The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.65% 3.41% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 14.46% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 8
Median salary £42,500 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £30,150 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £37,250 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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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
96 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.65% 23.58% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 92 82 66
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 31 (67.39%) Firewall
4 26 (56.52%) MPLS
4 26 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (43.48%) CheckPoint
6 18 (39.13%) Windows
7 17 (36.96%) VMware
7 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (30.43%) SLA
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
11 10 (21.74%) HP
11 10 (21.74%) Dell
11 10 (21.74%) Linux
11 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.57%) DHCP
12 9 (19.57%) DNS
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.39%) Ticket Management
13 8 (17.39%) MS Office
13 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
14 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
14 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (15.22%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Firewall
2 26 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 26 (56.52%) MPLS
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (19.57%) DHCP
4 9 (19.57%) DNS
5 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
5 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (13.04%) BGP
6 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
6 6 (13.04%) HSRP
6 6 (13.04%) OSPF
6 6 (13.04%) SSL
6 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
6 6 (13.04%) VoIP
6 6 (13.04%) VRRP
7 3 (6.52%) HTTP
8 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) NOC Technician
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Support
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Voice Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.04%) PKI
4 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.52%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) CentOS
4 3 (6.52%) FreeNAS
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Ticket Management
2 6 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.17%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.17%) SIEM
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Perl
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.52%) Python
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCNA
2 7 (15.22%) MCITP
2 7 (15.22%) MCSE
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco IPCC
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 17 (36.96%) VMware
5 10 (21.74%) Dell
5 10 (21.74%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Apple
6 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.17%) Twitter