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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 51 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 36 44 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.00% 4.27% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.73% 21.78% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
203 202 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.58% 19.61% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 152 164 166
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +2 16 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Cirencester - 5 - - 1
Gloucester -7 3 £31,500 +23.52%
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (86.00%) Firewall
2 36 (72.00%) Cisco
3 30 (60.00%) MPLS
4 26 (52.00%) VMware
4 26 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (50.00%) Windows
6 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (30.00%) Linux
9 14 (28.00%) DNS
9 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 13 (26.00%) Presales
10 13 (26.00%) Wireless
10 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
13 9 (18.00%) DHCP
13 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (18.00%) CCNP
13 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
14 8 (16.00%) HP
14 8 (16.00%) Citrix
14 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
15 7 (14.00%) XenApp
15 7 (14.00%) vSphere
15 7 (14.00%) Windows 10

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (86.00%) Firewall
2 30 (60.00%) MPLS
3 14 (28.00%) DNS
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (26.00%) Wireless
5 12 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (18.00%) DHCP
6 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.00%) LAN
7 6 (12.00%) WAN
8 5 (10.00%) BGP
8 5 (10.00%) OSPF
9 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.00%) HSRP
9 4 (8.00%) Internet
9 4 (8.00%) SSL
9 4 (8.00%) TACACS
9 4 (8.00%) VoIP
9 4 (8.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Consultant
2 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (14.00%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (14.00%) VMware Support Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Linux Support
8 5 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco Support
9 4 (8.00%) IT Support
9 4 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) LAMP
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.00%) EqualLogic
3 4 (8.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.00%) CentOS
7 4 (8.00%) FreeNAS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Presales
2 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security
5 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.00%) SIEM
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.00%) Ticket Management
6 1 (2.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Perl
1 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.00%) Python
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) HP ASE
3 4 (8.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.00%) vSphere
3 7 (14.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) WSUS
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Cisco
2 26 (52.00%) VMware
3 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) Juniper
6 4 (8.00%) Apple
6 4 (8.00%) AppSense
6 4 (8.00%) Dell
6 4 (8.00%) IronPort
6 4 (8.00%) Meraki
6 4 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.00%) ProCurve
6 4 (8.00%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Sophos
7 1 (2.00%) Twitter
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago