Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 42 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 3.48% 1.74% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 15.00% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -22.73% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £57,500
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%

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 25 20 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 21.74% 11.63% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 51
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +20.81%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,750 £20,563
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,500 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Visualfiles
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (50.00%) Nimble Storage

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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Meraki
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) VMware