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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 149 131 99
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -32
Permanent jobs citing VPN 45 46 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 1.21% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.31% 8.95% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 81
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
616 514 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.65% 13.51% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 513 417 501
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +2 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Wigan - 3 £40,000 - 1
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 44 (46.81%) Active Directory
3 41 (43.62%) WAN
3 41 (43.62%) Firewall
4 34 (36.17%) LAN
5 33 (35.11%) Cisco
5 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
6 30 (31.91%) TCP/IP
6 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (30.85%) MS Exchange
7 29 (30.85%) VMware
8 27 (28.72%) DNS
9 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (24.47%) Linux
11 22 (23.40%) Citrix
11 22 (23.40%) VLAN
12 21 (22.34%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (19.15%) CCNA
13 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (18.09%) MPLS
14 17 (18.09%) SAN
14 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.89%) Blackberry
16 14 (14.89%) Wireless
16 14 (14.89%) Network Security
17 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
18 12 (12.77%) CCNP
18 12 (12.77%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (30.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.64%) Lync
4 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.32%) IIS
6 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Confluence
7 2 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Route 53
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.62%) WAN
1 41 (43.62%) Firewall
2 34 (36.17%) LAN
3 30 (31.91%) TCP/IP
4 27 (28.72%) DNS
5 22 (23.40%) VLAN
6 17 (18.09%) SAN
6 17 (18.09%) MPLS
7 14 (14.89%) Wireless
7 14 (14.89%) Network Security
8 11 (11.70%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (11.70%) DHCP
8 11 (11.70%) VoIP
9 10 (10.64%) Unified Communications
10 9 (9.57%) Internet
11 8 (8.51%) OSPF
12 5 (5.32%) BGP
12 5 (5.32%) Broadband
12 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.13%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
1 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Law
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.32%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Senior VoIP Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) XML
2 2 (2.13%) LAMP
3 1 (1.06%) JSON
3 1 (1.06%) OAuth
3 1 (1.06%) HTML5
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) COM
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.38%) PKI
4 4 (4.26%) iPhone
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.06%) SecurID
7 1 (1.06%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (24.47%) Linux
5 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.57%) UNIX
9 8 (8.51%) Solaris
10 6 (6.38%) Android
10 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.13%) CentOS
12 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.70%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.51%) ITIL
3 8 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (8.51%) Change Control
4 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
4 6 (6.38%) Migration
4 6 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.32%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (4.26%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.19%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.19%) Coaching
7 3 (3.19%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (3.19%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) C
2 6 (6.38%) C++
2 6 (6.38%) PHP
3 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.15%) CCNA
3 12 (12.77%) Degree
3 12 (12.77%) CCNP
4 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.51%) MCSE
6 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.26%) MCITP
6 4 (4.26%) VCAP
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (3.19%) MCTS
7 3 (3.19%) MCSA
7 3 (3.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.77%) XenApp
4 8 (8.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (8.51%) MetaFrame
5 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.32%) UAG
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.19%) vSphere
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.13%) Squid
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.13%) DameWare
3 2 (2.13%) Nagios
3 2 (2.13%) WSUS
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.13%) Cacti
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.06%) SCSM
4 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) Cisco
1 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.85%) VMware
3 22 (23.40%) Citrix
4 12 (12.77%) HP
5 10 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.57%) ProCurve
7 8 (8.51%) AppSense
7 8 (8.51%) EMC
8 6 (6.38%) Juniper
8 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.26%) Symantec
10 3 (3.19%) Websense
10 3 (3.19%) Clearswift
10 3 (3.19%) BT
10 3 (3.19%) CA
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.19%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
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