Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 138 109
Rank change year-on-year -39 -29 +54
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 66 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 1.73% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 12.22% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 78
Bristol median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22,100 £25,325 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,000 £49,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +13.64%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 588 540 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.04% 14.15% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 513 426 488
Bristol median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £21,675
90th Percentile £60,240 £61,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bristol

VPN
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for VPN in Bristol

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) Juniper
5 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 8 (27.59%) Wireless
5 8 (27.59%) Office 365
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
6 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 7 (24.14%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) SLA
7 6 (20.69%) IPsec
7 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (17.24%) Network Management
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.90%) SaaS
6 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) OSPF
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
4 7 (24.14%) MPLS
4 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) IPsec
5 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 5 (17.24%) WLAN
7 4 (13.79%) ADSL
7 4 (13.79%) BGP
7 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 4 (13.79%) FCoE
7 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
7 4 (13.79%) SNMP
7 4 (13.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Power View
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Neo4j
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) Power BI
1 3 (10.34%) PowerPivot
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) git-flow
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Life Science
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Kali Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
1 5 (17.24%) Network Management
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Business Development
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) ERP
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CCNP
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) JNCIS
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) MCT
4 2 (6.90%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) GCP
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) NFS
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.34%) Mesos
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Nessus
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 8 (27.59%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
6 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
7 4 (13.79%) Forcepoint
7 4 (13.79%) Google
7 4 (13.79%) McAfee
7 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
7 4 (13.79%) Sophos
7 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 3 (10.34%) Brocade
8 3 (10.34%) BT
8 3 (10.34%) Meraki
8 3 (10.34%) Siemens
8 3 (10.34%) WatchGuard
9 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
9 2 (6.90%) F5
9 2 (6.90%) IronPort