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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.44% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 11.54% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 11
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
131 78 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.10% 13.54% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 66 148
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (69.23%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) MPLS
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) UNIX
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) IPsec
8 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) Xen
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (23.08%) Network Design
9 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) vCloud
9 6 (23.08%) Office 365

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) nginx
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) MPLS
2 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) IPsec
5 7 (26.92%) DHCP
6 6 (23.08%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 5 (19.23%) Wireless
7 5 (19.23%) SNMP
8 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 4 (15.38%) VPLS
8 4 (15.38%) DMVPN
8 4 (15.38%) Multicast
9 3 (11.54%) SAN
10 2 (7.69%) Internet
10 2 (7.69%) NAS
10 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (26.92%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IP Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
1 5 (19.23%) Telematics
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) PDA
2 1 (3.85%) CCTV
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
3 5 (19.23%) Mac OS
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Network Design
2 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCNP
2 5 (19.23%) CCIE
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
3 4 (15.38%) JNCIE
3 4 (15.38%) CCSP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Xen
2 6 (23.08%) vCloud
3 5 (19.23%) KVM
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.85%) qmail
7 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ganglia
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.85%) Opsview
2 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Primavera
7 1 (3.85%) SolidWorks
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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