The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / North West
Rank 164 123 160
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 83 115 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 2.07% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.63% 13.71% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68 100 88
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
862 839 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 15.08% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 666 695 936
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VPN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VPN Salary Trend in the North West

VPN
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in the North West

VPN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Manchester -36 54 £35,000 -17.64% 15
Merseyside -3 14 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Cheshire 0 7 £30,000 +36.36% 3
Lancashire -16 5 £17,000 -29.16% 2
Cumbria +6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North West region with a requirement for VPN.

1 105 (54.12%) Cisco
2 104 (53.61%) Windows
3 86 (44.33%) Active Directory
4 79 (40.72%) Firewall
5 78 (40.21%) VMware
6 71 (36.60%) Microsoft
7 67 (34.54%) WAN
8 66 (34.02%) DNS
8 66 (34.02%) LAN
8 66 (34.02%) DHCP
9 63 (32.47%) Windows Server
10 59 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
11 57 (29.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 56 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (27.84%) Degree
14 52 (26.80%) Wireless
15 51 (26.29%) ITIL
16 50 (25.77%) Citrix
17 47 (24.23%) Hyper-V
18 44 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
18 44 (22.68%) MCSE
19 43 (22.16%) CCNA
19 43 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
20 42 (21.65%) Windows 7
20 42 (21.65%) TCP/IP
21 41 (21.13%) Linux
22 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
23 38 (19.59%) Data Centre
24 37 (19.07%) Cisco ASA
25 36 (18.56%) SAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 32 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.89%) IIS
3 15 (7.73%) JBoss
4 13 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.67%) Apache
6 11 (5.67%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.15%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.58%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.58%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.52%) CMS
12 1 (0.52%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 30 (15.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.98%) Office 365
2 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.19%) SaaS
5 11 (5.67%) IaaS
5 11 (5.67%) PaaS
6 4 (2.06%) G Suite
6 4 (2.06%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (40.72%) Firewall
2 67 (34.54%) WAN
3 66 (34.02%) DHCP
3 66 (34.02%) DNS
3 66 (34.02%) LAN
4 52 (26.80%) Wireless
5 42 (21.65%) TCP/IP
6 37 (19.07%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (18.56%) SAN
8 33 (17.01%) VoIP
9 32 (16.49%) VLAN
10 31 (15.98%) Network Security
11 29 (14.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (14.95%) Cisco Wireless
12 28 (14.43%) SSL
12 28 (14.43%) WLAN
13 22 (11.34%) IPsec
14 17 (8.76%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (8.76%) MPLS
15 15 (7.73%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.12%) Grunt
1 8 (4.12%) Jasmine
1 8 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (4.12%) webpack
General
1 20 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.28%) Finance
3 11 (5.67%) Banking
4 6 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.09%) Retail
5 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.55%) German Language
7 2 (1.03%) French Language
7 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (21.65%) Network Engineer
2 40 (20.62%) Analyst
3 32 (16.49%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.89%) IT Support
5 22 (11.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (10.82%) IT Engineer
7 20 (10.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) Applications Support
9 16 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (8.25%) Applications Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Applications Support Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Network Analyst
10 15 (7.73%) Server Engineer
11 14 (7.22%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (7.22%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (6.19%) Architect
12 12 (6.19%) Cisco Analyst
12 12 (6.19%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.19%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.67%) 802.1X
1 11 (5.67%) Middleware
2 8 (4.12%) AngularJS
2 8 (4.12%) CSS
2 8 (4.12%) HTML
2 8 (4.12%) jQuery
2 8 (4.12%) React
3 3 (1.55%) RESTful
3 3 (1.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) FFmpeg
4 1 (0.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.59%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.67%) HP StoreVirtual
4 11 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.67%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.15%) iPad
5 10 (5.15%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (4.64%) iPhone
7 8 (4.12%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.58%) Replication
9 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.03%) Clustering
11 2 (1.03%) CMDB
12 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 104 (53.61%) Windows
2 63 (32.47%) Windows Server
3 44 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (21.65%) Windows 7
6 41 (21.13%) Linux
7 21 (10.82%) Windows 8
8 20 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (7.22%) Windows 10
10 13 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (5.15%) Unix
12 6 (3.09%) AIX
12 6 (3.09%) CentOS
13 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
14 4 (2.06%) Solaris
14 4 (2.06%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.55%) Debian
16 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.29%) ITIL
2 26 (13.40%) Service Management
3 24 (12.37%) High Availability
4 19 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
6 17 (8.76%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.73%) Identity Management
7 15 (7.73%) ITIL V3
7 15 (7.73%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.73%) Network Management
8 14 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (7.22%) Migration
8 14 (7.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (6.70%) Asset Management
10 12 (6.19%) CRM
10 12 (6.19%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (5.67%) DevOps
11 11 (5.67%) Line Management
11 11 (5.67%) TOGAF
11 11 (5.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.53%) PowerShell
1 34 (17.53%) SQL
2 20 (10.31%) VBScript
3 14 (7.22%) VB
4 12 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.06%) Java
6 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
6 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C#
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (29.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (27.84%) Degree
4 44 (22.68%) MCSE
5 43 (22.16%) CCNA
6 34 (17.53%) CCNP
7 27 (13.92%) MCSA
8 17 (8.76%) MCITP
9 11 (5.67%) EMC Certification
10 10 (5.15%) MCT
11 6 (3.09%) CISSP
12 5 (2.58%) RHCE
12 5 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.06%) CCIE
13 4 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (2.06%) MCTS
13 4 (2.06%) MOS
13 4 (2.06%) SCNA
13 4 (2.06%) SCSA
13 4 (2.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.12%) SLA
3 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.03%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 56 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (24.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.09%) vSphere
5 6 (3.09%) XenApp
6 5 (2.58%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.55%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.03%) pfSense
9 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.52%) KVM
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.52%) NDS
9 1 (0.52%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.52%) Varnish
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (10.82%) AirWatch
2 15 (7.73%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (7.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (7.22%) SCCM
4 10 (5.15%) ServiceCenter
4 10 (5.15%) WSUS
5 7 (3.61%) Cacti
6 5 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (2.58%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.06%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.55%) Nagios
9 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.03%) Puppet
10 1 (0.52%) Ansible
10 1 (0.52%) Graylog
10 1 (0.52%) MobiControl
10 1 (0.52%) Plesk
10 1 (0.52%) Salt
10 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (54.12%) Cisco
2 78 (40.21%) VMware
3 71 (36.60%) Microsoft
4 50 (25.77%) Citrix
5 35 (18.04%) HP
6 17 (8.76%) Intel Security
7 13 (6.70%) Meraki
8 12 (6.19%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.67%) EMC
9 11 (5.67%) IBM
9 11 (5.67%) Oracle
9 11 (5.67%) Software AG
9 11 (5.67%) Veeam
10 10 (5.15%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.12%) WatchGuard
12 7 (3.61%) F5
12 7 (3.61%) IronPort
12 7 (3.61%) Polycom
12 7 (3.61%) Siemens
13 6 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
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