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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 78 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.88% 3.73% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.24% 12.94% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 29
Median salary £55,000 £40,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% -19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
337 603 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.27% 28.85% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 214 467 387
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 £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (75.93%) Cisco
2 70 (64.81%) Firewall
3 56 (51.85%) Windows
4 49 (45.37%) CheckPoint
5 48 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
7 42 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 39 (36.11%) CCIE
8 39 (36.11%) VMware
9 36 (33.33%) Palo Alto
10 35 (32.41%) Network Design
11 34 (31.48%) MS Office
12 33 (30.56%) Linux
13 30 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
13 30 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (26.85%) Network Security
15 28 (25.93%) Imperva
15 28 (25.93%) Kalman Filter
15 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
15 28 (25.93%) OSPF
15 28 (25.93%) BGP
16 27 (25.00%) MPLS
16 27 (25.00%) Juniper
16 27 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 26 (24.07%) CCSP
17 26 (24.07%) CCNP
17 26 (24.07%) Information Security
18 25 (23.15%) Presales
19 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
20 23 (21.30%) Telecoms

VPN
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 6 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 34 (31.48%) MS Office
3 30 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (15.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Office 365
2 7 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (64.81%) Firewall
2 29 (26.85%) Network Security
3 28 (25.93%) BGP
3 28 (25.93%) OSPF
4 27 (25.00%) MPLS
4 27 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (18.52%) SSL
6 19 (17.59%) Internet
7 18 (16.67%) SAN
8 17 (15.74%) IPv6
9 16 (14.81%) DNS
9 16 (14.81%) Multicast
10 14 (12.96%) LAN
11 13 (12.04%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (12.04%) WAN
11 13 (12.04%) Wireless
12 11 (10.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (10.19%) VLAN
13 8 (7.41%) SMTP
14 7 (6.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.30%) Telecoms
2 16 (14.81%) Marketing
3 10 (9.26%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 26 (24.07%) Security Engineer
4 18 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (15.74%) Juniper Engineer
5 17 (15.74%) Network Support
5 17 (15.74%) Network Support Engineer
6 16 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (14.81%) IP Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Architect
9 11 (10.19%) Security Architect
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Cisco Support
10 9 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Network Monitoring Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
3 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (7.41%) PKI
6 7 (6.48%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.85%) Windows
2 33 (30.56%) Linux
3 20 (18.52%) Unix
3 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.93%) CentOS
9 1 (0.93%) Debian
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Network Design
2 28 (25.93%) Kalman Filter
3 26 (24.07%) Information Security
4 25 (23.15%) Presales
5 17 (15.74%) Content Management
5 17 (15.74%) Risk Management
5 17 (15.74%) Security Management
5 17 (15.74%) Security Operations
6 16 (14.81%) Migration
7 12 (11.11%) ITIL
7 12 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 11 (10.19%) Change Management
8 11 (10.19%) Security Architecture
8 11 (10.19%) Security Patching
9 9 (8.33%) Network Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (8.33%) Network Planning
10 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (4.63%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (0.93%) C++
2 1 (0.93%) Perl
2 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (36.11%) CCIE
3 26 (24.07%) CCNP
3 26 (24.07%) CCSP
4 20 (18.52%) JNCIS
5 17 (15.74%) CCNA
5 17 (15.74%) CCSE
6 15 (13.89%) CCIP
7 9 (8.33%) CCSA
8 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.70%) MCP
9 4 (3.70%) MCSE
10 3 (2.78%) Degree
10 3 (2.78%) MCSA
10 3 (2.78%) MCTS
11 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.85%) MCITP
12 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.93%) VCP5
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 17 (15.74%) ProxySG
5 11 (10.19%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.56%) vSphere
7 5 (4.63%) vCloud
8 2 (1.85%) Docker
8 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.93%) KVM
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (75.93%) Cisco
2 49 (45.37%) CheckPoint
3 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
4 39 (36.11%) VMware
5 36 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 28 (25.93%) Imperva
7 27 (25.00%) Juniper
8 21 (19.44%) F5
8 21 (19.44%) Huawei
9 19 (17.59%) Fortinet
10 18 (16.67%) HP
11 17 (15.74%) Blue Coat
11 17 (15.74%) Intel Security
11 17 (15.74%) Proofpoint
11 17 (15.74%) Sourcefire
11 17 (15.74%) TippingPoint
12 11 (10.19%) Citrix
12 11 (10.19%) LogLogic
13 6 (5.56%) Oracle
14 4 (3.70%) NetApp
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