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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 2.02% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 10.96% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 6
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £21,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
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
184 146 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.85% 18.41% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 119 208
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
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 24 October 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 October 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 -3 5 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Gloucester +5 2 £36,000 +44.00%
Tewkesbury -1 2 £28,875 +44.37%
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (58.33%) VMware
7 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
8 11 (45.83%) Linux
9 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (29.17%) Degree
11 7 (29.17%) SQL
12 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
12 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
12 5 (20.83%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco
12 5 (20.83%) MS Office
12 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 5 (20.83%) Citrix
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (20.83%) LAN
12 5 (20.83%) WAN
13 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 4 (16.67%) Perl
13 4 (16.67%) Python
13 4 (16.67%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) HSRP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.17%) VRRP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) IPv4
5 1 (4.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 3 (12.50%) French Language
1 3 (12.50%) German Language
1 3 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) IT Support
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) EPoS
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) HND
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCTS
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) Trustwave
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago