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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 74 110
Rank change year-on-year -32 +36  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 32 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.73% 2.85% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.94% 15.25% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 23
Median salary £39,000 £23,622 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.10% -27.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 268 295 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.45% 18.68% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 218 239 319
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VPN.

1 36 (63.16%) WAN
2 33 (57.89%) Firewall
3 32 (56.14%) Cisco
4 30 (52.63%) Windows
5 29 (50.88%) LAN
6 26 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (42.11%) Network Security
8 21 (36.84%) CCNA
8 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
8 21 (36.84%) DNS
9 20 (35.09%) VMware
9 20 (35.09%) DHCP
9 20 (35.09%) CCNP
10 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 17 (29.82%) MPLS
12 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
13 15 (26.32%) HTTPS
14 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
14 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
15 13 (22.81%) SSL
16 12 (21.05%) HTTP
16 12 (21.05%) SMTP
16 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
17 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (19.30%) Juniper
17 11 (19.30%) SSH
18 10 (17.54%) IPsec
18 10 (17.54%) ITIL

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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 (7.02%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (63.16%) WAN
2 33 (57.89%) Firewall
3 29 (50.88%) LAN
4 24 (42.11%) Network Security
5 21 (36.84%) DNS
5 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 20 (35.09%) DHCP
7 17 (29.82%) MPLS
8 15 (26.32%) HTTPS
9 13 (22.81%) SSL
10 12 (21.05%) HTTP
10 12 (21.05%) SMTP
11 11 (19.30%) SSH
12 10 (17.54%) IPsec
12 10 (17.54%) VLAN
13 9 (15.79%) Wireless
14 8 (14.04%) IP Telephony
14 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
15 7 (12.28%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) IT Support
4 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) PKI
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.26%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.04%) Linux
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (15.79%) Test Management
3 7 (12.28%) Change Control
3 7 (12.28%) IT Strategy
3 7 (12.28%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (12.28%) Network Architecture
3 7 (12.28%) Process Improvement
3 7 (12.28%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (12.28%) Service Management
4 6 (10.53%) Network Management
4 6 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) ISMS
5 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.77%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (8.77%) SIEM
6 4 (7.02%) Coaching
6 4 (7.02%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.77%) Perl
2 5 (8.77%) Python
3 3 (5.26%) AWK
3 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.26%) sed
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.84%) CCNA
3 20 (35.09%) CCNP
4 8 (14.04%) CISSP
4 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.04%) SSCP
5 6 (10.53%) CISM
5 6 (10.53%) CNA
5 6 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (10.53%) Novell Certification
5 6 (10.53%) SANS
5 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.77%) MCITP
6 5 (8.77%) MCTS
7 4 (7.02%) CCIE
7 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) MCSE
8 3 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.53%) SLA
4 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.28%) vSphere
5 5 (8.77%) NFS
5 5 (8.77%) Snort
6 3 (5.26%) VirtualBox
6 3 (5.26%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (8.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.26%) vMotion
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.75%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.30%) Juniper
5 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.04%) F5
6 7 (12.28%) Aruba
6 7 (12.28%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) SonicWALL
7 6 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.77%) Apple
8 5 (8.77%) IBM
9 4 (7.02%) Citrix
10 3 (5.26%) NetApp
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle
10 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 3 (5.26%) WatchGuard
11 2 (3.51%) Brocade
11 2 (3.51%) IronPort
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago