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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.42% 0.77% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 6.06% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £41,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.51% +64.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
80 33 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.26% 12.64% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 53
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 25 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (40.00%) MCSE
4 6 (40.00%) MCSA
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Remedy
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (40.00%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) Software Packaging
5 5 (33.33%) Sophos
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
1 6 (40.00%) MCSA
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Remedy
4 5 (33.33%) Sophos
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago