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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 80 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 116 157 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.48% 3.18% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 11.98% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83 128 90
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 794 1311 1474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.82% 26.52% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1074 941
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 61 £31,000 -24.39% 4
Slough +33 17 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Maidenhead - 11 £33,625 - 1
Bracknell +6 5 £47,500 -
Newbury -13 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Wokingham - 3 £37,858 -
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Windsor - 2 £77,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 155 (71.76%) Cisco
2 148 (68.52%) Firewall
3 93 (43.06%) Windows
4 92 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 70 (32.41%) Cisco ASA
7 62 (28.70%) VMware
8 60 (27.78%) MPLS
8 60 (27.78%) Palo Alto
9 55 (25.46%) CCNP
10 54 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 54 (25.00%) Network Design
11 53 (24.54%) Linux
12 50 (23.15%) Juniper
13 47 (21.76%) Data Centre
13 47 (21.76%) Network Security
14 46 (21.30%) Kalman Filter
14 46 (21.30%) MS Excel
15 45 (20.83%) CCIE
15 45 (20.83%) Active Directory
15 45 (20.83%) Information Security
16 44 (20.37%) Imperva
17 43 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (18.98%) TCP/IP
19 40 (18.52%) SSL
19 40 (18.52%) MS Office
20 38 (17.59%) Internet
21 36 (16.67%) CCSP
21 36 (16.67%) LAN
21 36 (16.67%) WAN

VPN
Top Related 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 10 (4.63%) Apache
1 10 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.17%) nginx
2 9 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.24%) IIS
3 7 (3.24%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.93%) GroupWise
6 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 40 (18.52%) MS Office
3 35 (16.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (9.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.85%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.85%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.26%) Office 365
2 13 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.31%) Google App Engine
4 5 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (68.52%) Firewall
2 70 (32.41%) Cisco ASA
3 60 (27.78%) MPLS
4 47 (21.76%) Network Security
5 41 (18.98%) TCP/IP
6 40 (18.52%) SSL
7 38 (17.59%) Internet
8 36 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 36 (16.67%) LAN
8 36 (16.67%) WAN
9 35 (16.20%) BGP
10 34 (15.74%) OSPF
11 28 (12.96%) Wireless
12 26 (12.04%) DNS
13 24 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (10.19%) SAN
15 18 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (7.87%) VLAN
17 15 (6.94%) DHCP
17 15 (6.94%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.63%) MySQL
3 6 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.31%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.85%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (1.85%) Redis
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.93%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (8.80%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.41%) Marketing
3 15 (6.94%) Finance
4 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (35.65%) Network Engineer
2 40 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 39 (18.06%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 26 (12.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (10.19%) Juniper Engineer
5 22 (10.19%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (9.72%) Senior Security Engineer
7 20 (9.26%) Analyst
8 19 (8.80%) Network Support
9 18 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (7.41%) Architect
11 15 (6.94%) Security Architect
12 14 (6.48%) Consultant
12 14 (6.48%) IT Support
12 14 (6.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 14 (6.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 12 (5.56%) Cisco Support
14 11 (5.09%) Administrator
14 11 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.78%) CSS
2 5 (2.31%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.31%) Kafka
2 5 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.85%) Memcached
4 3 (1.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.76%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 22 (10.19%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (5.56%) PKI
5 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.70%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.24%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.78%) Blog
8 6 (2.78%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.85%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.85%) PDA
9 4 (1.85%) User Experience
10 2 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Clustering
11 1 (0.46%) e-Health
11 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (43.06%) Windows
2 53 (24.54%) Linux
3 36 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 32 (14.81%) Unix
5 28 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.70%) CentOS
8 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.24%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.85%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.93%) CatOS
14 2 (0.93%) NetWare
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.00%) Network Design
2 46 (21.30%) Kalman Filter
3 45 (20.83%) Information Security
4 29 (13.43%) Patch Management
5 27 (12.50%) Change Management
6 22 (10.19%) Content Management
6 22 (10.19%) Security Architecture
6 22 (10.19%) Security Management
6 22 (10.19%) Security Operations
6 22 (10.19%) Security Patching
7 21 (9.72%) Risk Management
8 20 (9.26%) ITIL
9 19 (8.80%) Presales
10 18 (8.33%) Threat Management
11 14 (6.48%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (5.56%) Migration
13 9 (4.17%) Network Architecture
13 9 (4.17%) Network Planning
14 8 (3.70%) High Availability
15 7 (3.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.24%) Python
2 4 (1.85%) C
2 4 (1.85%) C++
2 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
2 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.85%) Ruby
3 3 (1.39%) SQL
4 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (25.46%) CCNP
3 45 (20.83%) CCIE
4 36 (16.67%) CCSP
5 31 (14.35%) CCNA
6 23 (10.65%) CCSE
6 23 (10.65%) JNCIS
7 13 (6.02%) Degree
8 12 (5.56%) CCIP
9 9 (4.17%) CCSA
10 8 (3.70%) MCP
11 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.85%) CCVP
12 4 (1.85%) MCSE
13 3 (1.39%) CCDP
13 3 (1.39%) MCSA
13 3 (1.39%) MCTS
14 2 (0.93%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.93%) MCITP
14 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.43%) SLA
2 6 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 45 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 43 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.65%) VMware ESX
5 22 (10.19%) ProxySG
6 11 (5.09%) Docker
7 8 (3.70%) Varnish
8 3 (1.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.93%) NDS
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.93%) XenApp
10 1 (0.46%) Firmware
10 1 (0.46%) iptables
10 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (10.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.78%) logstash
3 6 (2.78%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.31%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.31%) Kibana
4 5 (2.31%) Puppet
5 4 (1.85%) cPanel
5 4 (1.85%) Plesk
6 2 (0.93%) Nagios
6 2 (0.93%) SCCM
6 2 (0.93%) WSUS
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.46%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 155 (71.76%) Cisco
2 72 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 62 (28.70%) VMware
4 60 (27.78%) Palo Alto
5 54 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 50 (23.15%) Juniper
7 44 (20.37%) Imperva
8 34 (15.74%) HP
9 31 (14.35%) F5
10 26 (12.04%) Fortinet
11 24 (11.11%) Intel Security
12 22 (10.19%) Blue Coat
12 22 (10.19%) LogLogic
12 22 (10.19%) Proofpoint
12 22 (10.19%) Sourcefire
12 22 (10.19%) TippingPoint
13 12 (5.56%) Citrix
13 12 (5.56%) Huawei
14 7 (3.24%) Dell
15 6 (2.78%) NetApp
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