The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.42% 1.49% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 10.00% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £41,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £48,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 70 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.40% 14.86% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 67
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VPN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VPN Salary Trend in Liverpool

VPN
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) Thin Client
3 8 (61.54%) Fat Client
4 6 (46.15%) VLAN
4 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) iPhone
4 6 (46.15%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) CCNP
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) Sage
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) CMDB
7 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VLAN
2 6 (46.15%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) LDAP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Thin Client
1 8 (61.54%) Fat Client
2 6 (46.15%) iPhone
2 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
3 3 (23.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Sage
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
Liverpool, Merseyside
LSTM
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago