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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.75% - 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £31,500 - £23,750
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 - £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 - £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
86 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.30% 21.11% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 48 50
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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

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 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 20 (86.96%) DHCP
2 20 (86.96%) Citrix
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) MCSE
3 19 (82.61%) XenApp
4 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
5 17 (73.91%) MCSA
5 17 (73.91%) ITIL
5 17 (73.91%) Windows
5 17 (73.91%) Remedy
5 17 (73.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 16 (69.57%) Finance
6 16 (69.57%) Client/Server
6 16 (69.57%) BitLocker
7 14 (60.87%) Cisco
8 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
8 11 (47.83%) Sophos
9 10 (43.48%) Software Packaging
10 7 (30.43%) SLA
11 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
11 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (26.09%) Office 365
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 6 (26.09%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 20 (86.96%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) SMTP
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) IPv4
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Wintel Support
2 9 (39.13%) Support Specialist
3 7 (30.43%) Wintel Specialist
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Client/Server
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) MCSE
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (73.91%) MCSA
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.70%) CCA
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) XenApp
2 17 (73.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 16 (69.57%) BitLocker
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.70%) vSphere
7 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.70%) vMotion
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) Citrix
3 17 (73.91%) Remedy
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco
5 11 (47.83%) Sophos
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Veeam
7 3 (13.04%) Symantec
7 3 (13.04%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) Websense