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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 94 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 2.54% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 18.14% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £60,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 226 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.62% 13.99% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 220 195 193
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 25 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) DNS
3 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (56.67%) VMware
5 32 (53.33%) Firewall
6 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 27 (45.00%) VMware ESX
8 27 (45.00%) SAN
9 24 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
10 23 (38.33%) Linux
11 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (35.00%) SMTP
13 20 (33.33%) DHCP
13 20 (33.33%) IIS
13 20 (33.33%) MySQL
14 19 (31.67%) LAN
15 18 (30.00%) HTTP
16 17 (28.33%) Cisco
16 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (28.33%) WAN
16 17 (28.33%) HTML
16 17 (28.33%) XML
17 16 (26.67%) IPsec
17 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
18 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
18 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
18 14 (23.33%) Degree
18 14 (23.33%) Computer Science

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (61.67%) DNS
2 32 (53.33%) Firewall
3 27 (45.00%) SAN
4 24 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (35.00%) SMTP
6 20 (33.33%) DHCP
7 19 (31.67%) LAN
8 18 (30.00%) HTTP
9 17 (28.33%) WAN
10 16 (26.67%) IPsec
11 11 (18.33%) Network Security
12 10 (16.67%) PPTP
12 10 (16.67%) VoIP
13 9 (15.00%) ISDN
14 8 (13.33%) H.323
14 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (11.67%) Wireless
16 6 (10.00%) LDAP
16 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (13.33%) Big Data
4 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Hudson
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Military
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Network Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Administrator
3 17 (28.33%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support
7 3 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (1.67%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) HTML
1 17 (28.33%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (38.33%) Linux
4 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.33%) Debian
6 5 (8.33%) UNIX
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.00%) CentOS
8 2 (3.33%) Solaris
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) High Availability
2 8 (13.33%) DNA
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 5 (8.33%) Network Design
5 4 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) Network Management
6 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.00%) ITSM
6 3 (5.00%) B2B
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (18.33%) CCNP
5 9 (15.00%) MCSE
5 9 (15.00%) MCSA
6 8 (13.33%) CCNA
7 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) MCTS
9 2 (3.33%) MCITP
9 2 (3.33%) CCDP
9 2 (3.33%) CCIE
10 1 (1.67%) CCIP
10 1 (1.67%) CCDA
10 1 (1.67%) RHCE
10 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.67%) CCDE
10 1 (1.67%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (51.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (45.00%) VMware ESX
4 10 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 10 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.00%) Samba
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.67%) Postfix
7 1 (1.67%) XenServer
7 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Nagios
2 8 (13.33%) logstash
3 4 (6.67%) Puppet
4 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) VMware
2 17 (28.33%) Cisco
3 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle
6 7 (11.67%) Juniper
6 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.00%) Citrix
8 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (3.33%) IBM
10 2 (3.33%) Nokia
10 2 (3.33%) Scalix
11 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.67%) Google
11 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.67%) IronPort
11 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.67%) CA
11 1 (1.67%) SAP
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago