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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 65 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 58 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.57% 1.40% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.42% 7.47% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 20
Median salary £23,872 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.32% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £70,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,947
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.90%
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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
284 348 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.49% 18.80% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 225 316 225
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 30 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (73.26%) Cisco
2 58 (67.44%) Firewall
3 52 (60.47%) Windows
4 51 (59.30%) DNS
5 47 (54.65%) Linux
6 41 (47.67%) VMware
7 39 (45.35%) VoIP
7 39 (45.35%) TCP/IP
7 39 (45.35%) Active Directory
8 36 (41.86%) WAN
8 36 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (38.37%) SMTP
9 33 (38.37%) MPLS
10 32 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (37.21%) Data Centre
11 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
12 30 (34.88%) LAN
13 29 (33.72%) Broadband
14 28 (32.56%) CheckPoint
15 23 (26.74%) SQL
15 23 (26.74%) NetScreen
16 22 (25.58%) Degree
17 20 (23.26%) SSL
18 19 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (19.77%) ITIL
19 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
19 17 (19.77%) Computer Science
20 16 (18.60%) SLA
21 15 (17.44%) Juniper
22 13 (15.12%) CCNA

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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 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (67.44%) Firewall
2 51 (59.30%) DNS
3 39 (45.35%) TCP/IP
3 39 (45.35%) VoIP
4 36 (41.86%) WAN
5 33 (38.37%) MPLS
5 33 (38.37%) SMTP
6 32 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (34.88%) LAN
8 29 (33.72%) Broadband
9 23 (26.74%) NetScreen
10 20 (23.26%) SSL
11 13 (15.12%) ADSL
11 13 (15.12%) DHCP
12 10 (11.63%) 3G
13 9 (10.47%) SSH
13 9 (10.47%) WLAN
14 8 (9.30%) IPsec
14 8 (9.30%) VLAN
14 8 (9.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.33%) ActiveReports
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) GitLab
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Billing
3 1 (1.16%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (51.16%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Junior
4 9 (10.47%) Junior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) IT Support
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (6.98%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Data Centre
2 17 (19.77%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.98%) PKI
5 5 (5.81%) Clustering
6 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.16%) iPad
9 1 (1.16%) iPhone
9 1 (1.16%) Replication
9 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (60.47%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) Linux
3 12 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.16%) Debian
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Unix
9 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) ITIL
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL V3
3 7 (8.14%) Change Management
3 7 (8.14%) Service Management
4 6 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.98%) Patch Management
5 5 (5.81%) Information Security
5 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.81%) Security Hardening
5 5 (5.81%) Security Management
5 5 (5.81%) Validation
6 4 (4.65%) ITSM
6 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.49%) Change Control
7 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.49%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.49%) ISMS
7 3 (3.49%) Network Management
8 2 (2.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.49%) Python
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Degree
2 19 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (15.12%) CCNA
4 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.14%) MCSE
6 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.49%) CCDA
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP
7 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.49%) MCP
7 3 (3.49%) MCSA
8 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.33%) CCDP
8 2 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.33%) LPIC
8 2 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.33%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (45.35%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.65%) Firmware
6 3 (3.49%) NFS
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.16%) Snort
7 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.16%) MOM
3 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.16%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (73.26%) Cisco
2 41 (47.67%) VMware
3 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 28 (32.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.44%) Juniper
6 9 (10.47%) Palo Alto
7 8 (9.30%) Citrix
8 7 (8.14%) HP
9 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.81%) Avaya
11 4 (4.65%) Intel Security
11 4 (4.65%) Meraki
12 3 (3.49%) CommVault
12 3 (3.49%) F5
12 3 (3.49%) IronPort
13 2 (2.33%) Dell
13 2 (2.33%) Sourcefire
14 1 (1.16%) IBM
14 1 (1.16%) Siemens
14 1 (1.16%) Veritas
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