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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 111 158
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +47
Permanent jobs citing VPN 57 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 2.16% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.13% 13.55% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 29
Median salary £39,000 £30,486 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.92% -20.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £21,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
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
512 524 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.97% 15.97% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 445 426 444
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Altrincham - 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 - 1
Sale - 1 £32,500 - 1
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 83 (61.94%) Windows
2 77 (57.46%) LAN
3 75 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 66 (49.25%) WAN
5 64 (47.76%) Cisco
6 62 (46.27%) Firewall
7 61 (45.52%) Microsoft
8 54 (40.30%) ITIL
9 48 (35.82%) Windows Server
10 47 (35.07%) MS Excel
11 45 (33.58%) VMware
12 44 (32.84%) Windows 7
13 43 (32.09%) MS Exchange
13 43 (32.09%) MS Office
13 43 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
14 41 (30.60%) Citrix
15 38 (28.36%) CCNA
15 38 (28.36%) SQL Server
16 36 (26.87%) CCNP
16 36 (26.87%) Degree
17 32 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (23.88%) DHCP
18 31 (23.13%) Juniper
19 30 (22.39%) TCP/IP
19 30 (22.39%) VLAN
20 29 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (20.15%) DNS
21 27 (20.15%) Exchange Server 2010
22 25 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (17.91%) Wireless

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 43 (32.09%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (14.18%) SharePoint
4 17 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (11.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (8.21%) CMS
8 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.48%) IIS
10 5 (3.73%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
12 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.75%) Apache
13 1 (0.75%) nginx
13 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (35.07%) MS Excel
2 43 (32.09%) MS Office
3 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.93%) Office 365
2 19 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.94%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.99%) IaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (57.46%) LAN
2 66 (49.25%) WAN
3 62 (46.27%) Firewall
4 32 (23.88%) DHCP
5 30 (22.39%) TCP/IP
5 30 (22.39%) VLAN
6 27 (20.15%) DNS
7 24 (17.91%) Wireless
8 22 (16.42%) Internet
8 22 (16.42%) MPLS
9 18 (13.43%) SAN
10 17 (12.69%) IPsec
11 14 (10.45%) BGP
12 13 (9.70%) OSPF
13 12 (8.96%) VoIP
14 11 (8.21%) Ethernet
15 10 (7.46%) IPv4
15 10 (7.46%) SSL
16 7 (5.22%) FTP
16 7 (5.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.75%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 22 (16.42%) Legal
2 21 (15.67%) Finance
3 20 (14.93%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.22%) Law
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) German Language
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Analyst
2 30 (22.39%) Network Engineer
3 27 (20.15%) Support Engineer
4 22 (16.42%) IT Engineer
4 22 (16.42%) IT Support
5 20 (14.93%) Support Analyst
6 17 (12.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (11.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Server Engineer
9 12 (8.96%) Support Technician
10 11 (8.21%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) Technical Support
11 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (7.46%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (7.46%) Applications Support
11 10 (7.46%) Applications Support Engineer
11 10 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (7.46%) IT Support Technician
11 10 (7.46%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) WAP
2 3 (2.24%) XMPP
3 2 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.49%) COM
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) JSON
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
4 1 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) OAuth
4 1 (0.75%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.75%) SAML
4 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.69%) Blackberry
3 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.46%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.22%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.48%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (3.73%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.99%) AS400
8 4 (2.99%) Clustering
8 4 (2.99%) iSeries
9 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.49%) CMDB
10 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.75%) BYOD
11 1 (0.75%) iPad
11 1 (0.75%) Replication
11 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (61.94%) Windows
2 48 (35.82%) Windows Server
3 44 (32.84%) Windows 7
4 29 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.18%) Linux
7 17 (12.69%) Windows 8
7 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (10.45%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.22%) CentOS
9 7 (5.22%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.22%) Unix
9 7 (5.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.48%) AIX
11 2 (1.49%) Android
11 2 (1.49%) Debian
11 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) ITIL
2 21 (15.67%) High Availability
3 18 (13.43%) Service Management
4 17 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (11.19%) Document Management
6 13 (9.70%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (8.21%) Network Management
7 11 (8.21%) Project Management
8 10 (7.46%) Expense Management
8 10 (7.46%) Software Deployment
8 10 (7.46%) Workflow
9 9 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.22%) Web Filtering
11 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.48%) Email Filtering
11 6 (4.48%) Migration
11 6 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.94%) VBScript
3 6 (4.48%) SQL
3 6 (4.48%) VB
4 2 (1.49%) C
4 2 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (28.36%) CCNA
3 36 (26.87%) CCNP
3 36 (26.87%) Degree
4 32 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (15.67%) MCSA
6 11 (8.21%) MCSE
7 10 (7.46%) MCT
8 7 (5.22%) MCITP
9 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.73%) MOS
10 4 (2.99%) CCSA
10 4 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.99%) MCDST
11 3 (2.24%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.24%) HND
12 2 (1.49%) CCIE
12 2 (1.49%) CCSP
12 2 (1.49%) CISSP
13 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 75 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.96%) Terminal Server
4 6 (4.48%) XenApp
4 6 (4.48%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.99%) vSphere
6 2 (1.49%) vCloud
7 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.75%) KVM
7 1 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) oVirt
7 1 (0.75%) Postfix
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) SCCM
2 7 (5.22%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.48%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (3.73%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) DameWare
6 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (47.76%) Cisco
2 61 (45.52%) Microsoft
3 45 (33.58%) VMware
4 41 (30.60%) Citrix
5 31 (23.13%) Juniper
6 18 (13.43%) HP
7 11 (8.21%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.46%) iManage
8 10 (7.46%) Interwoven
9 8 (5.97%) NetApp
10 7 (5.22%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.22%) NETGEAR
10 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.22%) SYSPRO
11 6 (4.48%) Veeam
12 5 (3.73%) F5
12 5 (3.73%) Intel Security
12 5 (3.73%) IronPort
12 5 (3.73%) Lotus
13 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
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