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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 87 112 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.93% 1.01% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 5.57% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 35
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,600 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £52,600 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
226 341 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 18.19% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 181 313 246
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 62 (62.63%) Firewall
2 59 (59.60%) Cisco
3 54 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 50 (50.51%) Windows
5 46 (46.46%) WAN
6 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 41 (41.41%) LAN
8 40 (40.40%) TCP/IP
8 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
9 36 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (34.34%) CheckPoint
11 32 (32.32%) DNS
12 30 (30.30%) MPLS
13 29 (29.29%) Linux
14 28 (28.28%) ITIL
15 27 (27.27%) HP
16 25 (25.25%) Windows Server
17 24 (24.24%) Wireless
18 23 (23.23%) Citrix
18 23 (23.23%) VoIP
19 22 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (22.22%) VMware
20 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (20.20%) Hyper-V
21 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
22 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
22 19 (19.19%) Management Information System
22 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
23 18 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

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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 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (62.63%) Firewall
2 46 (46.46%) WAN
3 41 (41.41%) LAN
4 40 (40.40%) TCP/IP
5 36 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (32.32%) DNS
7 30 (30.30%) MPLS
8 24 (24.24%) Wireless
9 23 (23.23%) VoIP
10 18 (18.18%) SAN
10 18 (18.18%) SMTP
11 17 (17.17%) Broadband
11 17 (17.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (16.16%) ADSL
12 16 (16.16%) NAS
13 14 (14.14%) FWSM
14 13 (13.13%) DHCP
14 13 (13.13%) NetScreen
14 13 (13.13%) Network Security
15 11 (11.11%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) GIS
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (47.47%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) Server Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Active Directory Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Windows Server Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Support Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Network Support
9 7 (7.07%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) IT Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Junior
10 5 (5.05%) Network Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 54 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 19 (19.19%) Management Information System
3 17 (17.17%) Clustering
4 16 (16.16%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.03%) PKI
8 2 (2.02%) IPTV
9 1 (1.01%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.01%) iPad
9 1 (1.01%) iPhone
9 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (50.51%) Windows
2 29 (29.29%) Linux
3 25 (25.25%) Windows Server
4 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (17.17%) Information Security
4 16 (16.16%) Change Control
4 16 (16.16%) Patch Management
5 15 (15.15%) Information Security Management
5 15 (15.15%) ISMS
5 15 (15.15%) Security Management
6 14 (14.14%) Network Management
7 11 (11.11%) Change Management
7 11 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.08%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (8.08%) Service Management
9 7 (7.07%) Network Design
9 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.07%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.06%) High Availability
10 6 (6.06%) Project Management
11 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) C++
2 2 (2.02%) Java
2 2 (2.02%) PHP
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.11%) CCNP
3 9 (9.09%) CCNA
4 6 (6.06%) Degree
5 5 (5.05%) CCDP
5 5 (5.05%) MCSE
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.04%) CCSP
6 4 (4.04%) JNCIA
6 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) APMP
7 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.02%) MCP
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.01%) CCDA
8 1 (1.01%) CISSP
8 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.01%) MCSA
8 1 (1.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.20%) Hyper-V
3 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (17.17%) Terminal Services
5 16 (16.16%) Firmware
6 3 (3.03%) vSphere
7 2 (2.02%) XenApp
7 2 (2.02%) XenServer
8 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.02%) WSUS
3 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (59.60%) Cisco
2 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.34%) CheckPoint
4 27 (27.27%) HP
5 23 (23.23%) Citrix
6 22 (22.22%) VMware
7 17 (17.17%) F5
8 15 (15.15%) CommVault
9 14 (14.14%) IronPort
10 12 (12.12%) SolarWinds
11 10 (10.10%) IBM
12 9 (9.09%) CA
12 9 (9.09%) Nokia
12 9 (9.09%) Palo Alto
13 8 (8.08%) Juniper
14 6 (6.06%) Avaya
15 5 (5.05%) Meraki
15 5 (5.05%) NetScout
16 1 (1.01%) Brocade
16 1 (1.01%) WatchGuard
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