The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 2.63% 1.02% 6.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 6.67% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £21,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.68% +11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
VPN
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 13.16% 15.31% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

VPN
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Altrincham region.

VPN Salary Trend in Altrincham

VPN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Draytek
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec