The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.07% 1.08% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 6.82% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 12
Median salary £40,000 £23,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -58.18%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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South 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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 88 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.38% 15.83% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 65 72 111
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region.

VPN Salary Trend in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) BYOD
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) B2B
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (44.44%) Marketing
4 4 (44.44%) Business Development
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) IPv6
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) IPv6
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) Junos
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Account Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) BYOD
2 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) B2B
2 4 (44.44%) Business Development
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Password Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) VMware