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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 1.75% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 8.82% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £35,500 £31,750 £68,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% -53.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £28,550 £42,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £32,500 £93,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
100 136 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.14% 19.80% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 87 111 68
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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

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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

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 7 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) IPsec
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
5 7 (36.84%) SLA
5 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (36.84%) Change Control
5 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) NAS
6 6 (31.58%) XenApp
6 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (31.58%) WatchGuard
6 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
6 6 (31.58%) Clustering

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) IPsec
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) NAS
3 6 (31.58%) Network Security
3 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) DMVPN
5 3 (15.79%) Multicast
5 3 (15.79%) VPLS
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.26%) Junos
7 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Server Support
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Control
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Social Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
2 3 (15.79%) JNCIE
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE
2 3 (15.79%) CCSP
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Opsview
1 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Symantec
5 6 (31.58%) WatchGuard
5 6 (31.58%) Kaspersky
5 6 (31.58%) NetApp
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Adobe
7 1 (5.26%) Websense
7 1 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (5.26%) BT
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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