The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.56% 1.60% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 12.03% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 12
Average salary £39,150 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £32,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,159 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
337 241 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.94% 13.30% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 201 187 251
Average salary £38,900 £42,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.38% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
VPN
South West

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 24 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (72.41%) Firewall
2 35 (60.34%) Windows
3 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
4 30 (51.72%) DNS
5 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
6 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
7 22 (37.93%) SMTP
8 21 (36.21%) VMware
8 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (34.48%) HTTP
10 19 (32.76%) Linux
10 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
10 19 (32.76%) VMware ESX
11 17 (29.31%) MySQL
11 17 (29.31%) SAN
12 16 (27.59%) IIS
12 16 (27.59%) Network Security
12 16 (27.59%) Degree
13 15 (25.86%) XML
13 15 (25.86%) HTML
13 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (24.14%) LAN
14 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
14 14 (24.14%) DHCP
14 14 (24.14%) IPsec
15 13 (22.41%) Cisco
15 13 (22.41%) CCNA
16 12 (20.69%) WAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (27.59%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (72.41%) Firewall
2 30 (51.72%) DNS
3 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
4 22 (37.93%) SMTP
5 20 (34.48%) HTTP
6 17 (29.31%) SAN
7 16 (27.59%) Network Security
8 14 (24.14%) LAN
8 14 (24.14%) DHCP
8 14 (24.14%) IPsec
9 12 (20.69%) WAN
9 12 (20.69%) 4G
10 11 (18.97%) PPTP
11 9 (15.52%) Wireless
12 7 (12.07%) OSPF
12 7 (12.07%) VoIP
13 6 (10.34%) SNMP
13 6 (10.34%) SSL
13 6 (10.34%) ISDN
14 5 (8.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.31%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (17.24%) Back Office
2 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Administrator
2 16 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Solutions Consultant
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Consultant
4 9 (15.52%) Security Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Network Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Network Support
9 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) XML
1 15 (25.86%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.52%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) PDA
4 1 (1.72%) Handset
4 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (32.76%) Linux
5 11 (18.97%) UNIX
6 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) Debian
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris
9 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Information Security
2 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (8.62%) ITIL
4 4 (6.90%) DNA
4 4 (6.90%) High Availability
4 4 (6.90%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Network Management
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) B2B
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.45%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.72%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.45%) VB
3 2 (3.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (22.41%) CCNA
5 10 (17.24%) MCSE
5 10 (17.24%) CCNP
6 9 (15.52%) MCSA
7 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.07%) MCITP
9 6 (10.34%) MCTS
10 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.45%) CCIE
11 2 (3.45%) CISSP
11 2 (3.45%) CCDP
11 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.72%) HP ASE
12 1 (1.72%) HP MASE
12 1 (1.72%) CCDE
12 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (32.76%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.45%) Samba
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.45%) NFS
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Nagios
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) VMware
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.41%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.62%) Juniper
6 4 (6.90%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle
6 4 (6.90%) Infoblox
7 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) McAfee
8 2 (3.45%) Websense
8 2 (3.45%) Scalix
8 2 (3.45%) Nokia
8 2 (3.45%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.72%) F5
9 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
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