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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.81% 3.79% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 25.45% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 3
Average salary £36,250 £27,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.63% +6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £19,575 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
VPN
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
53 55 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.02% 14.91% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 70
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £19,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

VPN
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) IPsec
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) LAN
3 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 13 (86.67%) Problem Management
3 13 (86.67%) Release Management
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (86.67%) Firmware
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (46.67%) CCNP
6 7 (46.67%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) HSRP
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) IPv4
7 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 14 (93.33%) IPsec
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (86.67%) WAN
4 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) HSRP
5 5 (33.33%) IPv4
5 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Support Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Network Support
3 4 (26.67%) Network Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Problem Management
1 13 (86.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Firmware
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft