The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 115 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 71 73 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.87% 2.74% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 15.24% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 49
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
940 479 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.73% 17.95% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 648 360 389
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VPN
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VPN Salary Trend in Leeds

VPN
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 76 (61.79%) Firewall
2 65 (52.85%) Cisco
3 60 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (41.46%) CCNA
5 48 (39.02%) Load Balancing
6 47 (38.21%) WAN
7 46 (37.40%) LAN
8 45 (36.59%) CCNP
9 41 (33.33%) MPLS
10 40 (32.52%) TCP/IP
11 39 (31.71%) Windows
12 38 (30.89%) ITIL
13 36 (29.27%) DNS
14 35 (28.46%) DHCP
14 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
14 35 (28.46%) MS Exchange
15 34 (27.64%) CheckPoint
16 33 (26.83%) Linux
17 29 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2010
17 29 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (21.95%) SLA
18 27 (21.95%) VMware
19 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
19 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (20.33%) Change Management
21 24 (19.51%) Blackberry
22 23 (18.70%) Network Security
23 19 (15.45%) Lync
23 19 (15.45%) Unified Communications

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (28.46%) MS Exchange
2 29 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.45%) Lync
4 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.13%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.81%) Apache
9 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Office
2 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Office 365
2 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 76 (61.79%) Firewall
2 47 (38.21%) WAN
3 46 (37.40%) LAN
4 41 (33.33%) MPLS
5 40 (32.52%) TCP/IP
6 36 (29.27%) DNS
7 35 (28.46%) DHCP
8 25 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (18.70%) Network Security
10 19 (15.45%) Unified Communications
10 19 (15.45%) OSPF
10 19 (15.45%) BGP
11 18 (14.63%) VLAN
12 14 (11.38%) SSL
13 13 (10.57%) VoIP
13 13 (10.57%) SAN
13 13 (10.57%) SSH
13 13 (10.57%) Internet
14 11 (8.94%) IPsec
15 9 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.50%) Finance
3 7 (5.69%) Law
4 4 (3.25%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Network Engineer
2 30 (24.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (13.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.69%) Architect
5 7 (5.69%) Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Team Leader
5 7 (5.69%) Network Support
5 7 (5.69%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.07%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) LAMP
2 1 (0.81%) COM
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (19.51%) Blackberry
3 19 (15.45%) PKI
4 11 (8.94%) IVR
5 9 (7.32%) SecurID
5 9 (7.32%) Clustering
5 9 (7.32%) CMDB
6 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Open Source
8 1 (0.81%) Handset
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.71%) Windows
2 33 (26.83%) Linux
3 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.01%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.13%) UNIX
7 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) Load Balancing
2 38 (30.89%) ITIL
3 25 (20.33%) Change Management
4 13 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.76%) Project Management
6 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (7.32%) DevOps
7 8 (6.50%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (6.50%) Change Control
7 8 (6.50%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.69%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.69%) Network Design
9 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.25%) Supplier Management
11 4 (3.25%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.44%) ITIL V3
12 3 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.44%) C
3 2 (1.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) Ruby
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (41.46%) CCNA
3 45 (36.59%) CCNP
4 14 (11.38%) CCSE
5 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (9.76%) CCIE
7 11 (8.94%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (8.13%) MCSE
9 7 (5.69%) MCITP
10 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.25%) CCIP
10 4 (3.25%) MCTS
11 3 (2.44%) MCSA
11 3 (2.44%) CCSA
12 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.81%) Degree
13 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.81%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.95%) SLA
2 12 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.13%) UAG
4 9 (7.32%) XenApp
5 7 (5.69%) XenServer
6 3 (2.44%) vSphere
7 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.63%) WSUS
2 2 (1.63%) Nagios
2 2 (1.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Opsview
Vendors
1 65 (52.85%) Cisco
2 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
3 34 (27.64%) CheckPoint
4 27 (21.95%) VMware
5 18 (14.63%) Citrix
6 11 (8.94%) Juniper
6 11 (8.94%) SolarWinds
7 8 (6.50%) CommVault
7 8 (6.50%) NetApp
8 7 (5.69%) AppSense
8 7 (5.69%) ScanSafe
8 7 (5.69%) IronPort
9 6 (4.88%) Polycom
9 6 (4.88%) Brocade
9 6 (4.88%) F5
9 6 (4.88%) Mitel
9 6 (4.88%) Capita
9 6 (4.88%) Siemens
10 5 (4.07%) HP
10 5 (4.07%) Apple
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago