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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 51 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.49% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 8.33% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £18,000 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -22.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 61 24 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.88% 7.27% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 65
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% -29.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

VPN
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

VPN
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 23 March 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
Blackburn +2 2 £18,000 -32.07%
VPN
North West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) SMTP
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) SCNA
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) SMTP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
1 4 (66.67%) SCNA
1 4 (66.67%) SCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
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