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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.60% - 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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North 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 Harrogate region.

Communications & Networking Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 54 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 8.01% 16.31% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 75
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

VPN Salary Trend in Harrogate

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Salary Histogram in Harrogate

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

VPN Salary Histogram in Harrogate

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCIP
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Squid
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 2 (40.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper