The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 106 118
Rank change year-on-year -56 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 42 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 2.10% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 14.69% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 60
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £30,486
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +27.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 577 497 615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.67% 14.28% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 470 426 481
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

VPN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VPN in Manchester

VPN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Manchester

VPN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Salford -7 5 £44,250 +6.62% 1
Altrincham -4 3 £27,000 -22.85%
Oldham - 2 £37,500 -
Wigan - 1 £24,000 -
VPN
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 52 (55.32%) Cisco
2 45 (47.87%) Firewall
3 41 (43.62%) Windows
4 37 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (37.23%) WAN
6 34 (36.17%) LAN
7 32 (34.04%) ITIL
7 32 (34.04%) CCNP
8 28 (29.79%) Wireless
8 28 (29.79%) Citrix
9 27 (28.72%) VMware
10 25 (26.60%) CCNA
11 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
12 22 (23.40%) Service Management
12 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
12 22 (23.40%) Windows Server
13 21 (22.34%) SSL
13 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
14 20 (21.28%) TCP/IP
14 20 (21.28%) Degree
15 19 (20.21%) Network Security
15 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
16 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
16 18 (19.15%) Cisco Wireless
17 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (17.02%) Network Management
18 16 (17.02%) Migration

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
1 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 4 (4.26%) nginx
5 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (47.87%) Firewall
2 35 (37.23%) WAN
3 34 (36.17%) LAN
4 28 (29.79%) Wireless
5 21 (22.34%) SSL
6 20 (21.28%) TCP/IP
7 19 (20.21%) Network Security
8 18 (19.15%) Cisco Wireless
9 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (15.96%) DNS
11 14 (14.89%) DHCP
12 12 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (11.70%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (11.70%) MPLS
14 10 (10.64%) Ethernet
14 10 (10.64%) WLAN
15 9 (9.57%) SAN
15 9 (9.57%) VLAN
15 9 (9.57%) VoIP
16 8 (8.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) German Language
4 8 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (8.51%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) French Language
5 2 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Analyst
2 26 (27.66%) Network Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Network Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) IT Support
5 11 (11.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) IT Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Service Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Consultant
8 8 (8.51%) Network Consultant
8 8 (8.51%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (8.51%) Security Consultant
9 6 (6.38%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) CRM Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.06%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.38%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.13%) CCTV
6 2 (2.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) IPTV
7 1 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.06%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.62%) Windows
2 22 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (15.96%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.51%) Unix
7 6 (6.38%) AIX
7 6 (6.38%) CentOS
7 6 (6.38%) Debian
8 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) ITIL
2 22 (23.40%) Service Management
3 16 (17.02%) Migration
3 16 (17.02%) Network Management
4 15 (15.96%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (15.96%) High Availability
4 15 (15.96%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.38%) Change Management
5 6 (6.38%) CRM
5 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.38%) Document Management
5 6 (6.38%) Service Desk Management
5 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (5.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.26%) Business Development
7 4 (4.26%) Coaching
7 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.26%) Presales
8 3 (3.19%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (34.04%) CCNP
3 25 (26.60%) CCNA
4 20 (21.28%) Degree
5 11 (11.70%) MCSE
5 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.57%) MOS
7 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.26%) RHCE
8 4 (4.26%) RHCSA
9 3 (3.19%) CCIE
10 2 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (2.13%) CCSA
11 1 (1.06%) CCDP
11 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.06%) CISM
11 1 (1.06%) CISMP
11 1 (1.06%) CISSP
11 1 (1.06%) CLAS
11 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
2 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.26%) KVM
5 4 (4.26%) Varnish
6 3 (3.19%) XenApp
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.06%) pfSense
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 15 (15.96%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.38%) AirWatch
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (5.32%) SCDPM
4 4 (4.26%) cPanel
4 4 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.26%) Plesk
5 3 (3.19%) Cacti
6 2 (2.13%) Ansible
6 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.13%) Nagios
6 2 (2.13%) Nessus
6 2 (2.13%) Nexpose
6 2 (2.13%) Nmap
6 2 (2.13%) QRadar
7 1 (1.06%) Graylog
7 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.06%) Salt
7 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Cisco
2 28 (29.79%) Citrix
3 27 (28.72%) VMware
4 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.57%) AppSense
5 9 (9.57%) EqualLogic
6 8 (8.51%) Riverbed
7 6 (6.38%) Intel Security
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.32%) F5
8 5 (5.32%) Juniper
9 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.26%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (4.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.26%) Meraki
10 3 (3.19%) IronPort
10 3 (3.19%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.19%) Siemens
10 3 (3.19%) Splunk
10 3 (3.19%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Invosys
Salary: Competitive Salary - Dependant on experience
Posted: 26 days ago