The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 33 55
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.18% 5.19% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 23.08% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 8
Median salary £45,000 £41,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +0.60%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 115 104 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.26% 22.51% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 39
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

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Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VPN in Merseyside

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Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Liverpool -22 1 £45,000 +7.78%
VPN
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Meraki
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) FireEye
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 4 days ago