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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 41 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.11% 2.47% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 9.47% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 4
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £38,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.78%
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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
84 95 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.01% 26.03% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 80 85 49
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 3 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 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 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 34 (94.44%) TCP/IP
2 34 (94.44%) Citrix
2 34 (94.44%) Windows
3 33 (91.67%) XenApp
4 32 (88.89%) MCSE
4 32 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (69.44%) DNS
5 25 (69.44%) DHCP
6 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
7 23 (63.89%) MCSA
7 23 (63.89%) Cisco
7 23 (63.89%) ITIL
7 23 (63.89%) Remedy
7 23 (63.89%) Finance
7 23 (63.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
9 21 (58.33%) Sophos
10 20 (55.56%) Client/Server
10 20 (55.56%) BitLocker
11 18 (50.00%) Software Packaging
12 13 (36.11%) VMware
13 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 11 (30.56%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (30.56%) Symantec
14 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.22%) Lync
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) TCP/IP
2 25 (69.44%) DNS
2 25 (69.44%) DHCP
3 11 (30.56%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) Wireless
4 10 (27.78%) SAN
5 8 (22.22%) WAN
5 8 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 8 (22.22%) VLAN
6 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 15 (41.67%) Wintel Support
3 13 (36.11%) Wintel Specialist
4 8 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 8 (22.22%) Clustering
3 7 (19.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (88.89%) MCSE
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (63.89%) MCSA
3 9 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (22.22%) CCA
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (91.67%) XenApp
2 23 (63.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 20 (55.56%) BitLocker
5 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (30.56%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
7 10 (27.78%) XenDesktop
8 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 5 (13.89%) vSphere
10 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (30.56%) Backup Exec
2 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 10 (27.78%) SCOM
2 10 (27.78%) SCVMM
3 5 (13.89%) vMotion
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft
2 34 (94.44%) Citrix
3 23 (63.89%) Cisco
3 23 (63.89%) Remedy
4 21 (58.33%) Sophos
5 13 (36.11%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) Symantec
6 11 (30.56%) Veeam
7 10 (27.78%) Websense
8 1 (2.78%) AppSense
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Apple