The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.46% 1.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.14% 7.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 0
Average salary £31,500 £39,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.11% 24.73% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 58
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

VPN Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (76.92%) Citrix
4 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
4 28 (71.79%) XenApp
5 26 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (66.67%) MCSE
6 23 (58.97%) DNS
6 23 (58.97%) Cisco
6 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
6 23 (58.97%) DHCP
7 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
7 22 (56.41%) Finance
8 21 (53.85%) ITIL
9 20 (51.28%) MCSA
9 20 (51.28%) Remedy
9 20 (51.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 19 (48.72%) Sophos
11 18 (46.15%) Client/Server
12 17 (43.59%) Software Packaging
13 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
13 15 (38.46%) Firewall
14 12 (30.77%) VMware
14 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (28.21%) SQL
16 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
18 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (15.38%) Lync
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.56%) Apache
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
2 23 (58.97%) DNS
2 23 (58.97%) DHCP
3 15 (38.46%) Firewall
4 8 (20.51%) Wireless
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 6 (15.38%) VLAN
6 6 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 4 (10.26%) Network Security
8 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.13%) Internet
10 1 (2.56%) Broadband
10 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Support Specialist
2 10 (25.64%) Wintel Support
2 10 (25.64%) Wintel Specialist
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) PDA
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.95%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Change Management
2 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
2 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
2 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (66.67%) MCSE
2 20 (51.28%) MCSA
3 6 (15.38%) CCA
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) VCP4
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) XenApp
2 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (20.51%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
5 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
6 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.69%) vSphere
8 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
1 8 (20.51%) SCOM
1 8 (20.51%) SCVMM
1 8 (20.51%) Backup Exec
1 8 (20.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 30 (76.92%) Citrix
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco
4 20 (51.28%) Remedy
5 19 (48.72%) Sophos
6 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (20.51%) Veeam
7 8 (20.51%) Symantec
7 8 (20.51%) Websense
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
9 2 (5.13%) Juniper
10 1 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) AppSense
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