The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 129 120 140
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 59 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 1.92% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 13.42% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 45
Median salary £44,000 £33,750 £33,027
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.37% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £23,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
VPN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
551 514 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.24% 14.33% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 483 431 491
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VPN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VPN Salary Trend in Manchester

VPN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Manchester

VPN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +3 8 £60,000 -40.00%
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Bolton -9 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £25,000 -
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North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 76 (58.02%) Cisco
2 67 (51.15%) Firewall
3 65 (49.62%) LAN
4 60 (45.80%) Active Directory
5 59 (45.04%) Windows
6 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
7 48 (36.64%) WAN
8 47 (35.88%) ITIL
9 43 (32.82%) Citrix
10 37 (28.24%) VMware
11 36 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (27.48%) MS Excel
12 32 (24.43%) DNS
13 31 (23.66%) CCNP
13 31 (23.66%) MS Exchange
13 31 (23.66%) MS Office
13 31 (23.66%) Windows 7
14 29 (22.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (22.14%) CCNA
14 29 (22.14%) Degree
14 29 (22.14%) Windows Server
15 27 (20.61%) Telecoms
16 26 (19.85%) Wireless
16 26 (19.85%) TCP/IP
16 26 (19.85%) PowerShell
17 25 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (19.08%) Juniper
17 25 (19.08%) Finance
17 25 (19.08%) Legal
17 25 (19.08%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (15.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (11.45%) CMS
6 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.05%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.29%) IIS
9 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.76%) Apache
11 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (27.48%) MS Excel
2 31 (23.66%) MS Office
3 15 (11.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.76%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.05%) IaaS
4 3 (2.29%) Office 365
5 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.53%) SaaS
5 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.76%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 67 (51.15%) Firewall
2 65 (49.62%) LAN
3 48 (36.64%) WAN
4 32 (24.43%) DNS
5 26 (19.85%) TCP/IP
5 26 (19.85%) Wireless
6 25 (19.08%) VLAN
7 24 (18.32%) DHCP
8 23 (17.56%) SAN
8 23 (17.56%) VoIP
9 20 (15.27%) BGP
9 20 (15.27%) MPLS
10 19 (14.50%) Ethernet
10 19 (14.50%) OSPF
11 17 (12.98%) Network Security
12 16 (12.21%) IPsec
12 16 (12.21%) SSL
12 16 (12.21%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (11.45%) Internet
14 13 (9.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 27 (20.61%) Telecoms
2 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 25 (19.08%) Legal
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Law
3 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) German Language
4 2 (1.53%) Publishing
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Network Engineer
2 32 (24.43%) Support Engineer
3 30 (22.90%) Analyst
4 22 (16.79%) IT Engineer
5 20 (15.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (12.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Support Analyst
8 14 (10.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Applications Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Applications Support
8 14 (10.69%) Applications Support Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (9.16%) IT Support
10 11 (8.40%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (7.63%) Team Leader
11 10 (7.63%) Technical Support
12 9 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (6.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.05%) WAP
3 3 (2.29%) XMPP
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) COM
4 1 (0.76%) JSON
4 1 (0.76%) LAMP
4 1 (0.76%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Node.js
4 1 (0.76%) OAuth
4 1 (0.76%) REST
4 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.76%) SAML
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Blackberry
2 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.21%) Data Centre
4 14 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.34%) HP StoreVirtual
7 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.82%) Driving Licence
9 4 (3.05%) AS400
9 4 (3.05%) Clustering
9 4 (3.05%) iSeries
10 3 (2.29%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.53%) CMDB
11 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.53%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.76%) BYOD
12 1 (0.76%) iPad
12 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (45.04%) Windows
2 31 (23.66%) Windows 7
3 29 (22.14%) Windows Server
4 24 (18.32%) Linux
5 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (8.40%) CentOS
9 9 (6.87%) Unix
10 8 (6.11%) AIX
11 7 (5.34%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.82%) Debian
12 5 (3.82%) Windows XP
13 4 (3.05%) Windows 8
14 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.53%) Android
15 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.88%) ITIL
2 24 (18.32%) Service Management
3 23 (17.56%) High Availability
4 19 (14.50%) Document Management
5 16 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (10.69%) Expense Management
6 14 (10.69%) Network Management
6 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
6 14 (10.69%) Software Deployment
6 14 (10.69%) Workflow
7 13 (9.92%) Project Management
8 12 (9.16%) Configuration Management
8 12 (9.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.11%) Risk Management
13 7 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.34%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.85%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.98%) VBScript
3 14 (10.69%) SQL
4 9 (6.87%) PHP
5 8 (6.11%) Perl
5 8 (6.11%) Python
6 3 (2.29%) VB
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.66%) CCNP
3 29 (22.14%) CCNA
3 29 (22.14%) Degree
3 29 (22.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (14.50%) MCSA
5 14 (10.69%) MCT
6 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.82%) MOS
6 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.05%) CISSP
7 4 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.05%) MCDST
7 4 (3.05%) MCITP
7 4 (3.05%) MCSE
8 3 (2.29%) CCIE
8 3 (2.29%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.53%) CCSP
10 1 (0.76%) CCDP
10 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) SLA
2 8 (6.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 60 (45.80%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.21%) Terminal Server
4 11 (8.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.34%) XenApp
6 6 (4.58%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.05%) vSphere
8 2 (1.53%) vCloud
9 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.76%) KVM
9 1 (0.76%) NFS
9 1 (0.76%) oVirt
9 1 (0.76%) Postfix
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (17.56%) SCCM
2 13 (9.92%) Cacti
2 13 (9.92%) Nagios
3 12 (9.16%) Puppet
4 8 (6.11%) FortiGate
4 8 (6.11%) OpenNMS
4 8 (6.11%) RANCID
4 8 (6.11%) SCOM
5 7 (5.34%) AirWatch
6 4 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (2.29%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.76%) DameWare
9 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (58.02%) Cisco
2 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
3 43 (32.82%) Citrix
4 37 (28.24%) VMware
5 25 (19.08%) Juniper
6 15 (11.45%) HP
7 14 (10.69%) iManage
7 14 (10.69%) Interwoven
8 12 (9.16%) NetApp
9 10 (7.63%) IronPort
10 8 (6.11%) Brocade
10 8 (6.11%) Ericsson
10 8 (6.11%) Foundry
10 8 (6.11%) Huawei
10 8 (6.11%) ZyXEL
11 7 (5.34%) CheckPoint
11 7 (5.34%) NETGEAR
11 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.58%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (4.58%) Siemens
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