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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.99% 1.83% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.05% 11.23% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 33
Median salary £27,500 £31,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +34.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,350 £32,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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
181 285 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.01% 16.34% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 137 201 220
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,550 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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
Northwich - 5 £19,500 -
Wilmslow +7 4 £36,000 +38.46%
Chester +8 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Runcorn 0 3 - - 1
Warrington +2 1 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 21 (51.22%) Windows
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) LAN
5 12 (29.27%) Cisco
5 12 (29.27%) WAN
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL
6 11 (26.83%) Firewall
7 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.95%) MCSE
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (21.95%) CCNP
8 9 (21.95%) MCITP
8 9 (21.95%) Network Security
8 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (19.51%) Project Management
9 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
9 8 (19.51%) Broadband
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 7 (17.07%) PHP
10 7 (17.07%) CCNA
10 7 (17.07%) DNS
10 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (17.07%) Remote Desktop

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 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) LAN
2 12 (29.27%) WAN
3 11 (26.83%) Firewall
4 9 (21.95%) Network Security
5 8 (19.51%) Broadband
6 7 (17.07%) DNS
6 7 (17.07%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (14.63%) DHCP
7 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.63%) VoIP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.76%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) Intranet
9 2 (4.88%) NAS
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) BGP
10 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.44%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) OSPF
10 1 (2.44%) SAN
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 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) IT Support
2 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Exchange Support
5 6 (14.63%) Support Technician
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.76%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Developer
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
7 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Technician
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%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) EPoS
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Android
4 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
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 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (9.76%) ITSM
6 4 (9.76%) Open Source
6 4 (9.76%) Software Licensing
6 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PHP
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.95%) CCNP
2 9 (21.95%) MCITP
2 9 (21.95%) MCSE
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (12.20%) JNCIP
4 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) MCP
5 2 (4.88%) MCTS
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Server
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 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Juniper
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Samsung
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Sage
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
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