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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 139 108 141
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 55 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 2.20% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 14.00% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 52
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £21,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £57,500 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
544 493 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.02% 15.69% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 446 419 531
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Altrincham - 7 £26,500 -
Rochdale -15 5 £35,000 -39.13%
Stockport - 3 £57,500 - 1
Salford -5 2 £60,000 +200.00% 2
Oldham - 2 £35,750 -
Bolton - 1 £55,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £32,500 - 1
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 80 (62.99%) Cisco
2 59 (46.46%) LAN
3 58 (45.67%) Windows
4 55 (43.31%) WAN
5 54 (42.52%) Firewall
6 49 (38.58%) Active Directory
7 48 (37.80%) VMware
8 43 (33.86%) Degree
9 42 (33.07%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (33.07%) Wireless
10 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
11 36 (28.35%) DHCP
11 36 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (28.35%) Windows Server
12 35 (27.56%) DNS
12 35 (27.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (25.98%) CCNP
14 31 (24.41%) ITIL
14 31 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
15 30 (23.62%) Cisco Wireless
16 28 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (22.05%) CCNA
16 28 (22.05%) Citrix
16 28 (22.05%) TCP/IP
17 27 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (20.47%) High Availability
18 26 (20.47%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (20.47%) Windows 7
18 26 (20.47%) SSL

VPN
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 20 (15.75%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.45%) IIS
3 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.15%) JBoss
6 4 (3.15%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) CMS
8 1 (0.79%) nginx
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (19.69%) MS Office
2 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Office 365
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (46.46%) LAN
2 55 (43.31%) WAN
3 54 (42.52%) Firewall
4 42 (33.07%) Wireless
5 36 (28.35%) DHCP
6 35 (27.56%) DNS
7 30 (23.62%) Cisco Wireless
8 28 (22.05%) TCP/IP
9 26 (20.47%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (20.47%) SSL
10 25 (19.69%) SAN
10 25 (19.69%) VLAN
11 23 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (17.32%) Network Security
13 21 (16.54%) WLAN
14 18 (14.17%) IPsec
15 16 (12.60%) BGP
16 14 (11.02%) MPLS
16 14 (11.02%) OSPF
16 14 (11.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (14.96%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.60%) Finance
3 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) German Language
5 2 (1.57%) French Language
5 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Analyst
2 35 (27.56%) Network Engineer
3 24 (18.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (18.90%) Support Engineer
4 22 (17.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (14.17%) IT Support
6 17 (13.39%) Network Analyst
7 15 (11.81%) Applications Support
7 15 (11.81%) Server Engineer
8 14 (11.02%) Applications Engineer
8 14 (11.02%) Applications Support Engineer
8 14 (11.02%) Cisco Analyst
8 14 (11.02%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 14 (11.02%) IT Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) Wireless Engineer
9 13 (10.24%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (7.87%) Server Analyst
12 9 (7.09%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.36%) RESTful
2 3 (2.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.75%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.66%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.87%) RSA SecurID
5 7 (5.51%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.36%) iPad
8 3 (2.36%) iPhone
8 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.57%) Clustering
9 2 (1.57%) CMDB
9 2 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.79%) CCTV
10 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.79%) IPTV
10 1 (0.79%) Replication
10 1 (0.79%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (45.67%) Windows
2 36 (28.35%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (20.47%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (12.60%) Linux
8 9 (7.09%) Unix
9 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.94%) AIX
10 5 (3.94%) CentOS
11 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) ITIL
2 26 (20.47%) High Availability
3 21 (16.54%) Service Management
4 18 (14.17%) Network Management
5 16 (12.60%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (12.60%) Migration
5 16 (12.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (11.02%) Asset Management
7 13 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (7.87%) Software Deployment
9 9 (7.09%) Application Virtualisation
9 9 (7.09%) CRM
10 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.51%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.72%) Document Management
12 5 (3.94%) Data Protection
12 5 (3.94%) Project Management
12 5 (3.94%) SIEM
12 5 (3.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.69%) SQL
2 20 (15.75%) VBScript
3 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.87%) VB
5 4 (3.15%) Java
5 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.36%) Apple Swift
6 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.57%) Perl
7 2 (1.57%) PHP
7 2 (1.57%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (33.86%) Degree
2 42 (33.07%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (27.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (25.98%) CCNP
5 28 (22.05%) CCNA
6 24 (18.90%) MCSE
7 22 (17.32%) MCSA
8 14 (11.02%) MCITP
9 10 (7.87%) MCT
10 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.15%) CCIE
11 4 (3.15%) MCTS
11 4 (3.15%) MOS
12 2 (1.57%) CCDP
12 2 (1.57%) CISSP
12 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.79%) RHCE
13 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (38.58%) Active Directory
2 36 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.94%) vSphere
5 5 (3.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) KVM
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.79%) pfSense
6 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.79%) Varnish
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (13.39%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (12.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (9.45%) SCCM
4 10 (7.87%) ServiceCenter
4 10 (7.87%) WSUS
5 8 (6.30%) Cacti
6 5 (3.94%) AirWatch
6 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (3.94%) SCDPM
7 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.36%) Nagios
7 3 (2.36%) Puppet
8 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.79%) Ansible
9 1 (0.79%) cPanel
9 1 (0.79%) Graylog
9 1 (0.79%) RANCID
9 1 (0.79%) Salt
9 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (62.99%) Cisco
2 48 (37.80%) VMware
3 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.05%) Citrix
5 19 (14.96%) HP
6 17 (13.39%) Intel Security
7 10 (7.87%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.30%) WatchGuard
9 7 (5.51%) IronPort
9 7 (5.51%) Polycom
9 7 (5.51%) Siemens
9 7 (5.51%) Veeam
10 6 (4.72%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (4.72%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.72%) EqualLogic
10 6 (4.72%) F5
11 5 (3.94%) Meraki
11 5 (3.94%) NetApp
12 4 (3.15%) Juniper
12 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35114.00 - £40380.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, overtime and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, North West
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Posted: 17 days ago