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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 147 106 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.24% 2.10% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.95% 8.06% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 125 70 88
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +23.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
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
1135 1315 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.03% 26.01% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 881 844 1039
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VPN
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 28 June 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 +27 69 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Slough +24 28 £32,500 -48.00% 1
Bracknell 0 13 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Newbury +6 7 £57,500 -11.53%
Windsor - 5 £75,000 - 1
Maidenhead +3 4 £37,500 -34.78%
Thatcham - 4 £26,500 -
Wokingham -15 2 £33,250 -27.71%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (60.39%) Cisco
2 184 (59.74%) Firewall
3 141 (45.78%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (45.45%) MPLS
5 122 (39.61%) BGP
6 120 (38.96%) WAN
7 117 (37.99%) Data Centre
8 106 (34.42%) CCNP
9 103 (33.44%) Windows
10 101 (32.79%) Juniper
11 93 (30.19%) LAN
12 87 (28.25%) TCP/IP
13 86 (27.92%) OSPF
14 84 (27.27%) Linux
15 76 (24.68%) Wireless
15 76 (24.68%) VMware
16 69 (22.40%) CCNA
17 66 (21.43%) SSL
17 66 (21.43%) Telecoms
18 62 (20.13%) VoIP
19 61 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
20 60 (19.48%) Microsoft
20 60 (19.48%) IPsec
21 59 (19.16%) DNS
22 57 (18.51%) ITIL
23 56 (18.18%) CheckPoint
24 54 (17.53%) Network Security
25 52 (16.88%) Windows Server
26 50 (16.23%) Network Design
26 50 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.49%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.90%) IIS
4 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.92%) Apache
5 9 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.95%) JBoss
8 6 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.97%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.97%) CMS
9 3 (0.97%) Drupal
9 3 (0.97%) WordPress
10 2 (0.65%) Confluence
10 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.52%) Office 365
2 11 (3.57%) SaaS
3 8 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.60%) IaaS
3 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Heroku
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (59.74%) Firewall
2 140 (45.45%) MPLS
3 122 (39.61%) BGP
4 120 (38.96%) WAN
5 93 (30.19%) LAN
6 87 (28.25%) TCP/IP
7 86 (27.92%) OSPF
8 76 (24.68%) Wireless
9 66 (21.43%) SSL
10 62 (20.13%) VoIP
11 61 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
12 60 (19.48%) IPsec
13 59 (19.16%) DNS
14 54 (17.53%) Network Security
15 49 (15.91%) EIGRP
15 49 (15.91%) IPv6
16 48 (15.58%) VLAN
17 44 (14.29%) SAN
18 42 (13.64%) IPv4
19 40 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.57%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.95%) JIRA
2 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.30%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.30%) Subversion
3 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.32%) Ant
5 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) RSpec
General
1 66 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.04%) Finance
3 25 (8.12%) Marketing
4 10 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.95%) Brand Awareness
5 6 (1.95%) Legal
6 5 (1.62%) Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Advertising
7 4 (1.30%) Electronics
7 4 (1.30%) German Language
7 4 (1.30%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.30%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (42.21%) Network Engineer
2 58 (18.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 55 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 50 (16.23%) Support Engineer
5 30 (9.74%) Consultant
6 29 (9.42%) Network Support
6 29 (9.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (8.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 26 (8.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 25 (8.12%) Network Support Engineer
9 21 (6.82%) Analyst
10 19 (6.17%) Design Engineer
10 19 (6.17%) Network Consultant
10 19 (6.17%) Security Engineer
11 18 (5.84%) Cisco Consultant
11 18 (5.84%) Ericsson Engineer
11 18 (5.84%) Network Design Engineer
12 17 (5.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 17 (5.52%) Cisco Support
12 17 (5.52%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.17%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.60%) Web Services
3 6 (1.95%) HTML
4 2 (0.65%) .NET
4 2 (0.65%) CSS
4 2 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.32%) jQuery
5 1 (0.32%) React
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 117 (37.99%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.49%) Private Cloud
3 14 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.22%) IPTV
5 11 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.60%) Clustering
6 8 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.95%) PKI
7 6 (1.95%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.62%) PMI
9 4 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.97%) iPhone
11 2 (0.65%) BYOD
11 2 (0.65%) e-Health
11 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.44%) Windows
2 84 (27.27%) Linux
3 52 (16.88%) Windows Server
4 33 (10.71%) Unix
5 28 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.92%) Windows NT
7 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.95%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.62%) Solaris
11 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.30%) Android
12 4 (1.30%) CentOS
12 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.51%) ITIL
2 50 (16.23%) Network Design
3 40 (12.99%) Migration
4 36 (11.69%) Network Monitoring
5 33 (10.71%) Presales
6 32 (10.39%) Network Architecture
7 24 (7.79%) Load Balancing
7 24 (7.79%) Product Management
8 20 (6.49%) Fault Management
8 20 (6.49%) Network Planning
9 15 (4.87%) Time Management
10 13 (4.22%) Customer Engagement
10 13 (4.22%) Project Management
10 13 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.57%) Change Management
11 11 (3.57%) Data Security
11 11 (3.57%) Information Security
12 10 (3.25%) High Availability
13 9 (2.92%) Network Load Balancing
13 9 (2.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.22%) SQL
2 10 (3.25%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.27%) Java
3 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.95%) Perl
5 4 (1.30%) Python
6 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.97%) C
6 3 (0.97%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) VB
7 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 141 (45.78%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (34.42%) CCNP
3 69 (22.40%) CCNA
4 44 (14.29%) CCIE
5 42 (13.64%) Degree
6 25 (8.12%) CCSP
7 18 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (5.19%) CCIP
8 16 (5.19%) MCSE
9 14 (4.55%) CCSA
9 14 (4.55%) CCVP
9 14 (4.55%) Security Cleared
10 13 (4.22%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.90%) CISSP
12 11 (3.57%) JNCIA
13 9 (2.92%) MCP
14 7 (2.27%) MCITP
15 6 (1.95%) CCDA
15 6 (1.95%) CCDP
16 5 (1.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.92%) SLA
3 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.97%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.65%) SAS 70
System Software
1 50 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (14.61%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.52%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.90%) vSphere
5 7 (2.27%) Firmware
6 6 (1.95%) Squid
6 6 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.62%) XenApp
8 4 (1.30%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.30%) NDS
8 4 (1.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.97%) Snort
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.65%) XenServer
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.90%) Nagios
2 9 (2.92%) Cacti
2 9 (2.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.95%) SmokePing
5 4 (1.30%) DameWare
5 4 (1.30%) WSUS
6 3 (0.97%) cPanel
6 3 (0.97%) Plesk
6 3 (0.97%) Puppet
6 3 (0.97%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.97%) SCCM
7 2 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) Ansible
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Nessus
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 186 (60.39%) Cisco
2 101 (32.79%) Juniper
3 76 (24.68%) VMware
4 60 (19.48%) Microsoft
5 56 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 40 (12.99%) F5
7 22 (7.14%) Citrix
8 19 (6.17%) Palo Alto
9 18 (5.84%) Ericsson
9 18 (5.84%) Redback
10 17 (5.52%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.22%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.25%) Brocade
12 10 (3.25%) HP
13 9 (2.92%) Aruba
13 9 (2.92%) Meraki
14 8 (2.60%) EMC
15 7 (2.27%) Apple
15 7 (2.27%) Intel
15 7 (2.27%) Siebel
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