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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 57 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.57% 2.06% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.53% 6.52% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 43
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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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
598 752 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.99% 31.69% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 389 403 542
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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 31 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 98 (68.53%) Firewall
2 80 (55.94%) Cisco
3 58 (40.56%) Telecoms
3 58 (40.56%) VMware
4 54 (37.76%) MPLS
5 53 (37.06%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (35.66%) TCP/IP
6 51 (35.66%) Data Centre
7 48 (33.57%) DNS
8 43 (30.07%) LAN
8 43 (30.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (27.97%) Degree
9 40 (27.97%) Juniper
10 35 (24.48%) Windows
11 34 (23.78%) BGP
12 33 (23.08%) CCNP
12 33 (23.08%) F5
13 32 (22.38%) OSPF
13 32 (22.38%) CheckPoint
14 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
15 29 (20.28%) CCNA
15 29 (20.28%) Marketing
16 27 (18.88%) Load Balancing
16 27 (18.88%) Linux
17 26 (18.18%) Wireless
18 25 (17.48%) WAN
18 25 (17.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 25 (17.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 24 (16.78%) Perl
20 23 (16.08%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.10%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.70%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (0.70%) Lync
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.19%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) SaaS
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.10%) Office 365
5 2 (1.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (68.53%) Firewall
2 54 (37.76%) MPLS
3 51 (35.66%) TCP/IP
4 48 (33.57%) DNS
5 43 (30.07%) LAN
6 34 (23.78%) BGP
7 32 (22.38%) OSPF
8 26 (18.18%) Wireless
9 25 (17.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 25 (17.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (17.48%) WAN
10 23 (16.08%) VLAN
11 22 (15.38%) SSL
12 21 (14.69%) Network Security
13 19 (13.29%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (13.29%) VPLS
13 19 (13.29%) IPsec
13 19 (13.29%) IPv4
13 19 (13.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) Big Data
General
1 58 (40.56%) Telecoms
2 29 (20.28%) Marketing
3 15 (10.49%) Finance
4 7 (4.90%) Banking
5 6 (4.20%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (33.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.19%) Senior Manager
2 16 (11.19%) Marketing Manager
3 15 (10.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (6.99%) IP Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Architect
7 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.50%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) CSS
2 3 (2.10%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.70%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (35.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.29%) Statistics
4 8 (5.59%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.50%) PDA
7 4 (2.80%) Clustering
8 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.70%) PMI
10 1 (0.70%) PKI
10 1 (0.70%) BYOD
10 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.48%) Windows
2 27 (18.88%) Linux
3 18 (12.59%) UNIX
4 12 (8.39%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.90%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.20%) Android
8 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.10%) CentOS
11 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) Load Balancing
2 21 (14.69%) ITIL
3 20 (13.99%) Network Design
3 20 (13.99%) Network Management
4 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (5.59%) Project Management
7 7 (4.90%) Migration
7 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.20%) Change Management
9 5 (3.50%) Product Management
9 5 (3.50%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.80%) Information Security
10 4 (2.80%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.80%) Service Management
11 3 (2.10%) B2B
11 3 (2.10%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.10%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.78%) Perl
2 11 (7.69%) Python
3 5 (3.50%) SQL
4 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.40%) C++
5 2 (1.40%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (37.06%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (27.97%) Degree
3 33 (23.08%) CCNP
4 29 (20.28%) CCNA
5 16 (11.19%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.90%) CCIE
6 7 (4.90%) CCSP
7 5 (3.50%) CCIP
7 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.80%) CISSP
9 3 (2.10%) MCSE
9 3 (2.10%) GIAC
9 3 (2.10%) CEH
10 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.40%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.40%) MCTS
10 2 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (30.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
3 21 (14.69%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.19%) KVM
5 7 (4.90%) vSphere
6 5 (3.50%) vCloud
7 3 (2.10%) iptables
7 3 (2.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.70%) UAG
8 1 (0.70%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.20%) Nagios
3 3 (2.10%) Puppet
3 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 80 (55.94%) Cisco
2 58 (40.56%) VMware
3 40 (27.97%) Juniper
4 33 (23.08%) F5
5 32 (22.38%) CheckPoint
6 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.89%) HP
8 14 (9.79%) Dell
9 8 (5.59%) Google
10 7 (4.90%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.20%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.20%) Citrix
12 5 (3.50%) Avaya
12 5 (3.50%) Oracle
12 5 (3.50%) Symantec
12 5 (3.50%) Websense
13 4 (2.80%) EMC
14 3 (2.10%) Nortel
14 3 (2.10%) Lotus
14 3 (2.10%) Apple
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