The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 89 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 41 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.36% 2.14% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.36% 13.62% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 27
Average salary £35,000 £23,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% -66.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £71,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
307 301 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.68% 15.70% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 236 233 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VPN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 23 £33,000 +40.42% 1
Chester +1 9 £35,000 +112.12%
Crewe - 3 - -
Knutsford +2 2 £47,500 -34.48%
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Nantwich - 1 £27,500 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 54 (75.00%) Windows
2 49 (68.06%) DNS
3 46 (63.89%) Cisco
4 43 (59.72%) TCP/IP
4 43 (59.72%) DHCP
5 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 32 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 30 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 30 (41.67%) Firewall
9 29 (40.28%) VMware
9 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (33.33%) MCSE
12 24 (33.33%) Hyper-V
13 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (31.94%) ITIL
14 22 (30.56%) MCITP
14 22 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (29.17%) MCP
15 21 (29.17%) SSL
15 21 (29.17%) CCNA
16 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
16 20 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (26.39%) VoIP
17 19 (26.39%) VLAN
17 19 (26.39%) Wireless
18 18 (25.00%) MCTS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Office 365
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Route 53
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (68.06%) DNS
2 43 (59.72%) TCP/IP
2 43 (59.72%) DHCP
3 30 (41.67%) Firewall
4 21 (29.17%) SSL
5 19 (26.39%) VoIP
5 19 (26.39%) VLAN
5 19 (26.39%) Wireless
6 16 (22.22%) MPLS
7 15 (20.83%) WAN
7 15 (20.83%) LAN
8 14 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (18.06%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (18.06%) IPsec
10 12 (16.67%) IP Telephony
11 11 (15.28%) SAN
11 11 (15.28%) Ethernet
12 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
12 10 (13.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Financial Institution
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) IT Support
6 9 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Team Leader
8 7 (9.72%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (9.72%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 7 (9.72%) Desktop Support
8 7 (9.72%) Desktop Team Leader
9 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
10 5 (6.94%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Web Services
2 10 (13.89%) 802.1X
3 7 (9.72%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) Ajax
4 6 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Life Science
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (75.00%) Windows
2 32 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (13.89%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.72%) Linux
9 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.28%) Change Management
4 10 (13.89%) ITIL V3
4 10 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (13.89%) Service Management
5 9 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (11.11%) Security Patching
6 8 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
6 8 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (11.11%) Line Management
6 8 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (8.33%) Process Management
8 6 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (33.33%) MCSE
4 22 (30.56%) MCITP
5 21 (29.17%) MCP
5 21 (29.17%) CCNA
6 18 (25.00%) MCTS
7 12 (16.67%) MCSA
8 11 (15.28%) CCNP
9 9 (12.50%) JNCIA
10 6 (8.33%) Degree
11 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.39%) CCA
11 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) SLA
2 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (15.28%) Terminal Server
5 6 (8.33%) XenApp
6 3 (4.17%) vSphere
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.39%) Xen
8 1 (1.39%) Firmware
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) Cisco
2 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.28%) VMware
4 12 (16.67%) IBM
5 10 (13.89%) Juniper
5 10 (13.89%) HP
5 10 (13.89%) Dell
5 10 (13.89%) Citrix
6 5 (6.94%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.39%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Winsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 19 days ago