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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.10% 2.04% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.25% 9.00% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 14
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,400 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £42,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
223 211 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.35% 22.69% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 186 238
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 24 £33,000 -17.50%
Gloucester -2 9 £26,250 -41.66%
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 78 (93.98%) Windows
2 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
3 51 (61.45%) Cisco
4 48 (57.83%) Firewall
5 47 (56.63%) DNS
5 47 (56.63%) MS Exchange
6 46 (55.42%) ITIL
7 43 (51.81%) VMware
8 41 (49.40%) TCP/IP
8 41 (49.40%) Citrix
8 41 (49.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
9 39 (46.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (46.99%) Linux
10 38 (45.78%) MS Excel
11 37 (44.58%) MCSE
11 37 (44.58%) XenApp
12 31 (37.35%) DHCP
13 27 (32.53%) MCSA
13 27 (32.53%) Remedy
13 27 (32.53%) Finance
13 27 (32.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 26 (31.33%) Sophos
15 25 (30.12%) SQL
16 24 (28.92%) Client/Server
16 24 (28.92%) BitLocker
17 23 (27.71%) Software Packaging
18 19 (22.89%) MPLS
19 18 (21.69%) MySQL
19 18 (21.69%) Oracle

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (56.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.64%) Lync
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.20%) nginx
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 38 (45.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (57.83%) Firewall
2 47 (56.63%) DNS
3 41 (49.40%) TCP/IP
4 31 (37.35%) DHCP
5 19 (22.89%) MPLS
6 13 (15.66%) WAN
7 12 (14.46%) SAN
8 11 (13.25%) Wireless
9 9 (10.84%) Internet
10 8 (9.64%) VLAN
10 8 (9.64%) NetScaler
11 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
11 5 (6.02%) LAN
12 3 (3.61%) Network Security
13 2 (2.41%) VoIP
13 2 (2.41%) OSPF
13 2 (2.41%) BGP
13 2 (2.41%) EIGRP
14 1 (1.20%) VRRP
14 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) MySQL
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) Hudson
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Support Specialist
2 18 (21.69%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Consultant
4 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 15 (18.07%) Wintel Support
5 15 (18.07%) Wintel Specialist
6 9 (10.84%) Principal Consultant
7 8 (9.64%) Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.41%) Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Support Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Support Specialist
11 2 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.84%) Clustering
3 7 (8.43%) PDA
4 2 (2.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (93.98%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Linux
3 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.20%) Debian
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) ITIL
2 16 (19.28%) Incident Management
2 16 (19.28%) Cyber Security
3 2 (2.41%) Information Security
3 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.20%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.20%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.20%) Build Automation
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.20%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (1.20%) MODAF
4 1 (1.20%) UML
4 1 (1.20%) RUP
4 1 (1.20%) SOA
4 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.20%) Scrum
4 1 (1.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) SQL
2 17 (20.48%) Python
2 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.48%) Perl
3 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (46.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (44.58%) MCSE
3 27 (32.53%) MCSA
4 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (16.87%) Degree
5 13 (15.66%) CCNA
6 9 (10.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (9.64%) CCA
7 8 (9.64%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.20%) MCP
11 1 (1.20%) CCIE
11 1 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (49.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
3 37 (44.58%) XenApp
4 27 (32.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 24 (28.92%) BitLocker
6 18 (21.69%) Hyper-V
7 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (13.25%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (12.05%) XenDesktop
9 8 (9.64%) VMware ESX
10 5 (6.02%) vSphere
11 3 (3.61%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
12 2 (2.41%) XenServer
13 1 (1.20%) iptables
13 1 (1.20%) Samba
13 1 (1.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (13.25%) Backup Exec
3 10 (12.05%) SCCM
3 10 (12.05%) SCOM
3 10 (12.05%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.02%) vMotion
5 3 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 51 (61.45%) Cisco
3 43 (51.81%) VMware
4 41 (49.40%) Citrix
5 27 (32.53%) Remedy
6 26 (31.33%) Sophos
7 18 (21.69%) Oracle
8 16 (19.28%) Juniper
9 15 (18.07%) Symantec
10 11 (13.25%) Veeam
11 10 (12.05%) Websense
12 1 (1.20%) AppSense
12 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.20%) Apple
12 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.20%) Dell
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago