The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.14% 1.02% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.28% 7.69% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
VPN
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
133 91 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.00% 13.30% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 121
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 11 (39.29%) IPsec
4 11 (39.29%) UNIX
4 11 (39.29%) MPLS
5 10 (35.71%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
6 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) Network Security
7 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) DNS
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (21.43%) Change Control
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) Xen
9 6 (21.43%) MS Office
9 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 6 (21.43%) SLA
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) SAN
9 6 (21.43%) NetApp
9 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) IPsec
1 11 (39.29%) MPLS
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 8 (28.57%) Network Security
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) SAN
7 5 (17.86%) SNMP
7 5 (17.86%) VLAN
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) NAS
8 4 (14.29%) Multicast
8 4 (14.29%) DMVPN
8 4 (14.29%) VPLS
8 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Administrator
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior IP Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Server Support
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
1 5 (17.86%) Telematics
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) CCTV
2 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
4 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Change Control
1 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
2 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
1 5 (17.86%) Java
1 5 (17.86%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 4 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 4 (14.29%) CCIE
2 4 (14.29%) CCSP
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Xen
4 5 (17.86%) vCloud
4 5 (17.86%) KVM
4 5 (17.86%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (17.86%) Opsview
1 5 (17.86%) Ganglia
2 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 5 (17.86%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Kaspersky
6 3 (10.71%) WatchGuard
7 2 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) Primavera
8 1 (3.57%) Adobe
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) SolidWorks
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