The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 2.44% 2.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £20,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
VPN
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 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 7.32% 18.60% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) CCTV
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse