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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 42 35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 0.90% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.06% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
18 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.78% 14.86% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 14
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper