The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - - 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.37% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 13 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 22.76% 18.06% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 21
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bolton

VPN
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for VPN in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Softphone
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Softphone
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware