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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 61 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 2.38% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 8.77% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 37
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £68,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,292 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +7.64%
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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
500 616 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.76% 27.16% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 372 386 386
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 24 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 111 (74.50%) Cisco
2 105 (70.47%) Firewall
3 81 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (52.35%) MPLS
5 69 (46.31%) CCNP
6 65 (43.62%) BGP
6 65 (43.62%) Data Centre
7 58 (38.93%) Windows
8 54 (36.24%) Juniper
9 53 (35.57%) CheckPoint
10 52 (34.90%) WAN
11 50 (33.56%) Linux
12 44 (29.53%) VMware
13 40 (26.85%) OSPF
14 39 (26.17%) CCNA
15 38 (25.50%) VoIP
16 37 (24.83%) SSL
16 37 (24.83%) Wireless
16 37 (24.83%) Network Security
17 35 (23.49%) DNS
18 34 (22.82%) CCIE
19 33 (22.15%) EIGRP
20 32 (21.48%) SAN
20 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
20 32 (21.48%) LAN
21 31 (20.81%) ITIL
22 30 (20.13%) TCP/IP
22 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (19.46%) IPsec
24 28 (18.79%) F5

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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 12 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.70%) JBoss
3 5 (3.36%) Apache
3 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.68%) IIS
4 4 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.01%) SAS
6 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.34%) Confluence
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) Office 365
2 9 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.70%) IaaS
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Heroku
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (70.47%) Firewall
2 78 (52.35%) MPLS
3 65 (43.62%) BGP
4 52 (34.90%) WAN
5 40 (26.85%) OSPF
6 38 (25.50%) VoIP
7 37 (24.83%) Network Security
7 37 (24.83%) SSL
7 37 (24.83%) Wireless
8 35 (23.49%) DNS
9 33 (22.15%) EIGRP
10 32 (21.48%) LAN
10 32 (21.48%) SAN
11 30 (20.13%) TCP/IP
12 29 (19.46%) IPsec
13 27 (18.12%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (16.11%) BIG-IP
14 24 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (16.11%) IPv4
14 24 (16.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) RSpec
General
1 27 (18.12%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.77%) Finance
3 9 (6.04%) Marketing
4 5 (3.36%) Banking
5 4 (2.68%) German Language
5 4 (2.68%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (54.36%) Network Engineer
2 43 (28.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 42 (28.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 36 (24.16%) Support Engineer
5 28 (18.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (16.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 24 (16.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (14.77%) Network Support
7 22 (14.77%) Network Support Engineer
8 17 (11.41%) Consultant
8 17 (11.41%) Security Engineer
9 16 (10.74%) Network Design Engineer
9 16 (10.74%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (10.07%) Cisco Support
11 14 (9.40%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
11 14 (9.40%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 14 (9.40%) Senior Cisco Support
11 14 (9.40%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 14 (9.40%) Senior Network Support
11 14 (9.40%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) Web Services
2 6 (4.03%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.03%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) jQuery
3 1 (0.67%) React
3 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 65 (43.62%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.74%) Private Cloud
3 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.37%) Clustering
4 8 (5.37%) IPTV
5 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.03%) PMI
7 2 (1.34%) Replication
7 2 (1.34%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.93%) Windows
2 50 (33.56%) Linux
3 25 (16.78%) Unix
4 23 (15.44%) Windows Server
5 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.01%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.01%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.81%) ITIL
2 24 (16.11%) Migration
3 21 (14.09%) Network Design
4 20 (13.42%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (13.42%) Network Planning
5 18 (12.08%) Presales
6 16 (10.74%) Fault Management
7 15 (10.07%) Load Balancing
8 14 (9.40%) Network Architecture
8 14 (9.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.38%) Product Management
11 10 (6.71%) Project Management
12 8 (5.37%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.70%) Time Management
14 6 (4.03%) Change Management
14 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.03%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
1 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
2 7 (4.70%) Java
2 7 (4.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.34%) Perl
3 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.34%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (46.31%) CCNP
3 39 (26.17%) CCNA
4 34 (22.82%) CCIE
5 21 (14.09%) Degree
6 16 (10.74%) CCIP
6 16 (10.74%) CCSP
7 14 (9.40%) CCSA
8 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
8 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.03%) JNCIA
9 6 (4.03%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.03%) PMP
10 5 (3.36%) MCP
10 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.68%) CISSP
11 4 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (2.68%) MCSA
11 4 (2.68%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.01%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) SAS 70
System Software
1 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (17.45%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.71%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.01%) NDS
5 3 (2.01%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (2.01%) Squid
5 3 (2.01%) vCloud
6 2 (1.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Nagios
2 6 (4.03%) Cacti
2 6 (4.03%) SmokePing
3 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Nessus
5 1 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) vMotion
5 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (74.50%) Cisco
2 54 (36.24%) Juniper
3 53 (35.57%) CheckPoint
4 44 (29.53%) VMware
5 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.79%) F5
7 18 (12.08%) Citrix
8 15 (10.07%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.70%) Aruba
9 7 (4.70%) EMC
9 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.03%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (4.03%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.03%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.03%) Stonesoft
11 5 (3.36%) NetScout
12 4 (2.68%) Intel
12 4 (2.68%) Meraki
12 4 (2.68%) Oracle
13 3 (2.01%) Ciena
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