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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 138 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 55 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.92% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 7.04% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 32 65
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 £21,600 £21,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £49,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
673 483 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.15% 13.01% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 562 408 545
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -6 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Oldham +4 5 £22,500 -23.72%
Wigan - 2 £38,750 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 51 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 48 (50.00%) Firewall
4 46 (47.92%) WAN
5 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 42 (43.75%) LAN
6 40 (41.67%) Cisco
7 35 (36.46%) VMware
8 32 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 31 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (29.17%) DNS
11 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
11 26 (27.08%) Linux
12 25 (26.04%) Citrix
12 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (25.00%) VLAN
13 24 (25.00%) SAN
13 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (22.92%) CCNA
16 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
17 17 (17.71%) VoIP
17 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
17 17 (17.71%) Network Security
17 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 15 (15.63%) HP
19 15 (15.63%) Wireless
20 14 (14.58%) DHCP
20 14 (14.58%) Windows 7

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 32 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (12.50%) IIS
4 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) Confluence
6 2 (2.08%) Lync
6 2 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Route 53
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (50.00%) Firewall
2 46 (47.92%) WAN
3 42 (43.75%) LAN
4 28 (29.17%) DNS
5 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
6 24 (25.00%) SAN
6 24 (25.00%) VLAN
7 17 (17.71%) Network Security
7 17 (17.71%) VoIP
8 15 (15.63%) Wireless
9 14 (14.58%) DHCP
10 12 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (9.38%) MPLS
12 8 (8.33%) SSL
12 8 (8.33%) IPsec
12 8 (8.33%) Internet
13 7 (7.29%) NAS
13 7 (7.29%) Ethernet
14 6 (6.25%) ISDN
14 6 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Legal
3 5 (5.21%) Finance
4 3 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.38%) Technical Support
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) IT Support
9 6 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior VoIP Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) XML
2 2 (2.08%) LAMP
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) OAuth
3 1 (1.04%) REST
3 1 (1.04%) SAML
3 1 (1.04%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) PKI
2 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.04%) Handset
6 1 (1.04%) SecurID
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 26 (27.08%) Linux
3 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 9 (9.38%) UNIX
9 8 (8.33%) Android
9 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 8 (8.33%) Solaris
9 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (6.25%) CentOS
11 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.38%) Change Control
4 8 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.25%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) ERP
6 6 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.21%) Analytics
8 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.13%) Information Security
9 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.13%) Project Management
9 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) PHP
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) C
2 8 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.92%) CCNA
3 13 (13.54%) CCNP
4 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.42%) Degree
5 7 (7.29%) MCSE
6 4 (4.17%) VCAP
6 4 (4.17%) MCITP
6 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.13%) MCTS
7 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (3.13%) MCSA
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
8 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.50%) XenApp
5 9 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (8.33%) MetaFrame
6 8 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.25%) vSphere
8 5 (5.21%) Squid
9 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.04%) NFS
11 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) Cacti
3 2 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 40 (41.67%) Cisco
3 35 (36.46%) VMware
4 25 (26.04%) Citrix
5 15 (15.63%) HP
6 9 (9.38%) NetApp
6 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.38%) ProCurve
7 8 (8.33%) AppSense
7 8 (8.33%) EMC
8 6 (6.25%) Juniper
8 6 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.21%) Perforce
10 4 (4.17%) Symantec
10 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.13%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.13%) Websense
11 3 (3.13%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.13%) CA
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
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Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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