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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 89 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 1.76% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.36% 12.69% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 36
Median salary £24,250 £26,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
163 197 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.31% 13.86% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 122 169 295
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £80,000
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

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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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Congleton - 4 £17,500 - 1
Warrington -1 2 £36,000 +56.52%
Nantwich - 2 £29,000 -
Chester +2 1 £22,500 -45.45%
Wilmslow -25 1 £22,500 -
Sandbach - 1 £32,500 -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
5 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (30.30%) VoIP
7 10 (30.30%) Citrix
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
7 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (30.30%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) MCSE
9 8 (24.24%) MCSA
9 8 (24.24%) Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
9 8 (24.24%) MCITP
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (18.18%) iPad
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Server
11 6 (18.18%) Office 365
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco
11 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) Service Management

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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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Remote Desktop
1 10 (30.30%) VoIP
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
5 5 (15.15%) Skype
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (12.12%) Internet
7 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) ADSL
8 2 (6.06%) ISDN
8 2 (6.06%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) PSTN
8 2 (6.06%) SNMP
8 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Support
3 6 (18.18%) IT Support
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 5 (15.15%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (12.12%) IT Technician
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) iPad
2 5 (15.15%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
1 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
1 5 (15.15%) Service Management
2 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
2 4 (12.12%) ITSM
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Server Hardening
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (24.24%) MCITP
2 8 (24.24%) MCSA
2 8 (24.24%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) QA
4 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Server
4 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Meraki
5 4 (12.12%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.03%) Apple
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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