Period
to 17 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 127 80
Rank change year-on-year -34 -47 +80
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 81 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 2.10% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 13.82% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 105
Bristol median annual salary £30,000 £39,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.05% +19.70% -12.00%
10th Percentile £24,325 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £48,750 £54,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.12% +11.36% -9.59%

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 498 586 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.39% 15.18% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 391 463 396
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,500 £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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 12 (40.00%) Wireless
4 12 (40.00%) Network Management
5 11 (36.67%) MPLS
6 10 (33.33%) WLAN
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 9 (30.00%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) McAfee
7 9 (30.00%) BGP
7 9 (30.00%) Juniper
8 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (26.67%) VoIP
8 8 (26.67%) SLA
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (26.67%) BT
8 8 (26.67%) Office 365
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
9 7 (23.33%) IPsec
10 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
10 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (20.00%) ADSL
10 6 (20.00%) Sophos

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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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (40.00%) Wireless
5 11 (36.67%) MPLS
6 10 (33.33%) WLAN
7 9 (30.00%) BGP
7 9 (30.00%) OSPF
8 8 (26.67%) VoIP
9 7 (23.33%) IPsec
10 6 (20.00%) ADSL
10 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (20.00%) FCoE
10 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (16.67%) Junos
11 5 (16.67%) VRRP
11 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Military
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Network Support
4 5 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Technician
5 3 (10.00%) Network Technician
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Technician
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%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Network Management
2 5 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
2 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security
2 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
2 5 (16.67%) MCT
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Mesos
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Juniper
2 9 (30.00%) McAfee
3 8 (26.67%) BT
3 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 6 (20.00%) Sophos
6 5 (16.67%) Brocade
6 5 (16.67%) Meraki
6 5 (16.67%) Siemens
6 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) VMware
9 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.33%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) IronPort
9 1 (3.33%) Ivanti