The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 51 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.69% 3.50% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 12.13% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 42
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 635 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.22% 28.84% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 270 471 416
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VPN
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Reading region.

VPN Salary Trend in Reading

VPN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for VPN.

1 82 (70.69%) Cisco
2 76 (65.52%) Firewall
3 60 (51.72%) Windows
4 51 (43.97%) MS Excel
5 49 (42.24%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (40.52%) CheckPoint
6 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
7 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
8 42 (36.21%) VMware
8 42 (36.21%) Presales
9 38 (32.76%) Telecoms
9 38 (32.76%) Network Design
10 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (31.90%) MPLS
10 37 (31.90%) Linux
11 36 (31.03%) MS Office
11 36 (31.03%) BGP
12 35 (30.17%) OSPF
12 35 (30.17%) CCIE
12 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
13 33 (28.45%) CCNP
14 32 (27.59%) Huawei
14 32 (27.59%) Hyper-V
15 31 (26.72%) MS PowerPoint
16 29 (25.00%) Palo Alto
17 28 (24.14%) Network Security
17 28 (24.14%) Juniper
18 27 (23.28%) DNS
19 26 (22.41%) SLA
19 26 (22.41%) IPv6

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (43.97%) MS Excel
2 36 (31.03%) MS Office
3 31 (26.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (10.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Office 365
2 14 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.86%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 76 (65.52%) Firewall
2 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
3 37 (31.90%) MPLS
4 36 (31.03%) BGP
5 35 (30.17%) OSPF
6 28 (24.14%) Network Security
7 27 (23.28%) DNS
8 26 (22.41%) IPv6
9 25 (21.55%) Multicast
9 25 (21.55%) SAN
10 19 (16.38%) SSL
11 16 (13.79%) LAN
11 16 (13.79%) SMTP
12 15 (12.93%) WAN
13 14 (12.07%) Wireless
14 13 (11.21%) FTP
14 13 (11.21%) Internet
14 13 (11.21%) LDAP
15 12 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (10.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 38 (32.76%) Telecoms
2 25 (21.55%) Marketing
3 12 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 27 (23.28%) Support Engineer
3 24 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 23 (19.83%) IP Engineer
5 19 (16.38%) Network Support
5 19 (16.38%) Network Support Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) Senior IP Engineer
7 14 (12.07%) Senior Security Engineer
8 13 (11.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (11.21%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 12 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (10.34%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (8.62%) Architect
10 10 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Cisco Support
11 9 (7.76%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Network Monitoring Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.90%) PKI
5 4 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) IPTV
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.72%) Windows
2 37 (31.90%) Linux
3 25 (21.55%) Windows Server
4 18 (15.52%) Unix
5 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) Debian
9 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.86%) Solaris
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) Presales
2 38 (32.76%) Network Design
3 25 (21.55%) Migration
4 20 (17.24%) Information Security
4 20 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (12.07%) Change Management
6 12 (10.34%) Content Management
6 12 (10.34%) ITIL
6 12 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 12 (10.34%) Security Management
6 12 (10.34%) Security Operations
6 12 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
6 12 (10.34%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.76%) Network Architecture
8 9 (7.76%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (7.76%) Network Planning
8 9 (7.76%) Patch Management
9 8 (6.90%) Security Architecture
9 8 (6.90%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (0.86%) C++
2 1 (0.86%) Java
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.86%) Perl
2 1 (0.86%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (42.24%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (30.17%) CCIE
3 33 (28.45%) CCNP
4 21 (18.10%) CCIP
4 21 (18.10%) CCSP
5 15 (12.93%) CCNA
5 15 (12.93%) JNCIS
6 12 (10.34%) CCSE
7 9 (7.76%) CCSA
8 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.45%) MCP
9 4 (3.45%) MCSE
10 3 (2.59%) MCSA
10 3 (2.59%) MCTS
11 2 (1.72%) Degree
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.72%) MCITP
12 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.86%) VCP5
12 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
3 32 (27.59%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.07%) vSphere
5 13 (11.21%) vCloud
6 12 (10.34%) ProxySG
7 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.86%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.86%) KVM
9 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (70.69%) Cisco
2 47 (40.52%) CheckPoint
2 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
3 42 (36.21%) VMware
4 32 (27.59%) Huawei
5 29 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 28 (24.14%) Juniper
7 22 (18.97%) F5
8 20 (17.24%) Imperva
9 14 (12.07%) Fortinet
9 14 (12.07%) Oracle
10 13 (11.21%) HP
11 12 (10.34%) Blue Coat
11 12 (10.34%) Intel Security
11 12 (10.34%) Proofpoint
11 12 (10.34%) Sourcefire
11 12 (10.34%) TippingPoint
12 11 (9.48%) Citrix
13 8 (6.90%) LogLogic
14 6 (5.17%) NetScout
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