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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 103 115 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 75 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.18% 1.98% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.09% 8.55% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 58
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
573 865 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.65% 23.12% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 479 628 351
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 96 (63.16%) Windows
2 90 (59.21%) Cisco
3 83 (54.61%) Active Directory
4 78 (51.32%) Microsoft
4 78 (51.32%) VMware
5 73 (48.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (44.08%) DNS
7 65 (42.76%) WAN
7 65 (42.76%) MS Excel
8 63 (41.45%) MS Exchange
9 62 (40.79%) Firewall
10 59 (38.82%) ITIL
11 58 (38.16%) SAN
12 51 (33.55%) LAN
13 49 (32.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 48 (31.58%) HP
15 45 (29.61%) Linux
16 43 (28.29%) Cisco Certification
16 43 (28.29%) MPLS
17 40 (26.32%) VoIP
18 38 (25.00%) TCP/IP
19 36 (23.68%) DHCP
19 36 (23.68%) NetApp
20 34 (22.37%) Telecoms
20 34 (22.37%) Network Security
21 32 (21.05%) Data Centre
22 31 (20.39%) BGP
22 31 (20.39%) Citrix
22 31 (20.39%) NAS
23 30 (19.74%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 63 (41.45%) MS Exchange
2 49 (32.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.95%) IIS
6 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.63%) Lync
7 3 (1.97%) CMS
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 65 (42.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (16.45%) MS Visio
2 25 (16.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
1 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (44.08%) DNS
2 65 (42.76%) WAN
3 62 (40.79%) Firewall
4 58 (38.16%) SAN
5 51 (33.55%) LAN
6 43 (28.29%) MPLS
7 40 (26.32%) VoIP
8 38 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 36 (23.68%) DHCP
10 34 (22.37%) Network Security
11 31 (20.39%) BGP
11 31 (20.39%) NAS
12 24 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (13.16%) Unified Communications
14 18 (11.84%) IPsec
15 17 (11.18%) IP Telephony
15 17 (11.18%) OSPF
15 17 (11.18%) SSL
16 14 (9.21%) IPv4
16 14 (9.21%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.87%) MySQL
4 14 (9.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.21%) Riak
4 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (21.71%) Network Engineer
3 28 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (11.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (11.18%) Architect
5 16 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Security Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.95%) Consultant
10 6 (3.95%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.29%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) XMPP
2 1 (0.66%) J2EE
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.18%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.61%) CESG
4 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.95%) Clustering
6 5 (3.29%) E-Learning
6 5 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.32%) IVR
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) CMDB
8 2 (1.32%) Tandem
9 1 (0.66%) Statistics
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (63.16%) Windows
2 45 (29.61%) Linux
3 27 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (13.16%) UNIX
5 14 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.61%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.29%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.97%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.32%) Solaris
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.82%) ITIL
2 30 (19.74%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.53%) Change Control
4 15 (9.87%) BCP
5 14 (9.21%) Project Management
5 14 (9.21%) Business Continuity
5 14 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (9.21%) TOGAF
6 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.58%) Network Design
8 10 (6.58%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (6.58%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.26%) Coaching
9 8 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (4.61%) Social Engineering
11 6 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.95%) Change Management
11 6 (3.95%) Validation
12 5 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
1 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) Python
3 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (28.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.50%) CCNP
2 19 (12.50%) CCNA
3 15 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (9.21%) ISEB
4 14 (9.21%) CCIE
5 13 (8.55%) Degree
6 11 (7.24%) CCSE
6 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.58%) CCDA
7 10 (6.58%) CCSA
8 8 (5.26%) CCDP
9 5 (3.29%) CCIP
10 4 (2.63%) MCSE
10 4 (2.63%) MCITP
11 3 (1.97%) MCP
11 3 (1.97%) CISSP
11 3 (1.97%) CISA
11 3 (1.97%) CISM
12 1 (0.66%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.82%) SLA
2 18 (11.84%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 83 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 73 (48.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.18%) VMware ESX
4 16 (10.53%) XenApp
5 14 (9.21%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (5.26%) vSphere
7 5 (3.29%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.66%) Firmware
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Nessus
1 7 (4.61%) Nmap
1 7 (4.61%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.95%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.95%) DameWare
3 5 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.29%) Opsview
4 3 (1.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.32%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.32%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.66%) SCOM
6 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.66%) Foglight
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (59.21%) Cisco
2 78 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 78 (51.32%) VMware
3 48 (31.58%) HP
4 36 (23.68%) NetApp
5 31 (20.39%) Citrix
6 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
7 19 (12.50%) F5
8 16 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
8 16 (10.53%) Oracle
8 16 (10.53%) CommVault
9 14 (9.21%) Red Hat
9 14 (9.21%) EMC
9 14 (9.21%) IBM
9 14 (9.21%) Brocade
9 14 (9.21%) Infoblox
10 11 (7.24%) Civica
10 11 (7.24%) Symantec
11 10 (6.58%) Juniper
12 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds
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