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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.77% 1.17% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 7.62% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,300 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
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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
123 105 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.73% 15.37% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 94 78 76
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,585 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (56.00%) Cisco
1 14 (56.00%) IPsec
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (40.00%) LAN
5 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (28.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
7 7 (28.00%) NetApp
7 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (28.00%) SLA
7 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 7 (28.00%) Symantec
7 7 (28.00%) Change Control
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Kaspersky
8 6 (24.00%) Network Security
8 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) IPsec
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) NAS
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.00%) DMVPN
9 4 (16.00%) Multicast
9 4 (16.00%) VPLS
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (8.00%) DNS
11 1 (4.00%) FTP
11 1 (4.00%) RIP
11 1 (4.00%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Server Support
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 4 (16.00%) IP Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior IP Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) CCTV
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Change Control
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Network Design
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCIE
2 4 (16.00%) CCSP
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.00%) vCloud
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) Xen
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (24.00%) Opsview
2 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) NetApp
4 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (28.00%) Symantec
5 6 (24.00%) WatchGuard
5 6 (24.00%) Kaspersky
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Adobe
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Primavera
8 1 (4.00%) Websense
8 1 (4.00%) BT
8 1 (4.00%) SolidWorks
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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