The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 93 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.04% 2.26% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 7.29% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 31
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
736 700 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.32% 31.04% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 402 535 427
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (69.39%) Firewall
2 57 (58.16%) Cisco
3 41 (41.84%) MPLS
4 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (38.78%) OSPF
6 35 (35.71%) DNS
6 35 (35.71%) Telecoms
7 34 (34.69%) IPsec
8 31 (31.63%) Degree
9 30 (30.61%) Network Security
9 30 (30.61%) F5
10 29 (29.59%) TCP/IP
10 29 (29.59%) BGP
11 28 (28.57%) WAN
12 27 (27.55%) VoIP
12 27 (27.55%) CCNP
13 26 (26.53%) Windows
14 23 (23.47%) LAN
15 22 (22.45%) SNMP
16 21 (21.43%) PPP
16 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 21 (21.43%) Linux
16 21 (21.43%) Internet
16 21 (21.43%) Juniper
16 21 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (19.39%) CheckPoint
17 19 (19.39%) DHCP
17 19 (19.39%) Network Design
18 18 (18.37%) SSL
19 17 (17.35%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) Lync
3 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.08%) Apache
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.08%) GroupWise
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
5 3 (3.06%) WordPress
5 3 (3.06%) Drupal
5 3 (3.06%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (69.39%) Firewall
2 41 (41.84%) MPLS
3 38 (38.78%) OSPF
4 35 (35.71%) DNS
5 34 (34.69%) IPsec
6 30 (30.61%) Network Security
7 29 (29.59%) TCP/IP
7 29 (29.59%) BGP
8 28 (28.57%) WAN
9 27 (27.55%) VoIP
10 23 (23.47%) LAN
11 22 (22.45%) SNMP
12 21 (21.43%) PPP
12 21 (21.43%) Internet
12 21 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (19.39%) DHCP
14 18 (18.37%) SSL
15 15 (15.31%) Ethernet
16 14 (14.29%) WLAN
16 14 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.22%) Billing
3 9 (9.18%) Finance
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.08%) French Language
6 3 (3.06%) German Language
6 3 (3.06%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Design Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Consultant
4 14 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Security Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Network Consultant
6 11 (11.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) IP Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Administrator
8 7 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Network Support
9 6 (6.12%) Technical Support
9 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) ODBC
2 2 (2.04%) JSON
2 2 (2.04%) Qt
3 1 (1.02%) OLE
3 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.10%) Statistics
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.08%) iPhone
6 3 (3.06%) PKI
7 2 (2.04%) SecurID
7 2 (2.04%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) Linux
3 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.29%) UNIX
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.12%) Android
8 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.06%) CentOS
10 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (2.04%) Solaris
11 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Network Design
2 17 (17.35%) Load Balancing
3 14 (14.29%) Network Management
4 12 (12.24%) ITIL
5 9 (9.18%) Change Management
6 7 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 7 (7.14%) Validation
7 5 (5.10%) Project Management
8 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.08%) Security Management
8 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.08%) Software Distribution
9 3 (3.06%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.06%) Change Control
9 3 (3.06%) Benchmarking
9 3 (3.06%) Migration
9 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.04%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.04%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.10%) Perl
3 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (2.04%) VBScript
5 2 (2.04%) C
5 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) R
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (31.63%) Degree
3 27 (27.55%) CCNP
4 17 (17.35%) CCNA
5 14 (14.29%) CCIE
6 6 (6.12%) MCITP
6 6 (6.12%) CCSP
6 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.10%) Sun Certification
7 5 (5.10%) MCSE
8 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.08%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.08%) SCSA
8 4 (4.08%) MCP
8 4 (4.08%) CCIP
9 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.04%) CCDP
10 2 (2.04%) CISSP
10 2 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 7 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.10%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.02%) UAG
5 1 (1.02%) VMFS
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) WSUS
2 4 (4.08%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.06%) Plesk
3 3 (3.06%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.06%) Netcool
4 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.04%) Nagios
4 2 (2.04%) Cacti
4 2 (2.04%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 57 (58.16%) Cisco
2 30 (30.61%) F5
3 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.43%) Juniper
4 19 (19.39%) CheckPoint
5 14 (14.29%) HP
6 10 (10.20%) Huawei
7 9 (9.18%) Fortinet
8 8 (8.16%) VMware
8 8 (8.16%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.14%) Sun
10 6 (6.12%) Avaya
11 5 (5.10%) Oracle
12 4 (4.08%) AppSense
12 4 (4.08%) McAfee
12 4 (4.08%) Sage
12 4 (4.08%) Lumension
12 4 (4.08%) MobileIron
12 4 (4.08%) Aruba
12 4 (4.08%) SOTI
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago