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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.08% 2.18% 5.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 6.11% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 26
Average salary £40,500 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.13% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,750 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
199 180 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 37.62% 35.64% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 29 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) Juniper
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 21 (72.41%) SSL
4 19 (65.52%) DNS
5 18 (62.07%) Cisco
5 18 (62.07%) Load Balancing
6 17 (58.62%) Network Security
7 16 (55.17%) F5
8 15 (51.72%) VMware
9 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (48.28%) WAN
10 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (41.38%) Windows
12 11 (37.93%) SMTP
12 11 (37.93%) IPsec
13 10 (34.48%) ATM
13 10 (34.48%) BIG-IP
14 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
14 8 (27.59%) Internet
15 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
15 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 6 (20.69%) VoIP
16 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (17.24%) SAN
17 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
17 5 (17.24%) LAN
17 5 (17.24%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 21 (72.41%) SSL
4 19 (65.52%) DNS
5 17 (58.62%) Network Security
6 14 (48.28%) WAN
7 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (37.93%) IPsec
8 11 (37.93%) SMTP
9 10 (34.48%) ATM
9 10 (34.48%) BIG-IP
10 8 (27.59%) Internet
11 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (20.69%) VoIP
13 5 (17.24%) LAN
13 5 (17.24%) HTTPS
13 5 (17.24%) HTTP
13 5 (17.24%) SAN
14 4 (13.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Handset
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CCSP
4 2 (6.90%) CCIP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) UAG
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Juniper
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco
3 16 (55.17%) F5
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.34%) McAfee
7 3 (10.34%) Mitel
8 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (6.90%) IBM
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