The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bracknell region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 63 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.18% 3.72% 5.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.25% 8.90% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 9
Average salary £46,250 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 236 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 34.39% 41.77% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 128 142 93
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

VPN
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 17 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco
3 20 (74.07%) Juniper
4 17 (62.96%) Network Security
5 16 (59.26%) Windows
6 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 14 (51.85%) SSL
7 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
8 13 (48.15%) DNS
8 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (44.44%) VMware
10 11 (40.74%) LAN
10 11 (40.74%) WAN
10 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
10 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (37.04%) Internet
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (29.63%) F5
13 8 (29.63%) NetScreen
14 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
14 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (25.93%) Network Management
15 6 (22.22%) UAG
15 6 (22.22%) SNMP
15 6 (22.22%) CCNP
15 6 (22.22%) CCNA
15 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
16 5 (18.52%) HTTP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) Lync
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Network Security
3 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (51.85%) SSL
5 13 (48.15%) DNS
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (40.74%) LAN
6 11 (40.74%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) Internet
8 8 (29.63%) NetScreen
9 6 (22.22%) SNMP
10 5 (18.52%) SAN
10 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
10 5 (18.52%) HTTP
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) Junos
11 4 (14.81%) Wireless
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (11.11%) WLAN
13 2 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.41%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) SecurID
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Network Design
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCSA
4 3 (11.11%) CCSE
4 3 (11.11%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) JNCIA
4 3 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
5 2 (7.41%) CCIP
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) UAG
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) Juniper
3 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) F5
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
7 5 (18.52%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (11.11%) Trend Micro
8 3 (11.11%) Aruba
9 2 (7.41%) IBM
9 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.41%) Infoblox