Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 135 138
Rank change year-on-year -63 +3 +47
Permanent jobs citing VPN 99 127 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.20% 1.80% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 12.26% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 111 119
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +26.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £54,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.46% +20.77% -

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 1233 1036 1121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.93% 14.67% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 897 903
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +7.14%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -6 10 £37,747 -9.04%
Stockport - 5 £47,500 -
Altrincham -5 4 £26,750 +7.00%
Bury -9 4 £24,500 -53.33% 1
Rochdale -7 3 £60,000 -
Oldham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cheadle -7 2 £44,500 +27.14%
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Wigan - 1 £24,000 -
VPN
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 63 (63.64%) Firewall
2 55 (55.56%) Cisco
3 49 (49.49%) LAN
4 43 (43.43%) WAN
5 39 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (37.37%) Windows
7 33 (33.33%) CCNP
8 29 (29.29%) Wireless
9 28 (28.28%) CCNA
10 26 (26.26%) SSL
10 26 (26.26%) Degree
11 24 (24.24%) Citrix
12 23 (23.23%) Linux
12 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
13 20 (20.20%) Migration
13 20 (20.20%) VMware
13 20 (20.20%) BGP
13 20 (20.20%) Network Security
14 19 (19.19%) Network Management
14 19 (19.19%) MPLS
14 19 (19.19%) Active Directory
14 19 (19.19%) Windows Server
15 18 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
15 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (17.17%) ITIL
17 16 (16.16%) IPv6
17 16 (16.16%) Juniper
17 16 (16.16%) OSPF
17 16 (16.16%) IPsec
17 16 (16.16%) Service Management

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 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.04%) IIS
5 4 (4.04%) nginx
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) IaaS
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (63.64%) Firewall
2 49 (49.49%) LAN
3 43 (43.43%) WAN
4 29 (29.29%) Wireless
5 26 (26.26%) SSL
6 20 (20.20%) BGP
6 20 (20.20%) Network Security
7 19 (19.19%) MPLS
8 18 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
9 16 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (16.16%) IPsec
9 16 (16.16%) IPv6
9 16 (16.16%) OSPF
10 15 (15.15%) Ethernet
11 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
12 13 (13.13%) IPv4
12 13 (13.13%) WLAN
13 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (11.11%) DNS
14 11 (11.11%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) German Language
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Finance
5 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (34.34%) Network Engineer
2 30 (30.30%) Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) Network Analyst
4 15 (15.15%) IT Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Cisco Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Service Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) IT Support
9 6 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) iPad
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.02%) PKI
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.01%) CCTV
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Linux
3 19 (19.19%) Windows Server
4 12 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.11%) Unix
6 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.07%) CentOS
8 7 (7.07%) Debian
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.03%) AIX
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.01%) Android
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.01%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Migration
2 19 (19.19%) Network Management
3 17 (17.17%) ITIL
4 16 (16.16%) Service Management
5 15 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (15.15%) High Availability
5 15 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (10.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (8.08%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (7.07%) Server Hardening
10 6 (6.06%) Identity Management
10 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.06%) SIEM
10 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (6.06%) Web Filtering
11 4 (4.04%) Business Development
11 4 (4.04%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) C
2 5 (5.05%) PHP
3 4 (4.04%) SQL
4 3 (3.03%) Perl
4 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.03%) Python
5 2 (2.02%) C++
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (33.33%) CCNP
3 28 (28.28%) CCNA
4 26 (26.26%) Degree
5 8 (8.08%) MOS
6 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.06%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.06%) MCSE
7 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.04%) RHCE
8 4 (4.04%) RHCSA
9 3 (3.03%) CCIE
10 2 (2.02%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (2.02%) CCSA
11 1 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.01%) CISMP
11 1 (1.01%) CLAS
11 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.05%) KVM
5 4 (4.04%) Varnish
6 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.01%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) Cisco CUCM
1 15 (15.15%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (12.12%) Cacti
3 10 (10.10%) FortiGate
4 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.05%) Nagios
6 4 (4.04%) cPanel
6 4 (4.04%) Plesk
6 4 (4.04%) Puppet
7 3 (3.03%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.03%) Nessus
7 3 (3.03%) OpenNMS
7 3 (3.03%) RANCID
7 3 (3.03%) SCCM
7 3 (3.03%) SCOM
8 2 (2.02%) Ansible
8 2 (2.02%) Nexpose
8 2 (2.02%) Nmap
8 2 (2.02%) QRadar
8 2 (2.02%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 55 (55.56%) Cisco
2 24 (24.24%) Citrix
3 20 (20.20%) VMware
4 16 (16.16%) Juniper
5 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.08%) AppSense
7 8 (8.08%) Splunk
8 7 (7.07%) BT
8 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.05%) F5
10 5 (5.05%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.05%) HP
11 4 (4.04%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (4.04%) EqualLogic
12 3 (3.03%) Foundry
12 3 (3.03%) IronPort
12 3 (3.03%) Qualys
12 3 (3.03%) ZyXEL
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 50k per year
Posted: 10 days ago