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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 134 142
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 71 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.32% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.03% 9.40% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 40
Average salary £37,500 £33,027 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -1.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
506 564 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.07% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 497 503
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 - 2
Bolton - 3 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 - - 2
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 83 (58.04%) Windows
2 67 (46.85%) Active Directory
3 63 (44.06%) Firewall
4 60 (41.96%) Microsoft
5 59 (41.26%) Cisco
6 50 (34.97%) LAN
6 50 (34.97%) DHCP
7 48 (33.57%) Linux
7 48 (33.57%) VMware
8 47 (32.87%) DNS
9 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 43 (30.07%) VoIP
11 39 (27.27%) WAN
11 39 (27.27%) Citrix
12 38 (26.57%) SQL Server
13 34 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 32 (22.38%) MS Excel
16 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (19.58%) SAN
18 27 (18.88%) MySQL
19 26 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (17.48%) PHP
20 25 (17.48%) Wireless
20 25 (17.48%) Degree
20 25 (17.48%) Puppet
21 23 (16.08%) Internet
21 23 (16.08%) MPLS
22 22 (15.38%) C++
22 22 (15.38%) Scrum

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.20%) IIS
5 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.50%) Apache
7 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.10%) nginx
8 3 (2.10%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.40%) Lync
9 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.70%) CMS
10 1 (0.70%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (22.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.89%) MS Office
3 7 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.40%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.39%) Route 53
2 12 (8.39%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (6.29%) Office 365
4 4 (2.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (44.06%) Firewall
2 50 (34.97%) LAN
2 50 (34.97%) DHCP
3 47 (32.87%) DNS
4 43 (30.07%) VoIP
5 39 (27.27%) WAN
6 33 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 28 (19.58%) SAN
8 25 (17.48%) Wireless
9 23 (16.08%) Internet
9 23 (16.08%) MPLS
10 20 (13.99%) Network Security
11 19 (13.29%) IPsec
11 19 (13.29%) Ethernet
12 17 (11.89%) IPv4
13 14 (9.79%) WLAN
14 13 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (8.39%) OpenVPN
15 12 (8.39%) PPTP
16 11 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.88%) MySQL
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Selenium
2 10 (6.99%) JIRA
3 3 (2.10%) Subversion
3 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Law
3 8 (5.59%) Retail
4 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.68%) Analyst
2 26 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (12.59%) IT Support
4 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Technical Support
7 10 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Network Analyst
8 9 (6.29%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Administrator
11 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.20%) Junior
12 5 (3.50%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) LAMP
2 3 (2.10%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.70%) XMPP
3 1 (0.70%) COM
3 1 (0.70%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.09%) PKI
3 12 (8.39%) Cryptography
4 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.29%) Clustering
6 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.50%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.50%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.80%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.80%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.80%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (2.10%) Replication
10 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.40%) iPhone
10 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 83 (58.04%) Windows
2 48 (33.57%) Linux
3 22 (15.38%) Android
4 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
5 15 (10.49%) Windows 8
6 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.39%) CentOS
8 10 (6.99%) Apple iOS
8 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.59%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (4.20%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.80%) Debian
12 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.10%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.40%) Solaris
15 1 (0.70%) NetWare
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.70%) UNIX
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.38%) Scrum
3 21 (14.69%) ITIL
4 19 (13.29%) DevOps
5 16 (11.19%) Migration
6 15 (10.49%) Analytics
7 14 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.69%) TDD
9 11 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.99%) Manual Testing
10 10 (6.99%) User Stories
11 9 (6.29%) Project Management
12 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.59%) Load Balancing
12 8 (5.59%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) PHP
2 22 (15.38%) C++
3 12 (8.39%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.69%) Python
5 10 (6.99%) SQL
6 8 (5.59%) VB
6 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.50%) VBScript
8 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.10%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (17.48%) Degree
3 19 (13.29%) CCNA
4 11 (7.69%) CCNP
5 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.50%) MCTS
6 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.50%) MCSA
7 4 (2.80%) CCIE
7 4 (2.80%) CCSP
7 4 (2.80%) MCITP
8 3 (2.10%) MCSE
8 3 (2.10%) CISSP
9 2 (1.40%) MCP
9 2 (1.40%) CISA
9 2 (1.40%) CISM
9 2 (1.40%) MOS
10 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.70%) HND
10 1 (0.70%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) SLA
1 9 (6.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (46.85%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.59%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.59%) Docker
4 15 (10.49%) XenDesktop
5 10 (6.99%) vSphere
6 7 (4.90%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.80%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.80%) vCloud
7 4 (2.80%) pfSense
8 2 (1.40%) NFS
9 1 (0.70%) XenApp
9 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (17.48%) Puppet
2 18 (12.59%) Vagrant
3 5 (3.50%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.80%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.80%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.80%) cPanel
5 3 (2.10%) Cisco LMS
5 3 (2.10%) Opsview
5 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.10%) Nagios
6 2 (1.40%) SCCM
6 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 59 (41.26%) Cisco
3 48 (33.57%) VMware
4 39 (27.27%) Citrix
5 13 (9.09%) NetApp
6 9 (6.29%) Juniper
6 9 (6.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.29%) HP
7 7 (4.90%) Websense
7 7 (4.90%) Blue Coat
7 7 (4.90%) F5
8 4 (2.80%) Meraki
8 4 (2.80%) WatchGuard
8 4 (2.80%) Avaya
9 3 (2.10%) Symantec
9 3 (2.10%) Adobe
9 3 (2.10%) Interwoven
9 3 (2.10%) Nortel
9 3 (2.10%) Mitel
9 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Ricoh UK
Salary: £18k
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 to £32,277 per year
Posted: 24 days ago