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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 70 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.13% 1.84% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 6.15% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 43
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,750 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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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
599 748 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.79% 29.93% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 416 419 509
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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 2 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 100 (70.42%) Firewall
2 96 (67.61%) Cisco
3 65 (45.77%) TCP/IP
4 60 (42.25%) MPLS
5 59 (41.55%) VMware
5 59 (41.55%) Data Centre
6 55 (38.73%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (38.73%) LAN
7 54 (38.03%) DNS
8 53 (37.32%) Juniper
9 45 (31.69%) BGP
10 44 (30.99%) OSPF
11 43 (30.28%) CheckPoint
11 43 (30.28%) Telecoms
12 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (28.87%) F5
13 40 (28.17%) Windows
14 37 (26.06%) CCNP
15 36 (25.35%) Load Balancing
16 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
16 32 (22.54%) WAN
16 32 (22.54%) Perl
17 31 (21.83%) Degree
18 29 (20.42%) Linux
18 29 (20.42%) Active Directory
18 29 (20.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 29 (20.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 27 (19.01%) CCNA
19 27 (19.01%) IPv4
19 27 (19.01%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.93%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.11%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.41%) IIS
6 2 (1.41%) Lync
7 1 (0.70%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.52%) SaaS
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.82%) IaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (70.42%) Firewall
2 65 (45.77%) TCP/IP
3 60 (42.25%) MPLS
4 55 (38.73%) LAN
5 54 (38.03%) DNS
6 45 (31.69%) BGP
7 44 (30.99%) OSPF
8 32 (22.54%) WAN
9 29 (20.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 29 (20.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 27 (19.01%) SSL
10 27 (19.01%) IPv4
11 26 (18.31%) IPsec
12 25 (17.61%) VLAN
13 24 (16.90%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (16.90%) Wireless
14 23 (16.20%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (15.49%) VPLS
15 22 (15.49%) IPv6
15 22 (15.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) Big Data
General
1 43 (30.28%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.68%) Marketing
3 17 (11.97%) Finance
4 8 (5.63%) Multimedia
5 6 (4.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.52%) Advertising
6 5 (3.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (38.73%) Network Engineer
2 23 (16.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (8.45%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.63%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) Architect
7 7 (4.93%) Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.23%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (4.23%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) IT Support
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.61%) CSS
2 3 (2.11%) Web Services
2 3 (2.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (41.55%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.34%) Statistics
2 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.52%) PDA
6 4 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.11%) Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) PMI
8 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.17%) Windows
2 29 (20.42%) Linux
3 20 (14.08%) UNIX
4 17 (11.97%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.93%) CentOS
7 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.23%) Android
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.35%) Load Balancing
2 26 (18.31%) ITIL
3 24 (16.90%) Network Management
4 22 (15.49%) Network Design
5 10 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.34%) Migration
7 8 (5.63%) Change Management
8 7 (4.93%) Project Management
8 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.52%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.52%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.82%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (2.82%) Service Management
10 4 (2.82%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.82%) Product Management
11 3 (2.11%) Supplier Management
11 3 (2.11%) B2B
11 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.54%) Perl
2 15 (10.56%) Python
3 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.52%) SQL
4 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.41%) C++
5 2 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (38.73%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (26.06%) CCNP
3 31 (21.83%) Degree
4 27 (19.01%) CCNA
5 19 (13.38%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (7.75%) CCIE
7 9 (6.34%) CCSP
8 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 7 (4.93%) CCIP
10 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.23%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.82%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.11%) PMP
12 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
12 3 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.41%) GIAC
13 2 (1.41%) CEH
13 2 (1.41%) CISSP
13 2 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (20.42%) Active Directory
3 17 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.63%) vSphere
5 6 (4.23%) KVM
6 5 (3.52%) iptables
6 5 (3.52%) vCloud
7 3 (2.11%) Firmware
7 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.70%) XenApp
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.70%) UAG
9 1 (0.70%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.23%) Nagios
3 5 (3.52%) Puppet
3 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.70%) WSUS
5 1 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Netcool
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 96 (67.61%) Cisco
2 59 (41.55%) VMware
3 53 (37.32%) Juniper
4 43 (30.28%) CheckPoint
5 41 (28.87%) F5
6 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.68%) HP
7 18 (12.68%) Dell
8 11 (7.75%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.04%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.93%) Websense
10 7 (4.93%) Avaya
11 5 (3.52%) Oracle
11 5 (3.52%) Nortel
11 5 (3.52%) Citrix
12 4 (2.82%) EMC
12 4 (2.82%) Dell KACE
12 4 (2.82%) Symantec
12 4 (2.82%) Google
13 3 (2.11%) Brocade
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Certifications, training
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago