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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.63% 1.89% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.96% 13.58% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% -9.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,750 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
54 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.56% 13.94% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 54
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Apple
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (18.18%) DMZ

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) PSTN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) ADSL
5 2 (18.18%) ISDN
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) WEP
5 2 (18.18%) WPA
5 2 (18.18%) DMZ
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
1 1 (9.09%) Network Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) Apple
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Avaya
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Sage
7 1 (9.09%) McAfee
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