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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.79% 3.40% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 21.74% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
24 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 14.37% 15.65% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 27
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Stockport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VLAN
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
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