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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 128 116 147
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 57 67 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 1.99% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.73% 13.59% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 62 39
Median salary £44,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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
531 493 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.20% 14.65% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 469 418 484
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,182 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 5 £60,000 -40.00% 1
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £25,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
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North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 67 (54.03%) Windows
2 65 (52.42%) Active Directory
3 64 (51.61%) Cisco
4 61 (49.19%) LAN
5 53 (42.74%) Firewall
6 51 (41.13%) Microsoft
7 50 (40.32%) WAN
8 45 (36.29%) ITIL
9 43 (34.68%) Citrix
10 42 (33.87%) VMware
11 37 (29.84%) MS Excel
11 37 (29.84%) MS Exchange
12 35 (28.23%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (27.42%) Windows 7
14 33 (26.61%) Windows Server
14 33 (26.61%) MS Office
15 32 (25.81%) Degree
16 31 (25.00%) DNS
17 30 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (23.39%) CCNA
19 28 (22.58%) CCNP
20 27 (21.77%) TCP/IP
20 27 (21.77%) DHCP
20 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
20 27 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2010
21 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (19.35%) Juniper
22 24 (19.35%) Finance
22 24 (19.35%) Legal
22 24 (19.35%) PowerShell

VPN
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 37 (29.84%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (12.10%) SharePoint
6 14 (11.29%) CMS
7 11 (8.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.23%) IBM Notes
9 4 (3.23%) IIS
10 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.81%) Apache
12 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (29.84%) MS Excel
2 33 (26.61%) MS Office
3 14 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.84%) Office 365
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 61 (49.19%) LAN
2 53 (42.74%) Firewall
3 50 (40.32%) WAN
4 31 (25.00%) DNS
5 27 (21.77%) DHCP
5 27 (21.77%) TCP/IP
6 21 (16.94%) MPLS
6 21 (16.94%) VLAN
7 19 (15.32%) SAN
8 18 (14.52%) VoIP
8 18 (14.52%) Wireless
9 17 (13.71%) Ethernet
10 16 (12.90%) BGP
11 15 (12.10%) OSPF
12 14 (11.29%) Internet
13 12 (9.68%) IPsec
13 12 (9.68%) IPv4
13 12 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (7.26%) NAS
15 8 (6.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
1 24 (19.35%) Legal
2 22 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.84%) Law
4 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) German Language
6 2 (1.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.61%) Support Engineer
2 31 (25.00%) Analyst
3 26 (20.97%) Network Engineer
4 23 (18.55%) IT Engineer
5 19 (15.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (14.52%) IT Support
7 16 (12.90%) Support Analyst
8 15 (12.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (10.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (10.48%) Applications Engineer
9 13 (10.48%) Applications Support
9 13 (10.48%) Applications Support Engineer
10 12 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (8.87%) Technical Support
12 10 (8.06%) Server Engineer
13 9 (7.26%) Team Leader
14 8 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
14 8 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
14 8 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) WAP
2 3 (2.42%) XMPP
3 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.61%) COM
4 1 (0.81%) JSON
4 1 (0.81%) LAMP
4 1 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) OAuth
4 1 (0.81%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.81%) SAML
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.48%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.03%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.23%) AS400
7 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.23%) Clustering
7 4 (3.23%) iSeries
7 4 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (2.42%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.61%) CMDB
9 2 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.61%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.81%) BYOD
10 1 (0.81%) iPad
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (54.03%) Windows
2 34 (27.42%) Windows 7
3 33 (26.61%) Windows Server
4 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (18.55%) Linux
6 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.06%) CentOS
9 9 (7.26%) Unix
10 8 (6.45%) AIX
11 7 (5.65%) Mac OS X
12 6 (4.84%) Windows 8
12 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
13 5 (4.03%) Debian
14 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
15 2 (1.61%) Android
15 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) ITIL
2 20 (16.13%) High Availability
3 19 (15.32%) Service Management
4 18 (14.52%) Document Management
5 15 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (10.48%) Expense Management
6 13 (10.48%) Service Delivery
6 13 (10.48%) Software Deployment
6 13 (10.48%) Workflow
7 12 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (9.68%) Project Management
8 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
9 10 (8.06%) Network Management
10 9 (7.26%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.26%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (6.45%) Network Design
12 7 (5.65%) Email Filtering
13 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.71%) VBScript
3 11 (8.87%) SQL
4 6 (4.84%) PHP
5 5 (4.03%) Perl
5 5 (4.03%) Python
6 4 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (28.23%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (25.81%) Degree
3 30 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (23.39%) CCNA
5 28 (22.58%) CCNP
6 20 (16.13%) MCSA
7 13 (10.48%) MCT
8 6 (4.84%) MCSE
9 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.03%) MCITP
9 5 (4.03%) MOS
10 4 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (3.23%) MCDST
10 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.42%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.61%) CCIE
12 2 (1.61%) CCSA
12 2 (1.61%) CCSP
12 2 (1.61%) CISSP
13 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 65 (52.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.10%) Terminal Server
4 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.65%) XenApp
6 6 (4.84%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.03%) vSphere
8 2 (1.61%) vCloud
9 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.81%) KVM
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
9 1 (0.81%) oVirt
9 1 (0.81%) Postfix
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (14.52%) SCCM
2 10 (8.06%) Nagios
3 9 (7.26%) Puppet
4 7 (5.65%) AirWatch
4 7 (5.65%) FortiGate
5 5 (4.03%) Cacti
5 5 (4.03%) OpenNMS
5 5 (4.03%) RANCID
5 5 (4.03%) SCOM
6 4 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.81%) DameWare
8 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) Cisco
2 51 (41.13%) Microsoft
3 43 (34.68%) Citrix
4 42 (33.87%) VMware
5 24 (19.35%) Juniper
6 15 (12.10%) HP
7 13 (10.48%) iManage
7 13 (10.48%) Interwoven
8 11 (8.87%) NetApp
9 8 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.65%) NETGEAR
10 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.03%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.03%) Brocade
11 5 (4.03%) Ericsson
11 5 (4.03%) Foundry
11 5 (4.03%) Huawei
11 5 (4.03%) Veeam
11 5 (4.03%) ZyXEL
12 4 (3.23%) IronPort
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