Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 126 77
Rank change year-on-year -36 -49 +75
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 73 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 1.93% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.79% 13.06% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 110
Bristol median annual salary £34,736 £40,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% +22.14% -12.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £20,350
90th Percentile £56,500 £48,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 518 559 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.04% 14.82% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 448 437 457
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) LAN
3 12 (40.00%) WAN
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Juniper
4 11 (36.67%) Office 365
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (33.33%) OSPF
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
7 8 (26.67%) CCNP
7 8 (26.67%) WLAN
8 7 (23.33%) McAfee
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
8 7 (23.33%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) IPsec
8 7 (23.33%) Network Management
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.00%) BT
9 6 (20.00%) Python
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (20.00%) Sophos
9 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 6 (20.00%) SLA

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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) LAN
3 12 (40.00%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) OSPF
5 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
6 8 (26.67%) WLAN
7 7 (23.33%) IPsec
7 7 (23.33%) MPLS
7 7 (23.33%) VoIP
7 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) ADSL
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 5 (16.67%) FCoE
9 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (16.67%) iSCSI
10 4 (13.33%) Junos
10 4 (13.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
1 3 (10.00%) Power BI
1 3 (10.00%) PowerPivot
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) git-flow
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Network Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Life Science
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Management
2 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Adaptive Security
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Business Development
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) ERP
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) JNCIS
3 4 (13.33%) MCT
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.67%) Mesos
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
1 11 (36.67%) Juniper
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) McAfee
3 6 (20.00%) BT
3 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.00%) Sophos
4 5 (16.67%) Forcepoint
4 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.33%) Brocade
5 4 (13.33%) Meraki
5 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.33%) Siemens
5 4 (13.33%) WatchGuard
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (6.67%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) NetScout