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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.83% 8.87% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 31.43% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £30,000 £17,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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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
25 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.83% 28.23% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 45
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MCSA
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 6 (85.71%) WatchGuard
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) IT Administrator
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Support
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSA
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) WatchGuard
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft