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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.50% 1.43% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.46% 7.55% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £30,000 £28,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
130 106 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.78% 18.93% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 113 91 88
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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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Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) VLAN
2 14 (66.67%) Xen
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) Perl
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 9 (42.86%) JBoss
6 9 (42.86%) Apache
6 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 9 (42.86%) Python
6 9 (42.86%) LDAP
6 9 (42.86%) HTTP
6 9 (42.86%) Subversion
6 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
6 9 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
6 9 (42.86%) qmail
6 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 9 (42.86%) Hudson
7 8 (38.10%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (23.81%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) VLAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) LDAP
4 9 (42.86%) HTTP
4 9 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) SNMP
7 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS
10 2 (9.52%) Wireless
10 2 (9.52%) BGP
10 2 (9.52%) VoIP
11 1 (4.76%) SSL
11 1 (4.76%) IPv6
11 1 (4.76%) SAN
11 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (42.86%) Hudson
2 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 9 (42.86%) Subversion
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 5 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (71.43%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Smartphone
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Telematics
2 1 (4.76%) PDA
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Debian
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
4 5 (23.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Perl
3 9 (42.86%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Xen
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) qmail
4 5 (23.81%) KVM
5 2 (9.52%) vCloud
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nagios
1 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (28.57%) Pingdom
2 5 (23.81%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) JBoss
3 6 (28.57%) New Relic
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago