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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.04% 0.88% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 5.26% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 10
Average salary £36,250 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
134 76 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.26% 16.63% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 64 98
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 22 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Xen
3 9 (45.00%) VLAN
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 6 (30.00%) SNMP
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Perl
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (30.00%) MPLS
6 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) Maven
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (25.00%) nginx
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) VLAN
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) DHCP
5 6 (30.00%) SNMP
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) MPLS
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) HTTP
7 4 (20.00%) LDAP
7 4 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (10.00%) BGP
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) VoIP
9 1 (5.00%) NAS
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (20.00%) Hudson
3 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 5 (25.00%) Telematics
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) PDA
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Network Design
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) VCP5
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Xen
2 5 (25.00%) vCloud
2 5 (25.00%) KVM
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) qmail
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ganglia
2 3 (15.00%) Pingdom
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) New Relic
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
Sheffield, Yorkshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-29,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago