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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.91% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 9.82% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £40,000 £33,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
164 163 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.47% 16.75% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 120 115 105
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -8 11 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Rotherham +12 1 £47,000 -
Doncaster -11 1 £30,000 -25.00%
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 21 (61.76%) LAN
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) VMware
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (50.00%) Citrix
4 17 (50.00%) SAN
4 17 (50.00%) Clustering
4 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (38.24%) IPsec
5 13 (38.24%) Project Management
5 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 11 (32.35%) VoIP
6 11 (32.35%) Replication
6 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (29.41%) Line Management
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (20.59%) Change Control
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
9 7 (20.59%) UNIX
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.59%) MS Office

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 21 (61.76%) LAN
3 17 (50.00%) SAN
4 13 (38.24%) IPsec
5 11 (32.35%) VoIP
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.65%) NAS
7 6 (17.65%) Network Security
7 6 (17.65%) MPLS
7 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.71%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) Wireless
9 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
9 4 (11.76%) VPLS
9 4 (11.76%) DMVPN
9 4 (11.76%) Multicast
10 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (5.88%) DNS
11 1 (2.94%) RIP
11 1 (2.94%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Server Support
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior IP Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Clustering
2 11 (32.35%) Replication
2 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) CCTV
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
1 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) Line Management
3 7 (20.59%) Change Control
4 6 (17.65%) Information Security
4 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Network Design
5 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCIE
2 4 (11.76%) CCSP
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP
2 4 (11.76%) JNCIP
2 4 (11.76%) JNCIE
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (20.59%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) vCloud
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (17.65%) Opsview
2 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Citrix
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.59%) Symantec
6 6 (17.65%) WatchGuard
6 6 (17.65%) Kaspersky
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
7 5 (14.71%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) CA
8 1 (2.94%) Primavera
8 1 (2.94%) Websense
8 1 (2.94%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) SolidWorks
8 1 (2.94%) Adobe
8 1 (2.94%) HP
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