The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 93 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 1.93% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.28% 11.81% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 18
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £75,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
VPN
South West

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
266 254 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.43% 16.31% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 226 190 206
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 52 (73.24%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) Firewall
3 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
4 39 (54.93%) VMware
5 36 (50.70%) DNS
6 31 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
8 27 (38.03%) SAN
9 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
9 26 (36.62%) Linux
10 25 (35.21%) VMware ESX
10 25 (35.21%) IPsec
11 24 (33.80%) IIS
12 22 (30.99%) Cisco
12 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
12 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (29.58%) WAN
13 21 (29.58%) SMTP
13 21 (29.58%) LAN
14 20 (28.17%) MySQL
15 19 (26.76%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (26.76%) Network Security
16 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
16 18 (25.35%) CCNP
17 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
17 17 (23.94%) HTTP
17 17 (23.94%) HTML
17 17 (23.94%) XML

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 24 (33.80%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.82%) Zimbra
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) Firewall
2 36 (50.70%) DNS
3 27 (38.03%) SAN
4 25 (35.21%) IPsec
5 21 (29.58%) WAN
5 21 (29.58%) SMTP
5 21 (29.58%) LAN
6 19 (26.76%) Network Security
7 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
8 17 (23.94%) HTTP
9 16 (22.54%) DHCP
10 15 (21.13%) VoIP
11 13 (18.31%) ISDN
12 10 (14.08%) PPTP
13 9 (12.68%) MPLS
13 9 (12.68%) OSPF
13 9 (12.68%) BGP
13 9 (12.68%) LDAP
13 9 (12.68%) SSL
13 9 (12.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.17%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) Big Data
4 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Hudson
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.08%) Back Office
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Administrator
3 17 (23.94%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) HTML
1 17 (23.94%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) PKI
3 5 (7.04%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.63%) CESG
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Smartcard
5 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
6 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.82%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.41%) Wiki
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (73.24%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
3 26 (36.62%) Linux
4 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.08%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.27%) UNIX
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.04%) Debian
9 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.23%) CentOS
10 2 (2.82%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) ITIL
3 12 (16.90%) Network Design
3 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
4 11 (15.49%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (11.27%) High Availability
5 8 (11.27%) DNA
5 8 (11.27%) Service Management
5 8 (11.27%) ITSM
6 6 (8.45%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.04%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.63%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.63%) DevOps
8 4 (5.63%) Information Security
8 4 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.23%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) VBScript
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (25.35%) CCNP
3 16 (22.54%) Degree
4 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
5 11 (15.49%) CCNA
6 9 (12.68%) MCSE
6 9 (12.68%) MCSA
6 9 (12.68%) CCDP
7 4 (5.63%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) MCTS
8 2 (2.82%) CCIE
9 1 (1.41%) CCSP
9 1 (1.41%) RHCE
9 1 (1.41%) CCDA
9 1 (1.41%) CCIP
9 1 (1.41%) CCDE
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) COBIT
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (35.21%) VMware ESX
4 12 (16.90%) Terminal Services
5 8 (11.27%) vSphere
6 3 (4.23%) Samba
7 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.82%) NFS
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.41%) Squid
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.41%) Postfix
8 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Nagios
2 8 (11.27%) logstash
3 4 (5.63%) Puppet
4 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.82%) WSUS
5 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) VMware
2 22 (30.99%) Cisco
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.13%) Juniper
5 14 (19.72%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.63%) F5
9 3 (4.23%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 3 (4.23%) HP
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.82%) Scalix
10 2 (2.82%) EMC
10 2 (2.82%) Avaya
10 2 (2.82%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) CA
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + 7% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Krooter
Salary: Candidates seeking salaries from £15K to £30K will be considered
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + 7% bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago