The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.23% 2.83% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 14.58% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,300 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £36,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
126 96 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.72% 19.39% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 82 64 47
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Liverpool -10 15 £42,750 +56.88%
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VPN.

1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) DNS
2 28 (53.85%) VMware
3 26 (50.00%) DHCP
4 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
5 22 (42.31%) CCNA
5 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
6 21 (40.38%) Cisco
7 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
8 19 (36.54%) AirWatch
8 19 (36.54%) Mentoring
8 19 (36.54%) ITIL
8 19 (36.54%) MCSE
9 18 (34.62%) Linux
9 18 (34.62%) Citrix
10 17 (32.69%) EMC
10 17 (32.69%) IIS
10 17 (32.69%) Load Balancing
11 16 (30.77%) SSH
11 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (28.85%) TOGAF
12 15 (28.85%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (28.85%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 17 (32.69%) IIS
2 15 (28.85%) Apache
2 15 (28.85%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (28.85%) JBoss
2 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (28.85%) IaaS
2 15 (28.85%) PaaS
2 15 (28.85%) SaaS
3 4 (7.69%) G Suite
4 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) DNS
2 26 (50.00%) DHCP
3 16 (30.77%) SSH
4 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 15 (28.85%) SAN
5 10 (19.23%) LAN
5 10 (19.23%) WAN
6 7 (13.46%) WLAN
7 6 (11.54%) VoIP
8 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 4 (7.69%) 802.11
9 4 (7.69%) DMVPN
9 4 (7.69%) IPsec
9 4 (7.69%) ISDN
9 4 (7.69%) PSTN
9 4 (7.69%) SSL
10 3 (5.77%) Internet
10 3 (5.77%) SMTP
10 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
1 14 (26.92%) Grunt
1 14 (26.92%) Jasmine
1 14 (26.92%) Karma Test Runner
1 14 (26.92%) webpack
General
1 15 (28.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Cloud Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (26.92%) Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Network Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Network Support
7 2 (3.85%) PC Support
7 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) Middleware
2 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
2 14 (26.92%) CSS
2 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) jQuery
2 14 (26.92%) React
3 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 15 (28.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (28.85%) Public Cloud
2 15 (28.85%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (9.62%) iPad
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
3 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.85%) Unix
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
1 19 (36.54%) Mentoring
2 17 (32.69%) Load Balancing
3 15 (28.85%) DevOps
3 15 (28.85%) Identity Management
3 15 (28.85%) ITIL V3
3 15 (28.85%) Line Management
3 15 (28.85%) Mobile Device Management
3 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
3 15 (28.85%) TOGAF
3 15 (28.85%) Wealth Management
4 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
4 14 (26.92%) Pair Programming
4 14 (26.92%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (5.77%) Email Filtering
6 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.77%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (42.31%) CCNA
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (36.54%) MCSE
5 15 (28.85%) Degree
5 15 (28.85%) EMC Certification
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.77%) CCNP
7 3 (5.77%) MCP
7 3 (5.77%) MCSA
8 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) NDS
5 1 (1.92%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.92%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) AirWatch
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) VMware
2 21 (40.38%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Citrix
4 17 (32.69%) EMC
5 15 (28.85%) IBM
5 15 (28.85%) Oracle
5 15 (28.85%) Software AG
6 10 (19.23%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Google
7 4 (7.69%) Meraki
8 3 (5.77%) Apple
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.92%) Brocade
10 1 (1.92%) F5
10 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds