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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 54 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.50% 2.15% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 14.29% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 1
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +91.01%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
VPN
North West

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
50 84 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.38% 15.03% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 82 46
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £16,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £47,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram 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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston +8 1 £70,000 +225.58%
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft