The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.45% 3.77% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 35.29% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 17 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 12.32% 10.69% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 19
Median salary £34,000 £34,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.44% -21.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

VPN
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for VPN in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Chester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Replication

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago