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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 45 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.04% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 4.55% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Median salary £50,000 £35,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
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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
94 110 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.22% 15.07% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 79 101 124
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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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Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) MPLS
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) VLAN
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) Junos
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) IPv6
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell

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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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) nginx
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) VLAN
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) IPv6
5 4 (26.67%) Junos
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Security Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
1 2 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.67%) PlayStation
2 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIE
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) BIND 9
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) qmail
3 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
3 1 (6.67%) Varnish
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Pingdom
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard