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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.48% 2.90% 5.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 7.35% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 28
Average salary £33,750 £29,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.44% -11.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £34,400 £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
207 204 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.26% 39.38% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 140 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £54,500
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 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (68.00%) Juniper
4 16 (64.00%) DNS
5 15 (60.00%) SSL
5 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 15 (60.00%) Network Security
5 15 (60.00%) F5
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco
6 13 (52.00%) WAN
7 12 (48.00%) IPsec
8 11 (44.00%) SMTP
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (40.00%) BIG-IP
9 10 (40.00%) ATM
10 9 (36.00%) VMware
10 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (24.00%) Windows
13 5 (20.00%) VoIP
13 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
14 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 4 (16.00%) CCNP
14 4 (16.00%) LAN
14 4 (16.00%) VLAN
14 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
15 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (64.00%) DNS
4 15 (60.00%) SSL
4 15 (60.00%) Network Security
5 13 (52.00%) WAN
6 12 (48.00%) IPsec
7 11 (44.00%) SMTP
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (40.00%) ATM
8 10 (40.00%) BIG-IP
9 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (20.00%) VoIP
11 4 (16.00%) LAN
11 4 (16.00%) VLAN
12 2 (8.00%) Wireless
12 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (8.00%) SAN
12 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Handset
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.00%) CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Juniper
2 15 (60.00%) F5
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) McAfee
6 3 (12.00%) Mitel
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks