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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 114 148 137
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 67 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.05% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 7.30% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 54
Average salary £30,486 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.41% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £22,550 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,750 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
590 575 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.32% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 462 452 553
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bolton - 7 £32,500 -
Oldham +5 5 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Rochdale -8 3 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Altrincham - 3 £25,000 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (65.04%) Windows
2 72 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 63 (51.22%) Firewall
4 62 (50.41%) Microsoft
5 61 (49.59%) Cisco
6 54 (43.90%) MS Exchange
7 52 (42.28%) VMware
8 51 (41.46%) DHCP
9 46 (37.40%) DNS
10 45 (36.59%) LAN
11 42 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (32.52%) Citrix
13 38 (30.89%) MS Excel
14 37 (30.08%) SAN
14 37 (30.08%) SQL Server
14 37 (30.08%) WAN
15 33 (26.83%) TCP/IP
16 31 (25.20%) Hyper-V
17 29 (23.58%) VoIP
18 25 (20.33%) Linux
18 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (19.51%) NetApp
20 23 (18.70%) CCNA
20 23 (18.70%) ITIL
21 22 (17.89%) Windows 8
22 21 (17.07%) XenDesktop
23 20 (16.26%) IIS
24 18 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
25 17 (13.82%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (16.26%) IIS
4 18 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.25%) Apache
7 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.63%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (30.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.57%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Office 365
2 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (51.22%) Firewall
2 51 (41.46%) DHCP
3 46 (37.40%) DNS
4 45 (36.59%) LAN
5 37 (30.08%) WAN
5 37 (30.08%) SAN
6 33 (26.83%) TCP/IP
7 29 (23.58%) VoIP
8 17 (13.82%) IPv4
8 17 (13.82%) Wireless
9 16 (13.01%) WLAN
10 15 (12.20%) Ethernet
11 14 (11.38%) VLAN
12 13 (10.57%) Network Security
13 12 (9.76%) SSL
14 11 (8.94%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (8.94%) IPsec
14 11 (8.94%) Internet
14 11 (8.94%) BGP
15 10 (8.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Subversion
1 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 11 (8.94%) Retail
2 10 (8.13%) Law
3 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.69%) Legal
5 5 (4.07%) Finance
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (30.89%) Support Engineer
2 24 (19.51%) Technical Support
3 23 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (17.89%) IT Support
5 19 (15.45%) Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Network Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (11.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (11.38%) Technical Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Desktop Support
8 11 (8.94%) Support Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (7.32%) Consultant
10 9 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Support Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Clustering
2 6 (4.88%) PKI
3 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.25%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (65.04%) Windows
2 25 (20.33%) Linux
3 22 (17.89%) Windows 8
4 17 (13.82%) Windows 7
4 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 13 (10.57%) Android
8 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.50%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.25%) CentOS
11 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.81%) NetWare
12 1 (0.81%) Solaris
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 12 (9.76%) Service Management
3 11 (8.94%) ERP
3 11 (8.94%) Business Continuity
4 10 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.13%) Incident Management
4 10 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.50%) Project Management
6 8 (6.50%) Network Management
7 7 (5.69%) Information Security
8 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.25%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.44%) Document Management
10 3 (2.44%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.44%) Change Control
10 3 (2.44%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.44%) Analytics
10 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) PHP
1 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.50%) VB
3 6 (4.88%) C++
4 5 (4.07%) C
5 4 (3.25%) SQL
6 3 (2.44%) VBScript
7 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (18.70%) CCNA
3 17 (13.82%) Degree
4 16 (13.01%) CCNP
5 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.25%) MCSE
7 3 (2.44%) MCSA
7 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.44%) MCITP
8 2 (1.63%) MOS
8 2 (1.63%) MCTS
8 2 (1.63%) CCIE
8 2 (1.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) CISA
9 1 (0.81%) CISM
9 1 (0.81%) CCDA
9 1 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 42 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (25.20%) Hyper-V
4 21 (17.07%) XenDesktop
5 13 (10.57%) vSphere
6 3 (2.44%) vCloud
6 3 (2.44%) XenApp
6 3 (2.44%) Squid
6 3 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.63%) NFS
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Puppet
2 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.63%) Nagios
3 2 (1.63%) Opsview
4 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 62 (50.41%) Microsoft
2 61 (49.59%) Cisco
3 52 (42.28%) VMware
4 40 (32.52%) Citrix
5 24 (19.51%) NetApp
6 16 (13.01%) HP
7 11 (8.94%) Meraki
8 5 (4.07%) Avaya
9 4 (3.25%) Mitel
9 4 (3.25%) Nortel
9 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.44%) Symantec
10 3 (2.44%) Wyse
10 3 (2.44%) Perforce
10 3 (2.44%) Dell
10 3 (2.44%) Adobe
10 3 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.44%) Draytek
11 2 (1.63%) Juniper
11 2 (1.63%) Lotus
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