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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.19% 1.39% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 9.71% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Median salary £43,000 £37,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.90% -11.17%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
100 103 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.88% 14.33% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 82 93 111
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) Network Design
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (33.33%) IPv6
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
6 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Junos
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

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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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Junos
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 1 (6.67%) HTTP
8 1 (6.67%) IPsec
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) 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 10 (66.67%) 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 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
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
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) 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
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
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 3 (20.00%) 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) 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
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