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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.93% 1.38% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.78% 6.41% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £39,500 £20,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.68% -41.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £20,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,050 £32,400 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 19.83% 21.55% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 86 55 34
Average salary £39,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Warrington

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) SSL
3 10 (50.00%) Change Management
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (50.00%) Junos
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) SecurID
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) MCP
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) MCTS
9 4 (20.00%) Fujitsu
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) Retail

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) SSL
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (50.00%) Junos
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) PBX
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (30.00%) MCSE
4 4 (20.00%) MCP
4 4 (20.00%) MCTS
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Fujitsu
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) HP