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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 126 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 44 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.28% 1.85% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 9.65% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 43
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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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
630 632 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.39% 19.13% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 496 435 401
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 26 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 68 (59.13%) Firewall
2 54 (46.96%) Cisco
3 52 (45.22%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (44.35%) Linux
4 51 (44.35%) WAN
5 50 (43.48%) LAN
6 47 (40.87%) Windows
7 46 (40.00%) VMware
8 45 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 44 (38.26%) CCNA
10 42 (36.52%) CCNP
10 42 (36.52%) Active Directory
11 40 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (32.17%) ITIL
12 37 (32.17%) MS Exchange
13 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
13 35 (30.43%) Citrix
14 34 (29.57%) SAN
15 32 (27.83%) CheckPoint
16 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (25.22%) UNIX
18 28 (24.35%) MPLS
18 28 (24.35%) BGP
18 28 (24.35%) XenApp
18 28 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2010
19 25 (21.74%) Change Control
19 25 (21.74%) NAS
19 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
19 25 (21.74%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (32.17%) MS Exchange
2 28 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.74%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.74%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (59.13%) Firewall
2 51 (44.35%) WAN
3 50 (43.48%) LAN
4 34 (29.57%) SAN
5 28 (24.35%) MPLS
5 28 (24.35%) BGP
6 25 (21.74%) VLAN
6 25 (21.74%) NAS
7 23 (20.00%) SSL
8 22 (19.13%) OSPF
9 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
9 21 (18.26%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (17.39%) VoIP
11 18 (15.65%) Network Security
12 17 (14.78%) IPsec
13 14 (12.17%) DNS
13 14 (12.17%) IPv4
13 14 (12.17%) IPv6
14 12 (10.43%) Internet
15 10 (8.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (15.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 2 (1.74%) DB2
General
1 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 3 (2.61%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (41.74%) Network Engineer
2 28 (24.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (8.70%) Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Network Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Network Support
10 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Network Support
12 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (2.61%) Cisco Engineer
13 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 3 (2.61%) Network Administrator
13 3 (2.61%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Clustering
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) IVR
3 6 (5.22%) PKI
4 4 (3.48%) CMDB
4 4 (3.48%) SecurID
5 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) Handset
7 1 (0.87%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.35%) Linux
2 47 (40.87%) Windows
3 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (25.22%) UNIX
5 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.74%) Android
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) ITIL
2 25 (21.74%) Change Control
3 21 (18.26%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 20 (17.39%) Change Management
5 16 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.83%) Project Management
9 8 (6.96%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
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%) High Availability
12 4 (3.48%) DevOps
12 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.74%) Java
2 2 (1.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (45.22%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (38.26%) CCNA
3 42 (36.52%) CCNP
4 17 (14.78%) CCIE
5 12 (10.43%) CCSE
6 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (7.83%) CCSA
8 8 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (6.09%) MCSE
10 6 (5.22%) MCSA
10 6 (5.22%) CCDA
10 6 (5.22%) CCDP
10 6 (5.22%) CISSP
10 6 (5.22%) VCP5
11 5 (4.35%) CCSP
12 3 (2.61%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.61%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.74%) SLA
2 20 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 42 (36.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (24.35%) XenApp
4 13 (11.30%) XenServer
5 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.22%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.48%) vSphere
8 2 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (5.22%) Opsview
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 54 (46.96%) Cisco
2 46 (40.00%) VMware
3 45 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.43%) Citrix
5 32 (27.83%) CheckPoint
6 25 (21.74%) NetApp
7 19 (16.52%) CommVault
8 15 (13.04%) Juniper
9 10 (8.70%) AppSense
10 9 (7.83%) Brocade
11 8 (6.96%) Kaspersky
11 8 (6.96%) Symantec
12 7 (6.09%) Civica
13 5 (4.35%) ScanSafe
14 4 (3.48%) Riverbed
15 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.61%) Acme Packet
15 3 (2.61%) Fortinet
15 3 (2.61%) IronPort
15 3 (2.61%) Blue Coat
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