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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 85 53 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.40% 2.13% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 6.97% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 61
Average salary £50,000 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.67% -12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £53,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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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 17 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 115 (67.25%) Firewall
2 85 (49.71%) Telecoms
3 71 (41.52%) Cisco
3 71 (41.52%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (29.82%) MPLS
5 50 (29.24%) CCNA
6 48 (28.07%) Degree
7 46 (26.90%) Microsoft
7 46 (26.90%) MS Excel
8 43 (25.15%) DNS
8 43 (25.15%) Network Security
9 40 (23.39%) Linux
10 39 (22.81%) CCNP
11 38 (22.22%) Windows
12 34 (19.88%) VMware
13 33 (19.30%) WAN
14 32 (18.71%) Juniper
15 31 (18.13%) SLA
16 29 (16.96%) Wireless
17 28 (16.37%) DHCP
18 27 (15.79%) TCP/IP
18 27 (15.79%) IPsec
19 25 (14.62%) Marketing
19 25 (14.62%) LAN
19 25 (14.62%) BGP
20 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (14.04%) F5
20 24 (14.04%) HP
21 23 (13.45%) SSL
21 23 (13.45%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (4.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.75%) IIS
2 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.75%) Lync
2 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (26.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.53%) MS Office
3 11 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.92%) SaaS
3 5 (2.92%) Office 365
4 4 (2.34%) PaaS
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (67.25%) Firewall
2 51 (29.82%) MPLS
3 43 (25.15%) DNS
3 43 (25.15%) Network Security
4 33 (19.30%) WAN
5 29 (16.96%) Wireless
6 28 (16.37%) DHCP
7 27 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 27 (15.79%) IPsec
8 25 (14.62%) BGP
8 25 (14.62%) LAN
9 23 (13.45%) SSL
9 23 (13.45%) VLAN
10 22 (12.87%) OSPF
11 19 (11.11%) Ethernet
12 17 (9.94%) ATM
12 17 (9.94%) EIGRP
13 16 (9.36%) VoIP
14 15 (8.77%) PPP
15 14 (8.19%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Big Data
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 85 (49.71%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.62%) Marketing
3 13 (7.60%) Finance
4 11 (6.43%) Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (27.49%) Network Engineer
2 34 (19.88%) Security Engineer
3 25 (14.62%) IP Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Marketing Manager
4 16 (9.36%) Senior Manager
5 15 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.19%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 9 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.68%) Network Operations Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Consultant
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Network Support
11 6 (3.51%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.09%) CSS
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) MAPI
3 1 (0.58%) CGI
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.60%) Open Source
3 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.68%) Statistics
5 7 (4.09%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.75%) PDA
6 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.75%) Clustering
7 2 (1.17%) PKI
7 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.39%) Linux
2 38 (22.22%) Windows
3 20 (11.70%) UNIX
4 13 (7.60%) Solaris
5 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.75%) Android
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (9.94%) Network Design
3 15 (8.77%) Project Management
4 14 (8.19%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.19%) Cyber Security
5 13 (7.60%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
5 13 (7.60%) Change Management
6 11 (6.43%) Information Security
7 10 (5.85%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.68%) ITIL
9 7 (4.09%) SIEM
10 6 (3.51%) Service Management
10 6 (3.51%) Database Security
11 5 (2.92%) Security Management
12 4 (2.34%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (2.34%) Mobile Commerce
12 4 (2.34%) Product Management
12 4 (2.34%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (2.34%) C
2 4 (2.34%) Java
3 3 (1.75%) Perl
3 3 (1.75%) Python
3 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (41.52%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (29.24%) CCNA
3 48 (28.07%) Degree
4 39 (22.81%) CCNP
5 11 (6.43%) Sun Certification
5 11 (6.43%) SCSA
6 8 (4.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.68%) CCSP
7 7 (4.09%) CISSP
8 6 (3.51%) CCIP
8 6 (3.51%) GIAC
8 6 (3.51%) CEH
8 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.92%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.92%) CCIE
10 4 (2.34%) MCP
11 3 (1.75%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.17%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.17%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.13%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.36%) Hyper-V
2 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.36%) KVM
3 5 (2.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.17%) Netcool
2 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 71 (41.52%) Cisco
2 46 (26.90%) Microsoft
3 34 (19.88%) VMware
4 32 (18.71%) Juniper
5 24 (14.04%) HP
5 24 (14.04%) F5
6 16 (9.36%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.60%) Oracle
8 12 (7.02%) Citrix
8 12 (7.02%) Dell
8 12 (7.02%) Veritas
9 11 (6.43%) Sun
10 10 (5.85%) Huawei
11 7 (4.09%) Google
12 6 (3.51%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.51%) Nortel
13 4 (2.34%) Symantec
13 4 (2.34%) McAfee
14 3 (1.75%) Lotus
14 3 (1.75%) Avaya
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