VPN Jobs in the North West

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 188 187 217
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 -56
Permanent jobs citing VPN 63 126 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 1.53% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 10.03% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 57 118 98
10th Percentile £30,300 £25,437 £24,200
25th Percentile £41,250 £32,388 £28,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -6.11%
75th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £67,375
England median annual salary £46,625 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.84% - -5.00%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 860 1,256 1,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 12.01% 15.24% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 685 700 800
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,420 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +0.98% +2.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in the North West.

Salary trend for VPN in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Manchester +37 35 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Merseyside +17 18 £45,750 -14.88% 6
Lancashire +8 5 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire +4 4 £42,500 +46.55% 9
Cumbria -24 1 - - 1
VPN
England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (53.97%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (47.62%) Azure
3 10 (15.87%) AWS
4 6 (9.52%) IaaS
5 5 (7.94%) PaaS
6 4 (6.35%) Entra ID
6 4 (6.35%) OneDrive
7 3 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (4.76%) GCP
8 2 (3.17%) GitHub
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.59%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.59%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.59%) SaaS
9 1 (1.59%) Serverless
9 1 (1.59%) Stackdriver
9 1 (1.59%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) LAN
2 31 (49.21%) WAN
3 29 (46.03%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) DNS
5 25 (39.68%) DHCP
6 23 (36.51%) TCP/IP
7 20 (31.75%) SSL
8 14 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (19.05%) Network Security
10 9 (14.29%) VLAN
11 8 (12.70%) SD-WAN
12 7 (11.11%) 4G
12 7 (11.11%) VoIP
13 6 (9.52%) BGP
13 6 (9.52%) OSPF
14 5 (7.94%) Internet
14 5 (7.94%) MPLS
14 5 (7.94%) NAS
14 5 (7.94%) SAN
14 5 (7.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) GitLab
1 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.11%) Finance
4 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Lead
3 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.94%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) IT Support
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
4 1 (1.59%) PKI
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Security Posture
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Linux
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) CentOS
4 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Migration
2 18 (28.57%) ITIL
3 17 (26.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (20.63%) Customer Service
6 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 6 (9.52%) Change Management
9 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 6 (9.52%) Release Management
10 5 (7.94%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (7.94%) Cost Management
10 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Maintenance
10 5 (7.94%) Service-Level Objective
10 5 (7.94%) Technology Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Bash
2 2 (3.17%) Go
2 2 (3.17%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.46%) CCNP
3 9 (14.29%) CCNA
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
5 5 (7.94%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (7.94%) JNCIA
5 5 (7.94%) VCAP
5 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.35%) CISSP
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
7 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Certification
8 2 (3.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.59%) CISA
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.70%) SLA
3 7 (11.11%) ISO 22301
4 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.59%) FISMA
5 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.59%) HITRUST
5 1 (1.59%) NIST
5 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) LXC
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Terraform
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.17%) Cacti
4 2 (3.17%) Nagios
4 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) VMware
2 20 (31.75%) Cisco
3 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.87%) Veeam
5 7 (11.11%) F5
5 7 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 7 (11.11%) Meraki
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) Juniper
8 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.17%) Apple
9 2 (3.17%) Aruba
9 2 (3.17%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.59%) MikroTik
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.59%) Sun