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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 111 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 0.94% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 6.90% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 13
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £32,400 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
294 261 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.24% 13.68% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 254 238 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (42.86%) CCNA
5 12 (34.29%) Juniper
5 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) LAN
6 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (25.71%) VLAN
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) DNS
8 8 (22.86%) SSL
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
8 8 (22.86%) Junos
8 8 (22.86%) IPsec
8 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.86%) Palo Alto
8 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (20.00%) Security Hardening
9 7 (20.00%) PKI
9 7 (20.00%) DHCP
9 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (20.00%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) LAN
2 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) VLAN
4 8 (22.86%) IPsec
4 8 (22.86%) Junos
4 8 (22.86%) SSL
4 8 (22.86%) WAN
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (20.00%) DHCP
5 7 (20.00%) OSPF
5 7 (20.00%) TACACS
6 6 (17.14%) BGP
6 6 (17.14%) Internet
6 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 6 (17.14%) VoIP
7 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 4 (11.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
4 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Technician
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
4 3 (8.57%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 6 (17.14%) ERP
4 5 (14.29%) Network Design
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Presales
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) DevOps
8 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) JNCIA
6 5 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (8.57%) CCIE
7 3 (8.57%) MCSE
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
8 2 (5.71%) CCDP
8 2 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (5.71%) LPIC
8 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (5.71%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 8 (22.86%) Palo Alto
5 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (11.43%) SAP
8 2 (5.71%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Mitel
9 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade
9 1 (2.86%) BT
9 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.86%) IronPort
9 1 (2.86%) Siemens
9 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.86%) Trustwave
9 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.86%) Websense
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago