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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 38 44
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.05% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £23,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.10%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
57 50 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.58% 26.18% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 68
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (88.89%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Digital Media
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Firmware
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) MCTS
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Media
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (88.89%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft