The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 18 9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn - 10.45% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 53.85% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Median salary - £22,250 £13,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +67.92%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 27.27% 19.40% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 5
Median salary £18,000 £22,250 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.10% +23.61%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackburn region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

VPN Salary Trend in Blackburn

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Blackburn region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft