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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 105 126 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 69 56 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.96% 1.51% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 8.48% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 67 47 56
Average salary £49,000 £36,000 £30,495
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.11% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
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
645 660 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.28% 17.77% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 514 517 380
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 67 (59.29%) Windows
2 64 (56.64%) VMware
3 63 (55.75%) Active Directory
4 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
5 56 (49.56%) Cisco
6 55 (48.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 54 (47.79%) SAN
7 54 (47.79%) WAN
7 54 (47.79%) MS Exchange
8 53 (46.90%) Linux
9 49 (43.36%) Firewall
10 48 (42.48%) LAN
11 43 (38.05%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (38.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (36.28%) ITIL
12 41 (36.28%) SQL Server
13 39 (34.51%) MS Excel
14 37 (32.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (30.09%) NetApp
15 34 (30.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (29.20%) NAS
16 33 (29.20%) Citrix
16 33 (29.20%) CCNA
17 32 (28.32%) CheckPoint
17 32 (28.32%) DNS
17 32 (28.32%) UNIX
17 32 (28.32%) XenApp
18 30 (26.55%) MPLS
19 28 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2007
19 28 (24.78%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (47.79%) MS Exchange
2 43 (38.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.77%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.77%) IIS
5 2 (1.77%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (34.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.93%) MS Office
3 11 (9.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (47.79%) WAN
1 54 (47.79%) SAN
2 49 (43.36%) Firewall
3 48 (42.48%) LAN
4 33 (29.20%) NAS
5 32 (28.32%) DNS
6 30 (26.55%) MPLS
7 24 (21.24%) BGP
8 22 (19.47%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (19.47%) TCP/IP
9 21 (18.58%) VoIP
10 20 (17.70%) Network Security
11 19 (16.81%) DHCP
11 19 (16.81%) OSPF
12 18 (15.93%) SSL
12 18 (15.93%) IPsec
13 16 (14.16%) IPv4
13 16 (14.16%) IPv6
14 11 (9.73%) EIGRP
14 11 (9.73%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 37 (32.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (21.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.19%) MySQL
6 5 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.42%) Riak
7 2 (1.77%) DB2
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.42%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Network Engineer
2 28 (24.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (23.01%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (8.85%) Architect
8 8 (7.08%) Consultant
9 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.19%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Server Support
11 4 (3.54%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.54%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 4 (3.54%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Implementation Engineer
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Implementation Engineer
12 3 (2.65%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Clustering
2 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.29%) Windows
2 53 (46.90%) Linux
3 34 (30.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (28.32%) UNIX
5 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.96%) Mac OS
8 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.77%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) ITIL
2 28 (24.78%) Change Control
3 22 (19.47%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (15.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.04%) Load Balancing
6 15 (13.27%) Service Delivery
7 12 (10.62%) BCP
7 12 (10.62%) Network Design
8 11 (9.73%) Business Continuity
8 11 (9.73%) Project Management
8 11 (9.73%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (7.96%) TOGAF
9 9 (7.96%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.08%) Coaching
10 8 (7.08%) Change Management
11 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.31%) Validation
11 6 (5.31%) High Availability
12 5 (4.42%) Network Architecture
13 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) Java
1 2 (1.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (29.20%) CCNA
3 23 (20.35%) CCNP
4 19 (16.81%) CCIE
5 14 (12.39%) CCSE
6 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (11.50%) CCSA
7 10 (8.85%) CCDA
7 10 (8.85%) CCDP
8 7 (6.19%) MCSE
9 6 (5.31%) MCSA
9 6 (5.31%) MCP
9 6 (5.31%) CISSP
9 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (5.31%) VCP5
9 6 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (5.31%) MCTS
10 5 (4.42%) ISEB
11 3 (2.65%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.65%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.35%) SLA
2 16 (14.16%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 63 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 55 (48.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (28.32%) XenApp
4 10 (8.85%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.31%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.31%) XenServer
6 5 (4.42%) vSphere
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (7.96%) Opsview
3 6 (5.31%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.77%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) Foglight
6 1 (0.88%) Nagios
6 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 64 (56.64%) VMware
2 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
3 56 (49.56%) Cisco
4 34 (30.09%) NetApp
5 33 (29.20%) Citrix
6 32 (28.32%) CheckPoint
7 20 (17.70%) HP
8 19 (16.81%) CommVault
9 15 (13.27%) Juniper
9 15 (13.27%) Civica
10 13 (11.50%) Brocade
11 11 (9.73%) Kaspersky
11 11 (9.73%) Symantec
12 8 (7.08%) Oracle
13 7 (6.19%) F5
14 5 (4.42%) Infoblox
14 5 (4.42%) EMC
14 5 (4.42%) IBM
14 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.65%) Blue Coat
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