Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 55 128 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.30% 3.67% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 12.00% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 88 100
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +17.95% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +29.87%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 548 1067 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.96% 30.59% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 406 708 865
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,250 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% +4.17% +6.67%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Reading

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 31 (56.36%) Degree
3 30 (54.55%) IPsec
4 29 (52.73%) SSL
5 28 (50.91%) Firewall
6 27 (49.09%) Linux
7 24 (43.64%) VMware
8 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
9 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
10 19 (34.55%) MPLS
10 19 (34.55%) Presales
10 19 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (27.27%) OSPF
11 15 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (27.27%) Internet
11 15 (27.27%) CCNP
11 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (27.27%) DevOps
12 14 (25.45%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (25.45%) Juniper
12 14 (25.45%) BGP
12 14 (25.45%) HTTP
13 13 (23.64%) Identity Management
13 13 (23.64%) Network Design
13 13 (23.64%) ITIL
13 13 (23.64%) CCIE
13 13 (23.64%) OpenStack
13 13 (23.64%) Docker
13 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
13 13 (23.64%) Private Cloud

VPN
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 13 (23.64%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (23.64%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Moodle
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) IPsec
2 29 (52.73%) SSL
3 28 (50.91%) Firewall
4 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 19 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (34.55%) MPLS
6 15 (27.27%) Internet
6 15 (27.27%) OSPF
7 14 (25.45%) BGP
7 14 (25.45%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (25.45%) HTTP
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (20.00%) WAN
10 9 (16.36%) DMVPN
10 9 (16.36%) FWSM
11 7 (12.73%) DNS
11 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
12 6 (10.91%) Network Security
12 6 (10.91%) Wireless
13 5 (9.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (20.00%) Legal
2 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.36%) Digital Economy
3 9 (16.36%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Linux Support
3 13 (23.64%) Linux Support Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Platform Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Platform Support Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Security Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Security Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) SIEM Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Splunk Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) IP Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.64%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Kali Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Presales
2 15 (27.27%) DevOps
3 13 (23.64%) API Integration
3 13 (23.64%) Identity Management
3 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Network Design
4 9 (16.36%) Information Security
4 9 (16.36%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (16.36%) Project Planning
4 9 (16.36%) Regulatory Compliance
4 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
4 9 (16.36%) Security Architecture
4 9 (16.36%) SIEM
4 9 (16.36%) Threat Modelling
4 9 (16.36%) Use Case
4 9 (16.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Perl
1 4 (7.27%) Python
1 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Degree
2 15 (27.27%) CCNP
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (23.64%) CCIE
4 9 (16.36%) CISM
4 9 (16.36%) CISSP
5 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) JNCIA
7 4 (7.27%) CCNA
7 4 (7.27%) CCSP
8 3 (5.45%) CCDA
8 3 (5.45%) CCDP
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.45%) JNCIE
8 3 (5.45%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.36%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Docker
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
2 11 (20.00%) Nessus
2 11 (20.00%) Nmap
3 7 (12.73%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.64%) Nagios
4 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 2 (3.64%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Juniper
4 12 (21.82%) Palo Alto
5 11 (20.00%) Qualys
5 11 (20.00%) Splunk
6 10 (18.18%) F5
7 9 (16.36%) NetWitness
8 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.27%) Citrix
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.45%) Avaya
10 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.64%) CA
11 2 (3.64%) CommVault
11 2 (3.64%) McAfee
11 2 (3.64%) Sophos