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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 0.93% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 5.31% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 25
Median salary £37,000 £38,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £29,250 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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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
295 358 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.89% 17.53% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 256 315 209
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 1 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (57.45%) Cisco
2 25 (53.19%) Firewall
3 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (42.55%) DNS
5 18 (38.30%) CCNA
5 18 (38.30%) Windows
6 16 (34.04%) Linux
7 15 (31.91%) LAN
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
9 13 (27.66%) SSL
9 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
10 12 (25.53%) Juniper
10 12 (25.53%) WAN
10 12 (25.53%) DHCP
11 11 (23.40%) IPsec
11 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
12 10 (21.28%) VLAN
12 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
13 9 (19.15%) VoIP
13 9 (19.15%) MPLS
13 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (17.02%) Junos
14 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (17.02%) PKI
14 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification

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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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) DNS
3 15 (31.91%) LAN
4 13 (27.66%) SSL
4 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
5 12 (25.53%) DHCP
5 12 (25.53%) WAN
6 11 (23.40%) IPsec
7 10 (21.28%) VLAN
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (19.15%) MPLS
8 9 (19.15%) VoIP
9 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.02%) Junos
10 7 (14.89%) TACACS
11 6 (12.77%) Internet
12 5 (10.64%) SMTP
13 4 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (8.51%) OSPF
14 3 (6.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) GitLab
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) IT Support
4 7 (14.89%) IT Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Support
8 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) PKI
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) Debian
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (14.89%) Security Hardening
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) ITSM
5 3 (6.38%) CRM
5 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.38%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.26%) SIEM
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Security
7 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (38.30%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) JNCIA
5 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 6 (12.77%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) CCNP
7 3 (6.38%) MCSA
8 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.26%) CCDA
8 2 (4.26%) CCDP
8 2 (4.26%) CCIE
8 2 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.26%) LPIC
8 2 (4.26%) MCP
8 2 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (4.26%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.13%) Snort
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Cisco
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) Juniper
4 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.02%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
5 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.51%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) IronPort
7 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.13%) Qualys
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) Siemens
8 1 (2.13%) Splunk
8 1 (2.13%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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