The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.66% 2.76% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 13.95% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 8
Average salary £56,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £47,350 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VPN
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 172 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.78% 19.75% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South Yorkshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

VPN
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 4 £57,000 +60.56%
Barnsley - 1 £20,000 -
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) LAN
5 8 (44.44%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) iPhone
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) VLAN
7 5 (27.78%) SonicWALL
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 4 (22.22%) WatchGuard
8 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Android
9 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) VLAN
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
5 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) Junos
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) RIP
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Technician
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (22.22%) Field Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Field Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Technician
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
1 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (27.78%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Debian
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Presales
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCDA
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) BIND 9
4 2 (11.11%) qmail
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Pingdom
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) SonicWALL
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) WatchGuard
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) New Relic
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (5.56%) Sophos