The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.31% 1.06% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 6.06% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £42,500 £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 99 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.00% 17.55% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 103 88 75
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) Apache
4 11 (61.11%) LDAP
4 11 (61.11%) Perl
4 11 (61.11%) MySQL
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) HTTP
4 11 (61.11%) VLAN
4 11 (61.11%) Xen
4 11 (61.11%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) IIS
6 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (50.00%) Python
6 9 (50.00%) JBoss
6 9 (50.00%) qmail
6 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 9 (50.00%) Hudson
6 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (50.00%) Subversion

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 10 (55.56%) IIS
3 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (61.11%) LDAP
2 11 (61.11%) HTTP
2 11 (61.11%) VLAN
2 11 (61.11%) OpenLDAP
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) Multicast
6 1 (5.56%) Junos
6 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 9 (50.00%) Hudson
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Administrator
1 9 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VCP5
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Xen
3 9 (50.00%) qmail
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Pingdom
1 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (38.89%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 7 (38.89%) New Relic
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Websense
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
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