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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 48 39
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 0.39% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.89% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
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
27 53 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.64% 20.54% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 29
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
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