The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.11% 0.78% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 6.25% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £16,500 £100,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-83.50% +227.86%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.67% 12.50% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 45
Average salary £38,500 £52,858 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.16% +82.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VPN
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Chester region.

VPN Salary Trend in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) ADSL
6 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 5 (45.45%) XenApp
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 3 (27.27%) Site Server
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Site Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) ADSL
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
1 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 per annum + Bonus
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