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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.34% 1.72% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 8.08% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 20
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,700 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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
202 198 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.57% 21.34% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 176 145 199
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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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 6 July 2015. 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 11 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Gloucester +7 10 £27,000 +22.72%
Cirencester - 2 £31,500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (81.36%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) DNS
3 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
4 39 (66.10%) Citrix
5 38 (64.41%) Cisco
6 35 (59.32%) TCP/IP
6 35 (59.32%) VMware
7 34 (57.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (55.93%) MS Exchange
9 32 (54.24%) XenApp
10 31 (52.54%) MCSE
10 31 (52.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (50.85%) ITIL
11 30 (50.85%) Firewall
12 27 (45.76%) Finance
12 27 (45.76%) DHCP
13 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
14 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
15 23 (38.98%) MCSA
15 23 (38.98%) Remedy
15 23 (38.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 20 (33.90%) Client/Server
16 20 (33.90%) BitLocker
17 18 (30.51%) Linux
18 17 (28.81%) Sophos
19 16 (27.12%) MPLS
19 16 (27.12%) Office 365
19 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (25.42%) Juniper
20 15 (25.42%) Software Packaging

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 33 (55.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (11.86%) Lync
6 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.78%) IIS
7 2 (3.39%) Apache
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.69%) nginx
8 1 (1.69%) Confluence
8 1 (1.69%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 5 (8.47%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (79.66%) DNS
2 35 (59.32%) TCP/IP
3 30 (50.85%) Firewall
4 27 (45.76%) DHCP
5 16 (27.12%) MPLS
6 14 (23.73%) WAN
7 10 (16.95%) Wireless
8 9 (15.25%) SAN
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
9 8 (13.56%) LAN
10 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
10 7 (11.86%) VLAN
11 6 (10.17%) iSCSI
12 5 (8.47%) SSL
13 3 (5.08%) VoIP
13 3 (5.08%) SMTP
14 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
14 2 (3.39%) IPv4
15 1 (1.69%) IPv6
15 1 (1.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Support Specialist
3 13 (22.03%) Wintel Support
4 9 (15.25%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (11.86%) Help Desk Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Specialist
9 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Network Administrator
9 1 (1.69%) Project Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Client/Server
2 10 (16.95%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) PDA
4 1 (1.69%) Wiki
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Debian
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Line Management
5 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.69%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.69%) Network Management
6 1 (1.69%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.69%) DevOps
6 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) MCSE
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (38.98%) MCSA
3 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (11.86%) CCNA
4 7 (11.86%) CCA
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (54.24%) XenApp
3 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
4 23 (38.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 20 (33.90%) BitLocker
6 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
7 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (16.95%) vSphere
8 9 (15.25%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
10 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
11 3 (5.08%) XenServer
12 1 (1.69%) iptables
12 1 (1.69%) Samba
12 1 (1.69%) Postfix
12 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) Backup Exec
3 9 (15.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (13.56%) SCOM
4 8 (13.56%) SCVMM
5 5 (8.47%) vMotion
6 2 (3.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (66.10%) Citrix
3 38 (64.41%) Cisco
4 35 (59.32%) VMware
5 23 (38.98%) Remedy
6 17 (28.81%) Sophos
7 15 (25.42%) Juniper
8 10 (16.95%) Veeam
9 9 (15.25%) Websense
9 9 (15.25%) Symantec
10 3 (5.08%) Dell
11 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.69%) AppSense
11 1 (1.69%) IronPort
11 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.69%) Apple
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle
11 1 (1.69%) HP
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