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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 44 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.71% 2.08% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 5.53% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 6
Average salary £52,250 £40,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.01% +36.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £52,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
105 199 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.00% 37.62% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 87 111 125
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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 1 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (66.67%) Juniper
1 10 (66.67%) MPLS
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (40.00%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) L2TP
5 5 (33.33%) IPv4
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
7 3 (20.00%) DSL
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) MPLS
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (33.33%) L2TP
4 5 (33.33%) SSL
4 5 (33.33%) IPv4
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) VRRP
6 3 (20.00%) DSL
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) IPv6
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) ScanSafe