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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 132 96
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Permanent jobs citing VPN 68 53 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.95% 1.44% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 6.76% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63 44 46
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
581 784 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.62% 21.33% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 490 593 353
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 87 (61.70%) Cisco
2 85 (60.28%) Windows
3 74 (52.48%) Active Directory
4 73 (51.77%) Microsoft
5 72 (51.06%) VMware
6 67 (47.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (44.68%) WAN
7 63 (44.68%) DNS
8 62 (43.97%) Firewall
9 61 (43.26%) MS Excel
10 57 (40.43%) SAN
11 55 (39.01%) MS Exchange
12 54 (38.30%) ITIL
13 53 (37.59%) LAN
14 49 (34.75%) Cisco Certification
15 46 (32.62%) HP
16 45 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (29.79%) Linux
18 41 (29.08%) MPLS
19 39 (27.66%) VoIP
20 37 (26.24%) DHCP
21 35 (24.82%) TCP/IP
21 35 (24.82%) Network Security
22 33 (23.40%) Telecoms
23 32 (22.70%) BGP
23 32 (22.70%) NetApp
23 32 (22.70%) Data Centre
24 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
25 27 (19.15%) NAS
26 26 (18.44%) Citrix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 55 (39.01%) MS Exchange
2 45 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.55%) IIS
6 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.42%) CMS
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 61 (43.26%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.60%) MS Visio
3 20 (14.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
1 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (44.68%) WAN
1 63 (44.68%) DNS
2 62 (43.97%) Firewall
3 57 (40.43%) SAN
4 53 (37.59%) LAN
5 41 (29.08%) MPLS
6 39 (27.66%) VoIP
7 37 (26.24%) DHCP
8 35 (24.82%) TCP/IP
8 35 (24.82%) Network Security
9 32 (22.70%) BGP
10 27 (19.15%) NAS
11 25 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (12.77%) IPsec
13 17 (12.06%) OSPF
14 16 (11.35%) SSL
15 14 (9.93%) IPv4
15 14 (9.93%) IPv6
16 13 (9.22%) IP Telephony
17 12 (8.51%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.51%) MySQL
5 11 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.80%) Riak
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Law
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (24.82%) Network Engineer
3 30 (21.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (9.93%) Architect
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.96%) Network Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Security Specialist
12 4 (2.84%) Test Specialist
12 4 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) J2EE
1 1 (0.71%) Web Services
1 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.80%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) CESG
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 5 (3.55%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.42%) IVR
6 2 (1.42%) Replication
6 2 (1.42%) Tandem
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (60.28%) Windows
2 42 (29.79%) Linux
3 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.48%) UNIX
5 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.30%) ITIL
2 24 (17.02%) Load Balancing
3 17 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (11.35%) BCP
5 15 (10.64%) Business Continuity
5 15 (10.64%) Change Control
6 14 (9.93%) Project Management
6 14 (9.93%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.80%) TOGAF
8 11 (7.80%) Network Design
8 11 (7.80%) Business Continuity Planning
8 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.38%) Coaching
10 8 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.96%) Change Management
12 6 (4.26%) Validation
12 6 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.26%) Social Engineering
13 5 (3.55%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.13%) SQL
3 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (34.75%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.02%) CCNA
3 20 (14.18%) CCNP
4 15 (10.64%) CCIE
5 12 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.80%) ISEB
6 11 (7.80%) CCSE
7 10 (7.09%) Degree
7 10 (7.09%) CCDA
7 10 (7.09%) CCSA
8 9 (6.38%) CCDP
9 6 (4.26%) MCP
10 5 (3.55%) CCIP
10 5 (3.55%) MCTS
11 4 (2.84%) CISA
12 3 (2.13%) CISM
12 3 (2.13%) CISSP
13 1 (0.71%) CIMA
13 1 (0.71%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 17 (12.06%) SLA
3 11 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 67 (47.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.35%) XenApp
4 14 (9.93%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.80%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (5.67%) vSphere
7 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.71%) XenServer
9 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.71%) Firmware
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.26%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (4.26%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.26%) Nessus
2 6 (4.26%) Nmap
3 5 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.84%) Opsview
5 2 (1.42%) DameWare
5 2 (1.42%) WSUS
5 2 (1.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) Foglight
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 87 (61.70%) Cisco
2 73 (51.77%) Microsoft
3 72 (51.06%) VMware
4 46 (32.62%) HP
5 32 (22.70%) NetApp
6 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
7 26 (18.44%) Citrix
8 16 (11.35%) F5
9 15 (10.64%) Dell Compellent
10 14 (9.93%) Brocade
11 13 (9.22%) Oracle
11 13 (9.22%) CommVault
12 11 (7.80%) Red Hat
12 11 (7.80%) EMC
12 11 (7.80%) IBM
12 11 (7.80%) Civica
12 11 (7.80%) Infoblox
13 10 (7.09%) Juniper
14 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.26%) Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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