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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.08% 2.18% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 5.39% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,600 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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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
162 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.08% 40.53% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 116 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (66.67%) Cisco
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
2 16 (59.26%) Network Security
3 13 (48.15%) IPsec
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 8 (29.63%) OSPF
6 8 (29.63%) BGP
7 7 (25.93%) SSL
7 7 (25.93%) MPLS
7 7 (25.93%) Network Design
8 6 (22.22%) Marketing
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) Avaya
8 6 (22.22%) WLAN
8 6 (22.22%) WAN
8 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) DSL
10 4 (14.81%) VoIP
10 4 (14.81%) VLAN
10 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (11.11%) Validation
11 3 (11.11%) LAN
11 3 (11.11%) CCNA
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) EIGRP

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Network Security
3 13 (48.15%) IPsec
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) OSPF
5 8 (29.63%) BGP
6 7 (25.93%) SSL
6 7 (25.93%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) WLAN
7 6 (22.22%) WAN
7 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 5 (18.52%) DSL
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (14.81%) VLAN
10 3 (11.11%) LAN
10 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
11 2 (7.41%) DNS
11 2 (7.41%) IPv6
11 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) NOC Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
2 3 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) SIEM
4 1 (3.70%) OOD
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCIP
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) Avaya
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Qualys
4 2 (7.41%) Proofpoint
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Radware
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com