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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 94 121 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 127 103 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.86% 2.05% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.61% 7.74% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 107 72 93
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +33.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,200 £67,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,292 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +8.39%
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
1094 1330 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.64% 26.43% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 829 882 958
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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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 23 July 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 +25 61 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Slough +27 24 £42,500 -5.55%
Windsor - 8 £76,250 -
Maidenhead +4 6 £28,500 -50.43% 1
Bracknell -9 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Newbury -1 5 £57,500 +12.19%
Thatcham - 3 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 186 (60.98%) Cisco
2 182 (59.67%) Firewall
3 140 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
4 133 (43.61%) MPLS
5 115 (37.70%) WAN
6 113 (37.05%) Data Centre
7 112 (36.72%) BGP
8 108 (35.41%) CCNP
9 104 (34.10%) Juniper
10 103 (33.77%) Windows
11 95 (31.15%) LAN
12 86 (28.20%) Linux
13 80 (26.23%) TCP/IP
13 80 (26.23%) OSPF
14 79 (25.90%) VMware
15 71 (23.28%) Wireless
16 66 (21.64%) CCNA
17 63 (20.66%) ITIL
18 62 (20.33%) Telecoms
18 62 (20.33%) Network Security
19 61 (20.00%) SSL
20 60 (19.67%) Microsoft
20 60 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
21 59 (19.34%) DNS
22 58 (19.02%) VoIP
22 58 (19.02%) CheckPoint
23 56 (18.36%) IPsec
24 53 (17.38%) Windows Server
25 51 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
26 50 (16.39%) Active Directory

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 24 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.23%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.93%) IIS
4 10 (3.28%) Apache
5 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.30%) JBoss
7 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.98%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.98%) CMS
9 3 (0.98%) Drupal
9 3 (0.98%) SAS
9 3 (0.98%) WordPress
10 2 (0.66%) Confluence
10 2 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.57%) MS Office
3 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.90%) Office 365
2 9 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.95%) IaaS
2 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.95%) SaaS
3 7 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Heroku
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (59.67%) Firewall
2 133 (43.61%) MPLS
3 115 (37.70%) WAN
4 112 (36.72%) BGP
5 95 (31.15%) LAN
6 80 (26.23%) OSPF
6 80 (26.23%) TCP/IP
7 71 (23.28%) Wireless
8 62 (20.33%) Network Security
9 61 (20.00%) SSL
10 60 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
11 59 (19.34%) DNS
12 58 (19.02%) VoIP
13 56 (18.36%) IPsec
14 49 (16.07%) EIGRP
15 45 (14.75%) IPv6
15 45 (14.75%) SAN
16 44 (14.43%) VLAN
17 39 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus
18 37 (12.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.61%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.97%) JIRA
2 5 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.31%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.31%) Subversion
3 4 (1.31%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.66%) Ant
4 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.33%) RSpec
General
1 62 (20.33%) Telecoms
2 37 (12.13%) Finance
3 23 (7.54%) Marketing
4 11 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.64%) Banking
5 5 (1.64%) Electronics
6 4 (1.31%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (1.31%) German Language
6 4 (1.31%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.31%) Legal
6 4 (1.31%) Retail
7 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (44.59%) Network Engineer
2 55 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 54 (17.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 51 (16.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 31 (10.16%) Network Support
6 29 (9.51%) Consultant
6 29 (9.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (9.18%) Network Support Engineer
7 28 (9.18%) Security Engineer
8 25 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (7.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 24 (7.87%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (5.57%) Cisco Support
10 17 (5.57%) IT Engineer
10 17 (5.57%) Network Consultant
11 16 (5.25%) Analyst
11 16 (5.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 16 (5.25%) Network Design Engineer
12 15 (4.92%) Cisco Consultant
12 15 (4.92%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.23%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.95%) Web Services
3 6 (1.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.66%) .NET
4 2 (0.66%) CSS
4 2 (0.66%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.33%) jQuery
5 1 (0.33%) React
5 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 113 (37.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.25%) Private Cloud
3 15 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.26%) IPTV
5 12 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.62%) Clustering
7 8 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.97%) PMI
8 6 (1.97%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.31%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.98%) PKI
11 2 (0.66%) e-Health
11 2 (0.66%) iPad
11 2 (0.66%) iPhone
11 2 (0.66%) Replication
11 2 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.77%) Windows
2 86 (28.20%) Linux
3 53 (17.38%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.84%) Unix
5 26 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.59%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.95%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.30%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.64%) CentOS
12 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.64%) Solaris
12 5 (1.64%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.31%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.66%) ITIL
2 49 (16.07%) Network Design
3 37 (12.13%) Network Monitoring
4 35 (11.48%) Migration
5 30 (9.84%) Presales
6 28 (9.18%) Network Architecture
7 25 (8.20%) Load Balancing
8 21 (6.89%) Product Management
9 20 (6.56%) Network Planning
10 16 (5.25%) Fault Management
11 15 (4.92%) Change Management
12 14 (4.59%) Project Management
12 14 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (4.59%) Time Management
13 13 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (3.93%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.61%) Data Security
15 11 (3.61%) High Availability
16 9 (2.95%) Information Security
17 8 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.26%) SQL
2 10 (3.28%) Shell Script
3 9 (2.95%) Java
4 8 (2.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.97%) Perl
7 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.31%) Python
8 3 (0.98%) C
8 3 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) C#
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 140 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (35.41%) CCNP
3 66 (21.64%) CCNA
4 43 (14.10%) CCIE
5 41 (13.44%) Degree
6 24 (7.87%) CCSP
7 19 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (5.57%) MCSE
9 16 (5.25%) CCIP
10 15 (4.92%) Security Cleared
11 14 (4.59%) CCSA
11 14 (4.59%) CCVP
11 14 (4.59%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.28%) CISSP
12 10 (3.28%) JNCIA
12 10 (3.28%) MCP
13 8 (2.62%) MCITP
14 7 (2.30%) CCDA
15 6 (1.97%) CCDP
15 6 (1.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.92%) SLA
2 14 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.31%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.66%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (16.39%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.54%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.25%) vSphere
5 7 (2.30%) Firmware
6 6 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.64%) Squid
7 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.64%) XenApp
8 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.98%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.98%) NDS
9 3 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.98%) vCloud
10 2 (0.66%) Snort
10 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.66%) XenServer
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.33%) UAG
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.26%) Nagios
2 9 (2.95%) Cacti
2 9 (2.95%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.97%) SmokePing
5 5 (1.64%) DameWare
6 4 (1.31%) SCCM
7 3 (0.98%) cPanel
7 3 (0.98%) Plesk
7 3 (0.98%) Puppet
8 2 (0.66%) Ansible
8 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.66%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Nessus
9 1 (0.33%) vMotion
9 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 186 (60.98%) Cisco
2 104 (34.10%) Juniper
3 79 (25.90%) VMware
4 60 (19.67%) Microsoft
5 58 (19.02%) CheckPoint
6 49 (16.07%) F5
7 28 (9.18%) Palo Alto
8 21 (6.89%) Citrix
9 18 (5.90%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.59%) Ericsson
10 14 (4.59%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.59%) Redback
11 10 (3.28%) Brocade
12 9 (2.95%) Aruba
12 9 (2.95%) EMC
12 9 (2.95%) HP
13 8 (2.62%) Oracle
14 7 (2.30%) Huawei
14 7 (2.30%) NetScout
15 6 (1.97%) Riverbed
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