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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.82% 1.32% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 8.70% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £27,000 £22,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -48.23%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
VPN
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
60 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 21.13% 15.13% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58 11 38
Average salary £46,250 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.71% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
1 17 (89.47%) DNS
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 14 (73.68%) MPLS
4 13 (68.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (15.79%) vSphere
7 3 (15.79%) SaaS
7 3 (15.79%) PaaS
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) SSL
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.26%) Sophos

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Websense