The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.04% 1.39% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.28% 8.13% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 14
Average salary £36,750 £42,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
VPN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
249 160 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.94% 17.06% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 198 138 216
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 22 £30,000 -25.00%
Gloucester +13 6 £25,750 -39.41% 3
Tewkesbury - 4 £29,500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Firewall
3 32 (60.38%) MS Exchange
4 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
5 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
6 27 (50.94%) Linux
7 25 (47.17%) VMware
8 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
8 24 (45.28%) Cisco
9 23 (43.40%) ITIL
10 21 (39.62%) Citrix
10 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
12 19 (35.85%) DNS
12 19 (35.85%) SQL
12 19 (35.85%) Oracle
12 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
13 18 (33.96%) Perl
13 18 (33.96%) MySQL
13 18 (33.96%) Python
13 18 (33.96%) Cyber Security
14 17 (32.08%) Degree
15 16 (30.19%) Aerospace
15 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (28.30%) DHCP
17 14 (26.42%) MCSE
17 14 (26.42%) Finance
17 14 (26.42%) XenApp
18 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
18 13 (24.53%) Client/Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 32 (60.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) Firewall
2 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
3 19 (35.85%) DNS
4 15 (28.30%) DHCP
5 9 (16.98%) Internet
6 7 (13.21%) MPLS
7 6 (11.32%) WAN
8 5 (9.43%) LAN
9 4 (7.55%) SAN
9 4 (7.55%) Network Security
10 3 (5.66%) Wireless
11 2 (3.77%) VoIP
12 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.89%) SSL
12 1 (1.89%) IPv4
12 1 (1.89%) IPv6
12 1 (1.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 1 (1.89%) VLAN
12 1 (1.89%) OSPF
12 1 (1.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (30.19%) Aerospace
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Consultant
2 19 (35.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (22.64%) Support Specialist
4 9 (16.98%) Principal Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Wintel Specialist
5 8 (15.09%) Wintel Support
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.66%) IT Support
10 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Specialist
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Support Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) EPoS
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) PDA
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) Cyber Security
3 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.77%) Information Security
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 1 (1.89%) Migration
5 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.89%) Scrum
5 1 (1.89%) UML
5 1 (1.89%) RUP
5 1 (1.89%) SOA
5 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.89%) MODAF
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
1 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
2 18 (33.96%) Python
2 18 (33.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (26.42%) MCSE
4 12 (22.64%) MCSA
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.55%) CCNA
7 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) CCA
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.89%) MCP
9 1 (1.89%) CCIE
9 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.42%) XenApp
4 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
5 12 (22.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.77%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) VMware
3 24 (45.28%) Cisco
4 21 (39.62%) Citrix
5 19 (35.85%) Oracle
6 12 (22.64%) Remedy
6 12 (22.64%) Sophos
7 6 (11.32%) Symantec
7 6 (11.32%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) Websense
8 2 (3.77%) Veeam
9 1 (1.89%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.89%) Apple
9 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago