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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
22 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.10% 11.30% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 13
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bolton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) VPLS
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (71.43%) ISDN
2 5 (71.43%) PSTN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ISDN
1 5 (71.43%) PSTN
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) VPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware