The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.94% 3.15% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 11.76% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Median salary £32,500 £65,000 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +282.35%
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.48% +11.42%
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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
45 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.78% 26.77% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 20
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

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Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WLAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) FMCG
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) PABX
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) PBX
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) ADSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) WLAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) PABX
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft