Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 72 65
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 60 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 9.26% 1.13% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.93% 8.05% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 50 4 30
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £46,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.90% +102.17% -2.13%
10th Percentile £19,850 £31,850 £21,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,225 £43,863
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +48.94%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 167 87 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.77% 14.10% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 123 68 148
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,800 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Warrington

VPN
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for VPN in Warrington

VPN
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for VPN.

1 51 (85.00%) WAN
2 43 (71.67%) LAN
3 37 (61.67%) Windows
4 36 (60.00%) Cisco
5 34 (56.67%) Firewall
6 33 (55.00%) DNS
7 31 (51.67%) MPLS
8 29 (48.33%) DHCP
9 28 (46.67%) SSL
9 28 (46.67%) IPsec
10 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (41.67%) Load Balancing
11 25 (41.67%) Wireless
11 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
12 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
12 24 (40.00%) OSPF
12 24 (40.00%) BGP
12 24 (40.00%) EIGRP
13 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (33.33%) Riverbed
13 20 (33.33%) NX-OS
13 20 (33.33%) Data Centre
14 18 (30.00%) F5
14 18 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
14 18 (30.00%) Citrix
15 17 (28.33%) TACACS
16 16 (26.67%) CCNP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Office 365
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (85.00%) WAN
2 43 (71.67%) LAN
3 34 (56.67%) Firewall
4 33 (55.00%) DNS
5 31 (51.67%) MPLS
6 29 (48.33%) DHCP
7 28 (46.67%) IPsec
7 28 (46.67%) SSL
8 25 (41.67%) Wireless
9 24 (40.00%) BGP
9 24 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 24 (40.00%) OSPF
10 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (33.33%) NX-OS
11 18 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (28.33%) TACACS
13 16 (26.67%) Wireshark
14 15 (25.00%) Ethernet
14 15 (25.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix Support
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 15 (25.00%) ITIL
3 12 (20.00%) Service Management
4 11 (18.33%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 10 (16.67%) ITSM
6 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Network Management
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
10 2 (3.33%) Information Security
10 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Open Source
10 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Runbook
11 1 (1.67%) Break/Fix
11 1 (1.67%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.67%) Line Management
11 1 (1.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.67%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.67%) CCNA
4 10 (16.67%) Degree
5 6 (10.00%) MCSE
6 5 (8.33%) CCA
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) PMO
2 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Cisco
2 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 18 (30.00%) Citrix
4 18 (30.00%) F5
5 15 (25.00%) VMware
6 8 (13.33%) Veeam
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.67%) Apple
9 1 (1.67%) Fortinet