The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 45 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.77% 1.54% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 11.54% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £22,500 £47,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +33.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 19.62% 13.33% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 21
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

VPN
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

VPN Salary Trend in Stockport

VPN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Audio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Improvement
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco