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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.96% 2.19% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.52% 12.62% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 39
Median salary £34,000 £34,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +44.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £42,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +6.84%
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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
191 301 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.05% 17.35% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 147 231 236
Median salary £34,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,100 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Wilmslow -2 9 £36,750 +41.34%
Northwich - 5 £19,500 -
Warrington -3 4 £47,250 +43.18% 1
Chester +10 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 23 (56.10%) Windows
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
4 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
5 12 (29.27%) Firewall
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (29.27%) Cisco
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
5 12 (29.27%) LAN
5 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (26.83%) WAN
7 10 (24.39%) MCSE
7 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (24.39%) MCITP
7 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
9 8 (19.51%) VoIP
9 8 (19.51%) MCSA
9 8 (19.51%) CCNP
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (19.51%) Network Security
9 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
9 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (17.07%) Citrix
10 7 (17.07%) Broadband

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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 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
1 12 (29.27%) LAN
2 11 (26.83%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (19.51%) Network Security
4 8 (19.51%) VoIP
5 7 (17.07%) Broadband
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (14.63%) DNS
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) DHCP
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.76%) VLAN
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.88%) ADSL
10 2 (4.88%) Intranet
10 2 (4.88%) ISDN
10 2 (4.88%) PSTN
10 2 (4.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Support
3 9 (21.95%) IT Support
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Support Technician
6 5 (12.20%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Field Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (9.76%) IT Technician
7 4 (9.76%) Network Field Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Field Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.88%) Server Support
9 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) EPoS
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
4 4 (9.76%) ITSM
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security
6 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (24.39%) MCITP
2 10 (24.39%) MCSE
3 8 (19.51%) CCNP
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (19.51%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.76%) JNCIP
4 4 (9.76%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) KVM
7 1 (2.44%) oVirt
7 1 (2.44%) Postfix
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.44%) Xen
7 1 (2.44%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) Rundeck
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Juniper
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Meraki
6 3 (7.32%) ProCurve
6 3 (7.32%) Samsung
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
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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