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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.59% 0.89% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 7.14% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 12
Lancashire median annual salary £39,750 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.54% -35.29%  
10th Percentile £18,000 £26,075 £22,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,375 £45,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 56 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.71% 12.44% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 141 129 268
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -21.42%  
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,750 £18,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,300 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Lancashire

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Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Lancashire

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Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Lancashire

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Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nelson - 4 £60,000 -
Accrington - 2 £18,000 -
Blackburn -1 1 £22,000 -18.51%
VPN
North West

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

1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) FTP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM Notes
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Lotus
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (44.44%) IBM Notes
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Broadband
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) IPv4
3 2 (22.22%) L2TP
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) PPP
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) PC Support
3 2 (22.22%) PC Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) PC Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
1 4 (44.44%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Lotus
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Wyse
4 1 (11.11%) Xerox
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