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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 113 115 149
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +34
Permanent jobs citing VPN 72 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.08% 1.97% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 11.74% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 65 64 31
Average salary £39,000 £32,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -22.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
509 605 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.69% 16.76% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 441 480 449
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Altrincham +7 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Cheadle - 2 £37,500 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,500 -
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 84 (59.57%) Windows
2 78 (55.32%) LAN
3 71 (50.35%) Active Directory
4 66 (46.81%) WAN
5 64 (45.39%) Firewall
6 61 (43.26%) Cisco
7 59 (41.84%) Microsoft
8 57 (40.43%) ITIL
9 46 (32.62%) Windows 7
9 46 (32.62%) Windows Server
10 45 (31.91%) MS Office
10 45 (31.91%) MS Excel
11 44 (31.21%) VMware
12 43 (30.50%) Citrix
13 41 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (27.66%) MS Exchange
15 38 (26.95%) SQL Server
16 37 (26.24%) Degree
17 35 (24.82%) CCNP
18 34 (24.11%) CCNA
19 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (20.57%) DHCP
19 29 (20.57%) Juniper
20 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
20 28 (19.86%) VLAN
21 27 (19.15%) Internet
22 25 (17.73%) Telecoms
22 25 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
23 24 (17.02%) Legal

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
5 14 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (6.38%) CMS
8 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.96%) IIS
9 4 (2.84%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.71%) nginx
12 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 45 (31.91%) MS Excel
1 45 (31.91%) MS Office
2 9 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (13.48%) Office 365
3 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.55%) IaaS
5 3 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 78 (55.32%) LAN
2 66 (46.81%) WAN
3 64 (45.39%) Firewall
4 29 (20.57%) DHCP
5 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
5 28 (19.86%) VLAN
6 27 (19.15%) Internet
7 24 (17.02%) DNS
8 23 (16.31%) IPsec
9 22 (15.60%) Wireless
10 21 (14.89%) MPLS
11 20 (14.18%) SAN
12 17 (12.06%) BGP
13 16 (11.35%) OSPF
14 14 (9.93%) VoIP
15 13 (9.22%) Ethernet
16 12 (8.51%) IPv4
17 11 (7.80%) SSL
18 8 (5.67%) Broadband
19 7 (4.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.42%) MySQL
2 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 25 (17.73%) Telecoms
2 24 (17.02%) Legal
3 22 (15.60%) Finance
4 12 (8.51%) Law
5 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 5 (3.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Analyst
2 28 (19.86%) Network Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) Support Engineer
4 21 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 20 (14.18%) IT Engineer
5 20 (14.18%) IT Support
6 15 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (9.22%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (9.22%) Server Engineer
9 12 (8.51%) Support Technician
10 11 (7.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (7.09%) IT Support Technician
11 10 (7.09%) IT Technician
12 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
12 9 (6.38%) Desktop Support
12 9 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (6.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 9 (6.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.13%) WAP
2 3 (2.13%) Web Services
2 3 (2.13%) XMPP
3 2 (1.42%) COM
3 2 (1.42%) LAMP
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.71%) Middleware
4 1 (0.71%) OAuth
4 1 (0.71%) REST
4 1 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.71%) SAML
4 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Blackberry
2 19 (13.48%) Data Centre
3 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.09%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
7 6 (4.26%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (2.84%) Clustering
8 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.13%) AS400
9 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.13%) iSeries
9 3 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.42%) CMDB
10 2 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) BYOD
11 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (59.57%) Windows
2 46 (32.62%) Windows 7
2 46 (32.62%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (16.31%) Linux
5 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.35%) Windows 8
7 14 (9.93%) Windows 10
7 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.67%) Unix
9 7 (4.96%) CentOS
9 7 (4.96%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.84%) AIX
12 2 (1.42%) Android
12 2 (1.42%) Debian
12 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.43%) ITIL
2 19 (13.48%) Service Management
3 18 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (12.06%) High Availability
5 13 (9.22%) Document Management
5 13 (9.22%) Network Management
5 13 (9.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (8.51%) Project Management
7 10 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.09%) Network Design
7 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.67%) Expense Management
8 8 (5.67%) Software Deployment
8 8 (5.67%) Workflow
9 7 (4.96%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.96%) Web Filtering
10 6 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.26%) Change Management
10 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.93%) VBScript
3 6 (4.26%) C
3 6 (4.26%) SQL
3 6 (4.26%) VB
4 4 (2.84%) PHP
5 2 (1.42%) C++
5 2 (1.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (26.24%) Degree
3 35 (24.82%) CCNP
4 34 (24.11%) CCNA
5 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (13.48%) MCSA
7 11 (7.80%) MCSE
8 10 (7.09%) MOS
9 9 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (5.67%) MCT
11 7 (4.96%) MCITP
12 6 (4.26%) CCSA
13 5 (3.55%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (3.55%) HND
14 4 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (2.84%) MCDST
15 3 (2.13%) JNCIP
16 2 (1.42%) CCIE
16 2 (1.42%) CISSP
16 2 (1.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 71 (50.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.64%) Terminal Server
4 12 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.84%) XenApp
7 3 (2.13%) vSphere
8 2 (1.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.71%) KVM
9 1 (0.71%) NDS
9 1 (0.71%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.71%) NFS
9 1 (0.71%) oVirt
9 1 (0.71%) pfSense
9 1 (0.71%) Postfix
9 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.71%) UAG
9 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) SCCM
2 6 (4.26%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (2.84%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.13%) Nagios
5 2 (1.42%) Cacti
5 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) DameWare
6 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (43.26%) Cisco
2 59 (41.84%) Microsoft
3 44 (31.21%) VMware
4 43 (30.50%) Citrix
5 29 (20.57%) Juniper
6 18 (12.77%) HP
7 13 (9.22%) CheckPoint
8 11 (7.80%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.67%) iManage
9 8 (5.67%) Interwoven
9 8 (5.67%) NetApp
10 7 (4.96%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.96%) F5
10 7 (4.96%) SYSPRO
11 6 (4.26%) AppSense
12 5 (3.55%) Veeam
13 4 (2.84%) IBM
13 4 (2.84%) IronPort
13 4 (2.84%) Lotus
13 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 23 days holiday, free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago