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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 99 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 162 134 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.96% 2.39% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 8.76% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 92 101 96
Average salary £45,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.55% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 87 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Slough +4 18 £25,000 -23.07% 5
Newbury +13 17 £29,250 -4.09%
Maidenhead - 6 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell -14 5 £36,000 -20.87%
Thatcham -3 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Windsor -13 1 £47,500 -20.83%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 235 (61.04%) Firewall
2 173 (44.94%) Cisco
3 128 (33.25%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (32.73%) Telecoms
5 115 (29.87%) Windows
6 114 (29.61%) Network Security
7 102 (26.49%) Microsoft
8 101 (26.23%) Juniper
9 97 (25.19%) DNS
10 93 (24.16%) MPLS
11 90 (23.38%) BGP
12 88 (22.86%) IPsec
13 87 (22.60%) CCNA
14 85 (22.08%) OSPF
14 85 (22.08%) Linux
15 83 (21.56%) Degree
16 82 (21.30%) WAN
17 79 (20.52%) TCP/IP
18 76 (19.74%) SSL
19 75 (19.48%) LAN
20 70 (18.18%) VMware
21 69 (17.92%) MS Office
22 68 (17.66%) CCNP
23 61 (15.84%) MS Excel
24 52 (13.51%) SLA
25 51 (13.25%) DHCP
25 51 (13.25%) Wireless
26 49 (12.73%) VLAN
26 49 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
27 47 (12.21%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.68%) Lync
4 14 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.82%) Apache
7 5 (1.30%) IIS
8 4 (1.04%) CMS
8 4 (1.04%) Drupal
8 4 (1.04%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.04%) WordPress
8 4 (1.04%) nginx
9 3 (0.78%) Confluence
9 3 (0.78%) MediaWiki
9 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 69 (17.92%) MS Office
2 61 (15.84%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) assyst
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (4.16%) Office 365
3 5 (1.30%) SaaS
4 4 (1.04%) PaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 235 (61.04%) Firewall
2 114 (29.61%) Network Security
3 97 (25.19%) DNS
4 93 (24.16%) MPLS
5 90 (23.38%) BGP
6 88 (22.86%) IPsec
7 85 (22.08%) OSPF
8 82 (21.30%) WAN
9 79 (20.52%) TCP/IP
10 76 (19.74%) SSL
11 75 (19.48%) LAN
12 51 (13.25%) DHCP
12 51 (13.25%) Wireless
13 49 (12.73%) VLAN
14 45 (11.69%) EIGRP
14 45 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (10.39%) VoIP
16 38 (9.87%) Ethernet
17 34 (8.83%) Internet
17 34 (8.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.04%) MySQL
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.78%) Subversion
2 3 (0.78%) JIRA
2 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.78%) Hudson
2 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (32.73%) Telecoms
2 37 (9.61%) Marketing
3 34 (8.83%) Finance
4 12 (3.12%) Banking
5 6 (1.56%) Retail
6 5 (1.30%) Back Office
7 4 (1.04%) Legal
8 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 50 (12.99%) Security Engineer
3 46 (11.95%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.35%) IP Engineer
5 31 (8.05%) Analyst
6 30 (7.79%) Consultant
7 26 (6.75%) Network Security Engineer
8 22 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (4.94%) Support Technician
10 16 (4.16%) Help Desk Support
10 16 (4.16%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (4.16%) Senior Manager
10 16 (4.16%) Marketing Manager
11 15 (3.90%) Technical Support
11 15 (3.90%) Service Analyst
12 14 (3.64%) Team Leader
12 14 (3.64%) Network Support
13 13 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (3.38%) Network Support Engineer
13 13 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.38%) MAPI
2 11 (2.86%) HTML
3 5 (1.30%) Web Services
4 4 (1.04%) XML
4 4 (1.04%) CSS
5 3 (0.78%) LAMP
5 3 (0.78%) XMPP
5 3 (0.78%) JSON
6 2 (0.52%) RESTful
7 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.26%) COM
7 1 (0.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.38%) Open Source
3 11 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.08%) iPhone
7 6 (1.56%) iPad
8 5 (1.30%) Statistics
8 5 (1.30%) Clustering
9 3 (0.78%) Wiki
9 3 (0.78%) PDA
10 2 (0.52%) EPoS
10 2 (0.52%) CESG
10 2 (0.52%) PKI
11 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (29.87%) Windows
2 85 (22.08%) Linux
3 41 (10.65%) Windows 7
4 35 (9.09%) UNIX
5 30 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (7.53%) Solaris
7 26 (6.75%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.19%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.34%) CentOS
12 8 (2.08%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.82%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.04%) Debian
15 3 (0.78%) Android
16 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (11.69%) ITIL
2 41 (10.65%) Network Design
3 35 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 27 (7.01%) Change Management
5 21 (5.45%) Project Management
6 20 (5.19%) Problem Management
7 19 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.42%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.90%) Information Security
9 15 (3.90%) SIEM
10 14 (3.64%) Cyber Security
10 14 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (3.64%) Migration
10 14 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (3.12%) Line Management
11 12 (3.12%) Change Control
11 12 (3.12%) Network Management
12 11 (2.86%) OpenUP
12 11 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (2.60%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.35%) SQL
2 18 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.82%) Java
4 6 (1.56%) Perl
5 4 (1.04%) C
5 4 (1.04%) Python
6 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.78%) Ruby
6 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.78%) VBScript
6 3 (0.78%) PHP
7 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 128 (33.25%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (22.60%) CCNA
3 83 (21.56%) Degree
4 68 (17.66%) CCNP
5 26 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (6.49%) CISSP
7 19 (4.94%) MCSE
8 16 (4.16%) CCIE
8 16 (4.16%) CCSP
9 13 (3.38%) MCP
9 13 (3.38%) Security Cleared
10 12 (3.12%) MCSA
11 11 (2.86%) Sun Certification
11 11 (2.86%) SCSA
12 10 (2.60%) CEH
12 10 (2.60%) JNCIA
12 10 (2.60%) GIAC
13 9 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (2.08%) CISA
14 8 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.51%) SLA
2 14 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.60%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.08%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 49 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (12.21%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.68%) KVM
4 16 (4.16%) vSphere
5 14 (3.64%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.82%) Samba
6 7 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.56%) XenApp
8 3 (0.78%) XenServer
8 3 (0.78%) Postfix
8 3 (0.78%) iptables
9 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) SCCM
2 6 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.56%) DameWare
3 5 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.30%) cPanel
3 5 (1.30%) Plesk
4 3 (0.78%) Salt
4 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.78%) Puppet
4 3 (0.78%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.52%) Netcool
5 2 (0.52%) AppManager
5 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.52%) vMotion
6 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 173 (44.94%) Cisco
2 102 (26.49%) Microsoft
3 101 (26.23%) Juniper
4 70 (18.18%) VMware
5 43 (11.17%) HP
6 32 (8.31%) Citrix
6 32 (8.31%) F5
7 29 (7.53%) CheckPoint
8 27 (7.01%) Avaya
9 17 (4.42%) ServiceNow
10 16 (4.16%) Oracle
11 14 (3.64%) Apple
12 12 (3.12%) Veritas
12 12 (3.12%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.12%) Dell
12 12 (3.12%) Sun
12 12 (3.12%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.86%) Huawei
14 10 (2.60%) McAfee
15 9 (2.34%) Symantec
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