The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.94% 0.85% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.81% 4.48% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 1
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.70%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 21.67% 18.93% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 44 38
Average salary £29,500 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.17% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Warrington

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) MS Office
4 22 (51.16%) Cisco
4 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
4 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (46.51%) Firewall
5 20 (46.51%) MS Excel
6 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
6 19 (44.19%) MCP
6 19 (44.19%) MCTS
6 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (44.19%) Windows 7
7 16 (37.21%) MCSE
7 16 (37.21%) MCSA
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (34.88%) Junos
8 15 (34.88%) Network Security
8 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
8 15 (34.88%) Juniper
8 15 (34.88%) SSL
8 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
8 15 (34.88%) Change Management
9 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (30.23%) DNS
9 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
9 13 (30.23%) Linux
9 13 (30.23%) SecurID
9 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
10 11 (25.58%) UNIX

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.98%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (53.49%) MS Office
2 20 (46.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
2 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 15 (34.88%) Junos
3 15 (34.88%) Network Security
3 15 (34.88%) SSL
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
5 10 (23.26%) DHCP
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.93%) WAN
6 9 (20.93%) LAN
7 3 (6.98%) SAN
7 3 (6.98%) PBX
7 3 (6.98%) VoIP
8 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
General
1 9 (20.93%) Retail
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Support Engineer
2 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) Security Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (30.23%) IT Support
5 10 (23.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (4.65%) Network Support
9 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Network Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) SecurID
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (44.19%) Windows 7
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.23%) Linux
5 11 (25.58%) UNIX
6 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Change Management
2 6 (13.95%) Service Management
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.33%) Information Security
5 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) SIEM
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (44.19%) MCP
2 19 (44.19%) MCTS
3 16 (37.21%) MCSE
3 16 (37.21%) MCSA
4 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
5 10 (23.26%) MCITP
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.98%) CCNA
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
1 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) Juniper
3 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.93%) Fujitsu
5 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Avaya
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.33%) HP