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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 143 159 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.75% 2.90% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 10.03% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 120 78 115
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,850 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1355 1585 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.08% 28.95% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1029 1104
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 +1 77 £41,000 -18.00% 7
Newbury +11 20 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Slough -8 12 £36,000 -22.58% 4
Bracknell +6 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Maidenhead -13 1 £32,500 -40.90%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (66.67%) Cisco
2 187 (64.93%) Firewall
3 145 (50.35%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (44.79%) MPLS
5 101 (35.07%) BGP
6 99 (34.38%) LAN
7 98 (34.03%) WAN
8 95 (32.99%) TCP/IP
9 93 (32.29%) Data Centre
10 91 (31.60%) CCNP
11 86 (29.86%) OSPF
12 82 (28.47%) Windows
13 81 (28.13%) Juniper
14 80 (27.78%) VMware
15 76 (26.39%) SSL
16 74 (25.69%) DNS
17 70 (24.31%) Linux
18 69 (23.96%) IPsec
19 68 (23.61%) VoIP
20 67 (23.26%) Wireless
21 65 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
22 64 (22.22%) Telecoms
23 57 (19.79%) CheckPoint
24 55 (19.10%) VLAN
25 53 (18.40%) Microsoft
26 50 (17.36%) Active Directory
26 50 (17.36%) Presales
27 48 (16.67%) ITIL
27 48 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
27 48 (16.67%) Windows Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.82%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (3.47%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.78%) IIS
5 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.04%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.04%) CMS
7 3 (1.04%) Drupal
7 3 (1.04%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.51%) MS Office
3 6 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.76%) IaaS
2 28 (9.72%) SaaS
3 13 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.78%) Office 365
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 187 (64.93%) Firewall
2 129 (44.79%) MPLS
3 101 (35.07%) BGP
4 99 (34.38%) LAN
5 98 (34.03%) WAN
6 95 (32.99%) TCP/IP
7 86 (29.86%) OSPF
8 76 (26.39%) SSL
9 74 (25.69%) DNS
10 69 (23.96%) IPsec
11 68 (23.61%) VoIP
12 67 (23.26%) Wireless
13 55 (19.10%) VLAN
14 48 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (15.97%) Cisco Nexus
15 46 (15.97%) IPv4
16 39 (13.54%) WLAN
17 36 (12.50%) EIGRP
18 35 (12.15%) Internet
18 35 (12.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.74%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.04%) JIRA
1 3 (1.04%) Subversion
1 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 24 (8.33%) Finance
3 15 (5.21%) Marketing
4 9 (3.13%) Advertising
4 9 (3.13%) Brand Awareness
5 8 (2.78%) Legal
6 5 (1.74%) Electronics
6 5 (1.74%) Retail
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (35.07%) Network Engineer
2 51 (17.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 49 (17.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (12.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (9.03%) Analyst
6 25 (8.68%) Architect
7 24 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 22 (7.64%) Network Architect
8 22 (7.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 22 (7.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (7.29%) Administrator
10 20 (6.94%) Network Support
10 20 (6.94%) Support Engineer
11 18 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (5.90%) Consultant
12 17 (5.90%) Data Network Engineer
13 16 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 15 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
15 14 (4.86%) Cisco Design Engineer
16 13 (4.51%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.47%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.78%) CSS
3 6 (2.08%) XMPP
4 5 (1.74%) Web Services
5 4 (1.39%) WAP
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 93 (32.29%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (4.86%) Private Cloud
5 11 (3.82%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.08%) Handset
7 6 (2.08%) iPhone
8 5 (1.74%) PKI
8 5 (1.74%) PMI
9 4 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.69%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.69%) Replication
11 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.47%) Windows
2 70 (24.31%) Linux
3 48 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 32 (11.11%) Unix
5 18 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.86%) CentOS
6 14 (4.86%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.13%) Windows NT
9 8 (2.78%) Android
9 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.74%) Debian
12 5 (1.74%) Solaris
12 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.36%) Presales
2 48 (16.67%) ITIL
3 32 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 29 (10.07%) Network Design
5 26 (9.03%) Migration
6 20 (6.94%) Network Architecture
7 15 (5.21%) Demand Management
8 14 (4.86%) Fault Management
9 12 (4.17%) Information Security
9 12 (4.17%) Project Management
9 12 (4.17%) Service Management
10 11 (3.82%) Network Management
11 10 (3.47%) ITIL V3
12 9 (3.13%) Coaching
12 9 (3.13%) High Availability
12 9 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.13%) People Management
13 8 (2.78%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.29%) Perl
2 12 (4.17%) Python
3 10 (3.47%) SQL
4 8 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.69%) Java
7 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) C++
8 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 145 (50.35%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (31.60%) CCNP
3 45 (15.63%) CCNA
4 44 (15.28%) CCIE
5 38 (13.19%) Degree
6 14 (4.86%) CISSP
7 13 (4.51%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.51%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.17%) CCIP
9 11 (3.82%) CCSP
9 11 (3.82%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (3.47%) CEH
11 9 (3.13%) JNCIP
11 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.78%) JNCIA
12 8 (2.78%) MCSE
13 7 (2.43%) CCVP
14 6 (2.08%) CCDP
14 6 (2.08%) MCITP
15 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 15 (5.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.69%) QA
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) SAS 70
System Software
1 65 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (17.36%) Active Directory
3 25 (8.68%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.25%) vSphere
5 8 (2.78%) iptables
6 6 (2.08%) Firmware
6 6 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.74%) XenApp
8 4 (1.39%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.39%) NDS
8 4 (1.39%) Novell eDirectory
8 4 (1.39%) Squid
9 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.04%) Snort
9 3 (1.04%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.04%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.69%) vCloud
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.78%) Puppet
2 7 (2.43%) WSUS
3 6 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.04%) cPanel
5 3 (1.04%) Plesk
6 2 (0.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 192 (66.67%) Cisco
2 81 (28.13%) Juniper
3 80 (27.78%) VMware
4 57 (19.79%) CheckPoint
5 53 (18.40%) Microsoft
6 32 (11.11%) F5
7 30 (10.42%) HP
8 23 (7.99%) Citrix
9 19 (6.60%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.56%) Forcepoint
10 16 (5.56%) NetApp
11 15 (5.21%) Palo Alto
12 14 (4.86%) ION Trading
13 12 (4.17%) Apple
14 11 (3.82%) Meraki
15 10 (3.47%) Blue Coat
15 10 (3.47%) Ericsson
15 10 (3.47%) Fortinet
16 9 (3.13%) Redback
17 8 (2.78%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits and on-going training
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Golfbreaks.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
aap3
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 26 days ago