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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.91% 3.64% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 11.43% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Median salary £42,000 £65,000 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% +282.35%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
49 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.37% 31.82% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 21
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £19,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 28 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) WLAN
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) FMCG
4 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) PABX
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) PBX
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) Broadband
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) SSL

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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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) WLAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) PABX
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Network Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) FMCG
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft