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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 147 101 136
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 53 78 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.41% 2.34% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.93% 15.69% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 59
Median salary £29,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
534 497 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.18% 14.94% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 408 432 495
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +3 9 £26,000 +4.00%
Salford -5 6 £40,999 +104.99%
Stockport - 2 £60,000 -
Cheadle +11 1 £32,500 -13.33%
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 68 (57.63%) Cisco
2 55 (46.61%) Windows
3 54 (45.76%) Firewall
4 51 (43.22%) LAN
4 51 (43.22%) WAN
5 44 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (35.59%) VMware
7 39 (33.05%) Wireless
8 36 (30.51%) Active Directory
9 34 (28.81%) CCNP
10 33 (27.97%) ITIL
11 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
11 32 (27.12%) Degree
12 31 (26.27%) DNS
12 31 (26.27%) Citrix
12 31 (26.27%) Windows Server
13 30 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (24.58%) CCNA
14 29 (24.58%) DHCP
15 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
15 28 (23.73%) TCP/IP
15 28 (23.73%) Hyper-V
16 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (22.03%) MS Office
17 26 (22.03%) Cisco Wireless
18 25 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (21.19%) Windows 7
18 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
19 23 (19.49%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.78%) IIS
4 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.08%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.54%) JBoss
8 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.69%) nginx
9 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) Office 365
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.39%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.76%) Firewall
2 51 (43.22%) LAN
2 51 (43.22%) WAN
3 39 (33.05%) Wireless
4 31 (26.27%) DNS
5 29 (24.58%) DHCP
6 28 (23.73%) TCP/IP
7 26 (22.03%) Cisco Wireless
8 25 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (18.64%) SSL
9 22 (18.64%) VLAN
10 20 (16.95%) Network Security
11 19 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (15.25%) WLAN
13 15 (12.71%) VoIP
14 14 (11.86%) BGP
14 14 (11.86%) MPLS
14 14 (11.86%) SAN
15 12 (10.17%) Cisco ISE
16 10 (8.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 19 (16.10%) Telecoms
2 18 (15.25%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 7 (5.93%) German Language
5 2 (1.69%) French Language
5 2 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (33.05%) Analyst
2 29 (24.58%) Network Engineer
3 17 (14.41%) IT Support
3 17 (14.41%) Network Analyst
3 17 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) IT Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.63%) Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Service Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.78%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (6.78%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.93%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.85%) FFmpeg
2 1 (0.85%) RESTful
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) HP StoreVirtual
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (4.24%) RSA SecurID
4 4 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.69%) CMDB
6 2 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 55 (46.61%) Windows
2 31 (26.27%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.19%) Windows 7
3 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.71%) Linux
6 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.47%) Unix
8 6 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.24%) AIX
10 4 (3.39%) CentOS
10 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.54%) Debian
12 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) ITIL
2 21 (17.80%) High Availability
3 20 (16.95%) Service Management
4 17 (14.41%) Network Management
5 16 (13.56%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (13.56%) Migration
5 16 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.63%) CRM
7 9 (7.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (5.93%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.08%) Document Management
10 5 (4.24%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (4.24%) Change Management
10 5 (4.24%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.24%) Server Hardening
10 5 (4.24%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.47%) VBScript
4 5 (4.24%) VB
5 3 (2.54%) Java
5 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (28.81%) CCNP
3 32 (27.12%) Degree
4 29 (24.58%) CCNA
5 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (17.80%) MCSE
7 12 (10.17%) MCSA
8 9 (7.63%) MCITP
9 8 (6.78%) MOS
10 7 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (4.24%) MCT
12 4 (3.39%) MCTS
13 3 (2.54%) CCIE
14 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (1.69%) RHCE
14 2 (1.69%) RHCSA
15 1 (0.85%) CCDP
15 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
15 1 (0.85%) CISM
15 1 (0.85%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (23.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.54%) vSphere
5 3 (2.54%) XenApp
6 2 (1.69%) KVM
6 2 (1.69%) Varnish
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) pfSense
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (13.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.24%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.24%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (4.24%) SCCM
3 5 (4.24%) SCDPM
3 5 (4.24%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (4.24%) WSUS
4 3 (2.54%) Cacti
5 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.69%) cPanel
5 2 (1.69%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) Nessus
5 2 (1.69%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.69%) Nmap
5 2 (1.69%) Plesk
5 2 (1.69%) QRadar
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (57.63%) Cisco
2 42 (35.59%) VMware
3 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.27%) Citrix
5 15 (12.71%) Intel Security
6 12 (10.17%) HP
7 8 (6.78%) AppSense
7 8 (6.78%) Riverbed
8 7 (5.93%) EqualLogic
8 7 (5.93%) Meraki
8 7 (5.93%) WatchGuard
9 6 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.08%) F5
9 6 (5.08%) Splunk
9 6 (5.08%) Veeam
10 5 (4.24%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.54%) Avaya
12 3 (2.54%) Juniper
12 3 (2.54%) Siemens
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