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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.83% 4.14% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 23.33% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 11
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,300 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,800 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
46 60 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 10.50% 17.75% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 84
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Legal
5 4 (44.44%) Statistics
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (44.44%) MCTS
5 4 (44.44%) MCITP
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) HSRP
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) IPv4
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) F5