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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.34% 0.30% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 1.35% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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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
82 74 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 21.93% 22.16% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 62
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) FortiGate
4 5 (50.00%) Network Design
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) RIP
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) Broadband
6 3 (30.00%) SMTP
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) MPLS
1 7 (70.00%) OSPF
1 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) RIP
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft