The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.91% 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 4.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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West 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 Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 30.10% 18.22% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 27
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

VPN Salary Trend in Wakefield

VPN
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Siemens
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Siemens
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Apple