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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 2.56% 17.86% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 71.43% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £17,000 £22,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 25.64% 25.00% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 29 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 10 December 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%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) SCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis

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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%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SCNA
1 1 (100.00%) SCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft