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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.30% 2.00% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 8.16% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £22,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.23% +3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.29% 24.50% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 64
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

VPN Salary Trend in Gloucester

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft