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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 134 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 52 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.41% 1.76% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 9.82% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 50
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
803 560 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.80% 17.87% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 588 432 393
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 21 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 85 (69.11%) Firewall
2 70 (56.91%) Cisco
3 68 (55.28%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (47.15%) CCNP
5 55 (44.72%) WAN
6 54 (43.90%) LAN
6 54 (43.90%) CCNA
7 42 (34.15%) Load Balancing
8 41 (33.33%) MPLS
8 41 (33.33%) ITIL
9 38 (30.89%) CheckPoint
10 33 (26.83%) TCP/IP
11 32 (26.02%) Linux
12 31 (25.20%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (24.39%) Windows
13 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
14 29 (23.58%) MS Exchange
14 29 (23.58%) SLA
15 28 (22.76%) Change Management
15 28 (22.76%) BGP
16 27 (21.95%) VMware
16 27 (21.95%) Network Security
17 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
18 25 (20.33%) DNS
18 25 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (19.51%) DHCP
19 24 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (18.70%) OSPF
20 23 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (17.89%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (23.58%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.94%) Lync
4 10 (8.13%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Office
2 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Office 365
2 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (69.11%) Firewall
2 55 (44.72%) WAN
3 54 (43.90%) LAN
4 41 (33.33%) MPLS
5 33 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 31 (25.20%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (22.76%) BGP
8 27 (21.95%) Network Security
9 25 (20.33%) DNS
10 24 (19.51%) DHCP
11 23 (18.70%) OSPF
12 22 (17.89%) VLAN
13 19 (15.45%) SSL
13 19 (15.45%) VoIP
13 19 (15.45%) SAN
14 16 (13.01%) Internet
15 15 (12.20%) IPsec
16 12 (9.76%) DMZ
16 12 (9.76%) NAS
16 12 (9.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.50%) Finance
3 7 (5.69%) Law
4 4 (3.25%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 34 (27.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (8.13%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Network Support
7 7 (5.69%) Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.25%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Network Support
10 4 (3.25%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Messaging Engineer
11 3 (2.44%) Cisco Administrator
11 3 (2.44%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) COM
1 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.01%) PKI
3 13 (10.57%) Blackberry
4 12 (9.76%) Clustering
5 9 (7.32%) SecurID
6 8 (6.50%) CMDB
7 7 (5.69%) IVR
8 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.81%) Handset
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Linux
2 30 (24.39%) Windows
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.94%) UNIX
7 7 (5.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.81%) Android
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.15%) Load Balancing
2 41 (33.33%) ITIL
3 28 (22.76%) Change Management
4 15 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.94%) Change Control
7 10 (8.13%) Project Management
7 10 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (8.13%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (7.32%) DevOps
8 9 (7.32%) Network Design
9 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.50%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.88%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.07%) BCP
12 5 (4.07%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (2.44%) Migration
14 2 (1.63%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (55.28%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (47.15%) CCNP
3 54 (43.90%) CCNA
4 19 (15.45%) CCIE
5 15 (12.20%) CCSE
6 10 (8.13%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.07%) CCSP
8 5 (4.07%) CCSA
9 4 (3.25%) CCIP
9 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.44%) MCSE
11 2 (1.63%) MCSA
11 2 (1.63%) CCDA
11 2 (1.63%) CCDP
11 2 (1.63%) CISSP
11 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.63%) VCAP
11 2 (1.63%) VCP5
11 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.58%) SLA
2 19 (15.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.76%) XenApp
4 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.50%) XenServer
6 7 (5.69%) UAG
7 4 (3.25%) vSphere
8 3 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.63%) WSUS
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.81%) Opsview
3 1 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (56.91%) Cisco
2 38 (30.89%) CheckPoint
3 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 27 (21.95%) VMware
5 19 (15.45%) Citrix
6 15 (12.20%) Juniper
7 11 (8.94%) NetApp
7 11 (8.94%) SolarWinds
8 10 (8.13%) CommVault
9 9 (7.32%) ScanSafe
10 8 (6.50%) Brocade
10 8 (6.50%) AppSense
11 7 (5.69%) IronPort
12 6 (4.88%) Capita
12 6 (4.88%) F5
12 6 (4.88%) Symantec
13 4 (3.25%) Avaya
13 4 (3.25%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.44%) Acme Packet
14 3 (2.44%) Kaspersky
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