The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 82 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 1.75% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 12.04% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 33
Median salary £29,000 £22,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 191 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.57% 14.57% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 82 160 298
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Cheshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VPN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Congleton +2 3 £17,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £29,000 -
Sandbach - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (48.00%) VoIP
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (36.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) Citrix
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) Office 365
7 7 (28.00%) iPad
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Wireless
7 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) iPhone
8 6 (24.00%) Skype
9 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) MCSA
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) HP
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) VoIP
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) Skype
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
6 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) LAN
7 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) ADSL
8 2 (8.00%) ISDN
8 2 (8.00%) MPLS
8 2 (8.00%) PSTN
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (24.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 6 (24.00%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Support
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) iPad
2 6 (24.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Data Security
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCSA
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Citrix
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Meraki
5 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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