The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 12 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 9.26% 7.32% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 30.00% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £22,500 £29,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% +3.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.72%
VPN
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oldham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 22.22% 24.39% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 33
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

VPN
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

VPN Salary Trend in Oldham

VPN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8

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Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft