The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 17 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.08% 1.99% 8.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 4.76% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Average salary £17,000 £34,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 63 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.89% 41.72% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 31
Average salary £25,000 £32,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) DSL
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
1 6 (75.00%) DSL
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Postfix
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya