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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.73% 2.49% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 11.63% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 31
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
206 361 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 21.36% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 159 228 256
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 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 5 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
Warrington +10 5 £50,000 +163.15%
Chester -4 5 £32,500 +36.84%
Knutsford +4 4 £32,000 -5.88%
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 26 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
5 22 (50.00%) Cisco
6 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (47.73%) VMware
7 19 (43.18%) Hyper-V
8 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
8 17 (38.64%) Firewall
8 17 (38.64%) CCNA
8 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
8 17 (38.64%) DNS
9 16 (36.36%) DHCP
9 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (31.82%) ITIL
11 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
12 13 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
12 13 (29.55%) MCP
12 13 (29.55%) Linux
12 13 (29.55%) MCSE
12 13 (29.55%) MCSA
12 13 (29.55%) MS Office
12 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (29.55%) MCTS

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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 13 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (29.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) DNS
1 17 (38.64%) Firewall
1 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
2 16 (36.36%) DHCP
3 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 10 (22.73%) WAN
4 9 (20.45%) NAS
5 8 (18.18%) Network Security
5 8 (18.18%) VoIP
6 5 (11.36%) Broadband
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) Skype
9 1 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (2.27%) BGP
9 1 (2.27%) Intranet
9 1 (2.27%) OSPF
9 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
1 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) GitLab
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) IT Support
2 14 (31.82%) IT Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Support
3 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) IT Support Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Analyst
4 12 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (22.73%) Technical Support
6 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
6 9 (20.45%) Support Analyst
6 9 (20.45%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Field Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) J2EE
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
6 13 (29.55%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) Android
7 12 (27.27%) Apple iOS
8 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Software Licensing
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (18.18%) Time Management
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.27%) BCP
9 1 (2.27%) ERP
9 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PHP
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNA
3 13 (29.55%) MCITP
3 13 (29.55%) MCP
3 13 (29.55%) MCSA
3 13 (29.55%) MCSE
3 13 (29.55%) MCTS
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 4 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (43.18%) Hyper-V
3 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (2.27%) oVirt
5 1 (2.27%) Postfix
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Cisco
3 21 (47.73%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Juniper
4 4 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Sage
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam