The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 103 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.11% 3.92% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 16.82% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 38
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
136 220 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.11% 23.33% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103 166 173
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -14 1 £37,500 +15.38%
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Ticket Management
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Military
7 2 (13.33%) PKI
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) FWSM
6 1 (6.67%) H.323
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) MGCP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) NOC Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Ticket Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Communications Security
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper