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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 84 137 113
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 111 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.30% 1.28% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.34% 7.13% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106 44 59
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
438 617 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.02% 17.99% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 390 479 427
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (70.20%) Windows
2 122 (61.62%) Active Directory
3 106 (53.54%) Cisco
4 102 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 99 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 80 (40.40%) VMware
6 80 (40.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (39.39%) Firewall
8 77 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 75 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (36.87%) Windows Server
11 62 (31.31%) SAN
11 62 (31.31%) TCP/IP
12 61 (30.81%) MS Excel
13 60 (30.30%) DNS
14 57 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (27.78%) Linux
15 55 (27.78%) ITIL
16 52 (26.26%) SQL Server
16 52 (26.26%) Citrix
17 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 47 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2013
19 42 (21.21%) Symantec
19 42 (21.21%) Load Balancing
20 40 (20.20%) VoIP
21 38 (19.19%) Data Centre
22 36 (18.18%) Change Control
22 36 (18.18%) MPLS
22 36 (18.18%) BGP
23 35 (17.68%) Unix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 99 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 77 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (14.14%) Lync
6 14 (7.07%) IIS
7 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 61 (30.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (39.39%) Firewall
2 62 (31.31%) SAN
2 62 (31.31%) TCP/IP
3 60 (30.30%) DNS
4 40 (20.20%) VoIP
5 36 (18.18%) BGP
5 36 (18.18%) MPLS
6 34 (17.17%) WAN
7 33 (16.67%) SSL
8 32 (16.16%) IPsec
8 32 (16.16%) Unified Communications
9 31 (15.66%) NAS
10 29 (14.65%) LAN
11 27 (13.64%) DHCP
11 27 (13.64%) Network Security
12 25 (12.63%) OSPF
13 23 (11.62%) VLAN
14 22 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (9.60%) Telepresence
16 17 (8.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.01%) MySQL
5 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.01%) Riak
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.51%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 34 (17.17%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.05%) Finance
3 9 (4.55%) Law
4 3 (1.52%) Back Office
4 3 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (20.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (19.70%) Network Engineer
3 30 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
4 24 (12.12%) Messaging Engineer
5 23 (11.62%) IT Engineer
6 20 (10.10%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (9.60%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 18 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
8 18 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
9 15 (7.58%) Active Directory Engineer
9 15 (7.58%) Exchange Engineer
9 15 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (6.57%) Analyst
10 13 (6.57%) Implementation Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Security Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) XMPP
3 2 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.19%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.14%) Video Conferencing
3 24 (12.12%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.05%) Clustering
5 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.04%) NHS
7 7 (3.54%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.03%) PKI
9 4 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.01%) iPad
12 1 (0.51%) CESG
12 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.51%) IVR
12 1 (0.51%) Replication
12 1 (0.51%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 139 (70.20%) Windows
2 75 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (36.87%) Windows Server
4 57 (28.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (27.78%) Linux
6 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (17.68%) Unix
8 15 (7.58%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.05%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.04%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.54%) Debian
12 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.78%) ITIL
2 42 (21.21%) Load Balancing
3 36 (18.18%) Change Control
4 25 (12.63%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (10.61%) Service Delivery
6 19 (9.60%) Presales
6 19 (9.60%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.58%) Project Management
9 13 (6.57%) Network Design
10 10 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.55%) Information Security
11 9 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (4.04%) Coaching
12 8 (4.04%) Migration
12 8 (4.04%) Network Architecture
13 7 (3.54%) DevOps
13 7 (3.54%) Line Management
14 6 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.13%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.07%) SQL
3 11 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.55%) Python
5 7 (3.54%) Ruby
6 6 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.12%) MCITP
3 23 (11.62%) CCNA
3 23 (11.62%) MCSE
4 21 (10.61%) CCNP
5 13 (6.57%) CCIE
6 11 (5.56%) Degree
7 10 (5.05%) CCDA
8 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.03%) MCP
9 5 (2.53%) CCSE
9 5 (2.53%) CCSP
9 5 (2.53%) CISSP
9 5 (2.53%) MCSA
10 4 (2.02%) CISA
10 4 (2.02%) CISM
10 4 (2.02%) HND
10 4 (2.02%) IISP
10 4 (2.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.64%) SLA
2 7 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 122 (61.62%) Active Directory
2 80 (40.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (15.15%) XenApp
4 13 (6.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.54%) Docker
5 7 (3.54%) KVM
5 7 (3.54%) Xen
6 4 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.52%) Firmware
7 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.01%) vSphere
9 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (15.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (12.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (5.05%) Opsview
5 9 (4.55%) DameWare
6 8 (4.04%) XenMobile
7 7 (3.54%) Ansible
7 7 (3.54%) Munin
7 7 (3.54%) Nagios
7 7 (3.54%) OpenNMS
7 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.54%) Puppet
7 7 (3.54%) Salt
7 7 (3.54%) Zenoss
8 6 (3.03%) Cacti
9 4 (2.02%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 106 (53.54%) Cisco
2 102 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 80 (40.40%) VMware
4 52 (26.26%) Citrix
5 42 (21.21%) Symantec
6 32 (16.16%) NetApp
7 30 (15.15%) Juniper
8 29 (14.65%) CommVault
8 29 (14.65%) Dell Compellent
9 24 (12.12%) HP
10 22 (11.11%) CheckPoint
11 12 (6.06%) Brocade
12 10 (5.05%) Kaspersky
12 10 (5.05%) Mitel
13 9 (4.55%) F5
13 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
14 8 (4.04%) Ericsson
14 8 (4.04%) Redback
15 7 (3.54%) Palo Alto
16 6 (3.03%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Bright IT
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago