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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.85% 1.62% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.04% 8.82% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
108 136 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.34% 18.33% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 96 111 89
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (62.50%) Python
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Apache
4 10 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) VLAN
4 10 (62.50%) nginx
4 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 9 (56.25%) Hudson
5 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 9 (56.25%) New Relic
5 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 9 (56.25%) Pingdom
5 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (56.25%) TeamCity
5 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 9 (56.25%) OpenLDAP
5 9 (56.25%) qmail
5 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) Subversion
5 9 (56.25%) Perl
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) MySQL
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (62.50%) Apache
1 10 (62.50%) nginx
2 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 9 (56.25%) JBoss
2 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) VLAN
2 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) LDAP
3 9 (56.25%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (56.25%) HTTP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
6 1 (6.25%) WebEx
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) Broadband
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) 3G
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) TeamCity
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (56.25%) Hudson
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
1 9 (56.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (62.50%) Administrator
2 9 (56.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (56.25%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Debian
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) Python
1 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) qmail
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Nagios
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (56.25%) Pingdom
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) New Relic
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Peregrine
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) Bomgar
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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