The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chippenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 4.09% 11.39% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.37% 40.91% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 7
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chippenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chippenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 22.27% 27.85% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 24
Average salary £24,534 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.91% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Chippenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

VPN
Salary Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Chippenham region.

VPN Salary Trend in Chippenham

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Service Management
2 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
2 10 (76.92%) SLA
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Vista
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Nortel
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) IVR
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) DASS2
4 2 (15.38%) DPNSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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.

Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
1 10 (76.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) DASS2
3 2 (15.38%) DPNSS
3 2 (15.38%) H.323
3 2 (15.38%) RIP
3 2 (15.38%) SMLT
3 2 (15.38%) HSRP
4 1 (7.69%) Softswitch
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Support Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (76.92%) Help Desk Support
1 10 (76.92%) Server Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Help Desk Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Vista
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Service Management
1 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
1 10 (76.92%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Nortel
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel