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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.67% 1.17% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.37% 9.26% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
174 54 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.51% 12.62% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 118 32 88
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +4 24 £32,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £27,500 -
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North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 29 (55.77%) VMware
2 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) DHCP
2 25 (48.08%) DNS
3 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (36.54%) Cisco
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
5 18 (34.62%) CCNA
5 18 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (32.69%) ITIL
6 17 (32.69%) SSH
7 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 16 (30.77%) MCSE
7 16 (30.77%) AirWatch
8 15 (28.85%) Front End Development
8 15 (28.85%) React
8 15 (28.85%) webpack
8 15 (28.85%) Jasmine
8 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
8 15 (28.85%) Grunt
8 15 (28.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 15 (28.85%) CSS
8 15 (28.85%) Linux
8 15 (28.85%) HTML
8 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
8 15 (28.85%) Web Development
8 15 (28.85%) jQuery

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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 14 (26.92%) IIS
2 12 (23.08%) Apache
2 12 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (23.08%) JBoss
2 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (23.08%) IaaS
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (23.08%) PaaS
1 12 (23.08%) SaaS
2 4 (7.69%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) DHCP
1 25 (48.08%) DNS
2 17 (32.69%) SSH
3 12 (23.08%) SAN
4 11 (21.15%) Firewall
5 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP
5 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.54%) Network Security
7 4 (7.69%) 802.11
7 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 4 (7.69%) MPLS
7 4 (7.69%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.85%) DSL
9 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.85%) Internet
9 2 (3.85%) SMTP
9 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
1 15 (28.85%) Grunt
1 15 (28.85%) Jasmine
1 15 (28.85%) Karma Test Runner
1 15 (28.85%) webpack
General
1 12 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Network Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Network Support
6 2 (3.85%) PC Support
6 2 (3.85%) Software Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
1 15 (28.85%) CSS
1 15 (28.85%) HTML
1 15 (28.85%) jQuery
1 15 (28.85%) React
2 12 (23.08%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 12 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (23.08%) Public Cloud
1 12 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.62%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.85%) Linux
4 12 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) Unix
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Front End Development
2 15 (28.85%) Pair Programming
2 15 (28.85%) Web Development
3 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 12 (23.08%) DevOps
4 12 (23.08%) Identity Management
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 12 (23.08%) Line Management
4 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 12 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 12 (23.08%) Wealth Management
5 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (11.54%) Information Security
7 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) VB
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) CCNA
1 18 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (30.77%) MCSE
4 12 (23.08%) Degree
4 12 (23.08%) EMC Certification
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.77%) MCP
6 3 (5.77%) MCSA
7 2 (3.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.92%) CISM
8 1 (1.92%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
3 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) AirWatch
2 3 (5.77%) Nagios
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) VMware
2 19 (36.54%) Cisco
3 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.92%) Citrix
4 14 (26.92%) EMC
5 12 (23.08%) IBM
5 12 (23.08%) Oracle
5 12 (23.08%) Software AG
6 7 (13.46%) F5
7 6 (11.54%) HP
8 4 (7.69%) Google
9 2 (3.85%) Apple
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft