The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 52 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.02% 3.13% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 36.67% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Median salary £17,000 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.95% 8.55% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 66 28 42
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VPN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Lancashire

VPN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Blackburn -3 3 £17,000 -24.44% 1
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 - 1
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) SCNA
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) RHCE
2 4 (80.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
1 4 (80.00%) SCNA
1 4 (80.00%) SCSA
1 4 (80.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
Blackburn, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago