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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 76 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 70 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.86% 3.16% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.89% 11.20% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 36
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.84%
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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
543 625 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.95% 28.23% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 375 412 431
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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 25 August 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 103 (68.21%) Cisco
2 97 (64.24%) Firewall
3 79 (52.32%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (48.34%) MPLS
5 67 (44.37%) CCNP
6 63 (41.72%) Windows
7 61 (40.40%) BGP
8 53 (35.10%) Data Centre
9 50 (33.11%) CheckPoint
10 48 (31.79%) Linux
10 48 (31.79%) Juniper
11 47 (31.13%) VMware
12 44 (29.14%) WAN
13 43 (28.48%) OSPF
14 40 (26.49%) DNS
15 39 (25.83%) TCP/IP
15 39 (25.83%) CCIE
15 39 (25.83%) SAN
16 37 (24.50%) Telecoms
17 36 (23.84%) MS Excel
18 35 (23.18%) Network Security
19 34 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
19 34 (22.52%) Presales
20 33 (21.85%) Active Directory
21 32 (21.19%) Wireless
22 31 (20.53%) LAN
23 30 (19.87%) ITIL
24 29 (19.21%) CCNA
24 29 (19.21%) Network Design

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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 10 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.30%) JBoss
3 7 (4.64%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.31%) Apache
4 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.99%) SAS
7 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (23.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
3 6 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (8.61%) Office 365
2 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.97%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 97 (64.24%) Firewall
2 73 (48.34%) MPLS
3 61 (40.40%) BGP
4 44 (29.14%) WAN
5 43 (28.48%) OSPF
6 40 (26.49%) DNS
7 39 (25.83%) SAN
7 39 (25.83%) TCP/IP
8 35 (23.18%) Network Security
9 32 (21.19%) Wireless
10 31 (20.53%) LAN
11 28 (18.54%) IPv6
11 28 (18.54%) SSL
11 28 (18.54%) VoIP
12 27 (17.88%) EIGRP
12 27 (17.88%) IPsec
13 24 (15.89%) Multicast
14 23 (15.23%) BIG-IP
15 17 (11.26%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (10.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) Oracle Database
2 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 37 (24.50%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.23%) Finance
3 19 (12.58%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Advertising
5 4 (2.65%) German Language
5 4 (2.65%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 71 (47.02%) Network Engineer
2 40 (26.49%) Support Engineer
3 31 (20.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 30 (19.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (15.89%) Network Support
5 24 (15.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 24 (15.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (13.91%) Security Engineer
7 20 (13.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (13.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 20 (13.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Cisco Support
8 14 (9.27%) Consultant
9 13 (8.61%) Monitoring Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) Network Design Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) Network Monitoring Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) Senior Cisco Support
9 13 (8.61%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) Senior Network Support
9 13 (8.61%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) Web Services
2 6 (3.97%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.97%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.66%) CSS
3 1 (0.66%) jQuery
3 1 (0.66%) React
3 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 53 (35.10%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.96%) IPTV
3 9 (5.96%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.97%) Clustering
4 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.97%) PMI
5 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.72%) Windows
2 48 (31.79%) Linux
3 26 (17.22%) Windows Server
4 25 (16.56%) Unix
5 12 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.64%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) Presales
2 30 (19.87%) ITIL
3 29 (19.21%) Network Design
4 28 (18.54%) Migration
5 19 (12.58%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (12.58%) Network Planning
6 15 (9.93%) Service Delivery
7 14 (9.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (8.61%) Network Architecture
9 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
9 12 (7.95%) Server Monitoring
9 12 (7.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 9 (5.96%) Change Management
10 9 (5.96%) Fault Management
10 9 (5.96%) Product Management
11 8 (5.30%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (5.30%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.30%) Project Management
11 8 (5.30%) Trend Analysis
12 7 (4.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
2 8 (5.30%) Java
2 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.64%) SQL
4 2 (1.32%) Perl
4 2 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (52.32%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (44.37%) CCNP
3 39 (25.83%) CCIE
4 29 (19.21%) CCNA
5 23 (15.23%) CCIP
6 17 (11.26%) Degree
7 15 (9.93%) CCSP
8 13 (8.61%) CCSA
9 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.97%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.97%) PMP
11 5 (3.31%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.31%) MCP
12 4 (2.65%) MCSA
12 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (1.32%) JNCIP
14 2 (1.32%) MCDST
14 2 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) SAS 70
System Software
1 34 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (21.85%) Active Directory
3 23 (15.23%) Hyper-V
4 19 (12.58%) vSphere
5 12 (7.95%) vCloud
6 2 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) Nagios
2 6 (3.97%) Cacti
2 6 (3.97%) SmokePing
3 3 (1.99%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.66%) Nessus
4 1 (0.66%) vMotion
Vendors
1 103 (68.21%) Cisco
2 50 (33.11%) CheckPoint
3 48 (31.79%) Juniper
4 47 (31.13%) VMware
5 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
6 25 (16.56%) F5
7 19 (12.58%) Palo Alto
8 17 (11.26%) Citrix
8 17 (11.26%) Huawei
9 13 (8.61%) Oracle
10 8 (5.30%) NetScout
11 7 (4.64%) Aruba
11 7 (4.64%) EMC
12 6 (3.97%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.97%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.97%) Stonesoft
13 5 (3.31%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (3.31%) NetApp
14 4 (2.65%) Intel
14 4 (2.65%) Meraki
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