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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.52% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 4.13% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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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
105 121 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.50% 17.95% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 88
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Apache
5 7 (43.75%) VLAN
5 7 (43.75%) nginx
5 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
6 6 (37.50%) Hudson
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (37.50%) qmail
6 6 (37.50%) Debian
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Subversion
6 6 (37.50%) Nagios
6 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (37.50%) HTTP
6 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) LDAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) nginx
2 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) VLAN
3 6 (37.50%) LDAP
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (31.25%) IPsec
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) MPLS
8 1 (6.25%) OSPF
8 1 (6.25%) BGP
8 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Hudson
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Debian
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Python
1 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) qmail
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Pingdom
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Opsview
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) New Relic
3 4 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Peregrine
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
6 1 (6.25%) Bomgar
6 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
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