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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.71% 2.10% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.48% 11.95% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 34
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +44.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £43,775 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
211 293 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.07% 17.58% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 163 242 237
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -3 8 £36,750 -
Warrington -2 6 £47,000 +34.28%
Northwich - 4 £19,500 -
Chester +14 1 £32,500 -7.14%
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 20 (55.56%) Windows
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 15 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 10 (27.78%) MCITP
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) MCSE
7 10 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (25.00%) Firewall
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) LAN
9 8 (22.22%) WAN
9 8 (22.22%) MCSA
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) Citrix
10 7 (19.44%) VoIP
10 7 (19.44%) Wireless
10 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Server
11 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) VoIP
4 7 (19.44%) Wireless
5 6 (16.67%) Broadband
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.89%) Network Security
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.33%) DHCP
8 3 (8.33%) DNS
9 2 (5.56%) ADSL
9 2 (5.56%) Intranet
9 2 (5.56%) ISDN
9 2 (5.56%) MPLS
9 2 (5.56%) PSTN
9 2 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (27.78%) Exchange Support
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) IT Support
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Support Technician
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (11.11%) IT Technician
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Field Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) EPoS
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) ITSM
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) MCITP
2 10 (27.78%) MCSE
3 8 (22.22%) MCSA
4 5 (13.89%) CCNP
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) JNCIP
5 3 (8.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Meraki
4 4 (11.11%) ProCurve
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Samsung
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya