Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 127 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 129 152 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.10% 2.40% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 11.57% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 118 117 171
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,900 £70,000 £78,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +3.75%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,017 1,314 2,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.52% 20.71% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 752 995 1,574
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% -9.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £29,225
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Berkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Berkshire.

Salary trend for VPN in Berkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Berkshire

VPN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 65 £36,250 -39.58% 7
Maidenhead -21 18 £44,000 -12.00%
Bracknell -35 10 £80,000 +88.24% 1
Wokingham +20 9 £32,500 -23.53%
Newbury +15 9 £38,750 +64.89% 3
Slough -24 7 £52,500 +16.67% 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 83 (64.34%) Windows
2 61 (47.29%) Active Directory
3 52 (40.31%) Firewall
4 51 (39.53%) DNS
5 49 (37.98%) VMware
6 47 (36.43%) DHCP
7 45 (34.88%) TCP/IP
8 42 (32.56%) Hyper-V
9 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (31.01%) Linux
10 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
10 37 (28.68%) Office 365
11 36 (27.91%) Windows Server
12 35 (27.13%) Cisco
13 30 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
14 26 (20.16%) Windows 10
15 25 (19.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (19.38%) LAN
16 23 (17.83%) Citrix
17 22 (17.05%) Network Security
17 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
19 19 (14.73%) DevOps
19 19 (14.73%) WAN
20 18 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
20 18 (13.95%) Palo Alto
21 17 (13.18%) Skype for Business
21 17 (13.18%) ITIL
21 17 (13.18%) CheckPoint

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (13.18%) Skype for Business
2 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.30%) IIS
4 9 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.20%) Apache
6 7 (5.43%) nginx
7 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (28.68%) Office 365
3 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (10.08%) Mimecast
5 9 (6.98%) IaaS
5 9 (6.98%) PaaS
6 8 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (6.20%) GitHub
6 8 (6.20%) SaaS
6 8 (6.20%) Serverless
7 5 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (3.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (3.10%) CloudFront
8 4 (3.10%) Route 53
9 3 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.78%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.31%) Firewall
2 51 (39.53%) DNS
3 47 (36.43%) DHCP
4 45 (34.88%) TCP/IP
5 25 (19.38%) LAN
6 22 (17.05%) Network Security
7 19 (14.73%) WAN
8 16 (12.40%) Internet
8 16 (12.40%) Wireless
9 15 (11.63%) BGP
10 14 (10.85%) OSPF
10 14 (10.85%) Skype
10 14 (10.85%) WLAN
11 12 (9.30%) SNMP
12 11 (8.53%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (8.53%) IPsec
12 11 (8.53%) MPLS
12 11 (8.53%) SSL
13 8 (6.20%) NetScaler
13 8 (6.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.20%) Big Data
3 5 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.78%) HBase
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (3.10%) Subversion
2 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.10%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.33%) Advertising
2 3 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Back Office
3 2 (1.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (22.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 20 (15.50%) IT Support
4 19 (14.73%) Network Engineer
5 16 (12.40%) IT Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Administrator
7 12 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Architect
8 9 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.43%) IT Support Technician
10 7 (5.43%) IT Technician
10 7 (5.43%) Office 365 Administrator
10 7 (5.43%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.65%) Network Architect
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) SAML
2 4 (3.10%) .NET
2 4 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (3.10%) J2EE
2 4 (3.10%) Kafka
2 4 (3.10%) LDAP
2 4 (3.10%) Node.js
2 4 (3.10%) OAuth
3 2 (1.55%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) OpenID
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.75%) PKI
3 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.10%) Clustering
7 4 (3.10%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.33%) iPhone
8 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (64.34%) Windows
2 40 (31.01%) Linux
3 36 (27.91%) Windows Server
4 26 (20.16%) Windows 10
5 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.20%) CentOS
7 6 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.10%) Solaris
10 3 (2.33%) Android
10 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.33%) VMS
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (14.73%) DevOps
3 17 (13.18%) ITIL
3 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.53%) Line Management
5 11 (8.53%) Presales
6 9 (6.98%) Information Security
6 9 (6.98%) Network Design
6 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.20%) Logistics
8 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.43%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.43%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.43%) Migration
8 7 (5.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (4.65%) High Availability
9 6 (4.65%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.08%) SQL
3 10 (7.75%) Python
4 8 (6.20%) Java
5 7 (5.43%) Ruby
6 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.10%) C#
7 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.33%) Go
9 2 (1.55%) VB
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (11.63%) Degree
3 13 (10.08%) CCNP
4 10 (7.75%) CISSP
4 10 (7.75%) JNCIP
5 5 (3.88%) CCIE
6 4 (3.10%) CCDP
6 4 (3.10%) CCSE
6 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.10%) CWNA
6 4 (3.10%) IISP
6 4 (3.10%) ISSAP
6 4 (3.10%) JNCIA
6 4 (3.10%) JNCIE
6 4 (3.10%) JNCIS
6 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.33%) CISA
7 3 (2.33%) CRISC
7 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) FISMA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (47.29%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.56%) Hyper-V
3 30 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.30%) Docker
5 6 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.10%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.33%) iptables
7 3 (2.33%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.33%) Xen
8 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.78%) UAG
8 1 (0.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (7.75%) Nagios
2 10 (7.75%) Puppet
3 8 (6.20%) Ansible
3 8 (6.20%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.88%) Terraform
5 4 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (3.10%) Grafana
5 4 (3.10%) Graphite
5 4 (3.10%) Graylog
5 4 (3.10%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.10%) Mesos
5 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.10%) QRadar
5 4 (3.10%) Rancher
5 4 (3.10%) Salt
6 3 (2.33%) Kibana
6 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (37.98%) VMware
2 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.13%) Cisco
4 23 (17.83%) Citrix
5 18 (13.95%) Palo Alto
6 17 (13.18%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.30%) Oracle
8 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.20%) Juniper
10 7 (5.43%) F5
10 7 (5.43%) HP
10 7 (5.43%) IBM
11 5 (3.88%) Apple
11 5 (3.88%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.10%) McAfee
12 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.10%) Sophos
12 4 (3.10%) Splunk
12 4 (3.10%) Trend Micro
12 4 (3.10%) Tufin