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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.57% 1.97% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 16.98% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Median salary £17,000 £24,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
66 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.57% 11.62% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 51 40 46
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
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

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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

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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 3 December 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
Blackburn -3 1 £17,000 -24.44%
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
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North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) SCNA
2 3 (75.00%) SCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) RHCE
2 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

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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 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) RHCE
1 3 (75.00%) SCNA
1 3 (75.00%) SCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft