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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 83 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 166 132 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.03% 2.42% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.77% 8.82% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82 105 99
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £59,200 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
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
1542 1497 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.14% 27.50% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1053 1201
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 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 4 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 +14 75 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Newbury +8 27 £31,500 +1.61%
Slough +6 23 £36,750 -18.33% 2
Bracknell -14 6 £35,500 -25.26%
Maidenhead - 6 £51,250 - 1
Thatcham -5 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Windsor -15 1 £47,500 -20.83%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 241 (61.48%) Firewall
2 189 (48.21%) Cisco
3 137 (34.95%) Cisco Certification
4 128 (32.65%) Network Security
5 117 (29.85%) Telecoms
6 114 (29.08%) Juniper
7 110 (28.06%) Windows
8 101 (25.77%) Microsoft
9 99 (25.26%) DNS
10 95 (24.23%) BGP
11 94 (23.98%) IPsec
12 93 (23.72%) CCNA
13 92 (23.47%) SSL
14 90 (22.96%) MPLS
14 90 (22.96%) OSPF
15 89 (22.70%) WAN
16 88 (22.45%) Linux
17 84 (21.43%) TCP/IP
18 80 (20.41%) Degree
19 78 (19.90%) LAN
20 72 (18.37%) CCNP
21 66 (16.84%) MS Office
22 62 (15.82%) VMware
23 57 (14.54%) MS Excel
23 57 (14.54%) Cisco ASA
24 55 (14.03%) VLAN
25 49 (12.50%) DHCP
25 49 (12.50%) SLA
26 48 (12.24%) EIGRP
27 46 (11.73%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 39 (9.95%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.08%) Lync
4 15 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.79%) Apache
7 6 (1.53%) IIS
8 4 (1.02%) nginx
9 3 (0.77%) MediaWiki
9 3 (0.77%) Confluence
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.51%) Drupal
10 2 (0.51%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
10 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (16.84%) MS Office
2 57 (14.54%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) assyst
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.81%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) SaaS
4 3 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 241 (61.48%) Firewall
2 128 (32.65%) Network Security
3 99 (25.26%) DNS
4 95 (24.23%) BGP
5 94 (23.98%) IPsec
6 92 (23.47%) SSL
7 90 (22.96%) MPLS
7 90 (22.96%) OSPF
8 89 (22.70%) WAN
9 84 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 78 (19.90%) LAN
11 57 (14.54%) Cisco ASA
12 55 (14.03%) VLAN
13 49 (12.50%) DHCP
14 48 (12.24%) EIGRP
15 45 (11.48%) VoIP
16 44 (11.22%) Ethernet
16 44 (11.22%) Wireless
17 34 (8.67%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (7.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.28%) MySQL
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.77%) Hudson
2 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.77%) Subversion
2 3 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 117 (29.85%) Telecoms
2 36 (9.18%) Finance
3 28 (7.14%) Marketing
4 10 (2.55%) Banking
5 7 (1.79%) Retail
6 5 (1.28%) Legal
7 4 (1.02%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (28.06%) Network Engineer
2 50 (12.76%) Security Engineer
3 48 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 41 (10.46%) IP Engineer
5 33 (8.42%) Analyst
6 32 (8.16%) Consultant
7 29 (7.40%) Network Security Engineer
8 21 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (5.10%) Support Technician
10 16 (4.08%) Technical Support
10 16 (4.08%) Service Analyst
10 16 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
10 16 (4.08%) Network Support
11 15 (3.83%) Network Support Engineer
11 15 (3.83%) Security Consultant
12 14 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (3.57%) Help Desk Technician
12 14 (3.57%) Help Desk Support Technician
13 13 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (3.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.83%) MAPI
2 13 (3.32%) HTML
3 5 (1.28%) Web Services
4 4 (1.02%) XML
5 3 (0.77%) XMPP
5 3 (0.77%) JSON
5 3 (0.77%) LAMP
6 2 (0.51%) RESTful
7 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.26%) CGI
7 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.32%) Open Source
3 10 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.28%) iPhone
6 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.77%) iPad
7 3 (0.77%) CESG
7 3 (0.77%) Wiki
7 3 (0.77%) Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) EPoS
8 2 (0.51%) PKI
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (28.06%) Windows
2 88 (22.45%) Linux
3 40 (10.20%) UNIX
4 35 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 31 (7.91%) Solaris
6 27 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.34%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.79%) CentOS
12 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.02%) Debian
13 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.51%) Android
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.73%) ITIL
2 43 (10.97%) Network Design
3 32 (8.16%) Change Management
3 32 (8.16%) Load Balancing
4 24 (6.12%) Project Management
5 23 (5.87%) Problem Management
6 19 (4.85%) Information Security
7 17 (4.34%) Network Management
8 15 (3.83%) Change Control
8 15 (3.83%) SIEM
8 15 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (3.57%) Cyber Security
9 14 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 13 (3.32%) OpenUP
11 12 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.06%) Line Management
12 11 (2.81%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (2.81%) Service Management
13 10 (2.55%) Data Security
13 10 (2.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (9.69%) SQL
2 17 (4.34%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.79%) Java
3 7 (1.79%) Perl
4 6 (1.53%) C
5 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.77%) Ruby
5 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.77%) VBScript
5 3 (0.77%) PHP
5 3 (0.77%) Python
6 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 137 (34.95%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (23.72%) CCNA
3 80 (20.41%) Degree
4 72 (18.37%) CCNP
5 26 (6.63%) CISSP
6 22 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (5.10%) CCIE
8 17 (4.34%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.08%) MCSE
10 15 (3.83%) CCSP
11 14 (3.57%) MCP
11 14 (3.57%) JNCIA
12 13 (3.32%) MCSA
13 11 (2.81%) VCP4
13 11 (2.81%) SCSA
13 11 (2.81%) Sun Certification
14 10 (2.55%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.30%) PCI QSA
15 9 (2.30%) CEH
15 9 (2.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.50%) SLA
2 19 (4.85%) PCI DSS
2 19 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (3.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 44 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (10.46%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.59%) vSphere
4 10 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.55%) KVM
5 7 (1.79%) Samba
6 6 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.53%) XenApp
7 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.77%) XenServer
8 3 (0.77%) Postfix
8 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.55%) SCCM
2 5 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.28%) Netcool
3 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.77%) cPanel
4 3 (0.77%) Salt
4 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.77%) Puppet
4 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.77%) Plesk
4 3 (0.77%) DameWare
5 2 (0.51%) AppManager
5 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 189 (48.21%) Cisco
2 114 (29.08%) Juniper
3 101 (25.77%) Microsoft
4 62 (15.82%) VMware
5 43 (10.97%) HP
6 35 (8.93%) CheckPoint
6 35 (8.93%) F5
7 32 (8.16%) Citrix
8 30 (7.65%) Avaya
9 17 (4.34%) ServiceNow
10 16 (4.08%) Oracle
10 16 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.06%) Sun
12 11 (2.81%) Huawei
12 11 (2.81%) Veritas
13 10 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.55%) NetScout
14 9 (2.30%) Apple
14 9 (2.30%) McAfee
15 8 (2.04%) BT
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified Benefits and training
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago