The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.65% 1.71% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 10.53% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 6.51% 16.24% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 34
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £28,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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Salary Trend in Bradford

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

VPN Salary Trend in Bradford

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bradford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Legal
5 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) MCSA
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
5 4 (40.00%) MCITP
5 4 (40.00%) Statistics
5 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) AnthillPro
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCTS
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint