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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 37 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 0.98% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 5.57% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 33
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
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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
313 341 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.60% 17.58% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 262 305 211
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 40 (71.43%) Firewall
2 36 (64.29%) Cisco
3 34 (60.71%) DNS
4 31 (55.36%) Windows
5 29 (51.79%) Linux
6 23 (41.07%) VoIP
6 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
7 22 (39.29%) MPLS
7 22 (39.29%) VMware
8 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
9 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (32.14%) SMTP
11 17 (30.36%) CheckPoint
11 17 (30.36%) SSL
12 16 (28.57%) Degree
13 15 (26.79%) Juniper
13 15 (26.79%) Broadband
14 14 (25.00%) LAN
14 14 (25.00%) WAN
14 14 (25.00%) CCNA
15 13 (23.21%) DHCP
15 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
16 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
16 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
17 11 (19.64%) IPsec
17 11 (19.64%) NetScreen
17 11 (19.64%) SQL

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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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (71.43%) Firewall
2 34 (60.71%) DNS
3 23 (41.07%) VoIP
4 22 (39.29%) MPLS
5 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 18 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (32.14%) SMTP
7 17 (30.36%) SSL
8 15 (26.79%) Broadband
9 14 (25.00%) LAN
9 14 (25.00%) WAN
10 13 (23.21%) DHCP
11 11 (19.64%) IPsec
11 11 (19.64%) NetScreen
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (14.29%) Junos
13 7 (12.50%) TACACS
14 6 (10.71%) VLAN
15 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
16 3 (5.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) ActiveReports
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) GitLab
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) IT Support
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Junior
6 4 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Unix
8 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (12.50%) Security Hardening
4 6 (10.71%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.14%) CRM
6 4 (7.14%) ITSM
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.36%) Validation
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (3.57%) People Management
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) SIEM
8 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.57%) Degree
3 14 (25.00%) CCNA
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.71%) JNCIA
5 6 (10.71%) MCSE
6 4 (7.14%) CCNP
7 3 (5.36%) MCP
7 3 (5.36%) MCSA
8 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CCDA
8 2 (3.57%) CCDP
8 2 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.57%) LPIC
8 2 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) Snort
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.36%) CheckPoint
5 15 (26.79%) Juniper
6 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.14%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) IronPort
8 2 (3.57%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.79%) Brocade
9 1 (1.79%) F5
9 1 (1.79%) Google
9 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.79%) Qualys
9 1 (1.79%) Splunk
9 1 (1.79%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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