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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.70% 1.27% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.56% 3.95% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,500 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
172 177 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 35.68% 32.12% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 149 120 110
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) IPsec
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) Juniper
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Service Management
6 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (28.00%) High Availability
6 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (28.00%) Coaching
7 6 (24.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (24.00%) SSL
8 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.00%) OSPF
8 5 (20.00%) BGP
8 5 (20.00%) People Management
8 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) Business Development
9 4 (16.00%) VPLS
9 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
9 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (16.00%) JNCIA

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) IPsec
3 9 (36.00%) MPLS
4 6 (24.00%) SSL
5 5 (20.00%) BGP
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.00%) OSPF
6 4 (16.00%) IPv4
6 4 (16.00%) L2TP
6 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (16.00%) VPLS
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) IPv6
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) DHCP
9 1 (4.00%) DSL
9 1 (4.00%) VRRP
General
1 4 (16.00%) Brand Awareness
1 4 (16.00%) Legal
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Business Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SOC Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Debian
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Coaching
1 7 (28.00%) High Availability
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) People Management
3 4 (16.00%) Business Development
3 4 (16.00%) Presales
3 4 (16.00%) Product Management
4 3 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNA
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCIP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCVP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.00%) Dell
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Siebel
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.00%) Qualys
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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