Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.16% 1.06% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 4.84% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Bolton median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,250 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £57,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% +10.90% +16.42%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26 62 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 14.05% 21.83% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 34
Bolton median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +74.16%
10th Percentile £29,500 £21,081 £24,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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 19 November 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Visualfiles
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Practice Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (75.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Dynatrace
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) Camtasia
3 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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 3 (75.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (75.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Practice Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (75.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Qualys