The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.11% 3.24% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 15.04% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £19,000 £23,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% +14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.84%
VPN
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 113 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 14.16% 21.56% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 85 61
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

VPN
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Warrington region.

VPN Salary Trend in Warrington

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (80.65%) DHCP
3 25 (80.65%) DNS
4 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
5 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (58.06%) TCP/IP
6 18 (58.06%) MS Office
6 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
7 14 (45.16%) MCITP
7 14 (45.16%) MCP
7 14 (45.16%) MCSE
7 14 (45.16%) MCSA
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
9 11 (35.48%) UNIX
9 11 (35.48%) Linux
9 11 (35.48%) VMware
10 10 (32.26%) LAN
10 10 (32.26%) WAN
10 10 (32.26%) Citrix
10 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) VoIP
12 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
12 8 (25.81%) Project Management
12 8 (25.81%) Avaya
13 7 (22.58%) Firewall
13 7 (22.58%) Cisco
14 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (58.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) DHCP
1 25 (80.65%) DNS
2 18 (58.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) VoIP
5 7 (22.58%) Firewall
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 5 (16.13%) DMZ
7 5 (16.13%) Broadband
7 5 (16.13%) VLAN
8 3 (9.68%) Network Security
8 3 (9.68%) SAN
9 2 (6.45%) MPLS
9 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.23%) SNMP
10 1 (3.23%) SSL
10 1 (3.23%) BGP
10 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (32.26%) Service Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (32.26%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (32.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) CCTV
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
4 11 (35.48%) UNIX
5 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) MCP
1 14 (45.16%) MCSE
1 14 (45.16%) MCSA
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (45.16%) MCITP
2 4 (12.90%) MCTS
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSE
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
4 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.68%) XenServer
5 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) Avaya
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) Toshiba
7 3 (9.68%) BT
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) Lotus
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
9 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.23%) F5