The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 132 143 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 79 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.71% 1.45% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 7.69% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 70 55 66
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
705 936 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.26% 18.80% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 588 728 520
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the West Yorkshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

VPN
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +13 61 £41,500 -17.00% 8
Wakefield -6 4 £65,000 +282.35% 1
Castleford - 3 £22,500 -
Halifax - 3 £35,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £21,000 - 1
Bradford -29 2 £29,500 +9.25%
Bingley -6 1 - -
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 115 (65.71%) Windows
2 108 (61.71%) Microsoft
3 102 (58.29%) Active Directory
4 94 (53.71%) Cisco
4 94 (53.71%) VMware
5 83 (47.43%) WAN
6 77 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (43.43%) MS Exchange
8 75 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 74 (42.29%) LAN
10 72 (41.14%) SAN
11 69 (39.43%) Firewall
12 67 (38.29%) DNS
13 60 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
13 60 (34.29%) ITIL
14 58 (33.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 48 (27.43%) VoIP
15 48 (27.43%) Linux
16 46 (26.29%) HP
17 43 (24.57%) TCP/IP
18 42 (24.00%) DHCP
19 41 (23.43%) Data Centre
20 40 (22.86%) Network Security
21 39 (22.29%) CCNA
22 38 (21.71%) MPLS
22 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
23 37 (21.14%) NetApp
24 36 (20.57%) CheckPoint
25 35 (20.00%) BGP
25 35 (20.00%) Citrix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 76 (43.43%) MS Exchange
2 58 (33.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.14%) Lync
6 2 (1.14%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 31 (17.71%) MS Office
3 18 (10.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (47.43%) WAN
2 74 (42.29%) LAN
3 72 (41.14%) SAN
4 69 (39.43%) Firewall
5 67 (38.29%) DNS
6 48 (27.43%) VoIP
7 43 (24.57%) TCP/IP
8 42 (24.00%) DHCP
9 40 (22.86%) Network Security
10 38 (21.71%) MPLS
11 35 (20.00%) BGP
12 33 (18.86%) NAS
13 28 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (12.57%) OSPF
15 21 (12.00%) IPsec
16 17 (9.71%) IPv4
16 17 (9.71%) IPv6
17 16 (9.14%) SSL
18 14 (8.00%) EIGRP
19 12 (6.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.14%) MySQL
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.00%) Legal
3 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Finance
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (25.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (22.29%) Network Engineer
3 31 (17.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (12.00%) Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Technical Support
6 13 (7.43%) Architect
6 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (7.43%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.57%) Consultant
8 8 (4.57%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.43%) Administrator
10 6 (3.43%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) IT Administrator
10 6 (3.43%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.71%) Clustering
3 8 (4.57%) Statistics
3 8 (4.57%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.86%) E-Learning
4 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.29%) iPad
5 4 (2.29%) iPhone
6 3 (1.71%) CESG
6 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) IVR
7 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.57%) Tandem
7 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 115 (65.71%) Windows
2 48 (27.43%) Linux
3 33 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (14.29%) UNIX
5 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.86%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.43%) Mac OS
10 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.29%) ITIL
2 21 (12.00%) Change Control
3 20 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 20 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 18 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.86%) BCP
5 12 (6.86%) Business Continuity
5 12 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (6.29%) Network Design
7 10 (5.71%) Project Management
7 10 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (5.14%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.14%) Change Management
9 8 (4.57%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.57%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (4.57%) Coaching
10 7 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.43%) Validation
11 6 (3.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.43%) SQL
2 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.57%) Java
3 1 (0.57%) Python
3 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (22.29%) CCNA
3 33 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.71%) CCNP
5 16 (9.14%) MCSA
5 16 (9.14%) CCIE
6 14 (8.00%) MCP
7 11 (6.29%) CCSE
8 10 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.71%) MCTS
8 10 (5.71%) CCSA
9 8 (4.57%) Degree
9 8 (4.57%) CCDA
9 8 (4.57%) CCDP
9 8 (4.57%) ISEB
10 4 (2.29%) CCIP
10 4 (2.29%) MCITP
11 3 (1.71%) CISSP
11 3 (1.71%) MCSE
12 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.14%) SLA
2 14 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (58.29%) Active Directory
2 77 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.14%) XenApp
4 15 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.29%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.29%) vSphere
6 8 (4.57%) Terminal Services
6 8 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.29%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.29%) XenServer
8 2 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.43%) WSUS
2 6 (3.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.43%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.43%) Opsview
3 4 (2.29%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.71%) Nessus
4 3 (1.71%) Nmap
4 3 (1.71%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (1.14%) DameWare
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Foglight
6 1 (0.57%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (61.71%) Microsoft
2 94 (53.71%) Cisco
2 94 (53.71%) VMware
3 46 (26.29%) HP
4 37 (21.14%) NetApp
5 36 (20.57%) CheckPoint
6 35 (20.00%) Citrix
7 21 (12.00%) Dell Compellent
8 15 (8.57%) CommVault
8 15 (8.57%) F5
9 14 (8.00%) Brocade
10 13 (7.43%) Civica
10 13 (7.43%) Juniper
11 11 (6.29%) Symantec
12 10 (5.71%) Oracle
13 8 (4.57%) IBM
13 8 (4.57%) EMC
13 8 (4.57%) Red Hat
13 8 (4.57%) Infoblox
14 6 (3.43%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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