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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 139 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 41 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.23% 1.73% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 9.20% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 50
Average salary £46,750 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.69% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £40,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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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
630 609 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.85% 18.77% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 494 438 435
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,900
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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (66.96%) Firewall
2 62 (53.91%) Cisco
3 61 (53.04%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (45.22%) CCNP
5 51 (44.35%) LAN
5 51 (44.35%) WAN
5 51 (44.35%) CCNA
6 40 (34.78%) Linux
7 39 (33.91%) ITIL
8 36 (31.30%) Windows
8 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
8 36 (31.30%) CheckPoint
9 34 (29.57%) VMware
10 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
11 29 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (24.35%) MPLS
12 28 (24.35%) Load Balancing
13 27 (23.48%) Citrix
13 27 (23.48%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (22.61%) SLA
14 26 (22.61%) BGP
15 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
15 25 (21.74%) SAN
16 24 (20.87%) Change Management
16 24 (20.87%) Network Security
17 23 (20.00%) TCP/IP
17 23 (20.00%) VLAN
18 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (18.26%) OSPF

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.96%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.74%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.74%) JBoss
6 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (66.96%) Firewall
2 51 (44.35%) LAN
2 51 (44.35%) WAN
3 28 (24.35%) MPLS
4 27 (23.48%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (22.61%) BGP
6 25 (21.74%) SAN
7 24 (20.87%) Network Security
8 23 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 23 (20.00%) VLAN
9 21 (18.26%) OSPF
10 20 (17.39%) SSL
11 18 (15.65%) VoIP
12 17 (14.78%) NAS
13 16 (13.91%) Internet
14 14 (12.17%) IPsec
14 14 (12.17%) DNS
15 12 (10.43%) DMZ
16 10 (8.70%) IPv4
16 10 (8.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 2 (1.74%) DB2
General
1 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Law
4 2 (1.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 31 (26.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Architect
7 8 (6.96%) Security Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Network Support
9 6 (5.22%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.22%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Network Support
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Technical Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Network Manager
12 3 (2.61%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Clustering
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) PKI
3 8 (6.96%) CMDB
4 7 (6.09%) SecurID
5 6 (5.22%) IVR
6 3 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Handset
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Linux
2 36 (31.30%) Windows
3 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.52%) UNIX
5 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.48%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.74%) Android
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) ITIL
2 28 (24.35%) Load Balancing
3 24 (20.87%) Change Management
4 17 (14.78%) Change Control
5 15 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (12.17%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.83%) Project Management
8 9 (7.83%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.96%) DevOps
9 8 (6.96%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.09%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.09%) Network Design
11 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.22%) BCP
11 6 (5.22%) Business Continuity Planning
12 4 (3.48%) TOGAF
13 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.74%) Java
2 2 (1.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (53.04%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (45.22%) CCNP
3 51 (44.35%) CCNA
4 19 (16.52%) CCIE
5 15 (13.04%) CCSE
6 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.96%) CCSA
8 7 (6.09%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.35%) CCSP
10 5 (4.35%) MCSE
11 4 (3.48%) MCSA
11 4 (3.48%) CCDA
11 4 (3.48%) CCDP
11 4 (3.48%) CISSP
11 4 (3.48%) VCP5
12 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.74%) VCAP
12 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.87%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.61%) SLA
2 20 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.52%) XenApp
4 10 (8.70%) XenServer
5 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.61%) UAG
8 2 (1.74%) vSphere
8 2 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.61%) Opsview
3 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.87%) Nagios
4 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 62 (53.91%) Cisco
2 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (31.30%) CheckPoint
3 34 (29.57%) VMware
4 27 (23.48%) Citrix
5 17 (14.78%) NetApp
6 14 (12.17%) CommVault
7 13 (11.30%) Juniper
8 8 (6.96%) AppSense
8 8 (6.96%) Brocade
8 8 (6.96%) ScanSafe
9 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.09%) Symantec
10 6 (5.22%) IronPort
11 5 (4.35%) Kaspersky
12 4 (3.48%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.48%) Civica
12 4 (3.48%) Capita
13 3 (2.61%) Acme Packet
13 3 (2.61%) Genesys
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