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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 34 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 5.33% 2.13% 9.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 10.00% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 11
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -30.98%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
VPN
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
52 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 30.77% 21.28% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 36
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £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 17 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 7 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Vista
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Change Control
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (58.33%) Help Desk Support
2 7 (58.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 6 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Vista
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
1 7 (58.33%) Change Control
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft