The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 109 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.29% 1.12% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.54% 7.22% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 18
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -16.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £22,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £46,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 277 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.55% 15.46% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 185 230 253
Median salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VPN
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region.

VPN Salary Trend in Bristol

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VPN.

1 32 (57.14%) Windows
1 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 28 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 25 (44.64%) WAN
4 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 21 (37.50%) Cisco
5 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (35.71%) MPLS
6 20 (35.71%) LAN
7 19 (33.93%) HP
8 17 (30.36%) Change Control
9 16 (28.57%) ITIL
10 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
11 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 14 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 14 (25.00%) Network Security
11 14 (25.00%) ISMS
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (23.21%) Citrix
12 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
13 12 (21.43%) Wireless
13 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.43%) F5
13 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
14 11 (19.64%) NAS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 25 (44.64%) WAN
3 20 (35.71%) LAN
3 20 (35.71%) MPLS
4 14 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 14 (25.00%) Network Security
4 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (21.43%) Wireless
6 11 (19.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (19.64%) FWSM
6 11 (19.64%) NAS
6 11 (19.64%) SAN
6 11 (19.64%) Unified Communications
7 10 (17.86%) DNS
8 9 (16.07%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (16.07%) DHCP
9 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (14.29%) SSH
10 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Server Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.64%) Clustering
4 9 (16.07%) Driving Licence
5 4 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.57%) PKI
8 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.79%) IPTV
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) Debian
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Change Control
2 16 (28.57%) ITIL
3 14 (25.00%) ISMS
4 12 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (19.64%) Patch Management
6 10 (17.86%) Information Security
7 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (16.07%) Information Security Management
7 9 (16.07%) Network Management
7 9 (16.07%) Security Management
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.50%) High Availability
9 7 (12.50%) Service Management
9 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (10.71%) Network Architecture
10 6 (10.71%) Network Design
10 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (8.93%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (8.93%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Perl
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.93%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) CCNP
4 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (5.36%) LPIC
5 3 (5.36%) MCP
5 3 (5.36%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (3.57%) APMP
6 2 (3.57%) CCENT
6 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCSA
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) Firmware
2 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 10 (17.86%) Terminal Services
3 5 (8.93%) Snort
4 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (8.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (8.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) HP
3 15 (26.79%) CheckPoint
4 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 12 (21.43%) F5
6 11 (19.64%) IronPort
7 10 (17.86%) IBM
7 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
7 10 (17.86%) VMware
8 9 (16.07%) CA
8 9 (16.07%) CommVault
8 9 (16.07%) Nokia
9 5 (8.93%) Juniper
9 5 (8.93%) NetScout
10 2 (3.57%) Apple
10 2 (3.57%) Avaya
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.57%) WatchGuard
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