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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.26% 2.72% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 24.14% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £23,750 £27,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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
41 29 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.16% 11.28% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 31
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
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