The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 123 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 82 85 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.62% 2.19% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 11.00% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 61
Average salary £34,659 £28,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.61% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £25,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,159 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
846 773 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.76% 19.93% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 652 619 526
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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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

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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 24 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -37 56 £36,000 +18.05% 1
Bradford +1 14 £27,000 +3.84% 2
Wakefield +13 8 £17,000 -50.00% 1
Halifax -13 5 £30,000 +13.20%
Huddersfield -1 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Castleford -1 1 £40,000 +63.26%
Pudsey - 1 £25,500 -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 109 (62.29%) Windows
2 87 (49.71%) Microsoft
2 87 (49.71%) Active Directory
3 85 (48.57%) Firewall
4 82 (46.86%) WAN
5 81 (46.29%) Cisco
6 80 (45.71%) LAN
7 65 (37.14%) TCP/IP
8 64 (36.57%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (34.29%) MPLS
10 57 (32.57%) MS Exchange
11 54 (30.86%) SQL Server
12 51 (29.14%) MS Office
12 51 (29.14%) VLAN
13 49 (28.00%) VMware
13 49 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (25.14%) Load Balancing
15 43 (24.57%) MS Excel
16 41 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (22.86%) OSPF
18 37 (21.14%) CheckPoint
18 37 (21.14%) Linux
19 36 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (20.00%) SAN
21 32 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
21 32 (18.29%) SLA
22 31 (17.71%) DNS
22 31 (17.71%) Citrix
22 31 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
22 31 (17.71%) VPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 57 (32.57%) MS Exchange
2 36 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (14.29%) Lync
5 22 (12.57%) SharePoint
6 21 (12.00%) IIS
7 17 (9.71%) Office Communications Server
8 15 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (6.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (5.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.29%) Apache
12 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.57%) Liferay
13 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 51 (29.14%) MS Office
2 43 (24.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Office 365
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.71%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 85 (48.57%) Firewall
2 82 (46.86%) WAN
3 80 (45.71%) LAN
4 65 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 60 (34.29%) MPLS
6 51 (29.14%) VLAN
7 40 (22.86%) OSPF
8 35 (20.00%) SAN
9 31 (17.71%) DNS
9 31 (17.71%) VPLS
10 30 (17.14%) Internet
10 30 (17.14%) BGP
11 28 (16.00%) HSRP
11 28 (16.00%) DHCP
12 22 (12.57%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (12.00%) RIP
14 17 (9.71%) NAS
15 15 (8.57%) VoIP
15 15 (8.57%) Wireless
16 13 (7.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (13.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Subversion
General
1 19 (10.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (25.14%) Analyst
2 35 (20.00%) Architect
3 32 (18.29%) Support Analyst
4 24 (13.71%) Network Architect
5 18 (10.29%) Consultant
6 12 (6.86%) Team Leader
6 12 (6.86%) Technical Support
7 11 (6.29%) Desktop Support
7 11 (6.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 10 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) Desktop Team Leader
10 8 (4.57%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) IT Operations Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Network Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.71%) Web Services
1 3 (1.71%) LAMP
2 2 (1.14%) XMPP
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.00%) Clustering
2 19 (10.86%) Blackberry
3 17 (9.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.29%) PKI
4 4 (2.29%) iPhone
4 4 (2.29%) iPad
5 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.14%) Statistics
6 2 (1.14%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.57%) IVR
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 109 (62.29%) Windows
2 49 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (21.14%) Linux
4 32 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (13.71%) UNIX
6 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.71%) Fedora
9 9 (5.14%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.29%) Android
11 4 (2.29%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.14%) CentOS
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.57%) HPUX
13 1 (0.57%) Debian
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.14%) Load Balancing
2 29 (16.57%) Network Architecture
3 24 (13.71%) Change Control
4 17 (9.71%) Network Design
5 16 (9.14%) Service Delivery
5 16 (9.14%) ITIL
6 10 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.57%) Project Management
9 7 (4.00%) Change Management
9 7 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 6 (3.43%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (2.86%) Information Security
11 5 (2.86%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (2.29%) Data Protection
12 4 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
13 3 (1.71%) ITIL V3
13 3 (1.71%) ERP
13 3 (1.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.43%) SQL
3 4 (2.29%) C
3 4 (2.29%) Perl
3 4 (2.29%) Python
4 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.71%) VB
4 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.71%) Ruby
5 2 (1.14%) VBScript
6 1 (0.57%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) Java
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (36.57%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.14%) CCIE
3 27 (15.43%) CCNA
4 24 (13.71%) MCSE
4 24 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.00%) CCNP
6 13 (7.43%) MCP
6 13 (7.43%) MCITP
6 13 (7.43%) Degree
7 9 (5.14%) CCDA
7 9 (5.14%) CCDP
8 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.86%) MCTS
10 3 (1.71%) MCSA
11 2 (1.14%) CCSE
11 2 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.57%) CCSP
12 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.57%) CCSA
12 1 (0.57%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 87 (49.71%) Active Directory
2 41 (23.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.57%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.43%) XenApp
5 18 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (9.14%) Terminal Services
7 11 (6.29%) vSphere
8 8 (4.57%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (4.57%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.43%) XenServer
10 4 (2.29%) UAG
11 3 (1.71%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.71%) Xen
12 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.57%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.57%) Postfix
13 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (13.71%) WSUS
2 13 (7.43%) SCCM
3 11 (6.29%) Nagios
4 10 (5.71%) SCOM
5 9 (5.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (4.57%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.71%) Puppet
8 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 87 (49.71%) Microsoft
2 81 (46.29%) Cisco
3 49 (28.00%) VMware
4 37 (21.14%) CheckPoint
5 31 (17.71%) Citrix
6 24 (13.71%) CommVault
7 18 (10.29%) HP
8 17 (9.71%) NetApp
9 10 (5.71%) BT
9 10 (5.71%) Symantec
9 10 (5.71%) Juniper
10 9 (5.14%) Kaspersky
11 8 (4.57%) Veeam
11 8 (4.57%) Huawei
11 8 (4.57%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.57%) Dell
12 6 (3.43%) Polycom
12 6 (3.43%) Mitel
12 6 (3.43%) AppSense
12 6 (3.43%) Siemens
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago