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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 2.77% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.97% 16.73% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 15
Average salary £38,250 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.86% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £26,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £60,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
251 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.87% 16.53% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 205
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) VMware
3 33 (60.00%) DNS
3 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (58.18%) Firewall
5 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (49.09%) Windows 7
7 26 (47.27%) VMware ESX
8 25 (45.45%) SAN
9 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
10 21 (38.18%) IIS
10 21 (38.18%) Linux
10 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (36.36%) MySQL
12 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
12 19 (34.55%) SMTP
13 17 (30.91%) IPsec
13 17 (30.91%) HTTP
13 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (30.91%) HTML
13 17 (30.91%) XML
14 16 (29.09%) LAN
14 16 (29.09%) DHCP
15 15 (27.27%) WAN
15 15 (27.27%) Cisco
16 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
16 14 (25.45%) SolarWinds
16 14 (25.45%) Degree
17 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
17 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (38.18%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) Zimbra
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (60.00%) DNS
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 25 (45.45%) SAN
4 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
4 19 (34.55%) SMTP
5 17 (30.91%) IPsec
5 17 (30.91%) HTTP
6 16 (29.09%) LAN
6 16 (29.09%) DHCP
7 15 (27.27%) WAN
8 10 (18.18%) Network Security
8 10 (18.18%) ISDN
8 10 (18.18%) PPTP
9 9 (16.36%) VoIP
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (14.55%) H.323
11 6 (10.91%) LDAP
12 5 (9.09%) Wireless
12 5 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) Big Data
4 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) Hudson
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.18%) Back Office
2 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (30.91%) Administrator
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Support
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Designer
7 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) HTML
1 17 (30.91%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.27%) PKI
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows 7
3 21 (38.18%) Linux
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.09%) UNIX
5 5 (9.09%) Debian
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.45%) CentOS
7 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) High Availability
2 8 (14.55%) DNA
3 7 (12.73%) Network Design
4 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) ITSM
5 4 (7.27%) Service Management
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.64%) Network Management
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
1 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (25.45%) Degree
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (21.82%) CCNP
4 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.36%) MCSE
5 9 (16.36%) MCSA
6 6 (10.91%) CCNA
7 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) CCDP
8 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) MCTS
8 2 (3.64%) MCITP
8 2 (3.64%) CCIE
9 1 (1.82%) RHCE
9 1 (1.82%) CCIP
9 1 (1.82%) MCP
9 1 (1.82%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.82%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.82%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) COBIT
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (47.27%) VMware ESX
4 10 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 9 (16.36%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) Samba
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.64%) NFS
8 1 (1.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.82%) XenServer
8 1 (1.82%) Postfix
8 1 (1.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Nagios
2 8 (14.55%) logstash
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) VMware
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) SolarWinds
4 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.55%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.27%) Citrix
9 3 (5.45%) HP
10 2 (3.64%) Scalix
10 2 (3.64%) IBM
10 2 (3.64%) Nokia
11 1 (1.82%) BT
11 1 (1.82%) CA
11 1 (1.82%) Dell
11 1 (1.82%) EMC
11 1 (1.82%) F5
11 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago