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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.52% 2.44% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 13.33% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £19,000 £25,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.75% -15.83%
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
16 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 10.06% 18.29% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 26
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,725 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £45,000
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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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix