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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 108 140 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.94% 2.66% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.01% 10.28% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 117 95
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
899 1362 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.44% 25.83% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1087 1023
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +14 55 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Windsor - 17 £77,500 -
Slough +11 8 £38,250 +2.00%
Bracknell +11 5 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Wokingham - 3 £37,858 -
Maidenhead +3 1 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Newbury +1 1 £32,500 -35.00%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 139 (69.85%) Firewall
2 136 (68.34%) Cisco
3 92 (46.23%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (44.72%) Windows
5 69 (34.67%) MPLS
5 69 (34.67%) VMware
6 67 (33.67%) CCNP
7 66 (33.17%) Network Design
8 63 (31.66%) CheckPoint
9 60 (30.15%) TCP/IP
10 59 (29.65%) Cisco ASA
11 57 (28.64%) Microsoft
12 56 (28.14%) Linux
13 55 (27.64%) MS Excel
13 55 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 54 (27.14%) Active Directory
15 48 (24.12%) Presales
16 47 (23.62%) Palo Alto
16 47 (23.62%) Telecoms
17 45 (22.61%) DNS
17 45 (22.61%) BGP
17 45 (22.61%) Network Security
18 43 (21.61%) Juniper
19 41 (20.60%) OSPF
20 39 (19.60%) CCIE
21 38 (19.10%) Hyper-V
21 38 (19.10%) Windows Server
22 36 (18.09%) MS Office
23 34 (17.09%) Huawei
24 33 (16.58%) LAN

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 12 (6.03%) MS Exchange
1 12 (6.03%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.51%) Apache
3 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.51%) nginx
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (27.64%) MS Excel
2 36 (18.09%) MS Office
3 32 (16.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (6.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.06%) Office 365
2 18 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.50%) G Suite
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (69.85%) Firewall
2 69 (34.67%) MPLS
3 60 (30.15%) TCP/IP
4 59 (29.65%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (22.61%) BGP
5 45 (22.61%) DNS
5 45 (22.61%) Network Security
6 41 (20.60%) OSPF
7 33 (16.58%) LAN
7 33 (16.58%) WAN
8 29 (14.57%) SAN
9 28 (14.07%) IPv6
9 28 (14.07%) SSL
10 25 (12.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (12.56%) Multicast
10 25 (12.56%) Wireless
11 22 (11.06%) SMTP
12 20 (10.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (9.05%) Internet
13 18 (9.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.54%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) Redis
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Ant
1 2 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (23.62%) Telecoms
2 29 (14.57%) Marketing
3 18 (9.05%) Finance
4 3 (1.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (35.18%) Network Engineer
2 33 (16.58%) Security Engineer
3 30 (15.08%) Support Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) IP Engineer
5 21 (10.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (10.55%) Network Support
6 20 (10.05%) Network Support Engineer
7 19 (9.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (8.54%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 16 (8.04%) Architect
9 16 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (7.54%) Senior IP Engineer
11 14 (7.04%) Analyst
11 14 (7.04%) Consultant
11 14 (7.04%) Senior Security Engineer
12 13 (6.53%) Juniper Engineer
12 13 (6.53%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (6.53%) Security Architect
13 11 (5.53%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.01%) .NET
2 2 (1.01%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) Memcached
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (6.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (4.02%) PKI
6 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) BYOD
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) e-Health
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) IPTV
8 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (44.72%) Windows
2 56 (28.14%) Linux
3 38 (19.10%) Windows Server
4 27 (13.57%) Unix
5 18 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (8.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (6.53%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.01%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.51%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.01%) CatOS
12 2 (1.01%) CentOS
12 2 (1.01%) Debian
12 2 (1.01%) Solaris
12 2 (1.01%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.17%) Network Design
2 48 (24.12%) Presales
3 32 (16.08%) Kalman Filter
4 30 (15.08%) Information Security
5 27 (13.57%) Change Management
6 25 (12.56%) Migration
7 24 (12.06%) ITIL
8 20 (10.05%) Patch Management
9 17 (8.54%) Security Architecture
9 17 (8.54%) Security Patching
10 16 (8.04%) Server Monitoring
10 16 (8.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 15 (7.54%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (6.53%) Content Management
12 13 (6.53%) Security Management
12 13 (6.53%) Security Operations
13 12 (6.03%) Risk Management
13 12 (6.03%) Threat Management
14 11 (5.53%) Service Delivery
15 9 (4.52%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
1 4 (2.01%) Python
1 4 (2.01%) SQL
2 3 (1.51%) Java
2 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.01%) C#
3 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.01%) Perl
3 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.50%) C++
4 1 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 92 (46.23%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (33.67%) CCNP
3 39 (19.60%) CCIE
4 30 (15.08%) CCNA
5 23 (11.56%) CCSP
6 21 (10.55%) CCIP
7 17 (8.54%) JNCIS
8 13 (6.53%) CCSE
9 10 (5.03%) Degree
10 9 (4.52%) CCSA
10 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (3.02%) MCP
11 6 (3.02%) MCSE
12 5 (2.51%) MCSA
13 4 (2.01%) MCITP
14 3 (1.51%) CCDP
14 3 (1.51%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.51%) MCTS
15 2 (1.01%) CCDA
15 2 (1.01%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.08%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 55 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (27.14%) Active Directory
3 38 (19.10%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.55%) vSphere
5 18 (9.05%) VMware ESX
6 16 (8.04%) vCloud
7 13 (6.53%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.51%) Snort
9 2 (1.01%) Firmware
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.01%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.50%) KVM
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.50%) Varnish
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (8.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.51%) Nagios
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.50%) cPanel
4 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.50%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.50%) Plesk
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 136 (68.34%) Cisco
2 69 (34.67%) VMware
3 63 (31.66%) CheckPoint
4 57 (28.64%) Microsoft
5 47 (23.62%) Palo Alto
6 43 (21.61%) Juniper
7 34 (17.09%) Huawei
8 32 (16.08%) F5
9 30 (15.08%) Imperva
10 22 (11.06%) Oracle
11 19 (9.55%) Fortinet
12 17 (8.54%) LogLogic
13 16 (8.04%) Blue Coat
13 16 (8.04%) HP
13 16 (8.04%) Sourcefire
14 13 (6.53%) Intel Security
14 13 (6.53%) Proofpoint
14 13 (6.53%) TippingPoint
15 12 (6.03%) Citrix
16 7 (3.52%) NetApp
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