The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 63 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 45 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.42% 4.04% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 14.63% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 41
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 375 492 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.54% 27.64% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 280 373 374
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VPN in Reading

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Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for VPN.

1 82 (76.64%) Cisco
2 60 (56.07%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (56.07%) Firewall
3 46 (42.99%) CCIE
4 44 (41.12%) Palo Alto
5 40 (37.38%) Windows
6 39 (36.45%) CheckPoint
7 35 (32.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (30.84%) MPLS
9 32 (29.91%) OSPF
9 32 (29.91%) BGP
9 32 (29.91%) Juniper
9 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
10 31 (28.97%) HP
10 31 (28.97%) F5
11 30 (28.04%) Data Centre
11 30 (28.04%) Cisco PIX
11 30 (28.04%) CCNP
12 28 (26.17%) Information Security
12 28 (26.17%) VMware
12 28 (26.17%) CCSP
13 26 (24.30%) Internet
13 26 (24.30%) Linux
13 26 (24.30%) Kalman Filter
14 25 (23.36%) Network Security
14 25 (23.36%) Imperva
14 25 (23.36%) Risk Management
14 25 (23.36%) SSL
14 25 (23.36%) Digital Economy
15 24 (22.43%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (6.54%) Apache
1 7 (6.54%) Apache Solr
1 7 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (6.54%) IIS
1 7 (6.54%) nginx
2 6 (5.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.61%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (19.63%) MS Visio
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon S3
2 7 (6.54%) Google App Engine
2 7 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (6.54%) Office 365
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.07%) Firewall
2 35 (32.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (30.84%) MPLS
4 32 (29.91%) BGP
4 32 (29.91%) OSPF
5 30 (28.04%) Cisco PIX
6 26 (24.30%) Internet
7 25 (23.36%) Network Security
7 25 (23.36%) SSL
8 23 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (19.63%) IPsec
10 18 (16.82%) RIP
11 14 (13.08%) DNS
11 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP
11 14 (13.08%) WAN
12 11 (10.28%) LAN
12 11 (10.28%) VoIP
13 10 (9.35%) EIGRP
13 10 (9.35%) SAN
14 9 (8.41%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.54%) MySQL
2 7 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (23.36%) Digital Economy
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Network Engineer
2 29 (27.10%) Senior Network Engineer
2 29 (27.10%) Support Engineer
3 26 (24.30%) Security Engineer
4 21 (19.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (19.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (19.63%) Senior Security Engineer
5 20 (18.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 17 (15.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 17 (15.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (13.08%) Network Support
7 14 (13.08%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Analyst
8 9 (8.41%) IT Support
8 9 (8.41%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Network Support
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (6.54%) Kafka
1 7 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) Data Centre
2 20 (18.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (7.48%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.54%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.61%) Blog
5 6 (5.61%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Windows
2 26 (24.30%) Linux
3 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.15%) Unix
6 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.48%) CentOS
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Information Security
2 26 (24.30%) Kalman Filter
3 25 (23.36%) Risk Management
4 20 (18.69%) Content Management
4 20 (18.69%) Network Design
4 20 (18.69%) Security Management
4 20 (18.69%) Security Operations
5 10 (9.35%) Security Architecture
6 9 (8.41%) ITIL
6 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
7 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.54%) High Availability
7 7 (6.54%) Microservices
7 7 (6.54%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (6.54%) Presales
7 7 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.61%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps
8 6 (5.61%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) Perl
1 7 (6.54%) Python
1 7 (6.54%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (56.07%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (42.99%) CCIE
3 30 (28.04%) CCNP
4 28 (26.17%) CCSP
5 21 (19.63%) CCIE Service Provider
6 20 (18.69%) CCSE
6 20 (18.69%) JNCIS
7 13 (12.15%) CCNA
7 13 (12.15%) Degree
8 11 (10.28%) JNCIA
9 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
9 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.67%) CISM
10 5 (4.67%) CISSP
11 4 (3.74%) CCDA
12 2 (1.87%) CCIP
12 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.93%) MCSA
13 1 (0.93%) MCSE
13 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (18.69%) ProxySG
2 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
3 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (14.02%) Hyper-V
5 13 (12.15%) Docker
6 7 (6.54%) Varnish
7 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (15.89%) FortiGate
2 7 (6.54%) HAProxy
2 7 (6.54%) Kibana
2 7 (6.54%) logstash
2 7 (6.54%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) ZABBIX
3 6 (5.61%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (4.67%) Nessus
4 5 (4.67%) Nmap
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (76.64%) Cisco
2 44 (41.12%) Palo Alto
3 39 (36.45%) CheckPoint
4 32 (29.91%) Juniper
4 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
5 31 (28.97%) F5
5 31 (28.97%) HP
6 28 (26.17%) VMware
7 25 (23.36%) Imperva
8 20 (18.69%) Blue Coat
8 20 (18.69%) Fortinet
8 20 (18.69%) McAfee
8 20 (18.69%) Proofpoint
8 20 (18.69%) Sourcefire
8 20 (18.69%) TippingPoint
9 9 (8.41%) Dell
10 7 (6.54%) New Relic
11 5 (4.67%) LogLogic
11 5 (4.67%) Qualys
11 5 (4.67%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
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