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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 2.14% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.50% 10.97% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 20
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,700 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £35,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
VPN
North West

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
200 319 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.52% 19.52% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 149 209 213
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -6 6 £30,000 +26.31%
Warrington +9 4 £50,000 +163.15% 1
Runcorn 0 3 - -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Knutsford +3 1 £32,500 -4.41%
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
5 23 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 21 (45.65%) VMware
7 20 (43.48%) Cisco
7 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
9 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
9 16 (34.78%) Firewall
9 16 (34.78%) DNS
9 16 (34.78%) CCNA
9 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (32.61%) ITIL
10 15 (32.61%) DHCP
10 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
11 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
12 13 (28.26%) WAN
12 13 (28.26%) LAN
12 13 (28.26%) Linux
12 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (26.09%) Android
13 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
14 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (23.91%) MCTS
14 11 (23.91%) MCITP
14 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification

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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 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.91%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
1 16 (34.78%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) DHCP
2 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) LAN
3 13 (28.26%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) NAS
4 9 (19.57%) Network Security
5 8 (17.39%) Broadband
5 8 (17.39%) VoIP
6 5 (10.87%) VLAN
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) Intranet
8 2 (4.35%) Skype
9 1 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.17%) BGP
9 1 (2.17%) Internet
9 1 (2.17%) LDAP
9 1 (2.17%) OSPF
9 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
1 4 (8.70%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) GitLab
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) IT Support
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) IT Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Technical Support
4 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) IT Support Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Support Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Field Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) J2EE
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) EPoS
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
5 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (26.09%) Android
6 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
7 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Software Licensing
3 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Time Management
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (8.70%) Open Source
6 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) ERP
9 1 (2.17%) Marketing Automation
9 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PHP
3 4 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.78%) CCNA
3 11 (23.91%) MCITP
3 11 (23.91%) MCP
3 11 (23.91%) MCSA
3 11 (23.91%) MCSE
3 11 (23.91%) MCTS
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (19.57%) CCNP
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.87%) JNCIP
5 5 (10.87%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) oVirt
6 1 (2.17%) Postfix
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) VMware
3 20 (43.48%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) Dell
6 3 (6.52%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) Sage
8 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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