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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 127 142 169
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 128 126 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 1.88% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.32% 12.66% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 101 101 88
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,484 £22,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.84%
VPN
England

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
961 995 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.71% 14.88% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 801 796 927
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
Manchester -11 71 £44,000 +17.33% 12
Merseyside +17 33 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Cheshire +19 22 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Lancashire +4 1 £27,500 +23.59%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for VPN.

1 111 (50.92%) Cisco
2 97 (44.50%) Active Directory
3 96 (44.04%) Windows
4 95 (43.58%) Firewall
5 84 (38.53%) VMware
6 82 (37.61%) LAN
7 74 (33.94%) Microsoft
8 68 (31.19%) Windows Server
9 67 (30.73%) ITIL
10 65 (29.82%) WAN
11 59 (27.06%) DNS
12 58 (26.61%) Citrix
13 56 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
14 53 (24.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (23.39%) DHCP
16 48 (22.02%) CCNA
16 48 (22.02%) PowerShell
17 47 (21.56%) Degree
18 43 (19.72%) SQL Server
19 42 (19.27%) CCNP
20 41 (18.81%) MS Exchange
20 41 (18.81%) Telecoms
21 40 (18.35%) Linux
21 40 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (16.97%) Network Security
23 36 (16.51%) Hyper-V
24 35 (16.06%) Wireless
24 35 (16.06%) Windows 7
25 34 (15.60%) Service Management
25 34 (15.60%) 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 41 (18.81%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (8.26%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.80%) IIS
6 15 (6.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (5.50%) CMS
8 11 (5.05%) Apache
9 10 (4.59%) JBoss
9 10 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (4.13%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.92%) nginx
12 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.22%) MS Office
3 14 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.50%) SaaS
4 11 (5.05%) IaaS
5 10 (4.59%) PaaS
6 7 (3.21%) Office 365
7 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.92%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 95 (43.58%) Firewall
2 82 (37.61%) LAN
3 65 (29.82%) WAN
4 59 (27.06%) DNS
5 51 (23.39%) DHCP
6 37 (16.97%) Network Security
7 35 (16.06%) Wireless
8 34 (15.60%) SAN
9 31 (14.22%) VoIP
10 29 (13.30%) TCP/IP
11 27 (12.39%) VLAN
12 24 (11.01%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (11.01%) MPLS
13 20 (9.17%) SSL
14 19 (8.72%) Internet
15 18 (8.26%) Ethernet
15 18 (8.26%) WLAN
16 17 (7.80%) BGP
16 17 (7.80%) Broadband
16 17 (7.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.29%) MySQL
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Big Data
4 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.50%) Grunt
2 12 (5.50%) Jasmine
2 12 (5.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 12 (5.50%) webpack
3 1 (0.46%) GitLab
General
1 41 (18.81%) Telecoms
2 25 (11.47%) Finance
3 21 (9.63%) Legal
4 13 (5.96%) Banking
5 10 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.75%) Law
7 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.92%) Marketing
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
8 2 (0.92%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (27.06%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.51%) Support Engineer
3 31 (14.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 30 (13.76%) Analyst
5 26 (11.93%) IT Engineer
6 21 (9.63%) IT Support
7 20 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 19 (8.72%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (8.26%) Architect
9 18 (8.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (7.80%) Applications Engineer
10 17 (7.80%) Applications Support
10 17 (7.80%) Applications Support Engineer
10 17 (7.80%) Exchange Support
11 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (7.34%) Security Engineer
12 15 (6.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (6.88%) Developer
13 14 (6.42%) Server Engineer
13 14 (6.42%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.50%) AngularJS
1 12 (5.50%) CSS
1 12 (5.50%) HTML
1 12 (5.50%) jQuery
1 12 (5.50%) React
2 11 (5.05%) 802.1X
2 11 (5.05%) Middleware
3 6 (2.75%) .NET
4 5 (2.29%) Web Services
5 4 (1.83%) WAP
6 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.92%) LAMP
6 2 (0.92%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.92%) Node.js
6 2 (0.92%) RESTful
6 2 (0.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.46%) JSON
7 1 (0.46%) OAuth
7 1 (0.46%) REST
7 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.26%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (6.88%) Blackberry
6 13 (5.96%) HP StoreVirtual
6 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (4.13%) iPad
7 9 (4.13%) Public Cloud
8 8 (3.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.21%) Clustering
10 6 (2.75%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (1.83%) AS400
12 4 (1.83%) iSeries
12 4 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.83%) Replication
13 3 (1.38%) EPoS
13 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (44.04%) Windows
2 68 (31.19%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.35%) Linux
4 35 (16.06%) Windows 7
5 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (6.42%) Unix
9 11 (5.05%) AIX
9 11 (5.05%) CentOS
9 11 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.05%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.21%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.75%) Debian
11 6 (2.75%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.29%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.73%) ITIL
2 34 (15.60%) Service Management
3 27 (12.39%) High Availability
4 23 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (10.09%) Project Management
5 22 (10.09%) Service Delivery
6 21 (9.63%) PRINCE2
7 19 (8.72%) Mentoring
8 18 (8.26%) Software Deployment
9 16 (7.34%) Document Management
9 16 (7.34%) ITIL V3
10 15 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (6.88%) Network Management
10 15 (6.88%) Risk Management
11 14 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (5.96%) Asset Management
12 13 (5.96%) TOGAF
13 12 (5.50%) Front End Development
13 12 (5.50%) Pair Programming
13 12 (5.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.02%) PowerShell
2 27 (12.39%) SQL
3 21 (9.63%) VBScript
4 14 (6.42%) PHP
5 13 (5.96%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.13%) Perl
6 9 (4.13%) Python
7 5 (2.29%) VB
8 4 (1.83%) Java
9 3 (1.38%) C#
9 3 (1.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.92%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (24.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (22.02%) CCNA
4 47 (21.56%) Degree
5 42 (19.27%) CCNP
6 33 (15.14%) MCSA
7 27 (12.39%) MCSE
8 16 (7.34%) MCT
9 15 (6.88%) MCITP
10 9 (4.13%) EMC Certification
11 8 (3.67%) CISSP
12 7 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.21%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
14 5 (2.29%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.38%) CCIE
15 3 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.38%) MCDST
15 3 (1.38%) MOS
16 2 (0.92%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (5.96%) PCI DSS
1 13 (5.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 97 (44.50%) Active Directory
2 40 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.42%) XenApp
5 12 (5.50%) Terminal Server
6 11 (5.05%) vSphere
7 8 (3.67%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.75%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.92%) KVM
11 2 (0.92%) oVirt
11 2 (0.92%) Postfix
11 2 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.92%) Xen
12 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (11.93%) SCCM
2 19 (8.72%) AirWatch
3 16 (7.34%) Nagios
4 15 (6.88%) Cacti
5 13 (5.96%) Puppet
6 8 (3.67%) FortiGate
6 8 (3.67%) OpenNMS
6 8 (3.67%) RANCID
6 8 (3.67%) SCOM
7 7 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.29%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (2.29%) WSUS
9 4 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.38%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.46%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (50.92%) Cisco
2 84 (38.53%) VMware
3 74 (33.94%) Microsoft
4 58 (26.61%) Citrix
5 25 (11.47%) HP
5 25 (11.47%) Juniper
6 17 (7.80%) NetApp
7 14 (6.42%) EMC
8 13 (5.96%) IBM
9 12 (5.50%) iManage
9 12 (5.50%) Interwoven
9 12 (5.50%) IronPort
10 9 (4.13%) Oracle
10 9 (4.13%) Software AG
11 8 (3.67%) Brocade
11 8 (3.67%) Ericsson
11 8 (3.67%) Foundry
11 8 (3.67%) Intel Security
11 8 (3.67%) Siemens
11 8 (3.67%) ZyXEL
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