The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 35 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.27% 5.61% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 29.87% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 5
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 77 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 19.89% 18.78% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 34
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

VPN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for VPN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) Meraki
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (16.67%) FireEye
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) FireEye
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware