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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 23 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.80% 6.78% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 19.67% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 3
Average salary £31,500 £25,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
28 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.77% 34.46% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 60
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (22.22%) vSphere
8 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 2 (22.22%) AppSense
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (22.22%) XenApp
8 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (22.22%) DHCP
8 2 (22.22%) Citrix
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (22.22%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) HSRP
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) VRRP
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Support
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) AppSense
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos