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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.89% 2.21% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 14.29% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £23,750 £22,375
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
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
56 91 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.47% 15.48% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 88 57
Median salary £27,500 £33,500 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £18,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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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 25 June 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 +4 1 £70,000 +218.18%
Blackburn - 1 £27,000 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) CISM

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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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft