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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 101 88 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 119 151 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.35% 2.64% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 8.81% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 91
Average salary £53,750 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,850 £59,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
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
1327 1713 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.21% 29.96% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 908 963 1143
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 5 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 5 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 +7 63 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Slough -13 14 £43,750 +19.86% 1
Bracknell +10 7 £56,000 +24.44% 1
Maidenhead +12 4 £57,500 +59.72%
Newbury -23 3 £51,250 +86.36%
Windsor +6 1 - - 2
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 163 (59.71%) Firewall
2 132 (48.35%) Cisco
3 98 (35.90%) DNS
4 95 (34.80%) Windows
5 89 (32.60%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (31.87%) MPLS
7 85 (31.14%) TCP/IP
7 85 (31.14%) LAN
8 81 (29.67%) VMware
9 77 (28.21%) Data Centre
10 76 (27.84%) Telecoms
11 68 (24.91%) Juniper
12 66 (24.18%) WAN
13 65 (23.81%) Degree
14 62 (22.71%) OSPF
14 62 (22.71%) BGP
15 61 (22.34%) CCNA
16 60 (21.98%) Linux
17 58 (21.25%) Microsoft
17 58 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 57 (20.88%) SSL
19 54 (19.78%) IPsec
20 48 (17.58%) DHCP
20 48 (17.58%) Active Directory
21 47 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
22 46 (16.85%) CCNP
23 43 (15.75%) Wireless
24 42 (15.38%) ITIL
25 40 (14.65%) VLAN
26 37 (13.55%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 34 (12.45%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.13%) Lync
4 10 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.93%) CMS
5 8 (2.93%) Drupal
5 8 (2.93%) Alfresco
5 8 (2.93%) WordPress
6 7 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.47%) Apache
10 3 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.10%) nginx
10 3 (1.10%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (13.55%) MS Office
2 24 (8.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) assyst
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.33%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (5.86%) Office 365
3 10 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.83%) IaaS
6 3 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 163 (59.71%) Firewall
2 98 (35.90%) DNS
3 87 (31.87%) MPLS
4 85 (31.14%) LAN
4 85 (31.14%) TCP/IP
5 66 (24.18%) WAN
6 62 (22.71%) OSPF
6 62 (22.71%) BGP
7 57 (20.88%) SSL
8 54 (19.78%) IPsec
9 48 (17.58%) DHCP
10 47 (17.22%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (15.75%) Wireless
12 40 (14.65%) VLAN
13 35 (12.82%) Internet
14 32 (11.72%) IPv4
15 31 (11.36%) Network Security
16 27 (9.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 27 (9.89%) IPv6
17 26 (9.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.47%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.10%) MySQL
5 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Subversion
1 3 (1.10%) JIRA
1 3 (1.10%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.10%) Hudson
1 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (27.84%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.26%) Marketing
3 23 (8.42%) Finance
4 7 (2.56%) Banking
4 7 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.83%) Back Office
5 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (26.01%) Network Engineer
2 28 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 26 (9.52%) Analyst
4 18 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (5.86%) Administrator
5 16 (5.86%) Senior Manager
5 16 (5.86%) Marketing Manager
6 15 (5.49%) Security Engineer
6 15 (5.49%) Desktop Support
6 15 (5.49%) Network Administrator
7 13 (4.76%) Architect
8 12 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.03%) Consultant
9 11 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (4.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (4.03%) Operations Engineer
9 11 (4.03%) IP Engineer
10 10 (3.66%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.42%) CSS
2 19 (6.96%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.47%) HTML
3 4 (1.47%) MAPI
4 3 (1.10%) LAMP
4 3 (1.10%) XMPP
5 2 (0.73%) SAML
5 2 (0.73%) Web Services
6 1 (0.37%) .NET
6 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 77 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.30%) Statistics
3 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.93%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.93%) Clustering
4 8 (2.93%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.56%) iPhone
6 6 (2.20%) iPad
7 5 (1.83%) PDA
8 3 (1.10%) Wiki
8 3 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) PMI
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 95 (34.80%) Windows
2 60 (21.98%) Linux
3 37 (13.55%) Windows 7
4 26 (9.52%) UNIX
5 25 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.23%) Windows 8
7 16 (5.86%) CentOS
7 16 (5.86%) Windows XP
8 15 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.03%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.66%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.20%) Android
12 6 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.20%) Solaris
13 4 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.10%) Debian
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.38%) ITIL
2 36 (13.19%) Load Balancing
3 24 (8.79%) Migration
4 22 (8.06%) Network Design
5 21 (7.69%) Project Management
5 21 (7.69%) Network Management
6 16 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.76%) Office Automation
8 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 12 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (4.03%) Information Security
10 10 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (2.93%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.56%) Change Management
13 7 (2.56%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.20%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.36%) Perl
2 14 (5.13%) Python
3 12 (4.40%) SQL
4 9 (3.30%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.93%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.20%) Java
7 3 (1.10%) Ruby
7 3 (1.10%) PHP
7 3 (1.10%) C++
8 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) VBScript
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (32.60%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (23.81%) Degree
3 61 (22.34%) CCNA
4 46 (16.85%) CCNP
5 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.86%) Check Point Certification
6 16 (5.86%) MCSE
7 10 (3.66%) CCIE
7 10 (3.66%) CISSP
8 9 (3.30%) JNCIP
8 9 (3.30%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.93%) CCSP
10 6 (2.20%) CCIP
10 6 (2.20%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.83%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.83%) CCSA
11 5 (1.83%) RHCE
11 5 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.83%) MCITP
12 4 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.26%) SLA
2 6 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (17.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (9.89%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.86%) Firmware
4 16 (5.86%) KVM
5 12 (4.40%) vSphere
6 8 (2.93%) iptables
7 6 (2.20%) vCloud
7 6 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.20%) Samba
8 5 (1.83%) XenApp
9 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.10%) UAG
10 3 (1.10%) XenServer
10 3 (1.10%) Postfix
11 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) SCCM
2 10 (3.66%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.93%) Plesk
3 8 (2.93%) Puppet
3 8 (2.93%) cPanel
4 6 (2.20%) Nagios
5 5 (1.83%) DameWare
5 5 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.10%) SCOM
6 3 (1.10%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.10%) Salt
7 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 132 (48.35%) Cisco
2 81 (29.67%) VMware
3 68 (24.91%) Juniper
4 58 (21.25%) Microsoft
5 37 (13.55%) CheckPoint
6 36 (13.19%) F5
7 25 (9.16%) HP
8 20 (7.33%) Dell
9 19 (6.96%) Red Hat
10 18 (6.59%) Citrix
11 15 (5.49%) Apple
12 13 (4.76%) Meraki
13 10 (3.66%) Websense
14 9 (3.30%) Avaya
14 9 (3.30%) ServiceNow
15 8 (2.93%) Google
16 7 (2.56%) Brocade
16 7 (2.56%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.56%) 3PAR
16 7 (2.56%) EMC
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