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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 74 61 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 69 83 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.67% 3.36% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 10.67% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 37
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
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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
795 778 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 31.46% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 544 412
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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 24 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 89 (74.17%) Firewall
2 77 (64.17%) Cisco
3 56 (46.67%) Network Security
4 47 (39.17%) Juniper
4 47 (39.17%) OSPF
5 44 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 43 (35.83%) F5
7 42 (35.00%) DNS
8 41 (34.17%) BGP
9 40 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (30.00%) SSL
11 33 (27.50%) IPsec
12 31 (25.83%) MPLS
13 29 (24.17%) CheckPoint
14 27 (22.50%) CCNP
15 26 (21.67%) WAN
15 26 (21.67%) EIGRP
15 26 (21.67%) Telecoms
16 24 (20.00%) Windows
16 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 23 (19.17%) Linux
18 22 (18.33%) LAN
19 21 (17.50%) VoIP
20 20 (16.67%) BIG-IP
20 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (16.67%) Degree
21 19 (15.83%) PCI DSS
21 19 (15.83%) SNMP
22 18 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
23 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.67%) GroupWise
4 2 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (74.17%) Firewall
2 56 (46.67%) Network Security
3 47 (39.17%) OSPF
4 44 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 42 (35.00%) DNS
6 41 (34.17%) BGP
7 36 (30.00%) SSL
8 33 (27.50%) IPsec
9 31 (25.83%) MPLS
10 26 (21.67%) WAN
10 26 (21.67%) EIGRP
11 22 (18.33%) LAN
12 21 (17.50%) VoIP
13 20 (16.67%) BIG-IP
13 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (15.83%) SNMP
15 18 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (14.17%) PPP
17 16 (13.33%) WLAN
17 16 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (21.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.83%) Marketing
3 5 (4.17%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Billing
5 3 (2.50%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (38.33%) Network Engineer
2 30 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 26 (21.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Design Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Consultant
5 12 (10.00%) IP Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Senior Design Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Security Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) Network Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior IP Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Administrator
11 4 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) ODBC
1 2 (1.67%) JSON
1 2 (1.67%) Qt
2 1 (0.83%) jQuery
2 1 (0.83%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) Statistics
4 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.50%) CESG
6 2 (1.67%) SecurID
6 2 (1.67%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Windows
2 23 (19.17%) Linux
3 11 (9.17%) UNIX
3 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.33%) Android
7 4 (3.33%) Solaris
8 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Problem Management
2 15 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 14 (11.67%) Network Design
4 13 (10.83%) ITIL
5 11 (9.17%) Network Management
5 11 (9.17%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (7.50%) Service Management
7 8 (6.67%) Change Management
8 7 (5.83%) Validation
8 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.83%) Capacity Management
9 6 (5.00%) Line Management
9 6 (5.00%) Information Security
10 5 (4.17%) Change Control
11 3 (2.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.50%) CRM
12 2 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.67%) Project Management
12 2 (1.67%) Software Engineering
12 2 (1.67%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.67%) Python
3 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.50%) CCNP
3 20 (16.67%) Degree
4 14 (11.67%) CCIE
5 13 (10.83%) CCNA
6 5 (4.17%) CCDP
6 5 (4.17%) CISSP
7 4 (3.33%) CCSP
7 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.33%) MCITP
8 3 (2.50%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.50%) MCSE
9 2 (1.67%) CCIP
9 2 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.67%) MCP
9 2 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.83%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.67%) SLA
4 6 (5.00%) COBIT
5 5 (4.17%) QA
6 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) WSUS
1 6 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.17%) Netcool
3 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 77 (64.17%) Cisco
2 47 (39.17%) Juniper
3 43 (35.83%) F5
4 29 (24.17%) CheckPoint
5 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.83%) HP
7 9 (7.50%) Fortinet
8 8 (6.67%) NetScout
9 7 (5.83%) Avaya
10 6 (5.00%) McAfee
10 6 (5.00%) Huawei
10 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.17%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.33%) AppSense
12 4 (3.33%) Lumension
13 3 (2.50%) Veritas
13 3 (2.50%) Oracle
13 3 (2.50%) Citrix
14 2 (1.67%) Dell
14 2 (1.67%) Nortel
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