Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.82% 0.72% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 4.65% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -21.43% +89.19%
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +48.94%

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 Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 54 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.79% 15.47% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 34
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -13.29% +8.13%
10th Percentile £19,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £65,625 £67,625
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 23 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 Chester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) 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
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google