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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 171 132 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.89% 2.37% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 8.49% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 121 94 131
Average salary £36,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.55% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
1784 1555 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.17% 27.94% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1111 1142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -5 47 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Newbury +21 38 £26,000 -25.71%
Slough +21 32 £35,500 -20.67% 8
Bracknell -10 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Windsor - 8 £26,750 -
Wokingham - 7 £31,000 -
Maidenhead -15 4 £39,000 -20.00% 3
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 192 (65.53%) Firewall
2 139 (47.44%) Cisco
3 116 (39.59%) Microsoft
4 115 (39.25%) DNS
5 111 (37.88%) TCP/IP
6 107 (36.52%) Windows
7 93 (31.74%) Cisco Certification
8 79 (26.96%) Network Security
9 76 (25.94%) MPLS
9 76 (25.94%) OSPF
10 74 (25.26%) SSL
11 72 (24.57%) IPsec
12 71 (24.23%) Linux
12 71 (24.23%) WAN
13 68 (23.21%) F5
14 65 (22.18%) BGP
15 64 (21.84%) VMware
16 62 (21.16%) Juniper
17 61 (20.82%) MS Office
18 60 (20.48%) DHCP
18 60 (20.48%) LAN
19 54 (18.43%) CCNA
20 53 (18.09%) CCNP
21 48 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
22 47 (16.04%) CheckPoint
23 46 (15.70%) Active Directory
23 46 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
23 46 (15.70%) Degree
24 45 (15.36%) Load Balancing
24 45 (15.36%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 26 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.51%) Lync
3 17 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.41%) IIS
6 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.39%) Apache
6 7 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.05%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.05%) Drupal
7 6 (2.05%) WordPress
8 4 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.37%) GroupWise
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.02%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (20.82%) MS Office
2 35 (11.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.02%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (65.53%) Firewall
2 115 (39.25%) DNS
3 111 (37.88%) TCP/IP
4 79 (26.96%) Network Security
5 76 (25.94%) MPLS
5 76 (25.94%) OSPF
6 74 (25.26%) SSL
7 72 (24.57%) IPsec
8 71 (24.23%) WAN
9 65 (22.18%) BGP
10 60 (20.48%) DHCP
10 60 (20.48%) LAN
11 46 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (13.65%) VoIP
13 36 (12.29%) SNMP
14 35 (11.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (11.60%) VLAN
16 33 (11.26%) SMTP
17 31 (10.58%) Internet
17 31 (10.58%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) MySQL
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (12.97%) Telecoms
2 21 (7.17%) Finance
3 10 (3.41%) Billing
4 9 (3.07%) Retail
5 8 (2.73%) Marketing
6 7 (2.39%) French Language
6 7 (2.39%) Italian Language
7 6 (2.05%) German Language
8 3 (1.02%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.02%) Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.02%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (24.91%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.63%) Analyst
3 36 (12.29%) Consultant
4 32 (10.92%) Security Consultant
5 30 (10.24%) Support Engineer
6 29 (9.90%) Security Engineer
7 24 (8.19%) Support Analyst
8 23 (7.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 22 (7.51%) Support Technician
9 22 (7.51%) Network Consultant
10 20 (6.83%) Design Engineer
11 19 (6.48%) IT Support
11 19 (6.48%) Network Security Consultant
11 19 (6.48%) Help Desk Support
12 16 (5.46%) Help Desk Support Technician
12 16 (5.46%) Help Desk Technician
13 15 (5.12%) Senior Design Engineer
13 15 (5.12%) Senior Network Engineer
13 15 (5.12%) Team Leader
14 14 (4.78%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.37%) MSMQ
1 4 (1.37%) ODBC
2 3 (1.02%) COM
3 2 (0.68%) .NET
3 2 (0.68%) HTML
3 2 (0.68%) MAPI
3 2 (0.68%) JSON
3 2 (0.68%) Qt
4 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.34%) jQuery
4 1 (0.34%) OLE
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.14%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.07%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.39%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.39%) iPhone
5 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.71%) Statistics
7 4 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.02%) SecurID
8 3 (1.02%) PKI
8 3 (1.02%) Replication
8 3 (1.02%) Handset
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) CMDB
10 1 (0.34%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 107 (36.52%) Windows
2 71 (24.23%) Linux
3 40 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (11.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (10.24%) Windows 7
7 19 (6.48%) Windows XP
8 18 (6.14%) UNIX
9 16 (5.46%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.07%) Android
12 6 (2.05%) Solaris
12 6 (2.05%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.05%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.05%) CentOS
13 3 (1.02%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.36%) Load Balancing
1 45 (15.36%) ITIL
2 36 (12.29%) Network Management
3 21 (7.17%) Network Design
4 20 (6.83%) Service Management
5 17 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 15 (5.12%) Change Management
7 12 (4.10%) CRM
7 12 (4.10%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.10%) Project Management
8 11 (3.75%) Mentoring
8 11 (3.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (3.75%) Capacity Management
8 11 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (3.41%) Information Security
10 9 (3.07%) Change Control
11 8 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (2.73%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.22%) SQL
2 13 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.39%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.05%) C
5 5 (1.71%) Perl
6 4 (1.37%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) R
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 93 (31.74%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (18.43%) CCNA
3 53 (18.09%) CCNP
4 46 (15.70%) Degree
5 26 (8.87%) Security Cleared
6 24 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (7.51%) MCITP
8 21 (7.17%) MCSE
9 20 (6.83%) CCIE
10 14 (4.78%) MCP
10 14 (4.78%) MCSA
10 14 (4.78%) CISSP
11 13 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (4.10%) CISA
12 12 (4.10%) CISM
12 12 (4.10%) PCI QSA
13 9 (3.07%) MCTS
14 8 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.73%) CCSP
14 8 (2.73%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (11.26%) SLA
3 17 (5.80%) COBIT
4 16 (5.46%) PCI DSS
5 13 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.71%) QA
7 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (15.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.51%) vSphere
4 19 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (6.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.68%) UAG
9 1 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.12%) Zenoss
2 8 (2.73%) Netcool
3 7 (2.39%) SCCM
4 6 (2.05%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.05%) Plesk
5 5 (1.71%) WSUS
6 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.68%) Nagios
8 2 (0.68%) SmokePing
8 2 (0.68%) Cacti
9 1 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 139 (47.44%) Cisco
2 116 (39.59%) Microsoft
3 68 (23.21%) F5
4 64 (21.84%) VMware
5 62 (21.16%) Juniper
6 47 (16.04%) CheckPoint
7 20 (6.83%) HP
8 14 (4.78%) Polycom
9 13 (4.44%) Dell
10 12 (4.10%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.41%) Fortinet
12 8 (2.73%) Citrix
13 7 (2.39%) Huawei
13 7 (2.39%) Avaya
13 7 (2.39%) McAfee
13 7 (2.39%) Oracle
14 6 (2.05%) IBM
14 6 (2.05%) ProCurve
14 6 (2.05%) NetScout
15 5 (1.71%) Mitel
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum + 10% + oncall + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 21 days ago