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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 149 139 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Permanent jobs citing VPN 44 46 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.25% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 9.07% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 78
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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
590 507 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.16% 13.73% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 486 418 441
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +9 11 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Wigan - 3 £40,000 -
Bolton +8 1 £45,000 +104.54% 1
Salford - 1 £26,500 - 1
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 56 (60.22%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 39 (41.94%) Firewall
3 38 (40.86%) WAN
4 32 (34.41%) Cisco
5 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 31 (33.33%) DNS
5 31 (33.33%) LAN
6 29 (31.18%) MS Exchange
7 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (27.96%) Linux
8 26 (27.96%) VMware
9 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (23.66%) MPLS
11 21 (22.58%) Citrix
11 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (21.51%) VLAN
13 18 (19.35%) Blackberry
14 17 (18.28%) CCNA
15 16 (17.20%) Load Balancing
15 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (16.13%) SAN
16 15 (16.13%) DHCP
17 14 (15.05%) Wireless
17 14 (15.05%) Lync
17 14 (15.05%) Unified Communications
18 13 (13.98%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (31.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.05%) Lync
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.30%) IIS
7 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.15%) Confluence
9 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Office 365
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Route 53
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) PaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.94%) Firewall
2 38 (40.86%) WAN
3 31 (33.33%) LAN
3 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 31 (33.33%) DNS
4 22 (23.66%) MPLS
5 20 (21.51%) VLAN
6 15 (16.13%) SAN
6 15 (16.13%) DHCP
7 14 (15.05%) Wireless
7 14 (15.05%) Unified Communications
8 13 (13.98%) Network Security
9 11 (11.83%) OSPF
10 10 (10.75%) Internet
10 10 (10.75%) VoIP
11 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (7.53%) Broadband
12 7 (7.53%) Ethernet
12 7 (7.53%) BGP
13 5 (5.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.15%) Big Data
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
1 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.53%) Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) IT Support
8 5 (5.38%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) XML
2 2 (2.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.08%) JSON
3 1 (1.08%) OAuth
3 1 (1.08%) HTML5
3 1 (1.08%) REST
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) COM
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) PKI
4 4 (4.30%) iPhone
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.08%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.08%) SecurID
7 1 (1.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 56 (60.22%) Windows
2 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (27.96%) Linux
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.68%) UNIX
9 8 (8.60%) Solaris
10 6 (6.45%) Android
11 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (2.15%) CentOS
13 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) Load Balancing
2 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.68%) ITIL
4 8 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.60%) Change Control
5 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.45%) Migration
6 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.30%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.23%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.23%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.23%) Coaching
7 3 (3.23%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) C
2 8 (8.60%) C++
2 8 (8.60%) PHP
3 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.28%) CCNA
3 12 (12.90%) Degree
4 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.83%) CCNP
5 9 (9.68%) MCSE
6 6 (6.45%) MCITP
7 4 (4.30%) VCAP
7 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.30%) MCTS
8 3 (3.23%) MCSA
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (2.15%) MCP
10 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.90%) XenApp
4 8 (8.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (8.60%) MetaFrame
5 7 (7.53%) UAG
6 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.23%) vSphere
8 2 (2.15%) Squid
8 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
2 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.15%) DameWare
3 2 (2.15%) Nagios
3 2 (2.15%) WSUS
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) Cacti
3 2 (2.15%) Puppet
3 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.08%) SCSM
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.96%) VMware
4 21 (22.58%) Citrix
5 11 (11.83%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.60%) AppSense
7 8 (8.60%) EMC
7 8 (8.60%) ProCurve
8 6 (6.45%) Juniper
8 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.38%) BT
10 4 (4.30%) Symantec
11 3 (3.23%) Websense
11 3 (3.23%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.23%) CA
11 3 (3.23%) NetApp
11 3 (3.23%) Polycom
11 3 (3.23%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Salford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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