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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.06% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 4.35% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £26,250 £45,000 £15,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +185.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
51 23 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.35% 13.14% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 56
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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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 17 April 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
1 18 (94.74%) MPLS
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (84.21%) Incident Management
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) MS Exchange
3 16 (84.21%) Juniper
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (68.42%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (5.26%) PKI
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (84.21%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) MPLS
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) VRRP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Incident Management
2 13 (68.42%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix