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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 67 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.92% 1.42% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.88% 8.43% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
147 166 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.63% 16.85% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131 138 111
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,000 £63,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 13 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Barnsley +7 3 £21,000 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (47.62%) Java
6 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 10 (47.62%) Apache
6 10 (47.62%) Python
6 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 10 (47.62%) VLAN
6 10 (47.62%) nginx
6 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
7 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
7 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
7 9 (42.86%) qmail
7 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) Subversion
7 9 (42.86%) Debian
7 9 (42.86%) LDAP
7 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
7 9 (42.86%) JBoss
7 9 (42.86%) Perl
7 9 (42.86%) .NET
7 9 (42.86%) MySQL
7 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
7 9 (42.86%) HTTP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (47.62%) Apache
1 10 (47.62%) nginx
2 9 (42.86%) JBoss
2 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) VLAN
2 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) HTTP
3 9 (42.86%) LDAP
3 9 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) DHCP
7 2 (9.52%) Intranet
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) 3G
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 9 (42.86%) Hudson
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (47.62%) Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Debian
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Email Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
1 10 (47.62%) Python
1 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
2 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) qmail
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Nagios
1 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (42.86%) Pingdom
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) New Relic
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) WatchGuard
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Bomgar
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Websense
5 1 (4.76%) BT
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