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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.86% 0.48% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 2.50% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 14
Average salary £27,000 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £22,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -5.33%
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
203 160 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.88% 19.37% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 163 126 144
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 - 8 £34,500 - 1
Gloucester 0 7 £27,000 +22.72%
Cirencester - 1 £41,000 - 1
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (87.23%) DNS
2 35 (74.47%) Windows
3 31 (65.96%) Cisco
3 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
4 29 (61.70%) VMware
4 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (59.57%) MS Exchange
6 27 (57.45%) Firewall
7 25 (53.19%) Citrix
8 24 (51.06%) TCP/IP
9 20 (42.55%) DHCP
10 19 (40.43%) MCSE
10 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (40.43%) XenApp
10 19 (40.43%) Finance
11 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
11 18 (38.30%) ITIL
12 17 (36.17%) Linux
12 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
12 17 (36.17%) MPLS
13 16 (34.04%) Remedy
13 16 (34.04%) Juniper
13 16 (34.04%) MCSA
13 16 (34.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 15 (31.91%) Incident Management
14 15 (31.91%) Client/Server
14 15 (31.91%) BitLocker
15 12 (25.53%) Office 365
16 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (23.40%) Sophos

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (59.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 2 (4.26%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 5 (10.64%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (87.23%) DNS
2 27 (57.45%) Firewall
3 24 (51.06%) TCP/IP
4 20 (42.55%) DHCP
5 17 (36.17%) MPLS
6 9 (19.15%) LAN
6 9 (19.15%) WAN
7 8 (17.02%) Network Security
8 6 (12.77%) Wireless
9 5 (10.64%) SSL
9 5 (10.64%) SMTP
9 5 (10.64%) VoIP
10 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.38%) IPv4
10 3 (6.38%) SAN
10 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
11 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
11 2 (4.26%) VLAN
12 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Wintel Support
3 8 (17.02%) Support Specialist
4 7 (14.89%) Wintel Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Wintel Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (2.13%) IT Support
9 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) PDA
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.38%) Line Management
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Network Design
6 1 (2.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) MCSE
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (34.04%) MCSA
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.26%) CCA
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.13%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (40.43%) XenApp
3 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 15 (31.91%) BitLocker
6 7 (14.89%) vSphere
7 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
11 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
11 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.26%) vMotion
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) Citrix
4 16 (34.04%) Juniper
4 16 (34.04%) Remedy
5 11 (23.40%) Sophos
6 4 (8.51%) Veeam
7 3 (6.38%) Websense
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) IronPort
9 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.13%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.13%) Meraki
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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