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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.17% 1.08% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 13.33% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £38,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
42 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 18.10% 8.11% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 29
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,800 £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

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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 24 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Stockport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) VLAN
4 8 (53.33%) ProCurve
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) Wireless
7 5 (33.33%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (26.67%) Android
8 4 (26.67%) iPhone
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
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 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure 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
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (26.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Android
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
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%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Lotus