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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 148 138
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 68 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.07% 0.93% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.36% 6.44% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 43
Average salary £30,486 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £28,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.78%
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
509 559 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 14.43% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 414 449 499
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
Oldham +5 5 £22,500 -30.76%
Rochdale - 4 £85,000 - 2
Bolton - 2 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 78 (60.47%) Windows
2 69 (53.49%) Active Directory
3 59 (45.74%) Firewall
4 56 (43.41%) Cisco
5 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
6 51 (39.53%) DHCP
7 50 (38.76%) MS Exchange
7 50 (38.76%) VMware
8 47 (36.43%) DNS
9 42 (32.56%) LAN
10 40 (31.01%) Citrix
11 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (29.46%) Linux
12 38 (29.46%) SQL Server
13 35 (27.13%) SAN
14 34 (26.36%) MS Excel
15 32 (24.81%) WAN
16 31 (24.03%) TCP/IP
17 30 (23.26%) VoIP
18 27 (20.93%) Hyper-V
19 25 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
19 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
20 24 (18.60%) NetApp
21 21 (16.28%) XenDesktop
21 21 (16.28%) Degree
21 21 (16.28%) ITIL
22 20 (15.50%) MySQL
22 20 (15.50%) Cisco Certification
23 19 (14.73%) Network Security
23 19 (14.73%) Android

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 50 (38.76%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (13.18%) IIS
5 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.88%) Apache
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.55%) nginx
7 2 (1.55%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.78%) Lync
8 1 (0.78%) WorkSite
Applications
1 34 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.30%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.65%) Office 365
3 5 (3.88%) Route 53
3 5 (3.88%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.74%) Firewall
2 51 (39.53%) DHCP
3 47 (36.43%) DNS
4 42 (32.56%) LAN
5 35 (27.13%) SAN
6 32 (24.81%) WAN
7 31 (24.03%) TCP/IP
8 30 (23.26%) VoIP
9 19 (14.73%) Network Security
10 18 (13.95%) IPv4
11 17 (13.18%) Wireless
12 16 (12.40%) IPsec
12 16 (12.40%) Ethernet
13 15 (11.63%) Internet
14 14 (10.85%) WLAN
15 13 (10.08%) SSL
16 11 (8.53%) BGP
16 11 (8.53%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (8.53%) VLAN
17 10 (7.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.50%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Selenium
2 7 (5.43%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (8.53%) Retail
2 10 (7.75%) Law
3 7 (5.43%) Finance
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (27.91%) Support Engineer
2 23 (17.83%) Technical Support
2 23 (17.83%) IT Support
3 21 (16.28%) Analyst
4 20 (15.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (10.85%) Network Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) Technical Support Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 12 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (8.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (8.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (7.75%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (7.75%) Desktop Support
10 10 (7.75%) Consultant
11 9 (6.98%) Support Consultant
12 8 (6.20%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (2.33%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.78%) RSS
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) Clustering
3 11 (8.53%) PKI
4 8 (6.20%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.10%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.55%) iPhone
7 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.55%) Replication
7 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (60.47%) Windows
2 38 (29.46%) Linux
3 19 (14.73%) Android
4 18 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 18 (13.95%) Windows 8
5 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.30%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.98%) CentOS
9 8 (6.20%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.10%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.78%) NetWare
13 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.28%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.08%) Service Management
4 12 (9.30%) Scrum
4 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 11 (8.53%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
6 10 (7.75%) Business Continuity
6 10 (7.75%) ERP
6 10 (7.75%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (7.75%) Analytics
7 9 (6.98%) DevOps
8 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.20%) Network Management
9 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.43%) User Stories
9 7 (5.43%) Project Management
9 7 (5.43%) Migration
9 7 (5.43%) Information Security
9 7 (5.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) PHP
2 16 (12.40%) C++
3 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.20%) VB
5 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.88%) C
6 4 (3.10%) SQL
6 4 (3.10%) Python
7 3 (2.33%) VBScript
8 2 (1.55%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (16.28%) Degree
2 20 (15.50%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (14.73%) CCNA
4 13 (10.08%) CCNP
5 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.10%) MCITP
7 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.33%) MCSE
7 3 (2.33%) MCSA
7 3 (2.33%) MCTS
8 2 (1.55%) MOS
8 2 (1.55%) MCP
8 2 (1.55%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) CISSP
9 1 (0.78%) CCDA
9 1 (0.78%) CISA
9 1 (0.78%) CISM
9 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 21 (16.28%) XenDesktop
5 13 (10.08%) vSphere
6 8 (6.20%) Docker
7 4 (3.10%) vCloud
8 3 (2.33%) NFS
8 3 (2.33%) Squid
8 3 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.33%) XenApp
9 2 (1.55%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Puppet
2 8 (6.20%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.55%) Nagios
4 2 (1.55%) Opsview
4 2 (1.55%) cPanel
4 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (43.41%) Cisco
2 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
3 50 (38.76%) VMware
4 40 (31.01%) Citrix
5 24 (18.60%) NetApp
6 17 (13.18%) HP
7 11 (8.53%) Meraki
8 5 (3.88%) Avaya
9 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.10%) Mitel
9 4 (3.10%) Dell
9 4 (3.10%) Nortel
10 3 (2.33%) Adobe
10 3 (2.33%) Wyse
10 3 (2.33%) Symantec
10 3 (2.33%) Perforce
10 3 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.33%) Draytek
11 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.55%) Juniper
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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