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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 114 90 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% 1.59% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 10.78% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 30
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
346 269 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.60% 14.72% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 313 219 188
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) VMware
3 20 (42.55%) Cisco
4 19 (40.43%) Data Centre
5 18 (38.30%) Linux
6 16 (34.04%) SQL
7 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
7 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) IPsec
8 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (25.53%) CentOS
9 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
9 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (25.53%) Perl
9 12 (25.53%) LAN
9 12 (25.53%) WAN
10 11 (23.40%) IPv6
10 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (23.40%) VLAN
10 11 (23.40%) Network Security
11 10 (21.28%) nginx
11 10 (21.28%) Puppet
11 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (21.28%) Ubuntu
11 10 (21.28%) Samba
11 10 (21.28%) Debian
11 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
11 10 (21.28%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 10 (21.28%) nginx
1 10 (21.28%) Apache
2 8 (17.02%) Confluence
2 8 (17.02%) MediaWiki
2 8 (17.02%) IIS
3 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) JBoss
6 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.13%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.79%) IPsec
4 12 (25.53%) LAN
4 12 (25.53%) WAN
5 11 (23.40%) IPv6
5 11 (23.40%) VLAN
5 11 (23.40%) Network Security
6 10 (21.28%) DNS
7 9 (19.15%) OSPF
7 9 (19.15%) BGP
8 8 (17.02%) Internet
8 8 (17.02%) LDAP
8 8 (17.02%) EIGRP
9 6 (12.77%) SSL
10 5 (10.64%) DHCP
10 5 (10.64%) SAN
10 5 (10.64%) VoIP
11 4 (8.51%) FTP
11 4 (8.51%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.51%) MS Access
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
1 8 (17.02%) Hudson
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.02%) JIRA
1 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
3 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) LAMP
2 2 (4.26%) WAP
2 2 (4.26%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Wiki
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) PKI
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.13%) PDA
6 1 (2.13%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.53%) CentOS
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (21.28%) Ubuntu
5 10 (21.28%) Debian
6 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
6 9 (19.15%) Windows 8
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.26%) UNIX
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (4.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps
3 8 (17.02%) Database Theory
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database Theory
3 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.77%) Build Automation
4 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 3 (6.38%) Office Automation
6 3 (6.38%) Security Hardening
6 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
2 12 (25.53%) Perl
3 10 (21.28%) PHP
4 8 (17.02%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCNP
3 7 (14.89%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.28%) Samba
2 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.02%) XenServer
3 8 (17.02%) Postfix
3 8 (17.02%) iptables
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.26%) NFS
5 2 (4.26%) Squid
5 2 (4.26%) vCloud
5 2 (4.26%) Gluster
5 2 (4.26%) KVM
5 2 (4.26%) Docker
5 2 (4.26%) RHEV
5 2 (4.26%) GFS2
5 2 (4.26%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Puppet
2 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.02%) ZABBIX
3 6 (12.77%) Salt
4 4 (8.51%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Intune
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.26%) SELinux
5 2 (4.26%) Pacemaker
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) VMware
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
5 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.64%) Juniper
8 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle
10 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.13%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.13%) Dell
10 1 (2.13%) McAfee
10 1 (2.13%) Avaya
10 1 (2.13%) SAP
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