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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 74 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 112 141 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.25% 2.74% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.21% 10.54% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 82 117 81
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
788 1338 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.89% 26.02% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 586 1085 1024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +17 48 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Slough +36 18 £42,500 +24.08%
Maidenhead +21 11 £33,625 +3.46%
Windsor - 8 £77,500 - 1
Bracknell +7 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wokingham - 3 £37,858 -
Newbury -12 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 148 (71.15%) Cisco
2 143 (68.75%) Firewall
3 96 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (42.31%) Windows
5 70 (33.65%) CheckPoint
6 68 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
7 65 (31.25%) CCNP
8 64 (30.77%) MPLS
8 64 (30.77%) VMware
9 62 (29.81%) Network Design
10 59 (28.37%) Palo Alto
11 54 (25.96%) Microsoft
12 51 (24.52%) Linux
13 49 (23.56%) Juniper
14 48 (23.08%) Active Directory
14 48 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 48 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (23.08%) Network Security
15 46 (22.12%) TCP/IP
16 43 (20.67%) CCIE
16 43 (20.67%) BGP
16 43 (20.67%) Kalman Filter
17 42 (20.19%) Imperva
18 41 (19.71%) OSPF
18 41 (19.71%) Information Security
19 38 (18.27%) SSL
19 38 (18.27%) MS Office
20 35 (16.83%) Data Centre
21 34 (16.35%) MS PowerPoint
22 33 (15.87%) CCNA

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 9 (4.33%) MS Exchange
1 9 (4.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.44%) Apache
3 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.44%) nginx
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 38 (18.27%) MS Office
3 34 (16.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (8.17%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.92%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.92%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.10%) Office 365
2 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (68.75%) Firewall
2 68 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
3 64 (30.77%) MPLS
4 48 (23.08%) Network Security
5 46 (22.12%) TCP/IP
6 43 (20.67%) BGP
7 41 (19.71%) OSPF
8 38 (18.27%) SSL
9 33 (15.87%) DNS
10 31 (14.90%) LAN
10 31 (14.90%) WAN
11 28 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (13.46%) Wireless
12 26 (12.50%) Internet
12 26 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (10.10%) IPv6
14 19 (9.13%) SAN
15 17 (8.17%) EIGRP
16 16 (7.69%) Multicast
17 15 (7.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.92%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (1.44%) MySQL
4 3 (1.44%) Redis
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.96%) JIRA
1 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.62%) Marketing
3 15 (7.21%) Finance
4 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (35.10%) Network Engineer
2 37 (17.79%) Security Engineer
3 35 (16.83%) Support Engineer
4 24 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (10.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Network Support
6 20 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 19 (9.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 18 (8.65%) Analyst
8 18 (8.65%) Architect
8 18 (8.65%) Juniper Engineer
8 18 (8.65%) Senior Security Engineer
9 17 (8.17%) Security Architect
10 16 (7.69%) IP Engineer
11 15 (7.21%) Consultant
12 12 (5.77%) Cisco Support
12 12 (5.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (5.77%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (5.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
14 10 (4.81%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.88%) CSS
3 3 (1.44%) .NET
3 3 (1.44%) Memcached
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 18 (8.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.33%) PKI
6 7 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.92%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.92%) PDA
8 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Blog
9 2 (0.96%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.48%) e-Health
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (42.31%) Windows
2 51 (24.52%) Linux
3 33 (15.87%) Unix
4 30 (14.42%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.40%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.96%) CatOS
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.48%) CentOS
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.81%) Network Design
2 43 (20.67%) Kalman Filter
3 41 (19.71%) Information Security
4 30 (14.42%) Change Management
4 30 (14.42%) Patch Management
5 29 (13.94%) Presales
6 24 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 24 (11.54%) Security Patching
7 20 (9.62%) ITIL
8 18 (8.65%) Content Management
8 18 (8.65%) Security Management
8 18 (8.65%) Security Operations
8 18 (8.65%) Threat Management
9 17 (8.17%) Risk Management
10 16 (7.69%) Migration
11 14 (6.73%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (4.33%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.33%) Network Planning
12 9 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.37%) Python
2 5 (2.40%) C++
3 4 (1.92%) C
3 4 (1.92%) Objective-C
3 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) Ruby
4 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.96%) C#
5 2 (0.96%) SQL
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (31.25%) CCNP
3 43 (20.67%) CCIE
4 33 (15.87%) CCNA
5 31 (14.90%) CCSP
6 22 (10.58%) JNCIS
7 19 (9.13%) CCSE
8 15 (7.21%) CCIP
9 10 (4.81%) Degree
10 9 (4.33%) CCSA
10 9 (4.33%) MCP
11 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.40%) MCSE
13 4 (1.92%) MCSA
14 3 (1.44%) CCDP
14 3 (1.44%) CCVP
14 3 (1.44%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.44%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.44%) MCITP
14 3 (1.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.46%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 48 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 48 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 25 (12.02%) VMware ESX
4 18 (8.65%) ProxySG
5 8 (3.85%) vSphere
6 5 (2.40%) vCloud
7 3 (1.44%) Snort
7 3 (1.44%) Varnish
8 2 (0.96%) Docker
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) KVM
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (11.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (2.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.44%) cPanel
3 3 (1.44%) Plesk
4 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.48%) QRadar
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (71.15%) Cisco
2 70 (33.65%) CheckPoint
3 64 (30.77%) VMware
4 59 (28.37%) Palo Alto
5 54 (25.96%) Microsoft
6 49 (23.56%) Juniper
7 42 (20.19%) Imperva
8 29 (13.94%) F5
9 25 (12.02%) Fortinet
10 24 (11.54%) LogLogic
11 21 (10.10%) Blue Coat
11 21 (10.10%) HP
11 21 (10.10%) Huawei
11 21 (10.10%) Sourcefire
12 19 (9.13%) Intel Security
13 18 (8.65%) Proofpoint
13 18 (8.65%) TippingPoint
14 11 (5.29%) Citrix
15 8 (3.85%) Oracle
16 6 (2.88%) NetApp
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