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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.79% 3.37% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 24.62% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 5
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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
36 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.50% 13.68% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 43
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) DMZ
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCPD
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
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