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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.78% - 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
VPN
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
54 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.00% 32.61% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 21
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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

VPN
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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Zoho
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) Zoho
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Company Pension
Posted: 24 days ago