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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 119 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs citing VPN 103 95 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 1.91% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.50% 8.86% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 91 76 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
763 1072 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.09% 21.51% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 619 775 472
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 80 £42,000 -2.32% 6
Huddersfield - 5 - -
Castleford - 4 £22,500 -
Wakefield +11 3 £65,000 -
Bradford -18 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Bingley -5 1 - -
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 134 (68.72%) Windows
2 111 (56.92%) Active Directory
3 110 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 102 (52.31%) Cisco
5 98 (50.26%) VMware
6 88 (45.13%) WAN
7 84 (43.08%) MS Excel
8 82 (42.05%) DNS
9 78 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 78 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (38.97%) ITIL
11 75 (38.46%) Firewall
12 72 (36.92%) LAN
13 70 (35.90%) SAN
14 56 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
14 56 (28.72%) HP
15 54 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 49 (25.13%) VoIP
17 47 (24.10%) DHCP
18 45 (23.08%) Linux
19 44 (22.56%) TCP/IP
20 42 (21.54%) Telecoms
21 40 (20.51%) NetApp
21 40 (20.51%) MPLS
21 40 (20.51%) Citrix
22 38 (19.49%) Data Centre
23 37 (18.97%) Network Security
24 36 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (17.95%) MS Office
26 34 (17.44%) NAS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 78 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 54 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.62%) Lync
6 8 (4.10%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.08%) IIS
7 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.95%) MS Office
3 21 (10.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 88 (45.13%) WAN
2 82 (42.05%) DNS
3 75 (38.46%) Firewall
4 72 (36.92%) LAN
5 70 (35.90%) SAN
6 49 (25.13%) VoIP
7 47 (24.10%) DHCP
8 44 (22.56%) TCP/IP
9 40 (20.51%) MPLS
10 37 (18.97%) Network Security
11 34 (17.44%) NAS
12 33 (16.92%) BGP
13 26 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (11.28%) IP Telephony
15 19 (9.74%) OSPF
15 19 (9.74%) Unified Communications
16 18 (9.23%) IPsec
17 17 (8.72%) SSL
18 14 (7.18%) EIGRP
19 13 (6.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (6.67%) MySQL
5 12 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.15%) Riak
6 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.03%) AnthillPro
General
1 42 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.10%) Finance
3 6 (3.08%) Legal
3 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (21.54%) Network Engineer
3 32 (16.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (9.74%) Analyst
5 16 (8.21%) Technical Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (7.69%) Architect
7 11 (5.64%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 10 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.62%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.10%) Technical Manager
10 8 (4.10%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 8 (4.10%) Implementation Engineer
10 8 (4.10%) Senior Implementation Engineer
10 8 (4.10%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) XMPP
2 1 (0.51%) J2EE
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.21%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.13%) Statistics
4 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.59%) CESG
6 6 (3.08%) Clustering
6 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.08%) CMDB
7 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.56%) E-Learning
7 5 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.03%) Replication
9 2 (1.03%) IVR
9 2 (1.03%) Tandem
10 1 (0.51%) DTV
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) iPhone
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 134 (68.72%) Windows
2 45 (23.08%) Linux
3 36 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.26%) UNIX
6 19 (9.74%) Windows 8
7 18 (9.23%) Windows 7
8 15 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.03%) Solaris
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.97%) ITIL
2 31 (15.90%) Load Balancing
3 19 (9.74%) Service Delivery
4 16 (8.21%) Change Control
5 14 (7.18%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (7.18%) BCP
5 14 (7.18%) Project Management
5 14 (7.18%) Business Continuity
6 12 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.15%) TOGAF
6 12 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 11 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (5.13%) Network Design
8 10 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.62%) Change Management
10 8 (4.10%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (4.10%) Coaching
11 7 (3.59%) Social Engineering
12 6 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.10%) SQL
3 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.54%) Python
5 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (16.92%) CCNA
3 26 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (12.31%) CCNP
5 16 (8.21%) Degree
6 14 (7.18%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.15%) ISEB
7 12 (6.15%) MCP
7 12 (6.15%) CCIE
7 12 (6.15%) MCITP
7 12 (6.15%) CCSE
8 10 (5.13%) CCSA
8 10 (5.13%) MCSA
8 10 (5.13%) CCDA
9 8 (4.10%) CCDP
9 8 (4.10%) MCSE
10 6 (3.08%) CCIP
11 5 (2.56%) MCTS
12 3 (1.54%) CISSP
12 3 (1.54%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.33%) SLA
2 18 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 111 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 78 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.79%) VMware ESX
4 18 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.21%) XenApp
6 13 (6.67%) vSphere
7 12 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (3.08%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.54%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.03%) Firmware
10 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) DameWare
1 7 (3.59%) Nessus
1 7 (3.59%) Nmap
1 7 (3.59%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.08%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.56%) Opsview
4 4 (2.05%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.03%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.03%) Puppet
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.03%) WSUS
5 2 (1.03%) SCCM
6 1 (0.51%) SCOM
6 1 (0.51%) Foglight
Vendors
1 110 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 102 (52.31%) Cisco
3 98 (50.26%) VMware
4 56 (28.72%) HP
5 40 (20.51%) Citrix
5 40 (20.51%) NetApp
6 28 (14.36%) CheckPoint
7 20 (10.26%) F5
8 16 (8.21%) CommVault
8 16 (8.21%) Dell Compellent
9 14 (7.18%) Oracle
10 13 (6.67%) Brocade
11 12 (6.15%) Infoblox
11 12 (6.15%) Symantec
11 12 (6.15%) IBM
11 12 (6.15%) EMC
11 12 (6.15%) Red Hat
12 11 (5.64%) Civica
13 8 (4.10%) Juniper
14 6 (3.08%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £20800 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago