The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.45% 1.79% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 14.52% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £47,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 62 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.05% 12.35% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 71 51 61
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VPN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Merseyside region.

VPN Salary Trend in Merseyside

VPN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

VPN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Liverpool +8 6 £43,500 +16.00% 2
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (62.50%) ITIL
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix
5 9 (56.25%) SLA
6 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (50.00%) iPad
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (50.00%) Wealth Management
6 8 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (50.00%) Banking
7 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (43.75%) MCDST
7 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
7 7 (43.75%) iPhone
7 7 (43.75%) Service Management
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) Remedy
7 7 (43.75%) Intel Security
7 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
7 7 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (43.75%) Symantec

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) TWiki
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) DSL
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VPLS
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Banking Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Support Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Support
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) iPad
1 8 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
2 7 (43.75%) iPhone
3 3 (18.75%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 7 (43.75%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (43.75%) MCDST
4 4 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) CCDP
6 2 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (6.25%) EMC Certification
7 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Intel Security
3 7 (43.75%) Remedy
3 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) Avaya
8 2 (12.50%) EMC
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) IBM
9 1 (6.25%) Software AG
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