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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 114 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.33% 2.08% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 13.44% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 22
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.04%
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
355 305 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.09% 15.45% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 312 211 158
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
3 21 (45.65%) Cisco
4 20 (43.48%) VMware
5 16 (34.78%) Linux
6 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
8 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
8 13 (28.26%) IPsec
9 12 (26.09%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) CCNP
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 10 (21.74%) DNS
11 10 (21.74%) Perl
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.74%) CentOS
11 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
12 9 (19.57%) Windows 8
12 9 (19.57%) MS Office
12 9 (19.57%) CCNA
12 9 (19.57%) VLAN
13 8 (17.39%) Ubuntu
13 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (17.39%) Samba
13 8 (17.39%) Debian
13 8 (17.39%) SSL
13 8 (17.39%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (17.39%) IIS
1 8 (17.39%) Apache
1 8 (17.39%) nginx
2 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 6 (13.04%) MediaWiki
3 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) IPsec
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) DNS
4 9 (19.57%) VLAN
5 8 (17.39%) Network Security
5 8 (17.39%) SSL
5 8 (17.39%) LAN
5 8 (17.39%) WAN
6 7 (15.22%) IPv6
7 6 (13.04%) LDAP
7 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 6 (13.04%) OSPF
7 6 (13.04%) BGP
7 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.87%) Junos
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (10.87%) TACACS
8 5 (10.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) MS Access
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.04%) Hudson
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) LAMP
2 2 (4.35%) libvirt
2 2 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Wiki
3 5 (10.87%) PKI
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.35%) Clustering
6 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.74%) CentOS
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 8
6 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.39%) Debian
6 8 (17.39%) Ubuntu
6 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.35%) UNIX
10 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
1 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 6 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (13.04%) Software Deployment
2 6 (13.04%) DevOps
2 6 (13.04%) Database Theory
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database Theory
3 5 (10.87%) Security Hardening
3 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.70%) Build Automation
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 3 (6.52%) Office Automation
6 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) Perl
2 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.39%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.91%) CCNP
3 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCSE
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) Samba
4 6 (13.04%) iptables
4 6 (13.04%) Postfix
4 6 (13.04%) XenServer
5 3 (6.52%) vSphere
6 2 (4.35%) Gluster
6 2 (4.35%) vCloud
6 2 (4.35%) KVM
6 2 (4.35%) Docker
6 2 (4.35%) RHEV
6 2 (4.35%) oVirt
6 2 (4.35%) GFS2
6 2 (4.35%) NFS
6 2 (4.35%) Squid
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) ZABBIX
2 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.70%) Salt
4 2 (4.35%) Pacemaker
4 2 (4.35%) SELinux
4 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Intune
5 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.04%) Juniper
5 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
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