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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.83% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
8 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.34% 16.67% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £36,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,300 £67,500
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 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

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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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Rundeck
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Route 53
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Broadband
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GitLab
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco