The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.70% 1.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 30.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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 Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.62% 6.21% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 16
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Stockport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) WAN
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) VLAN
5 8 (53.33%) Network Security
5 8 (53.33%) ProCurve
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Wireless
8 5 (33.33%) Migration
8 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
10 3 (20.00%) NetApp
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (13.33%) Change Control
11 2 (13.33%) Android
11 2 (13.33%) iPhone

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) ProCurve
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix