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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.15% 2.52% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.58% 12.70% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,750 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
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
81 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.21% 19.81% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 80 57 54
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 33 (94.29%) TCP/IP
3 32 (91.43%) Citrix
4 31 (88.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (88.57%) MCSE
4 31 (88.57%) XenApp
5 29 (82.86%) Windows
6 26 (74.29%) DNS
6 26 (74.29%) DHCP
7 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
8 23 (65.71%) MCSA
8 23 (65.71%) ITIL
8 23 (65.71%) Remedy
8 23 (65.71%) Finance
8 23 (65.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 21 (60.00%) Cisco
10 20 (57.14%) Client/Server
10 20 (57.14%) BitLocker
11 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
12 17 (48.57%) Sophos
13 15 (42.86%) Software Packaging
14 12 (34.29%) VMware
15 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
15 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
16 10 (28.57%) Office 365
16 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (28.57%) Firewall

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) Lync
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.71%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) TCP/IP
2 26 (74.29%) DNS
2 26 (74.29%) DHCP
3 10 (28.57%) Firewall
4 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 8 (22.86%) SAN
6 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 7 (20.00%) VLAN
6 7 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.71%) SMTP
9 1 (2.86%) Broadband
9 1 (2.86%) LAN
9 1 (2.86%) VoIP
9 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.86%) IPv4
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 13 (37.14%) Wintel Support
3 9 (25.71%) Wintel Specialist
4 7 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
2 1 (2.86%) Project Management
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
2 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (2.86%) Line Management
2 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) MCSE
1 31 (88.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (65.71%) MCSA
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (20.00%) CCA
4 7 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) XenApp
2 23 (65.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 20 (57.14%) BitLocker
4 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
5 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (22.86%) XenDesktop
9 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
10 5 (14.29%) vSphere
11 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (25.71%) Backup Exec
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) SCOM
2 8 (22.86%) SCVMM
3 5 (14.29%) vMotion
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (91.43%) Citrix
3 23 (65.71%) Remedy
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco
5 17 (48.57%) Sophos
6 12 (34.29%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) Symantec
7 9 (25.71%) Veeam
8 8 (22.86%) Websense
9 2 (5.71%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle
10 1 (2.86%) Apple
10 1 (2.86%) AppSense
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus (20%), Pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago