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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.88% 1.91% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 13.85% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £41,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,200 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -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
56 65 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.01% 13.80% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 60
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £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 22 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Aruba
5 2 (20.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) CCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) CCSE
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
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