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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 103 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.01% 1.03% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 6.38% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 14
Average salary £40,000 £32,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £23,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
321 298 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.22% 16.10% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 289 187 211
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -8.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 34 (69.39%) Windows
1 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
5 15 (30.61%) ITIL
6 14 (28.57%) Cisco
6 14 (28.57%) MPLS
6 14 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (26.53%) PHP
7 13 (26.53%) SQL
7 13 (26.53%) WAN
7 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.53%) IPsec
7 13 (26.53%) VLAN
7 13 (26.53%) Degree
7 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
8 12 (24.49%) MS Office
8 12 (24.49%) LAN
8 12 (24.49%) SLA
9 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
10 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (20.41%) Service Management
10 10 (20.41%) Network Security
10 10 (20.41%) CentOS
11 9 (18.37%) Perl
11 9 (18.37%) CCNP
11 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (16.33%) Apache
1 8 (16.33%) nginx
2 6 (12.24%) Confluence
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) MediaWiki
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Lync
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) MPLS
3 13 (26.53%) WAN
3 13 (26.53%) IPsec
3 13 (26.53%) VLAN
4 12 (24.49%) LAN
5 10 (20.41%) Network Security
6 8 (16.33%) DNS
6 8 (16.33%) SSL
7 7 (14.29%) ISDN
7 7 (14.29%) OSPF
7 7 (14.29%) BGP
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.24%) Junos
8 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (12.24%) DHCP
8 6 (12.24%) EIGRP
8 6 (12.24%) TACACS
8 6 (12.24%) LDAP
8 6 (12.24%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
1 6 (12.24%) JIRA
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.24%) Hudson
1 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
1 8 (16.33%) Service Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Technician
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support Technician
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) LAMP
2 6 (12.24%) LINQ
3 2 (4.08%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
2 6 (12.24%) Wiki
3 5 (10.20%) Open Source
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Linux
3 14 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 10 (20.41%) CentOS
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.37%) Debian
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.08%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
3 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.41%) Service Management
5 9 (18.37%) ITSM
5 9 (18.37%) Coaching
5 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
5 9 (18.37%) Software Deployment
6 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.29%) CRM
7 7 (14.29%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) Database Theory
8 6 (12.24%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (12.24%) Build Automation
8 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.24%) Change Management
8 6 (12.24%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) PHP
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) Perl
2 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.33%) Python
4 6 (12.24%) Ruby
4 6 (12.24%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (18.37%) CCNP
4 7 (14.29%) MCP
5 4 (8.16%) CCNA
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.04%) MCITP
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCSE
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) Samba
4 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 6 (12.24%) Postfix
5 6 (12.24%) XenServer
5 6 (12.24%) iptables
6 2 (4.08%) NFS
6 2 (4.08%) Gluster
6 2 (4.08%) KVM
6 2 (4.08%) Docker
6 2 (4.08%) RHEV
6 2 (4.08%) oVirt
6 2 (4.08%) GFS2
6 2 (4.08%) Squid
7 1 (2.04%) vSphere
7 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
1 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.24%) Salt
2 6 (12.24%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.08%) Pacemaker
3 2 (4.08%) SELinux
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.08%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.33%) Juniper
6 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix
7 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) McAfee
9 2 (4.08%) Dell
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle
10 1 (2.04%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) Meraki
10 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.04%) Avaya
10 1 (2.04%) Apple
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