The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.68% - 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £21,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
VPN
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.96% 6.77% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 26
Average salary £42,500 £37,123 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.48% +45.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VPN
Salary Trend in Preston

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

VPN Salary Trend in Preston

VPN
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware