The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.70% 2.25% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 16.00% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £22,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.54% -9.27%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 Bolton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.15% 14.04% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 22
Average salary £27,000 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VPN
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

VPN Salary Trend in Bolton

VPN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper