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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.14% 2.34% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 11.54% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £30,000 £20,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
37 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.81% 20.31% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) SSL
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago