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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 61 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.71% 1.71% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.76% 10.45% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 11
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
210 134 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.36% 16.38% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 165 113 234
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +9 14 £31,500 -23.17% 2
Tewkesbury - 4 £29,500 -
Gloucester +4 3 £25,500 -40.00% 2
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Firewall
3 23 (63.89%) MS Exchange
4 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 20 (55.56%) Linux
6 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 17 (47.22%) VMware
8 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 14 (38.89%) ITIL
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco
9 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
10 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (36.11%) Python
10 13 (36.11%) Perl
10 13 (36.11%) SQL
10 13 (36.11%) MySQL
10 13 (36.11%) Oracle
11 12 (33.33%) Aerospace
12 11 (30.56%) Citrix
12 11 (30.56%) Cyber Security
12 11 (30.56%) Degree
13 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
14 9 (25.00%) DNS
14 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (22.22%) Finance
16 7 (19.44%) DHCP
16 7 (19.44%) SQL Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (63.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) MPLS
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) SSL
8 1 (2.78%) IPv4
8 1 (2.78%) IPv6
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) BGP
8 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.78%) VRRP
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Consultant
2 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 6 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support
7 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Cyber Security
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 13 (36.11%) Perl
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (19.44%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) MCSA
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) Citrix
6 6 (16.67%) Remedy
7 5 (13.89%) Sophos
8 4 (11.11%) Symantec
8 4 (11.11%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) McAfee
9 1 (2.78%) Trustwave
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago