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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.41% - 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% - 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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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
48 32 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 19.75% 32.00% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 44
Average salary £25,000 £37,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.43% +45.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £38,000
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) DSL
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Zoho
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) DSL
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Zoho
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell