vMotion
6 2 (0.65%) AppManager
6 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 123 (39.68%) Cisco
2 91 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 69 (22.26%) VMware
4 64 (20.65%) Juniper
5 33 (10.65%) Citrix
6 30 (9.68%) HP
7 28 (9.03%) F5
8 22 (7.10%) CheckPoint
9 18 (5.81%) Dell
10 15 (4.84%) Apple
11 14 (4.52%) Oracle
12 10 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.23%) Symantec
12 10 (3.23%) Huawei
12 10 (3.23%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.90%) McAfee
13 9 (2.90%) Veritas
14 8 (2.58%) Sun
15 7 (2.26%) Brocade
15 7 (2.26%) 3PAR
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woodley, Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago