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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 123 117 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.48% 2.12% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 7.34% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 80 110
Average salary £45,500 £36,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.65% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
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
1318 1594 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.59% 28.93% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1030 1256
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,375 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +12 72 £50,000 +51.51% 4
Newbury +11 15 £65,000 +106.34% 2
Slough -7 10 £32,500 -2.25% 4
Bracknell +2 9 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Maidenhead +4 2 £56,250 +70.45%
Wokingham - 1 £46,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 160 (55.36%) Firewall
2 115 (39.79%) Cisco
3 108 (37.37%) Windows
4 91 (31.49%) DNS
5 88 (30.45%) Telecoms
6 87 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (29.07%) Microsoft
8 76 (26.30%) MPLS
9 74 (25.61%) Linux
10 73 (25.26%) TCP/IP
11 72 (24.91%) VMware
12 60 (20.76%) CCNA
13 59 (20.42%) Juniper
13 59 (20.42%) Degree
14 56 (19.38%) MS Office
15 54 (18.69%) Data Centre
16 53 (18.34%) LAN
17 52 (17.99%) CCNP
17 52 (17.99%) BGP
17 52 (17.99%) VLAN
18 51 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 50 (17.30%) OSPF
20 48 (16.61%) DHCP
21 47 (16.26%) WAN
22 46 (15.92%) Network Security
23 45 (15.57%) SLA
24 43 (14.88%) Active Directory
25 42 (14.53%) SSL
26 40 (13.84%) MS Excel
26 40 (13.84%) Wireless

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (5.54%) Lync
3 15 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.42%) CMS
5 7 (2.42%) Alfresco
5 7 (2.42%) Drupal
5 7 (2.42%) WordPress
6 5 (1.73%) Apache
6 5 (1.73%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.38%) nginx
7 4 (1.38%) IIS
7 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.04%) Confluence
8 3 (1.04%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 56 (19.38%) MS Office
2 40 (13.84%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.92%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (5.88%) Office 365
3 9 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.42%) SaaS
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (55.36%) Firewall
2 91 (31.49%) DNS
3 76 (26.30%) MPLS
4 73 (25.26%) TCP/IP
5 53 (18.34%) LAN
6 52 (17.99%) BGP
6 52 (17.99%) VLAN
7 50 (17.30%) OSPF
8 48 (16.61%) DHCP
9 47 (16.26%) WAN
10 46 (15.92%) Network Security
11 42 (14.53%) SSL
12 40 (13.84%) Wireless
13 38 (13.15%) IPsec
14 27 (9.34%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (9.00%) EIGRP
16 25 (8.65%) Internet
17 23 (7.96%) SAN
17 23 (7.96%) SMTP
18 21 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (3.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.04%) MySQL
5 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.04%) Subversion
2 3 (1.04%) Hudson
2 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 88 (30.45%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.96%) Marketing
3 21 (7.27%) Finance
4 9 (3.11%) Banking
5 5 (1.73%) Back Office
6 4 (1.38%) Advertising
7 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (22.49%) Network Engineer
2 29 (10.03%) Analyst
3 26 (9.00%) Security Engineer
4 24 (8.30%) Consultant
4 24 (8.30%) Support Engineer
4 24 (8.30%) IP Engineer
5 19 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 16 (5.54%) Senior Manager
7 16 (5.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (5.54%) Marketing Manager
8 15 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) Help Desk Support
9 13 (4.50%) Desktop Support
10 12 (4.15%) Architect
10 12 (4.15%) Support Technician
11 11 (3.81%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.46%) Help Desk Technician
12 10 (3.46%) Help Desk Support Technician
12 10 (3.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.19%) CSS
2 10 (3.46%) MAPI
2 10 (3.46%) HTML
3 4 (1.38%) Web Services
4 3 (1.04%) LAMP
4 3 (1.04%) XMPP
5 2 (0.69%) RESTful
5 2 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.69%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (3.81%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.11%) Statistics
6 8 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.77%) iPhone
6 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.77%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.42%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (2.08%) iPad
8 6 (2.08%) Clustering
9 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.04%) Wiki
9 3 (1.04%) PDA
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
11 1 (0.35%) BYOD
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 108 (37.37%) Windows
2 74 (25.61%) Linux
3 40 (13.84%) Windows 7
4 28 (9.69%) Windows XP
4 28 (9.69%) UNIX
5 27 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (7.27%) Windows 8
7 16 (5.54%) Solaris
7 16 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.81%) CentOS
9 11 (3.81%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.11%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.77%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.73%) Android
14 4 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.04%) Debian
16 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.11%) ITIL
2 34 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 20 (6.92%) Network Design
4 19 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.23%) Migration
6 16 (5.54%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (4.84%) DDoS Mitigation
8 13 (4.50%) Network Management
8 13 (4.50%) Project Management
9 12 (4.15%) Information Security
10 11 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.81%) SIEM
10 11 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (2.77%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.77%) Line Management
11 8 (2.77%) Database Security
11 8 (2.77%) Cyber Security
11 8 (2.77%) Open Source
11 8 (2.77%) Change Management
12 7 (2.42%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.57%) PowerShell
1 19 (6.57%) SQL
2 14 (4.84%) Perl
3 8 (2.77%) Java
4 6 (2.08%) Python
5 4 (1.38%) C
6 3 (1.04%) C++
6 3 (1.04%) PHP
6 3 (1.04%) VBScript
6 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.04%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (20.76%) CCNA
3 59 (20.42%) Degree
4 52 (17.99%) CCNP
5 24 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (6.92%) MCSE
7 19 (6.57%) CISSP
8 9 (3.11%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (3.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (2.77%) CEH
9 8 (2.77%) GIAC
10 7 (2.42%) CCSP
10 7 (2.42%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.08%) CCIE
11 6 (2.08%) MCSA
12 5 (1.73%) CCIP
12 5 (1.73%) CCSA
12 5 (1.73%) JNCIP
12 5 (1.73%) SCSA
12 5 (1.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.57%) SLA
2 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.38%) COBIT
4 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.04%) QA
5 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (14.88%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.57%) vSphere
5 18 (6.23%) KVM
6 7 (2.42%) Samba
6 7 (2.42%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.08%) XenApp
7 6 (2.08%) vCloud
8 5 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.04%) iptables
9 3 (1.04%) Firmware
9 3 (1.04%) XenServer
9 3 (1.04%) Postfix
10 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (4.50%) SCCM
2 8 (2.77%) Plesk
2 8 (2.77%) cPanel
3 6 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.08%) DameWare
4 4 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.38%) Nagios
5 3 (1.04%) Netcool
5 3 (1.04%) Puppet
5 3 (1.04%) Salt
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.04%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.69%) AppManager
6 2 (0.69%) vMotion
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 115 (39.79%) Cisco
2 84 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 72 (24.91%) VMware
4 59 (20.42%) Juniper
5 31 (10.73%) Citrix
6 30 (10.38%) F5
7 28 (9.69%) CheckPoint
8 26 (9.00%) HP
9 19 (6.57%) Dell
10 15 (5.19%) Apple
11 12 (4.15%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.46%) ServiceNow
13 9 (3.11%) Oracle
13 9 (3.11%) Symantec
14 8 (2.77%) Brocade
14 8 (2.77%) Google
14 8 (2.77%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.77%) McAfee
15 7 (2.42%) Huawei
16 6 (2.08%) Dell KACE
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £26-30k depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago