Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 202 202
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 -59
Permanent jobs citing VPN 100 77 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.60% 1.08% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 8.09% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 89 51 100
Manchester median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
North West median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -7.89%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,170 952 1,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.68% 13.33% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 789 785 968
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,726 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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
Cheadle +6 2 £28,000 +12.00%
Salford -24 2 - -
Bolton - 2 - -
Altrincham +2 1 - -
Stockport -1 1 £42,500 -7.61% 3
Bury - 1 £26,000 -
VPN
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 71 (71.00%) Windows
2 57 (57.00%) Active Directory
3 55 (55.00%) Firewall
4 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 51 (51.00%) Cisco
6 48 (48.00%) DNS
7 45 (45.00%) WAN
8 41 (41.00%) LAN
9 40 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
9 40 (40.00%) Office 365
10 39 (39.00%) Windows 10
11 38 (38.00%) TCP/IP
12 37 (37.00%) Windows Server
13 31 (31.00%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (31.00%) ITIL
14 30 (30.00%) VMware
15 26 (26.00%) Internet
15 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (22.00%) SMTP
18 21 (21.00%) DHCP
18 21 (21.00%) Linux
19 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
20 18 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
20 18 (18.00%) MS Exchange
20 18 (18.00%) BGP
21 17 (17.00%) Wireless
21 17 (17.00%) Citrix
21 17 (17.00%) VLAN
21 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development

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 18 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.00%) IIS
5 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.00%) nginx
8 1 (1.00%) Drupal
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.00%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (40.00%) Office 365
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.00%) Google Play
6 2 (2.00%) IaaS
6 2 (2.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.00%) PaaS
6 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (55.00%) Firewall
2 48 (48.00%) DNS
3 45 (45.00%) WAN
4 41 (41.00%) LAN
5 38 (38.00%) TCP/IP
6 26 (26.00%) Internet
7 22 (22.00%) SMTP
8 21 (21.00%) DHCP
9 18 (18.00%) BGP
10 17 (17.00%) Skype
10 17 (17.00%) VLAN
10 17 (17.00%) Wireless
11 15 (15.00%) HTTP
11 15 (15.00%) MPLS
11 15 (15.00%) VoIP
12 14 (14.00%) OSPF
13 10 (10.00%) IPsec
13 10 (10.00%) IPv6
14 8 (8.00%) IPv4
14 8 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) GitLab
General
1 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) French Language
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Administrator
3 15 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Network Administrator
6 12 (12.00%) Network Support
7 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
7 11 (11.00%) Support Technician
8 10 (10.00%) Network Support Technician
8 10 (10.00%) Network Technician
8 10 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (7.00%) Architect
11 6 (6.00%) Associate Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 5 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) WAP
2 5 (5.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.00%) OAuth
4 2 (2.00%) OpenID
4 2 (2.00%) REST
4 2 (2.00%) SAML
4 2 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (1.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (8.00%) Smartphone
4 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.00%) FMCG
5 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (5.00%) iPad
6 5 (5.00%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.00%) CESG
9 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.00%) PKI
9 2 (2.00%) Smart Energy
9 2 (2.00%) Smart Meter
10 1 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Windows 10
3 37 (37.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (21.00%) Linux
5 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.00%) Android
6 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.00%) Unix
9 2 (2.00%) CentOS
9 2 (2.00%) Debian
9 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (13.00%) Network Architecture
5 13 (13.00%) Project Planning
6 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.00%) Line Management
7 11 (11.00%) Project Management
8 10 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 10 (10.00%) Presales
8 10 (10.00%) Service Management
9 8 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (8.00%) Network Design
9 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.00%) Information Security
10 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (7.00%) Migration
11 6 (6.00%) Data Security
11 6 (6.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (3.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (31.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.00%) CCNP
2 15 (15.00%) Degree
3 14 (14.00%) CCNA
4 8 (8.00%) MCP
5 7 (7.00%) CCDP
6 6 (6.00%) MCSE
6 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.00%) CCIE
10 2 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
10 2 (2.00%) CCSP
10 2 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (2.00%) CISM
10 2 (2.00%) CISSP
10 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.00%) GDPR
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.00%) NCSC
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) BS7799
4 1 (1.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (57.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.00%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.00%) Firmware
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.00%) vCloud
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) SCCM
2 13 (13.00%) WSUS
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (6.00%) SCOM
4 5 (5.00%) Ansible
4 5 (5.00%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.00%) Terraform
6 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.00%) Cacti
7 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Puppet
7 1 (1.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (51.00%) Cisco
3 30 (30.00%) VMware
4 17 (17.00%) Citrix
5 12 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 11 (11.00%) Apple
7 10 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 9 (9.00%) Juniper
9 8 (8.00%) Fortinet
9 8 (8.00%) NetApp
10 6 (6.00%) Avaya
11 5 (5.00%) Dell
11 5 (5.00%) Redback
12 4 (4.00%) Google
13 3 (3.00%) Adobe
13 3 (3.00%) iManage
13 3 (3.00%) IronPort
13 3 (3.00%) Polycom
13 3 (3.00%) Veeam
14 2 (2.00%) HP