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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% 2.17% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 13.51% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £21,500 £26,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.86% -13.11%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
40 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.75% 16.09% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 44
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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 16 September 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (50.00%) ADSL
5 5 (50.00%) XenApp
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (60.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
Chester, Cheshire
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