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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 131 146 135
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 56 27 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.73% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 5.57% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 49
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,125 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
621 485 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.05% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 518 425 558
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +9 5 £22,500 -45.98%
Stockport -3 5 £52,500 +75.00%
Altrincham +5 1 £25,000 -43.82%
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 64 (65.31%) Windows
2 61 (62.24%) Firewall
3 51 (52.04%) Active Directory
4 50 (51.02%) Cisco
4 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
5 40 (40.82%) VMware
6 38 (38.78%) MS Exchange
7 37 (37.76%) WAN
8 36 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (34.69%) LAN
10 30 (30.61%) DNS
11 28 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 27 (27.55%) VLAN
13 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
14 24 (24.49%) Citrix
14 24 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (23.47%) CCNA
15 23 (23.47%) SAN
16 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
17 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (20.41%) Wireless
18 20 (20.41%) HP
18 20 (20.41%) ITIL
18 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
19 19 (19.39%) VoIP
19 19 (19.39%) Network Security
19 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (18.37%) IIS
20 18 (18.37%) Linux

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (18.37%) IIS
4 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.02%) Apache
9 1 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (62.24%) Firewall
2 37 (37.76%) WAN
3 34 (34.69%) LAN
4 30 (30.61%) DNS
5 27 (27.55%) VLAN
6 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
7 23 (23.47%) SAN
8 20 (20.41%) Wireless
9 19 (19.39%) VoIP
9 19 (19.39%) Network Security
10 17 (17.35%) DHCP
11 12 (12.24%) SSL
11 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (10.20%) NAS
12 10 (10.20%) Internet
13 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (7.14%) IPsec
14 7 (7.14%) IP Telephony
14 7 (7.14%) MPLS
14 7 (7.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Legal
4 4 (4.08%) Law
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Network Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (14.29%) Analyst
6 13 (13.27%) Technical Support
7 10 (10.20%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) IT Support
8 9 (9.18%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Consultant
10 7 (7.14%) Support Consultant
10 7 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior VoIP Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (6.12%) Desktop Support
12 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (5.10%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Web Services
2 3 (3.06%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) SAML
4 1 (1.02%) JSON
4 1 (1.02%) OAuth
4 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.12%) PKI
3 4 (4.08%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.06%) iPhone
4 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.02%) SecurID
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Handset
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.31%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.37%) Linux
5 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.31%) Windows 8
7 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.18%) Windows XP
8 9 (9.18%) Android
9 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.08%) CentOS
11 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.02%) UNIX
12 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (10.20%) Business Continuity
4 9 (9.18%) Change Control
5 7 (7.14%) Service Management
6 6 (6.12%) ERP
6 6 (6.12%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.10%) Information Security
7 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.08%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.06%) Analytics
9 3 (3.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.06%) Kernel Tuning
9 3 (3.06%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) PHP
3 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.10%) C
3 5 (5.10%) C++
4 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (23.47%) CCNA
3 16 (16.33%) CCNP
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.10%) MCSE
5 5 (5.10%) Degree
6 3 (3.06%) MCTS
6 3 (3.06%) MCSA
6 3 (3.06%) MCP
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.04%) MCITP
7 2 (2.04%) VCAP
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 51 (52.04%) Active Directory
2 36 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.24%) XenDesktop
5 11 (11.22%) vSphere
6 4 (4.08%) XenApp
7 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.06%) Squid
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) SCOM
2 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.02%) SCSM
4 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) Cacti
4 1 (1.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (51.02%) Cisco
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (40.82%) VMware
3 24 (24.49%) Citrix
4 20 (20.41%) HP
5 18 (18.37%) NetApp
6 9 (9.18%) ProCurve
7 7 (7.14%) Meraki
8 6 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.10%) Symantec
9 5 (5.10%) Juniper
9 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.06%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.06%) CA
11 3 (3.06%) Dell
11 3 (3.06%) Websense
11 3 (3.06%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.06%) Wyse
11 3 (3.06%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
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