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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.67% 1.16% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 22.22% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £22,500 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
17 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.41% 5.23% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 34
Median salary £22,500 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -22.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 11 December 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN

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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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware