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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.13% 1.73% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 8.11% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Median salary £35,000 £23,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -12.03%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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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
25 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.02% 21.39% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 16
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 3 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 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) GitLab
2 4 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
2 4 (57.14%) Rundeck
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL

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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 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Development Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam