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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 103 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 1.02% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.76% 6.45% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 23
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
223 279 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.71% 15.76% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 170 251 222
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 52 (65.00%) Firewall
2 41 (51.25%) Cisco
2 41 (51.25%) Data Centre
3 39 (48.75%) Windows
4 37 (46.25%) WAN
5 34 (42.50%) LAN
5 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 32 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 28 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 26 (32.50%) ITIL
8 26 (32.50%) CheckPoint
9 25 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (30.00%) MPLS
11 23 (28.75%) HP
11 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
12 21 (26.25%) DNS
12 21 (26.25%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (26.25%) Wireless
13 19 (23.75%) Citrix
14 18 (22.50%) Linux
14 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
14 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
15 17 (21.25%) SAN
15 17 (21.25%) Management Information System
16 16 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (20.00%) F5

VPN
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 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (65.00%) Firewall
2 37 (46.25%) WAN
3 34 (42.50%) LAN
4 28 (35.00%) TCP/IP
5 25 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (30.00%) MPLS
7 21 (26.25%) DNS
7 21 (26.25%) Wireless
8 17 (21.25%) SAN
9 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (18.75%) NAS
11 14 (17.50%) Network Security
12 13 (16.25%) DHCP
12 13 (16.25%) FWSM
13 12 (15.00%) VoIP
14 11 (13.75%) Unified Communications
15 10 (12.50%) IP Telephony
16 9 (11.25%) ADSL
16 9 (11.25%) Cisco IPT
16 9 (11.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) GIS
General
1 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.50%) Server Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Active Directory Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Network Support
7 7 (8.75%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Design Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 41 (51.25%) Data Centre
2 17 (21.25%) Management Information System
3 15 (18.75%) Clustering
4 14 (17.50%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.50%) IPTV
6 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Windows
2 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.50%) Linux
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Debian
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.25%) Unix
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) ITIL
2 16 (20.00%) Change Control
2 16 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (18.75%) Information Security
3 15 (18.75%) ISMS
3 15 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
4 13 (16.25%) Network Management
4 13 (16.25%) Security Management
5 9 (11.25%) Service Management
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.00%) Network Design
7 7 (8.75%) High Availability
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL V3
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 6 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) C++
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
3 2 (2.50%) PHP
3 2 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.75%) CCNP
3 10 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (8.75%) MCSE
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) CCDP
6 4 (5.00%) CCSP
6 4 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.75%) MCP
8 2 (2.50%) APMP
8 2 (2.50%) CCENT
8 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (2.50%) LPIC
8 2 (2.50%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 32 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.75%) Terminal Services
4 14 (17.50%) Firmware
5 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.75%) NFS
7 2 (2.50%) Snort
7 2 (2.50%) vSphere
7 2 (2.50%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) KVM
8 1 (1.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) OpenNebula
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Cisco
2 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.50%) CheckPoint
4 23 (28.75%) HP
5 19 (23.75%) Citrix
6 16 (20.00%) F5
7 13 (16.25%) CommVault
7 13 (16.25%) IronPort
8 12 (15.00%) VMware
9 11 (13.75%) SolarWinds
10 10 (12.50%) IBM
11 9 (11.25%) CA
11 9 (11.25%) Nokia
12 8 (10.00%) Juniper
12 8 (10.00%) Palo Alto
13 5 (6.25%) Avaya
13 5 (6.25%) NetScout
14 3 (3.75%) Meraki
15 2 (2.50%) Brocade
15 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard
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