The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 112 92
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 45 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.87% 1.37% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.36% 7.40% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 31
Median salary £23,744 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.94% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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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
293 365 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.69% 18.56% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 240 321 207
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VPN.

1 53 (75.71%) Firewall
2 50 (71.43%) Cisco
3 44 (62.86%) DNS
4 43 (61.43%) Windows
5 40 (57.14%) Linux
6 34 (48.57%) VoIP
6 34 (48.57%) VMware
7 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
8 31 (44.29%) MPLS
9 30 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 28 (40.00%) SMTP
11 26 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (34.29%) Broadband
12 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
12 24 (34.29%) WAN
12 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
13 20 (28.57%) SSL
13 20 (28.57%) LAN
14 19 (27.14%) Degree
14 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
15 18 (25.71%) SQL
15 18 (25.71%) Juniper
15 18 (25.71%) NetScreen
16 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
17 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (21.43%) ITIL
18 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
19 14 (20.00%) SLA
20 13 (18.57%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.43%) Drupal
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (75.71%) Firewall
2 44 (62.86%) DNS
3 34 (48.57%) VoIP
4 31 (44.29%) MPLS
5 28 (40.00%) SMTP
5 28 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 26 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (34.29%) Broadband
7 24 (34.29%) WAN
8 20 (28.57%) LAN
8 20 (28.57%) SSL
9 18 (25.71%) NetScreen
10 13 (18.57%) DHCP
11 10 (14.29%) IPsec
12 8 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (11.43%) TACACS
13 7 (10.00%) Junos
13 7 (10.00%) VLAN
14 6 (8.57%) ADSL
15 5 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) ActiveReports
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) GitLab
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Billing
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) IT Support
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) IT Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Junior
5 7 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.43%) PKI
4 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 40 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL V3
3 8 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.00%) Security Hardening
5 6 (8.57%) Service Management
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
6 4 (5.71%) CRM
6 4 (5.71%) ITSM
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.29%) High Availability
7 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (2.86%) Information Security
8 2 (2.86%) People Management
8 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.86%) Security Operations
8 2 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) Python
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Degree
2 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.14%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) JNCIA
6 5 (7.14%) MCSE
7 3 (4.29%) MCP
7 3 (4.29%) MCSA
8 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.86%) CCDA
8 2 (2.86%) CCDP
8 2 (2.86%) CCNP
8 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.86%) LPIC
8 2 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.86%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) NFS
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.43%) Snort
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) MOM
3 1 (1.43%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (71.43%) Cisco
2 34 (48.57%) VMware
3 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.71%) Juniper
5 9 (12.86%) Palo Alto
6 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.29%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) IronPort
9 2 (2.86%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.43%) Brocade
10 1 (1.43%) Google
10 1 (1.43%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.43%) Qualys
10 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
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