The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 47 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.89% 3.86% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.08% 11.23% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 23
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £38,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -8.21%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 187 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.65% 34.38% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 148 164
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bracknell region.

VPN Salary Trend in Bracknell

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) IPv6
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) IPv4
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) CISSP
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) IPsec
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (26.67%) IPv6
4 3 (20.00%) IPv4
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) L2TP
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Junos
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) Ethereal
6 1 (6.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) NOC Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Validation
1 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (6.67%) Content Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) SIEM
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) OOD
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) CCIP
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) Radware
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Qualys
3 1 (6.67%) Proofpoint
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) ScanSafe