The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 54 75 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.33% 3.06% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 11.36% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 64
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
518 660 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.94% 26.97% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 328 491 476
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VPN.

1 81 (65.32%) Cisco
2 79 (63.71%) Firewall
3 55 (44.35%) Windows
4 50 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (40.32%) MPLS
5 48 (38.71%) MS Excel
6 46 (37.10%) TCP/IP
6 46 (37.10%) Presales
7 44 (35.48%) VMware
8 43 (34.68%) Telecoms
8 43 (34.68%) CCNP
9 40 (32.26%) Linux
9 40 (32.26%) BGP
10 39 (31.45%) OSPF
10 39 (31.45%) Microsoft
10 39 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (30.65%) Active Directory
11 38 (30.65%) CheckPoint
12 34 (27.42%) Hyper-V
12 34 (27.42%) Network Security
12 34 (27.42%) Huawei
13 33 (26.61%) Network Design
13 33 (26.61%) Juniper
13 33 (26.61%) DNS
14 30 (24.19%) Palo Alto
15 28 (22.58%) MS Office
16 27 (21.77%) Windows Server
17 26 (20.97%) IPv6
17 26 (20.97%) SAN
17 26 (20.97%) F5

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.26%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.23%) JBoss
4 3 (2.42%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 28 (22.58%) MS Office
3 24 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.71%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (12.10%) Office 365
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 79 (63.71%) Firewall
2 50 (40.32%) MPLS
3 46 (37.10%) TCP/IP
4 40 (32.26%) BGP
5 39 (31.45%) OSPF
6 34 (27.42%) Network Security
7 33 (26.61%) DNS
8 26 (20.97%) IPv6
8 26 (20.97%) SAN
9 25 (20.16%) Multicast
9 25 (20.16%) SSL
10 20 (16.13%) SMTP
11 19 (15.32%) BIG-IP
11 19 (15.32%) LAN
11 19 (15.32%) LDAP
11 19 (15.32%) WAN
12 17 (13.71%) FTP
13 14 (11.29%) EIGRP
14 10 (8.06%) VLAN
14 10 (8.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.71%) Oracle Database
2 17 (13.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 43 (34.68%) Telecoms
2 25 (20.16%) Marketing
3 11 (8.87%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) Network Engineer
2 29 (23.39%) Security Engineer
3 27 (21.77%) Support Engineer
4 23 (18.55%) IP Engineer
5 22 (17.74%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Network Support
6 17 (13.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 15 (12.10%) Senior IP Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Security Support Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Senior Security Engineer
10 9 (7.26%) Architect
11 7 (5.65%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Security Architect
12 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.45%) PKI
4 7 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) IPTV
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows
2 40 (32.26%) Linux
3 27 (21.77%) Windows Server
4 17 (13.71%) Unix
5 16 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 12 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Presales
2 33 (26.61%) Network Design
3 25 (20.16%) Migration
4 17 (13.71%) Change Management
5 16 (12.90%) Server Monitoring
5 16 (12.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 14 (11.29%) ITIL
7 13 (10.48%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.87%) Information Security
8 11 (8.87%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (8.06%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.06%) Problem Management
9 10 (8.06%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (5.65%) Patch Management
10 7 (5.65%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.65%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.84%) Security Patching
12 5 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (4.03%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.23%) Java
1 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.42%) SQL
3 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (34.68%) CCNP
3 23 (18.55%) CCIE
4 17 (13.71%) CCIP
5 11 (8.87%) CCNA
6 10 (8.06%) CCSP
7 8 (6.45%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.84%) Degree
9 5 (4.03%) CCSA
9 5 (4.03%) CCSE
9 5 (4.03%) MCP
9 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.23%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.42%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.61%) MCITP
12 2 (1.61%) MCSA
12 2 (1.61%) MCSE
12 2 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.55%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (30.65%) Active Directory
3 34 (27.42%) Hyper-V
4 18 (14.52%) vSphere
5 16 (12.90%) vCloud
6 6 (4.84%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.03%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.61%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.81%) KVM
9 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.81%) Nessus
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (65.32%) Cisco
2 44 (35.48%) VMware
3 39 (31.45%) Microsoft
4 38 (30.65%) CheckPoint
5 34 (27.42%) Huawei
6 33 (26.61%) Juniper
7 30 (24.19%) Palo Alto
8 26 (20.97%) F5
9 18 (14.52%) Oracle
10 11 (8.87%) Imperva
11 10 (8.06%) NetScout
12 7 (5.65%) Citrix
12 7 (5.65%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.84%) HP
13 6 (4.84%) LogLogic
13 6 (4.84%) NetApp
14 5 (4.03%) Intel Security
14 5 (4.03%) Proofpoint
14 5 (4.03%) Sourcefire
14 5 (4.03%) TippingPoint
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