Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 126 99
Rank change year-on-year -30 -27 +56
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 1.93% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 11.42% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 69
Bristol median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,150 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,200 £64,750 £55,750
South West median annual salary £41,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +12.33% +10.61% -12.00%

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 466 613 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.05% 16.92% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 356 484 360
Bristol median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,875 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £44,657 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.33% +12.00% -

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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) LAN
2 14 (48.28%) WAN
3 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 12 (41.38%) Network Management
5 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) MPLS
6 10 (34.48%) Wireless
7 9 (31.03%) IPsec
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (27.59%) OSPF
8 8 (27.59%) BGP
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) DHCP
9 7 (24.14%) Juniper
9 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (20.69%) BT
10 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) CCNP
10 6 (20.69%) CCNA
10 6 (20.69%) VoIP
10 6 (20.69%) WLAN

VPN
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 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) LAN
2 14 (48.28%) WAN
3 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (34.48%) MPLS
4 10 (34.48%) Wireless
5 9 (31.03%) IPsec
6 8 (27.59%) BGP
6 8 (27.59%) OSPF
7 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 6 (20.69%) WLAN
9 5 (17.24%) Internet
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
11 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
11 3 (10.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) Buildbot
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Military
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Network Support
2 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IP Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support Technician
5 3 (10.34%) Network Technician
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Management
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
3 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
2 6 (20.69%) CCNP
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
4 3 (10.34%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Novell Certification
5 2 (6.90%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) MCT
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) NFS
3 3 (10.34%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Juniper
4 6 (20.69%) BT
5 5 (17.24%) McAfee
5 5 (17.24%) Meraki
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
7 3 (10.34%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.34%) Sophos
8 2 (6.90%) Brocade
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
8 2 (6.90%) Siemens
8 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (3.45%) Avaya
9 1 (3.45%) IBM