The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 116 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 43 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 2.15% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.02% 12.97% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 71 59
Median salary £38,750 £42,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +9.72%
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
429 586 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.95% 16.60% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 377 491 621
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VPN.

1 73 (62.93%) Cisco
2 64 (55.17%) Windows
3 58 (50.00%) Firewall
4 46 (39.66%) Active Directory
5 39 (33.62%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (33.62%) VMware
5 39 (33.62%) Windows Server
6 38 (32.76%) WAN
7 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 34 (29.31%) MS Exchange
8 34 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (28.45%) Linux
9 33 (28.45%) ITIL
9 33 (28.45%) CCNA
9 33 (28.45%) LAN
9 33 (28.45%) MPLS
10 32 (27.59%) CCNP
11 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
12 30 (25.86%) DNS
13 27 (23.28%) SLA
14 25 (21.55%) TCP/IP
14 25 (21.55%) DHCP
15 24 (20.69%) MCSA
15 24 (20.69%) Citrix
15 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (20.69%) OSPF
15 24 (20.69%) BGP
16 23 (19.83%) SAN
16 23 (19.83%) VoIP
16 23 (19.83%) Hyper-V

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.90%) Apache
3 8 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.17%) IIS
6 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.59%) Confluence
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.72%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Line 500
2 2 (1.72%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (50.00%) Firewall
2 38 (32.76%) WAN
3 33 (28.45%) LAN
3 33 (28.45%) MPLS
4 30 (25.86%) DNS
5 25 (21.55%) DHCP
5 25 (21.55%) TCP/IP
6 24 (20.69%) BGP
6 24 (20.69%) OSPF
7 23 (19.83%) SAN
7 23 (19.83%) VLAN
7 23 (19.83%) VoIP
8 16 (13.79%) IPsec
9 14 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (11.21%) SSL
11 11 (9.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (9.48%) NAS
12 10 (8.62%) Network Security
13 9 (7.76%) HSRP
13 9 (7.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.03%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 19 (16.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 26 (22.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (17.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Support Engineer
6 13 (11.21%) Analyst
7 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) IT Support
9 9 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Design Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Implementation Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Consultant
11 7 (6.03%) Ericsson Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) LAMP
2 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.86%) CSS
2 1 (0.86%) HTML
2 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Clustering
3 10 (8.62%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) iPad
5 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (3.45%) IVR
6 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.17%) Windows
2 39 (33.62%) Windows Server
3 33 (28.45%) Linux
4 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.52%) Windows XP
6 13 (11.21%) Windows 8
7 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.03%) Ubuntu
10 6 (5.17%) Unix
11 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.59%) Debian
13 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.86%) Android
14 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) ITIL
2 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (10.34%) Trend Analysis
4 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.76%) Network Design
6 7 (6.03%) CRM
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.03%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.17%) Change Control
7 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.31%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.31%) Speech Recognition
8 5 (4.31%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (3.45%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (1.72%) C++
4 2 (1.72%) Perl
4 2 (1.72%) PHP
4 2 (1.72%) VBA
5 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.86%) Python
5 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (33.62%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (28.45%) CCNA
3 32 (27.59%) CCNP
4 24 (20.69%) MCSA
4 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (12.93%) MCSE
6 12 (10.34%) MCITP
6 12 (10.34%) MCP
7 9 (7.76%) CCSE
8 6 (5.17%) Degree
9 5 (4.31%) CCSA
9 5 (4.31%) MCDST
10 4 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.59%) CCIE
11 3 (2.59%) CCSP
11 3 (2.59%) ISEB
11 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.72%) CCDA
12 2 (1.72%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.28%) SLA
2 7 (6.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 34 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (19.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.76%) XenApp
5 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (4.31%) GlusterFS
6 5 (4.31%) vSphere
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.72%) Postfix
8 2 (1.72%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (1.72%) XenServer
9 1 (0.86%) Docker
9 1 (0.86%) KVM
9 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) DameWare
2 8 (6.90%) SCCM
3 6 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.17%) WSUS
4 5 (4.31%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.86%) Ansible
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.86%) Munin
7 1 (0.86%) Nagios
7 1 (0.86%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.86%) Puppet
7 1 (0.86%) Salt
7 1 (0.86%) SCOM
7 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 73 (62.93%) Cisco
2 39 (33.62%) VMware
3 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 24 (20.69%) Citrix
5 20 (17.24%) Juniper
6 16 (13.79%) HP
7 11 (9.48%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.76%) Brocade
8 9 (7.76%) NetApp
9 8 (6.90%) Symantec
10 7 (6.03%) Ericsson
10 7 (6.03%) Redback
11 6 (5.17%) Avaya
11 6 (5.17%) CommVault
11 6 (5.17%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (5.17%) Kaspersky
12 5 (4.31%) arcserve
13 4 (3.45%) Forcepoint
13 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.45%) Sophos
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