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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 54 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 46 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.33% 0.88% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.55% 4.60% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 7 13
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +13.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,800 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
204 174 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.19% 19.23% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 165 152 206
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £46,000
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +5 21 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Gloucester +20 10 £25,500 -40.00% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £30,000 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 40 (67.80%) MS Exchange
2 40 (67.80%) Firewall
3 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
4 32 (54.24%) Linux
4 32 (54.24%) VMware
5 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (49.15%) Cisco
6 28 (47.46%) ITIL
6 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
7 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
7 24 (40.68%) DNS
8 22 (37.29%) Citrix
9 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
9 21 (35.59%) SQL
10 19 (32.20%) Oracle
10 19 (32.20%) PowerShell
11 18 (30.51%) MySQL
11 18 (30.51%) Perl
11 18 (30.51%) Python
11 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (30.51%) Cyber Security
12 17 (28.81%) XenApp
12 17 (28.81%) Degree
13 16 (27.12%) Aerospace
13 16 (27.12%) MCSE
14 15 (25.42%) DHCP
14 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
15 14 (23.73%) Finance
16 13 (22.03%) Client/Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (67.80%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Lync
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 24 (40.68%) DNS
3 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
4 15 (25.42%) DHCP
5 12 (20.34%) MPLS
6 9 (15.25%) Internet
7 7 (11.86%) SAN
7 7 (11.86%) WAN
8 6 (10.17%) Wireless
9 4 (6.78%) LAN
9 4 (6.78%) Network Security
10 3 (5.08%) VLAN
10 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.39%) VoIP
12 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 1 (1.69%) Broadband
12 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.69%) SSL
12 1 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) MySQL
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (27.12%) Aerospace
2 14 (23.73%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Consultant
2 19 (32.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Support Specialist
4 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Principal Consultant
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (13.56%) Wintel Support
6 8 (13.56%) Wintel Specialist
7 5 (8.47%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) IT Support
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Specialist
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (3.39%) Project Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) PDA
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Linux
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Cyber Security
3 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (3.39%) Information Security
4 2 (3.39%) Change Management
4 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.69%) MODAF
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.69%) Migration
5 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.69%) Scrum
5 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.69%) RUP
5 1 (1.69%) UML
5 1 (1.69%) SOA
5 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) PowerShell
3 18 (30.51%) Perl
3 18 (30.51%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (28.81%) Degree
3 16 (27.12%) MCSE
4 12 (20.34%) MCSA
5 10 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (15.25%) CCNA
7 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.08%) CCA
7 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) MCP
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE
9 1 (1.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
3 17 (28.81%) XenApp
4 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
5 12 (20.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 5 (8.47%) SCVMM
2 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (54.24%) VMware
3 29 (49.15%) Cisco
4 22 (37.29%) Citrix
5 19 (32.20%) Oracle
6 13 (22.03%) Sophos
7 12 (20.34%) Remedy
8 11 (18.64%) Juniper
9 9 (15.25%) Symantec
10 5 (8.47%) Websense
10 5 (8.47%) Veeam
11 1 (1.69%) AppSense
11 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.69%) Trustwave
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago