The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.33% - 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.32% - 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £20,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 - £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.62% 6.67% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 41
Average salary £38,500 £27,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.59% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Chester

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) ADSL
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) XenApp
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (25.00%) Site Server
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Site Server
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (8.33%) Route 53
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (41.67%) ADSL
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Includes Car/Allowance+bens
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