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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 61 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 169 133 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.78% 2.62% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.84% 9.74% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 137 82 76
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,100 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
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
1221 1365 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.28% 26.94% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 968 849 1054
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +16 81 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Slough +11 21 £34,500 +20.00% 1
Newbury +6 21 £50,000 -0.49% 2
Bracknell +5 17 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Thatcham - 5 £26,500 -
Wokingham -20 2 £33,250 -27.71%
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 194 (62.58%) Cisco
2 193 (62.26%) Firewall
3 153 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
3 153 (49.35%) MPLS
4 137 (44.19%) BGP
5 126 (40.65%) WAN
6 117 (37.74%) CCNP
7 112 (36.13%) Data Centre
8 108 (34.84%) Juniper
9 104 (33.55%) Windows
10 100 (32.26%) OSPF
11 96 (30.97%) TCP/IP
12 93 (30.00%) LAN
13 85 (27.42%) Wireless
14 82 (26.45%) Linux
15 78 (25.16%) VMware
16 73 (23.55%) SSL
17 68 (21.94%) VoIP
17 68 (21.94%) Microsoft
18 67 (21.61%) Telecoms
19 66 (21.29%) IPsec
19 66 (21.29%) CCNA
20 64 (20.65%) CheckPoint
21 61 (19.68%) Windows Server
22 58 (18.71%) VLAN
23 57 (18.39%) DNS
24 54 (17.42%) EIGRP
24 54 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
25 52 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
26 51 (16.45%) Network Design

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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 35 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.13%) Skype for Business
3 13 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.55%) IIS
5 10 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.26%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.29%) Apache
9 3 (0.97%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.97%) CMS
9 3 (0.97%) Drupal
9 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.97%) WordPress
10 2 (0.65%) Confluence
10 2 (0.65%) JBoss
10 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.39%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.77%) Office 365
2 11 (3.55%) IaaS
3 7 (2.26%) SaaS
4 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Heroku
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (62.26%) Firewall
2 153 (49.35%) MPLS
3 137 (44.19%) BGP
4 126 (40.65%) WAN
5 100 (32.26%) OSPF
6 96 (30.97%) TCP/IP
7 93 (30.00%) LAN
8 85 (27.42%) Wireless
9 73 (23.55%) SSL
10 68 (21.94%) VoIP
11 66 (21.29%) IPsec
12 58 (18.71%) VLAN
13 57 (18.39%) DNS
14 54 (17.42%) EIGRP
15 52 (16.77%) Cisco ASA
16 50 (16.13%) IPv6
17 49 (15.81%) SAN
18 48 (15.48%) IPv4
19 40 (12.90%) Network Security
20 38 (12.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.61%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.94%) JIRA
2 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.29%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.29%) Subversion
3 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.32%) RSpec
General
1 67 (21.61%) Telecoms
2 36 (11.61%) Finance
3 23 (7.42%) Marketing
4 9 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.58%) Advertising
6 6 (1.94%) Brand Awareness
6 6 (1.94%) Legal
7 4 (1.29%) Electronics
7 4 (1.29%) German Language
7 4 (1.29%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 136 (43.87%) Network Engineer
2 73 (23.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 69 (22.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 43 (13.87%) Support Engineer
5 42 (13.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 36 (11.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 36 (11.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 33 (10.65%) Network Support
8 31 (10.00%) Consultant
9 27 (8.71%) Network Support Engineer
10 26 (8.39%) Network Design Engineer
11 22 (7.10%) Analyst
12 21 (6.77%) Cisco Design Engineer
12 21 (6.77%) Cisco Support
13 20 (6.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
13 20 (6.45%) Design Engineer
14 19 (6.13%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
14 19 (6.13%) Ericsson Engineer
14 19 (6.13%) Senior Network Design Engineer
15 18 (5.81%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.29%) Web Services
2 4 (1.29%) XMPP
3 3 (0.97%) 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
1 112 (36.13%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.06%) Private Cloud
3 14 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.55%) IPTV
4 11 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.58%) iPhone
7 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.94%) Handset
7 6 (1.94%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.61%) Clustering
8 5 (1.61%) PKI
9 4 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.97%) PMI
10 3 (0.97%) Statistics
11 2 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (33.55%) Windows
2 82 (26.45%) Linux
3 61 (19.68%) Windows Server
4 34 (10.97%) Unix
5 28 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.55%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.90%) Android
8 9 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.90%) Windows NT
9 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.94%) CentOS
10 6 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.94%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.29%) Solaris
12 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.45%) Network Design
2 48 (15.48%) ITIL
3 45 (14.52%) Migration
4 38 (12.26%) Network Architecture
5 36 (11.61%) Network Monitoring
6 35 (11.29%) Presales
7 25 (8.06%) Fault Management
8 24 (7.74%) Network Planning
9 22 (7.10%) Product Management
10 21 (6.77%) Load Balancing
11 14 (4.52%) Time Management
12 12 (3.87%) Project Management
13 11 (3.55%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (3.55%) Information Security
13 11 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (2.90%) High Availability
14 9 (2.90%) Security Testing
14 9 (2.90%) Service Delivery
15 8 (2.58%) Business Development
15 8 (2.58%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.16%) SQL
2 11 (3.55%) Shell Script
3 8 (2.58%) Perl
4 7 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.26%) Python
5 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.97%) Java
5 3 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) C#
6 1 (0.32%) C++
6 1 (0.32%) Ruby
6 1 (0.32%) VB
6 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 153 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (37.74%) CCNP
3 66 (21.29%) CCNA
4 51 (16.45%) CCIE
5 37 (11.94%) Degree
6 28 (9.03%) CCSP
7 23 (7.42%) CCIP
8 18 (5.81%) CCSA
9 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.52%) MCSE
10 14 (4.52%) Security Cleared
11 13 (4.19%) SC Cleared
12 12 (3.87%) CISSP
12 12 (3.87%) JNCIA
13 10 (3.23%) CCVP
13 10 (3.23%) MCP
14 7 (2.26%) MCITP
15 6 (1.94%) CCDP
16 5 (1.61%) CEH
16 5 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) SAS 70
System Software
1 54 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.55%) vSphere
5 5 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.61%) XenApp
6 4 (1.29%) Firmware
6 4 (1.29%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.29%) NDS
6 4 (1.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 4 (1.29%) Squid
6 4 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.97%) Snort
8 2 (0.65%) iptables
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.65%) XenServer
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.90%) Nagios
2 7 (2.26%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.94%) Cacti
3 6 (1.94%) SmokePing
3 6 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.61%) WSUS
5 3 (0.97%) cPanel
5 3 (0.97%) Plesk
5 3 (0.97%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.65%) DameWare
6 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
6 2 (0.65%) SCCM
7 1 (0.32%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 194 (62.58%) Cisco
2 108 (34.84%) Juniper
3 78 (25.16%) VMware
4 68 (21.94%) Microsoft
5 64 (20.65%) CheckPoint
6 35 (11.29%) F5
7 31 (10.00%) Citrix
8 19 (6.13%) Ericsson
8 19 (6.13%) Redback
9 15 (4.84%) Palo Alto
10 14 (4.52%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.52%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.87%) Apple
11 12 (3.87%) HP
12 11 (3.55%) Brocade
13 10 (3.23%) Riverbed
14 9 (2.90%) Aruba
15 8 (2.58%) Extreme Networks
15 8 (2.58%) Intel
15 8 (2.58%) Meraki
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