The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 79 75 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.73% 3.16% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 10.42% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 33 60
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Berkshire

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
623 720 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.39% 30.34% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 474 405 521
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (73.83%) Cisco
2 102 (68.46%) Firewall
3 95 (63.76%) MPLS
4 81 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (44.30%) BGP
6 65 (43.62%) Data Centre
7 64 (42.95%) CCNP
8 59 (39.60%) TCP/IP
9 56 (37.58%) LAN
10 52 (34.90%) OSPF
10 52 (34.90%) CheckPoint
11 51 (34.23%) Telecoms
12 49 (32.89%) Juniper
13 48 (32.21%) WAN
14 43 (28.86%) VMware
15 41 (27.52%) VoIP
16 40 (26.85%) Windows
17 38 (25.50%) Wireless
17 38 (25.50%) VLAN
18 37 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (23.49%) Linux
19 35 (23.49%) IPv4
20 33 (22.15%) DNS
21 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
22 31 (20.81%) SSL
23 29 (19.46%) Degree
24 28 (18.79%) IPv6
24 28 (18.79%) WLAN
24 28 (18.79%) F5
25 27 (18.12%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.71%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.70%) IIS
4 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Lync
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) IaaS
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (68.46%) Firewall
2 95 (63.76%) MPLS
3 66 (44.30%) BGP
4 59 (39.60%) TCP/IP
5 56 (37.58%) LAN
6 52 (34.90%) OSPF
7 48 (32.21%) WAN
8 41 (27.52%) VoIP
9 38 (25.50%) VLAN
9 38 (25.50%) Wireless
10 35 (23.49%) IPv4
11 33 (22.15%) DNS
12 31 (20.81%) SSL
13 28 (18.79%) IPv6
13 28 (18.79%) WLAN
14 23 (15.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (15.44%) VPLS
15 22 (14.77%) IPsec
16 20 (13.42%) Network Security
17 18 (12.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 51 (34.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.38%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (47.65%) Network Engineer
2 36 (24.16%) Cisco Engineer
2 36 (24.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 34 (22.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (14.77%) Network Design Engineer
5 19 (12.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 19 (12.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) Data Network Engineer
7 14 (9.40%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Wireless Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.71%) Presales Manager
10 10 (6.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) Consultant
12 8 (5.37%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.04%) CSS
2 4 (2.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.34%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (43.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.72%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.68%) PMI
5 2 (1.34%) Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.34%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 35 (23.49%) Linux
3 22 (14.77%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.75%) Unix
5 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.71%) CentOS
7 7 (4.70%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.36%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.68%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.68%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.68%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.34%) Solaris
10 2 (1.34%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.67%) Android
11 1 (0.67%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) Load Balancing
1 25 (16.78%) Presales
2 23 (15.44%) ITIL
3 22 (14.77%) Migration
4 21 (14.09%) Network Design
5 13 (8.72%) Fault Management
6 12 (8.05%) Network Management
7 10 (6.71%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.70%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.70%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.36%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.36%) Network Planning
11 4 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.68%) DDoS Mitigation
11 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.68%) Product Management
11 4 (2.68%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.68%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.77%) Perl
2 12 (8.05%) Python
3 8 (5.37%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.68%) SQL
5 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (42.95%) CCNP
3 29 (19.46%) Degree
4 27 (18.12%) CCNA
5 19 (12.75%) CCIE
6 12 (8.05%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.38%) CCIP
8 10 (6.71%) CCSP
9 8 (5.37%) JNCIP
10 6 (4.03%) CISSP
11 5 (3.36%) CCSA
11 5 (3.36%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.36%) MCP
11 5 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (2.68%) CCDP
12 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
12 4 (2.68%) PMP
12 4 (2.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 37 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.37%) iptables
4 4 (2.68%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.68%) NDS
4 4 (2.68%) Novell eDirectory
4 4 (2.68%) Squid
4 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.01%) vSphere
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.37%) Puppet
2 5 (3.36%) WSUS
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (73.83%) Cisco
2 52 (34.90%) CheckPoint
3 49 (32.89%) Juniper
4 43 (28.86%) VMware
5 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.79%) F5
7 17 (11.41%) HP
8 15 (10.07%) Red Hat
9 13 (8.72%) ION Trading
10 12 (8.05%) Websense
11 10 (6.71%) Citrix
12 8 (5.37%) Blue Coat
13 7 (4.70%) Fortinet
14 6 (4.03%) Intel
14 6 (4.03%) Meraki
14 6 (4.03%) Palo Alto
15 5 (3.36%) Huawei
16 4 (2.68%) Novell
16 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
17 3 (2.01%) Avaya
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