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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 108 138 146
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 66 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.96% 1.14% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.58% 8.05% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 39
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,300 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
486 559 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.40% 14.19% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 412 480 538
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Rochdale - 5 £100,000 -
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Oldham - 1 £22,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 82 (59.85%) Windows
2 70 (51.09%) Active Directory
3 63 (45.99%) Firewall
4 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
5 55 (40.15%) Cisco
6 51 (37.23%) DHCP
7 49 (35.77%) VMware
8 48 (35.04%) MS Exchange
9 47 (34.31%) DNS
10 43 (31.39%) LAN
11 42 (30.66%) Linux
12 40 (29.20%) Citrix
13 39 (28.47%) VoIP
14 37 (27.01%) SQL Server
15 36 (26.28%) MS Excel
15 36 (26.28%) TCP/IP
15 36 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (23.36%) WAN
17 30 (21.90%) SAN
18 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (17.52%) Wireless
19 24 (17.52%) MySQL
20 23 (16.79%) Android
21 22 (16.06%) PHP
21 22 (16.06%) Puppet
22 21 (15.33%) Windows 7
22 21 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2010
22 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
22 21 (15.33%) Degree
23 20 (14.60%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (35.04%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (8.03%) IIS
6 5 (3.65%) Apache
6 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.19%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.19%) nginx
9 2 (1.46%) Lync
10 1 (0.73%) WorkSite
Applications
1 36 (26.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.68%) MS Office
3 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.46%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.57%) Office 365
2 9 (6.57%) Route 53
2 9 (6.57%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (2.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (45.99%) Firewall
2 51 (37.23%) DHCP
3 47 (34.31%) DNS
4 43 (31.39%) LAN
5 39 (28.47%) VoIP
6 36 (26.28%) TCP/IP
7 32 (23.36%) WAN
8 30 (21.90%) SAN
9 24 (17.52%) Wireless
10 20 (14.60%) Network Security
11 19 (13.87%) Ethernet
12 18 (13.14%) IPv4
13 17 (12.41%) Internet
13 17 (12.41%) MPLS
14 16 (11.68%) IPsec
15 12 (8.76%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (8.03%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (8.03%) WLAN
17 9 (6.57%) Broadband
17 9 (6.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.52%) MySQL
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Selenium
2 10 (7.30%) JIRA
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Retail
3 10 (7.30%) Law
4 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Support Engineer
2 27 (19.71%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) IT Support
4 18 (13.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.68%) Technical Support
6 15 (10.95%) Support Analyst
7 13 (9.49%) Network Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.84%) Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support
11 7 (5.11%) Support Consultant
11 7 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) LAMP
2 2 (1.46%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.73%) COM
3 1 (0.73%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.03%) PKI
3 9 (6.57%) Clustering
3 9 (6.57%) Cryptography
4 8 (5.84%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.38%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.19%) Replication
8 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.46%) iPhone
8 2 (1.46%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.85%) Windows
2 42 (30.66%) Linux
3 23 (16.79%) Android
4 21 (15.33%) Windows 7
5 18 (13.14%) Windows 8
6 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.30%) Apple iOS
9 9 (6.57%) CentOS
9 9 (6.57%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.84%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.92%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.46%) Solaris
13 1 (0.73%) NetWare
13 1 (0.73%) UNIX
13 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.60%) ITIL
3 19 (13.87%) Scrum
4 16 (11.68%) DevOps
5 14 (10.22%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.76%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.03%) Service Management
7 11 (8.03%) Migration
7 11 (8.03%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.03%) Analytics
8 10 (7.30%) User Stories
8 10 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (7.30%) Manual Testing
9 8 (5.84%) Data Protection
9 8 (5.84%) TDD
9 8 (5.84%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (5.11%) Information Security
10 7 (5.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) PHP
2 19 (13.87%) C++
3 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.84%) VB
4 8 (5.84%) Python
5 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.19%) Ruby
6 3 (2.19%) SQL
6 3 (2.19%) VBScript
7 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (15.33%) Degree
2 20 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (12.41%) CCNA
4 12 (8.76%) CCNP
5 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.92%) MCITP
7 3 (2.19%) MCTS
7 3 (2.19%) MCSE
7 3 (2.19%) MCSA
8 2 (1.46%) CCIE
8 2 (1.46%) CCSP
8 2 (1.46%) MCP
8 2 (1.46%) CISA
8 2 (1.46%) CISM
8 2 (1.46%) MOS
8 2 (1.46%) CISSP
9 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.73%) HND
9 1 (0.73%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 70 (51.09%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.87%) XenDesktop
4 18 (13.14%) Hyper-V
5 15 (10.95%) vSphere
5 15 (10.95%) Docker
6 4 (2.92%) vCloud
6 4 (2.92%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.46%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.46%) XenApp
7 2 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (16.06%) Puppet
2 15 (10.95%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.92%) cPanel
4 3 (2.19%) Opsview
4 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.19%) Nagios
4 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 59 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 55 (40.15%) Cisco
3 49 (35.77%) VMware
4 40 (29.20%) Citrix
5 20 (14.60%) NetApp
6 13 (9.49%) HP
7 8 (5.84%) Meraki
8 6 (4.38%) Juniper
8 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.65%) Avaya
10 4 (2.92%) Websense
10 4 (2.92%) Nortel
10 4 (2.92%) Mitel
10 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.92%) F5
11 3 (2.19%) Draytek
11 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.19%) Dell
11 3 (2.19%) Adobe
11 3 (2.19%) Symantec
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