The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% 1.06% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 5.94% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £43,750 £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £25,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £38,750 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 101 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.04% 17.91% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 78
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
South Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) HTTP
3 12 (66.67%) LDAP
3 12 (66.67%) Apache
3 12 (66.67%) Perl
3 12 (66.67%) MySQL
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) VLAN
3 12 (66.67%) Xen
3 12 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (55.56%) WebLogic
4 10 (55.56%) IIS
4 10 (55.56%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (55.56%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) JBoss
4 10 (55.56%) qmail
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 10 (55.56%) TeamCity
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) Subversion
4 10 (55.56%) Hudson
4 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 10 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 10 (55.56%) IIS
2 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) HTTP
2 12 (66.67%) LDAP
2 12 (66.67%) VLAN
2 12 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) IPv6
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) TeamCity
1 10 (55.56%) Subversion
1 10 (55.56%) Hudson
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) IVR
1 1 (5.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Perl
2 10 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) Xen
3 10 (55.56%) qmail
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Nagios
1 7 (38.89%) Pingdom
1 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) JBoss
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) New Relic
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
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