The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 120 128 153
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 74 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.96% 1.70% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.01% 12.02% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 36
Median salary £43,000 £39,250 £33,027
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £27,500 £28,159
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £62,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
569 549 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.03% 14.14% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 499 420 467
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Manchester

VPN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -15 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Stockport +3 2 £29,750 -12.50%
Cheadle - 2 £42,250 - 1
Salford - 2 £40,000 -
Bolton -6 1 - -
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 88 (68.22%) Cisco
2 71 (55.04%) Firewall
3 65 (50.39%) LAN
4 60 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 53 (41.09%) WAN
6 52 (40.31%) Windows
7 46 (35.66%) VMware
8 44 (34.11%) Degree
9 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 41 (31.78%) ITIL
11 40 (31.01%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (28.68%) DNS
13 35 (27.13%) Wireless
13 35 (27.13%) High Availability
14 34 (26.36%) CCNA
15 33 (25.58%) CCNP
15 33 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (25.58%) Citrix
15 33 (25.58%) PowerShell
16 32 (24.81%) DHCP
17 30 (23.26%) MS Exchange
17 30 (23.26%) Telecoms
17 30 (23.26%) Windows Server
18 29 (22.48%) Service Management
19 27 (20.93%) MCSA
19 27 (20.93%) SQL
19 27 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
21 25 (19.38%) Linux
21 25 (19.38%) VBScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (6.98%) CMS
5 9 (6.98%) IIS
6 4 (3.10%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.05%) MS Office
3 9 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.10%) Office 365
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.55%) SaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (55.04%) Firewall
2 65 (50.39%) LAN
3 53 (41.09%) WAN
4 37 (28.68%) DNS
5 35 (27.13%) Wireless
6 32 (24.81%) DHCP
7 25 (19.38%) SAN
8 24 (18.60%) VLAN
9 23 (17.83%) Cisco Wireless
9 23 (17.83%) SSL
10 19 (14.73%) IPsec
11 18 (13.95%) Network Security
11 18 (13.95%) TCP/IP
12 17 (13.18%) BGP
12 17 (13.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (13.18%) MPLS
12 17 (13.18%) OSPF
12 17 (13.18%) WLAN
13 16 (12.40%) VoIP
14 15 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.18%) Finance
3 13 (10.08%) Legal
4 9 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Publishing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 35 (27.13%) Support Engineer
3 29 (22.48%) Analyst
4 22 (17.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (15.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (14.73%) Applications Engineer
6 19 (14.73%) Applications Support
6 19 (14.73%) Applications Support Engineer
7 18 (13.95%) IT Engineer
8 16 (12.40%) Server Engineer
9 15 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (9.30%) IT Support
10 12 (9.30%) Network Analyst
10 12 (9.30%) Team Leader
11 11 (8.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) Cisco Analyst
11 11 (8.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 11 (8.53%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.53%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.10%) WAP
3 2 (1.55%) RESTful
3 2 (1.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 16 (12.40%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (10.08%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.98%) Blackberry
6 9 (6.98%) RSA SecurID
7 7 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.10%) AS400
8 4 (3.10%) Clustering
8 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.10%) iSeries
9 3 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.55%) iPad
10 2 (1.55%) iPhone
10 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.31%) Windows
2 30 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.38%) Linux
3 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.08%) Unix
8 10 (7.75%) AIX
9 9 (6.98%) CentOS
10 5 (3.88%) Debian
11 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) ITIL
2 35 (27.13%) High Availability
3 29 (22.48%) Service Management
4 19 (14.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.73%) Network Management
5 18 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (12.40%) Software Deployment
7 15 (11.63%) Asset Management
8 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
9 13 (10.08%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
10 12 (9.30%) Project Management
11 11 (8.53%) Migration
12 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.75%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (6.98%) Document Management
13 9 (6.98%) Expense Management
13 9 (6.98%) Workflow
14 7 (5.43%) Application Virtualisation
14 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) PowerShell
2 27 (20.93%) SQL
3 25 (19.38%) VBScript
4 9 (6.98%) Perl
4 9 (6.98%) PHP
4 9 (6.98%) Python
4 9 (6.98%) VB
5 3 (2.33%) Java
5 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.55%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) Degree
2 40 (31.01%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (26.36%) CCNA
4 33 (25.58%) CCNP
4 33 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (20.93%) MCSA
6 16 (12.40%) MCT
7 12 (9.30%) MCSE
8 10 (7.75%) MCITP
9 6 (4.65%) CISSP
10 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.33%) CCIE
12 2 (1.55%) CCSP
12 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.55%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.78%) CCDP
13 1 (0.78%) MCTS
13 1 (0.78%) MOS
13 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) SLA
2 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 25 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (17.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.75%) XenApp
5 9 (6.98%) Terminal Server
6 7 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.65%) vSphere
8 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) SCCM
2 15 (11.63%) Cacti
3 13 (10.08%) Puppet
4 12 (9.30%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (9.30%) Nagios
5 11 (8.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (7.75%) AirWatch
7 9 (6.98%) ServiceCenter
8 8 (6.20%) FortiGate
8 8 (6.20%) OpenNMS
8 8 (6.20%) RANCID
8 8 (6.20%) SCOM
8 8 (6.20%) WSUS
9 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (68.22%) Cisco
2 46 (35.66%) VMware
3 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 33 (25.58%) Citrix
5 21 (16.28%) HP
6 18 (13.95%) Juniper
7 12 (9.30%) Intel Security
7 12 (9.30%) IronPort
8 11 (8.53%) NetApp
9 9 (6.98%) 3PAR
9 9 (6.98%) iManage
9 9 (6.98%) Interwoven
10 8 (6.20%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (6.20%) Brocade
10 8 (6.20%) Ericsson
10 8 (6.20%) Foundry
10 8 (6.20%) Huawei
10 8 (6.20%) Siemens
10 8 (6.20%) ZyXEL
11 7 (5.43%) Polycom
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