The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.09% 1.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £70,000 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+218.18% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
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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
8 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.70% 11.72% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 12
Median salary £29,500 £42,500 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,123 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Preston region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Line 500
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BT
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sage
1 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
1 2 (66.67%) VMware