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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.79% 2.74% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 22.86% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +62.79%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
28 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.05% 11.99% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 22
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Apple

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Development Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft