The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 137 135 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 43 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.21% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 8.52% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 57
Average salary £33,027 £31,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,290 £20,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,550 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
554 540 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.64% 14.25% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 475 464 450
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Manchester

VPN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 7 £33,500 +32.67%
Bolton +2 1 £45,000 +104.54%
Wigan -5 1 £40,000 +70.21%
Salford - 1 £26,500 - 2
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 51 (57.95%) Windows
2 37 (42.05%) Active Directory
3 35 (39.77%) Firewall
4 33 (37.50%) WAN
5 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
6 28 (31.82%) DNS
6 28 (31.82%) Linux
6 28 (31.82%) LAN
7 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
7 25 (28.41%) VMware
8 24 (27.27%) Cisco
8 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 24 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (23.86%) MPLS
11 19 (21.59%) Blackberry
12 18 (20.45%) Citrix
12 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (20.45%) Load Balancing
13 16 (18.18%) DHCP
14 15 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (17.05%) SAN
14 15 (17.05%) Lync
14 15 (17.05%) Unified Communications
14 15 (17.05%) Office 365
14 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (14.77%) Degree
15 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.64%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.05%) Lync
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 4 (4.55%) Apache
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Route 53
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (39.77%) Firewall
2 33 (37.50%) WAN
3 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
4 28 (31.82%) DNS
4 28 (31.82%) LAN
5 21 (23.86%) MPLS
6 16 (18.18%) DHCP
7 15 (17.05%) SAN
7 15 (17.05%) Unified Communications
8 12 (13.64%) VLAN
9 11 (12.50%) Internet
10 9 (10.23%) Network Security
10 9 (10.23%) Wireless
11 8 (9.09%) OSPF
12 7 (7.95%) VoIP
12 7 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (6.82%) Broadband
13 6 (6.82%) Ethernet
14 5 (5.68%) NAS
15 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) MySQL
1 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
1 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) Administrator
3 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.82%) Network Support
6 6 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Network Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) LAMP
2 2 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) JSON
3 1 (1.14%) OAuth
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) REST
3 1 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) SAML
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Blackberry
2 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.09%) PKI
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) iPhone
6 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Clustering
7 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.95%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 24 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.23%) UNIX
8 8 (9.09%) Solaris
9 6 (6.82%) Android
10 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.27%) CentOS
12 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Load Balancing
2 11 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.36%) ITIL
4 8 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (6.82%) Change Control
6 5 (5.68%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.41%) Coaching
8 3 (3.41%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.41%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C
2 8 (9.09%) C++
2 8 (9.09%) PHP
3 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.77%) Degree
3 11 (12.50%) CCNA
4 9 (10.23%) MCSE
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.82%) CCNP
5 6 (6.82%) MCITP
6 4 (4.55%) VCAP
6 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (2.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (42.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) XenApp
4 8 (9.09%) MetaFrame
4 8 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (9.09%) UAG
5 5 (5.68%) vSphere
5 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.27%) Squid
7 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Nagios
1 6 (6.82%) Cacti
2 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.27%) SCOM
3 2 (2.27%) DameWare
3 2 (2.27%) WSUS
3 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) VMware
2 24 (27.27%) Cisco
2 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.45%) Citrix
4 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.23%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.09%) AppSense
6 8 (9.09%) EMC
7 7 (7.95%) HP
7 7 (7.95%) Juniper
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle
8 6 (6.82%) ProCurve
9 4 (4.55%) BT
9 4 (4.55%) LANDesk
9 4 (4.55%) Symantec
10 3 (3.41%) Websense
10 3 (3.41%) Clearswift
10 3 (3.41%) CA
10 3 (3.41%) NetApp
10 3 (3.41%) Kaspersky
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