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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.88% 2.08% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 12.98% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 27
Median salary £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
136 208 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.37% 16.02% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 88 153 270
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Chester 0 1 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Congleton 0 1 £17,500 -
Warrington -1 1 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Crewe - 1 £29,000 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) VoIP
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) Office 365
5 7 (31.82%) iPad
6 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (27.27%) iPhone
6 6 (27.27%) Skype
7 5 (22.73%) WLAN
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) SAN
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
9 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (9.09%) QA

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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) VoIP
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) Skype
5 5 (22.73%) WLAN
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.55%) DMZ
8 1 (4.55%) Intranet
8 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.55%) IPv4
8 1 (4.55%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) iPad
2 6 (27.27%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.55%) Data Security
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
3 1 (4.55%) SIEM
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Citrix
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) Motorola
5 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.55%) SOTI
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk
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