The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.39% 0.61% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 4.11% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £45,750 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 73 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.99% 14.87% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 84
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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 1 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) Thin Client
2 12 (85.71%) Fat Client
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
4 9 (64.29%) iPhone
4 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) Sage
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
8 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) CMDB
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) ProCurve

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SalesLogix
1 1 (7.14%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) VLAN
2 9 (64.29%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Thin Client
1 12 (85.71%) Fat Client
2 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
2 9 (64.29%) iPhone
3 3 (21.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Sage
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) ProCurve
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint