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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.83% - 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% - 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £20,000 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
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
44 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.33% 14.00% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 32
Average salary £25,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.43% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,525 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Zoho
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago