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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.68% 1.73% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.25% 10.27% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 24
Median salary £27,500 £32,750 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.03% +39.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,000 £18,450
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £34,900 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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
173 292 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.19% 16.82% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 132 201 225
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

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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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Runcorn +3 3 - -
Chester -4 3 £27,500 +4.76%
Northwich - 2 £19,000 - 1
Warrington +13 1 £50,000 +117.39% 2
Wilmslow +3 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
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North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
3 20 (48.78%) VMware
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
7 13 (31.71%) ITIL
8 12 (29.27%) LAN
8 12 (29.27%) WAN
8 12 (29.27%) Firewall
8 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (26.83%) DNS
9 11 (26.83%) CCNA
9 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
10 10 (24.39%) MCSE
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (24.39%) DHCP
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) MCITP
10 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
10 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (21.95%) Network Security
11 9 (21.95%) CCNP
11 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
11 9 (21.95%) Linux

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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 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
1 12 (29.27%) LAN
1 12 (29.27%) WAN
2 11 (26.83%) DNS
3 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.95%) Network Security
5 8 (19.51%) Broadband
6 7 (17.07%) VoIP
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (9.76%) NAS
7 4 (9.76%) VLAN
8 2 (4.88%) Intranet
9 1 (2.44%) BGP
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.44%) LDAP
9 1 (2.44%) OSPF
9 1 (2.44%) SAN
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
1 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) GitLab
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) IT Support
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (19.51%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) IT Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Technical Support
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Field Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Network Field Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
5 8 (19.51%) Android
5 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.63%) Software Licensing
4 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
4 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (9.76%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Open Source
5 4 (9.76%) Time Management
5 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PHP
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNA
3 10 (24.39%) MCITP
3 10 (24.39%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (21.95%) CCNP
5 6 (14.63%) MCP
5 6 (14.63%) MCSA
5 6 (14.63%) MCTS
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (12.20%) JNCIP
6 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
3 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (2.44%) oVirt
6 1 (2.44%) Postfix
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) Juniper
6 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Samsung
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) Sage
8 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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