The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 50 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 2.34% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 7.43% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 31
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +58.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 713 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 31.44% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 71 (66.98%) Firewall
2 61 (57.55%) Cisco
3 47 (44.34%) MPLS
4 40 (37.74%) Telecoms
5 39 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (34.91%) OSPF
6 37 (34.91%) DNS
7 34 (32.08%) IPsec
8 33 (31.13%) Degree
9 31 (29.25%) VoIP
9 31 (29.25%) Windows
10 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
10 30 (28.30%) Network Security
11 29 (27.36%) CCNP
12 28 (26.42%) BGP
13 27 (25.47%) F5
14 26 (24.53%) Linux
15 25 (23.58%) Internet
16 24 (22.64%) Juniper
16 24 (22.64%) WAN
17 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
18 22 (20.75%) PPP
19 21 (19.81%) SNMP
19 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
19 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (18.87%) Ethernet
21 19 (17.92%) LAN
21 19 (17.92%) DHCP
21 19 (17.92%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.49%) Lync
3 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.72%) Apache
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (3.77%) GroupWise
6 3 (2.83%) CMS
6 3 (2.83%) Drupal
6 3 (2.83%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.83%) WordPress
7 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.89%) IIS
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (66.98%) Firewall
2 47 (44.34%) MPLS
3 37 (34.91%) OSPF
3 37 (34.91%) DNS
4 34 (32.08%) IPsec
5 31 (29.25%) VoIP
6 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
6 30 (28.30%) Network Security
7 28 (26.42%) BGP
8 25 (23.58%) Internet
9 24 (22.64%) WAN
10 22 (20.75%) PPP
11 21 (19.81%) SNMP
12 20 (18.87%) Ethernet
12 20 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (17.92%) LAN
13 19 (17.92%) DHCP
13 19 (17.92%) SSL
14 16 (15.09%) SMTP
15 14 (13.21%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (37.74%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.38%) Billing
3 9 (8.49%) Finance
4 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) French Language
5 4 (3.77%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.83%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.83%) German Language
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Consultant
3 16 (15.09%) Design Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Security Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Senior Design Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Senior Security Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Network Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Administrator
8 9 (8.49%) Network Design Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) IP Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.66%) Network Support
10 6 (5.66%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) ODBC
2 2 (1.89%) JSON
2 2 (1.89%) Qt
3 1 (0.94%) jQuery
3 1 (0.94%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.60%) Smartphone
3 6 (5.66%) iPhone
3 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.72%) Statistics
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.83%) PKI
7 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.89%) SecurID
7 2 (1.89%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.89%) Replication
7 2 (1.89%) Open Source
7 2 (1.89%) iPad
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) CMDB
8 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.25%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Linux
3 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.98%) UNIX
5 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.49%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.55%) Android
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.72%) Solaris
12 4 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.83%) CentOS
13 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Load Balancing
2 18 (16.98%) Network Design
3 15 (14.15%) ITIL
4 14 (13.21%) Network Management
5 8 (7.55%) Change Management
6 7 (6.60%) Validation
6 7 (6.60%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.72%) Project Management
7 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.72%) Security Architecture
8 4 (3.77%) Software Distribution
8 4 (3.77%) Security Management
8 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.77%) Information Security
9 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.83%) Change Control
9 3 (2.83%) Benchmarking
9 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.72%) Perl
3 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.77%) Python
5 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.89%) VBScript
6 2 (1.89%) C
7 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (31.13%) Degree
3 29 (27.36%) CCNP
4 17 (16.04%) CCNA
5 14 (13.21%) CCIE
6 8 (7.55%) MCSE
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.60%) CCSP
7 7 (6.60%) MCITP
8 6 (5.66%) MCP
9 5 (4.72%) CCIP
9 5 (4.72%) Sun Certification
10 4 (3.77%) SCSA
10 4 (3.77%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.89%) CCDP
12 2 (1.89%) CISSP
13 1 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 7 (6.60%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.72%) QA
4 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.94%) UAG
6 1 (0.94%) VMFS
6 1 (0.94%) KVM
6 1 (0.94%) Xen
6 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) WSUS
2 4 (3.77%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.83%) Netcool
3 3 (2.83%) Plesk
3 3 (2.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.89%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.89%) Cacti
4 2 (1.89%) Nagios
4 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (57.55%) Cisco
2 27 (25.47%) F5
3 24 (22.64%) Juniper
4 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.04%) CheckPoint
6 16 (15.09%) HP
7 12 (11.32%) Huawei
8 9 (8.49%) Fortinet
8 9 (8.49%) Sun
9 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.60%) Oracle
10 7 (6.60%) VMware
11 6 (5.66%) Avaya
11 6 (5.66%) Nortel
12 5 (4.72%) Veritas
13 4 (3.77%) Aruba
13 4 (3.77%) AppSense
13 4 (3.77%) Sage
13 4 (3.77%) McAfee
13 4 (3.77%) Lumension
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago