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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 74 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.25% 1.21% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.77% 5.50% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 17
Average salary £30,750 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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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
195 200 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.92% 22.00% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 166 149 173
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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

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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 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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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 August 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 10 £31,500 -19.74%
Gloucester +4 7 £27,000 +22.72%
Cirencester - 2 £31,500 -
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South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 49 (89.09%) DNS
2 44 (80.00%) Windows
3 39 (70.91%) Cisco
3 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
4 33 (60.00%) Citrix
5 32 (58.18%) TCP/IP
6 31 (56.36%) VMware
7 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (54.55%) MS Exchange
8 28 (50.91%) DHCP
9 27 (49.09%) ITIL
9 27 (49.09%) MCSE
9 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (49.09%) XenApp
10 26 (47.27%) Firewall
10 26 (47.27%) Finance
11 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
12 23 (41.82%) MCSA
12 23 (41.82%) Remedy
12 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
12 23 (41.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 20 (36.36%) BitLocker
13 20 (36.36%) Client/Server
14 18 (32.73%) Linux
15 16 (29.09%) MPLS
16 15 (27.27%) Juniper
16 15 (27.27%) Sophos
16 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
17 14 (25.45%) Software Packaging
18 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) IIS
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.45%) Lync
7 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 5 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (89.09%) DNS
2 32 (58.18%) TCP/IP
3 28 (50.91%) DHCP
4 26 (47.27%) Firewall
5 16 (29.09%) MPLS
6 9 (16.36%) WAN
7 8 (14.55%) LAN
7 8 (14.55%) Network Security
8 6 (10.91%) Wireless
9 5 (9.09%) SSL
9 5 (9.09%) VoIP
9 5 (9.09%) SMTP
10 4 (7.27%) SAN
10 4 (7.27%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.45%) VLAN
11 3 (5.45%) IPv4
11 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
2 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Support Specialist
2 13 (23.64%) Wintel Support
3 9 (16.36%) Wintel Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (1.82%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) PDA
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.91%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.45%) Line Management
4 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (1.82%) Network Design
6 1 (1.82%) Network Management
6 1 (1.82%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) MCSE
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (41.82%) MCSA
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.45%) CCA
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (49.09%) XenApp
3 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
3 23 (41.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 20 (36.36%) BitLocker
5 8 (14.55%) vSphere
6 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
9 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.45%) vMotion
4 3 (5.45%) SCOM
4 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Cisco
1 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (60.00%) Citrix
3 31 (56.36%) VMware
4 23 (41.82%) Remedy
5 15 (27.27%) Sophos
5 15 (27.27%) Juniper
6 5 (9.09%) Veeam
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
7 4 (7.27%) Websense
7 4 (7.27%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Apple
8 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.82%) IronPort
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday