Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 46 64
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 49 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.65% 4.63% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 21.59% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 4
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £24,075
90th Percentile £45,325 £50,525 £60,625
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -27.27%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 128 227 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.71% 21.44% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 148 68
Liverpool median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £20,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,800 £55,375
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 20 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 3 (60.00%) Capita
3 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Online Games
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) TACACS
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) 802.11
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) TACACS
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Capita
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed