The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.03% 2.25% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 9.76% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £30,000 £23,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,750 £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
VPN
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.66% 23.03% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 29
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £61,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Chester region.

VPN Salary Trend in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) GitLab
3 4 (44.44%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (44.44%) Rundeck
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Development Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Auto-Scaling
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Rundeck
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam