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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 116 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 105 133 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 2.38% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 8.06% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 97 109
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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
1312 1650 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.95% 29.50% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1042 1185
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +3 58 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Slough -7 9 £62,500 +71.23% 1
Newbury -9 9 £65,000 +136.36%
Bracknell +4 7 £52,500 +7.69%
Maidenhead -2 3 £57,500 +74.24%
Wokingham -12 1 £46,000 +35.29%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 154 (57.04%) Firewall
2 123 (45.56%) Cisco
3 92 (34.07%) Windows
4 91 (33.70%) DNS
5 87 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (31.11%) Telecoms
7 81 (30.00%) MPLS
8 76 (28.15%) VMware
9 71 (26.30%) TCP/IP
10 69 (25.56%) Degree
11 68 (25.19%) Microsoft
12 67 (24.81%) Data Centre
13 64 (23.70%) Juniper
14 62 (22.96%) BGP
14 62 (22.96%) LAN
15 60 (22.22%) OSPF
16 58 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 57 (21.11%) Linux
18 55 (20.37%) CCNA
19 52 (19.26%) CCNP
20 48 (17.78%) SSL
21 46 (17.04%) Wireless
21 46 (17.04%) IPsec
22 45 (16.67%) WAN
22 45 (16.67%) VLAN
23 44 (16.30%) MS Office
24 43 (15.93%) Active Directory
25 42 (15.56%) DHCP
26 41 (15.19%) Network Security
27 40 (14.81%) Load Balancing

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (11.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.93%) Lync
4 11 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.96%) CMS
5 8 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.96%) Drupal
5 8 (2.96%) Alfresco
5 8 (2.96%) WordPress
6 5 (1.85%) IIS
6 5 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.48%) Apache
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.11%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.11%) nginx
8 3 (1.11%) Confluence
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (16.30%) MS Office
2 26 (9.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) assyst
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.52%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (6.67%) Office 365
3 9 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.59%) SaaS
5 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.48%) PaaS
7 3 (1.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 154 (57.04%) Firewall
2 91 (33.70%) DNS
3 81 (30.00%) MPLS
4 71 (26.30%) TCP/IP
5 62 (22.96%) BGP
5 62 (22.96%) LAN
6 60 (22.22%) OSPF
7 48 (17.78%) SSL
8 46 (17.04%) Wireless
8 46 (17.04%) IPsec
9 45 (16.67%) VLAN
9 45 (16.67%) WAN
10 42 (15.56%) DHCP
11 41 (15.19%) Network Security
12 34 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (10.74%) Internet
14 26 (9.63%) IPv4
15 25 (9.26%) EIGRP
16 24 (8.89%) IPv6
16 24 (8.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.11%) MySQL
6 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Subversion
1 3 (1.11%) JIRA
1 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.11%) Hudson
1 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.37%) Marketing
3 16 (5.93%) Finance
4 8 (2.96%) Banking
5 5 (1.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.48%) Advertising
7 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (25.19%) Network Engineer
2 27 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 24 (8.89%) Analyst
4 21 (7.78%) IP Engineer
5 20 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 17 (6.30%) Consultant
7 16 (5.93%) Senior Manager
7 16 (5.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (5.93%) Marketing Manager
8 15 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 14 (5.19%) Architect
10 13 (4.81%) Service Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
12 10 (3.70%) Administrator
12 10 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.78%) CSS
2 8 (2.96%) HTML
2 8 (2.96%) MAPI
3 4 (1.48%) Web Services
4 3 (1.11%) LAMP
4 3 (1.11%) XMPP
5 2 (0.74%) RESTful
5 2 (0.74%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.81%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.33%) Statistics
6 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.96%) iPhone
6 8 (2.96%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (2.22%) iPad
9 5 (1.85%) Clustering
10 4 (1.48%) PDA
11 3 (1.11%) PKI
11 3 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.11%) Wiki
12 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.07%) Windows
2 57 (21.11%) Linux
3 37 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 26 (9.63%) UNIX
5 25 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (7.78%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.07%) Ubuntu
9 11 (4.07%) CentOS
10 10 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 10 (3.70%) Solaris
11 8 (2.96%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.22%) Android
13 4 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.11%) Debian
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 38 (14.07%) ITIL
3 19 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (6.67%) Migration
4 18 (6.67%) Network Management
4 18 (6.67%) Office Automation
5 17 (6.30%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 17 (6.30%) Network Design
6 15 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (5.19%) Project Management
8 12 (4.44%) DDoS Mitigation
9 11 (4.07%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (3.33%) Information Security
12 8 (2.96%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.59%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.59%) Line Management
13 7 (2.59%) Database Security
13 7 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.52%) Perl
2 15 (5.56%) SQL
3 13 (4.81%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.33%) Python
5 5 (1.85%) Java
6 3 (1.11%) Ruby
6 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.11%) PHP
6 3 (1.11%) C++
7 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) VBScript
8 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (25.56%) Degree
3 55 (20.37%) CCNA
4 52 (19.26%) CCNP
5 26 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (7.04%) MCSE
7 15 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (4.07%) CISSP
9 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.96%) CCSP
11 7 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.59%) GIAC
11 7 (2.59%) CEH
12 6 (2.22%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.22%) CCIE
12 6 (2.22%) CCIP
12 6 (2.22%) MCITP
13 5 (1.85%) MCSA
13 5 (1.85%) RHCE
13 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (15.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.67%) KVM
5 16 (5.93%) vSphere
6 9 (3.33%) Firmware
7 7 (2.59%) Samba
7 7 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.22%) XenApp
8 6 (2.22%) vCloud
9 5 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.11%) iptables
10 3 (1.11%) XenServer
10 3 (1.11%) Postfix
11 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.74%) UAG
12 1 (0.37%) VMFS
12 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.37%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (5.19%) SCCM
2 8 (2.96%) Plesk
2 8 (2.96%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.96%) cPanel
3 6 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.22%) Nagios
3 6 (2.22%) DameWare
4 4 (1.48%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.11%) Puppet
5 3 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.11%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.11%) Netcool
5 3 (1.11%) Salt
6 2 (0.74%) SCOM
6 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 123 (45.56%) Cisco
2 76 (28.15%) VMware
3 68 (25.19%) Microsoft
4 64 (23.70%) Juniper
5 36 (13.33%) F5
6 34 (12.59%) CheckPoint
7 27 (10.00%) HP
8 22 (8.15%) Citrix
9 20 (7.41%) Dell
10 15 (5.56%) Apple
11 13 (4.81%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.70%) ServiceNow
13 9 (3.33%) McAfee
14 8 (2.96%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.96%) Google
14 8 (2.96%) Brocade
15 7 (2.59%) EMC
15 7 (2.59%) Avaya
16 6 (2.22%) Sophos
16 6 (2.22%) Symantec
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