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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 80 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 60 51 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.65% 2.16% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 6.93% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 52
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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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
587 736 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.93% 31.12% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 362 420 575
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 101 (67.33%) Firewall
2 79 (52.67%) Cisco
3 65 (43.33%) Telecoms
4 58 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (37.33%) VMware
6 53 (35.33%) MPLS
7 49 (32.67%) Data Centre
8 47 (31.33%) DNS
9 46 (30.67%) Degree
10 44 (29.33%) TCP/IP
11 43 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (26.00%) LAN
13 38 (25.33%) Juniper
14 37 (24.67%) CCNP
15 36 (24.00%) F5
16 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
16 34 (22.67%) Windows
16 34 (22.67%) BGP
17 32 (21.33%) CCNA
18 31 (20.67%) OSPF
18 31 (20.67%) CheckPoint
18 31 (20.67%) Wireless
19 29 (19.33%) Load Balancing
20 28 (18.67%) Marketing
21 25 (16.67%) Network Security
21 25 (16.67%) Linux
22 24 (16.00%) WAN
22 24 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 24 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 23 (15.33%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.67%) IIS
4 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.33%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.67%) SaaS
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.33%) Office 365
5 4 (2.67%) PaaS
6 2 (1.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 101 (67.33%) Firewall
2 53 (35.33%) MPLS
3 47 (31.33%) DNS
4 44 (29.33%) TCP/IP
5 39 (26.00%) LAN
6 34 (22.67%) BGP
7 31 (20.67%) OSPF
7 31 (20.67%) Wireless
8 25 (16.67%) Network Security
9 24 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 24 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 24 (16.00%) WAN
10 23 (15.33%) VLAN
11 21 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (13.33%) IPv4
13 19 (12.67%) SSL
14 18 (12.00%) IPv6
14 18 (12.00%) DHCP
14 18 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (12.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) Big Data
General
1 65 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 28 (18.67%) Marketing
3 12 (8.00%) Finance
4 8 (5.33%) Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Advertising
6 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.33%) IP Engineer
3 16 (10.67%) Senior Manager
3 16 (10.67%) Marketing Manager
4 15 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.33%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.33%) Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Network Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Lead Network Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) CSS
2 4 (2.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) MAPI
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (32.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.00%) Statistics
4 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.33%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (2.67%) PDA
6 4 (2.67%) Clustering
7 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.67%) PMI
9 1 (0.67%) BYOD
9 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.67%) Windows
2 25 (16.67%) Linux
3 18 (12.00%) UNIX
4 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.33%) Android
8 4 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.33%) Load Balancing
2 20 (13.33%) ITIL
3 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.67%) Network Management
4 14 (9.33%) Network Design
5 12 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.67%) Project Management
7 6 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.33%) Product Management
8 5 (3.33%) Information Security
9 4 (2.67%) Service Management
9 4 (2.67%) Migration
9 4 (2.67%) Database Security
10 3 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) Perl
2 9 (6.00%) Python
3 7 (4.67%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.33%) C++
5 2 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (30.67%) Degree
3 37 (24.67%) CCNP
4 32 (21.33%) CCNA
5 16 (10.67%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (5.33%) CCSP
6 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.00%) CCIP
7 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.33%) CISSP
8 5 (3.33%) CCIE
9 4 (2.67%) GIAC
9 4 (2.67%) CEH
10 3 (2.00%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.33%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.33%) MCSE
12 1 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.67%) KVM
5 7 (4.67%) vSphere
6 5 (3.33%) vCloud
7 3 (2.00%) Firmware
8 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.67%) UAG
8 1 (0.67%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.00%) Nagios
3 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.00%) Netcool
5 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.67%) SCCM
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 79 (52.67%) Cisco
2 56 (37.33%) VMware
3 38 (25.33%) Juniper
4 36 (24.00%) F5
5 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
6 31 (20.67%) CheckPoint
7 17 (11.33%) HP
8 14 (9.33%) Dell
9 8 (5.33%) Google
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix
11 5 (3.33%) Oracle
11 5 (3.33%) Symantec
11 5 (3.33%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.67%) Avaya
12 4 (2.67%) EMC
12 4 (2.67%) Nortel
13 3 (2.00%) Lotus
13 3 (2.00%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.00%) McAfee
13 3 (2.00%) Brocade
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 26 days ago