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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 105 138 109
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 95 77 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.01% 1.53% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 9.06% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 91 64 74
Average salary £45,000 £33,909 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.70% +18.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
766 850 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.25% 16.85% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 602 662 623
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 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 May 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 +28 71 £49,000 +36.11% 5
Huddersfield +5 7 £20,000 -42.85%
Bradford -18 7 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Halifax +22 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Wakefield -9 3 £30,000 +76.47%
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 98 (63.23%) Windows
2 92 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 92 (59.35%) Active Directory
3 85 (54.84%) VMware
4 73 (47.10%) WAN
5 70 (45.16%) Cisco
6 68 (43.87%) MS Exchange
7 67 (43.23%) LAN
7 67 (43.23%) SAN
7 67 (43.23%) Firewall
8 65 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (36.77%) MS Excel
10 54 (34.84%) Linux
11 53 (34.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 50 (32.26%) ITIL
13 48 (30.97%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (29.03%) SQL Server
15 42 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (26.45%) Citrix
16 41 (26.45%) DNS
17 40 (25.81%) NetApp
17 40 (25.81%) CheckPoint
18 37 (23.87%) CCNA
18 37 (23.87%) SQL Server 2008
19 34 (21.94%) NAS
19 34 (21.94%) XenApp
19 34 (21.94%) UNIX
19 34 (21.94%) VoIP
20 31 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (20.00%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 68 (43.87%) MS Exchange
2 53 (34.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.29%) JBoss
6 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
6 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.29%) Lync
6 2 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.29%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 57 (36.77%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.42%) MS Office
3 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (47.10%) WAN
2 67 (43.23%) LAN
2 67 (43.23%) SAN
2 67 (43.23%) Firewall
3 41 (26.45%) DNS
4 34 (21.94%) NAS
4 34 (21.94%) VoIP
5 31 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 31 (20.00%) MPLS
6 30 (19.35%) Network Security
7 26 (16.77%) DHCP
8 25 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (15.48%) IPsec
9 24 (15.48%) BGP
10 17 (10.97%) OSPF
10 17 (10.97%) SSL
11 15 (9.68%) IPv4
11 15 (9.68%) IPv6
12 10 (6.45%) DMVPN
12 10 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 37 (23.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (15.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.52%) MySQL
6 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.23%) Riak
7 2 (1.29%) DB2
7 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (12.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.81%) Legal
3 3 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (24.52%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (17.42%) Technical Engineer
4 22 (14.19%) Analyst
5 17 (10.97%) Technical Support
6 16 (10.32%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.81%) Architect
10 8 (5.16%) Consultant
10 8 (5.16%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.52%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Network Consultant
12 6 (3.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Clustering
2 5 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.58%) Statistics
3 4 (2.58%) iPad
3 4 (2.58%) iPhone
4 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 98 (63.23%) Windows
2 54 (34.84%) Linux
3 42 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (21.94%) UNIX
5 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.16%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.16%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.16%) Mac OS
8 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.26%) ITIL
2 29 (18.71%) Change Control
3 22 (14.19%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 19 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.32%) Load Balancing
7 11 (7.10%) Network Design
7 11 (7.10%) Business Continuity
7 11 (7.10%) BCP
7 11 (7.10%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (6.45%) Project Management
9 8 (5.16%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.16%) Change Management
9 8 (5.16%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.52%) Coaching
10 7 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.87%) Line Management
11 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (3.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.87%) SQL
2 2 (1.29%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (30.97%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (23.87%) CCNA
3 31 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (14.19%) CCNP
5 19 (12.26%) CCIE
6 18 (11.61%) MCSA
7 13 (8.39%) CCSE
8 12 (7.74%) CCSA
9 10 (6.45%) MCP
9 10 (6.45%) MCTS
10 9 (5.81%) CCDA
10 9 (5.81%) CCDP
11 7 (4.52%) MCSE
11 7 (4.52%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.87%) CISSP
13 5 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (3.23%) ISEB
13 5 (3.23%) VCP5
14 4 (2.58%) Degree
14 4 (2.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.42%) SLA
2 16 (10.32%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 92 (59.35%) Active Directory
2 65 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (21.94%) XenApp
4 11 (7.10%) Terminal Services
5 10 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.16%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.87%) vSphere
7 6 (3.87%) XenServer
8 5 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.58%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.29%) Firmware
11 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (11.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (5.81%) Opsview
3 8 (5.16%) WSUS
4 6 (3.87%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.58%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Foglight
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 85 (54.84%) VMware
3 70 (45.16%) Cisco
4 41 (26.45%) Citrix
5 40 (25.81%) NetApp
5 40 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 28 (18.06%) HP
7 20 (12.90%) CommVault
8 18 (11.61%) Symantec
9 16 (10.32%) Civica
10 14 (9.03%) Juniper
11 13 (8.39%) Brocade
12 11 (7.10%) Kaspersky
13 9 (5.81%) F5
14 8 (5.16%) Oracle
15 7 (4.52%) McAfee
15 7 (4.52%) ScanSafe
16 6 (3.87%) Clearswift
16 6 (3.87%) WatchGuard
17 5 (3.23%) Infoblox
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
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NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension, Health, Life Assurance, 33
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bradford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago