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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 147 109 131
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 55 94 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.17% 2.16% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 11.49% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 54 88 55
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
811 818 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.22% 18.83% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 660 589 575
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 -23 43 £40,000 +9.58% 3
Halifax -1 8 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Wakefield - 3 £25,000 - 1
Heckmondwike - 1 £20,000 -
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 89 (58.94%) Firewall
2 75 (49.67%) Cisco
3 70 (46.36%) WAN
4 68 (45.03%) LAN
5 67 (44.37%) VMware
6 63 (41.72%) Microsoft
6 63 (41.72%) Active Directory
7 62 (41.06%) Windows
8 58 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (35.10%) Linux
10 50 (33.11%) Citrix
11 49 (32.45%) CCNA
12 48 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 46 (30.46%) ITIL
13 46 (30.46%) CCNP
14 42 (27.81%) MS Exchange
15 41 (27.15%) CheckPoint
16 39 (25.83%) SAN
16 39 (25.83%) SQL Server
17 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (22.52%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (22.52%) IPsec
19 32 (21.19%) MPLS
19 32 (21.19%) VLAN
20 31 (20.53%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (19.87%) XenApp
22 29 (19.21%) BGP
22 29 (19.21%) UNIX
22 29 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
23 27 (17.88%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (27.81%) MS Exchange
2 29 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.62%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.99%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (17.88%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (58.94%) Firewall
2 70 (46.36%) WAN
3 68 (45.03%) LAN
4 39 (25.83%) SAN
5 34 (22.52%) IPsec
5 34 (22.52%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (21.19%) VLAN
6 32 (21.19%) MPLS
7 29 (19.21%) BGP
8 26 (17.22%) NAS
9 25 (16.56%) Network Security
9 25 (16.56%) TCP/IP
9 25 (16.56%) SSL
10 23 (15.23%) VoIP
11 22 (14.57%) OSPF
12 20 (13.25%) IPv4
13 19 (12.58%) DNS
14 16 (10.60%) HSRP
15 15 (9.93%) EIGRP
16 14 (9.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (8.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (9.27%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.95%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Law
3 3 (1.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (41.06%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (15.23%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (12.58%) Support Engineer
6 18 (11.92%) Network Support
7 16 (10.60%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (8.61%) Analyst
10 11 (7.28%) Architect
11 9 (5.96%) Security Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Network Architect
12 8 (5.30%) Administrator
13 7 (4.64%) Network Administrator
13 7 (4.64%) Security Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Senior Technical Engineer
13 7 (4.64%) IT Security Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Network Analyst
14 6 (3.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) J2EE
2 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Clustering
2 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.97%) IVR
3 6 (3.97%) PKI
4 4 (2.65%) CMDB
4 4 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.65%) SecurID
4 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Handset
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 62 (41.06%) Windows
2 53 (35.10%) Linux
3 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (19.21%) UNIX
5 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.96%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.97%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.32%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.46%) ITIL
2 26 (17.22%) Change Control
3 21 (13.91%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (13.91%) Load Balancing
4 20 (13.25%) Change Management
5 17 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (11.26%) Service Delivery
6 15 (9.93%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (8.61%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.62%) Release Management
10 9 (5.96%) Project Management
11 8 (5.30%) Network Architecture
12 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.64%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.64%) Network Design
13 6 (3.97%) BCP
13 6 (3.97%) Business Continuity Planning
14 5 (3.31%) TOGAF
15 4 (2.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.99%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.66%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 58 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (32.45%) CCNA
3 46 (30.46%) CCNP
4 18 (11.92%) CCIE
4 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.61%) CCSE
6 11 (7.28%) MCSE
7 9 (5.96%) MCSA
7 9 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (5.96%) CCSA
8 7 (4.64%) CISSP
9 6 (3.97%) CCSP
9 6 (3.97%) CCDA
9 6 (3.97%) CCDP
9 6 (3.97%) VCP5
10 4 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.99%) MCP
11 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.99%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.88%) SLA
2 20 (13.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 63 (41.72%) Active Directory
2 48 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (19.87%) XenApp
4 13 (8.61%) XenServer
5 10 (6.62%) Firmware
6 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
7 7 (4.64%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.31%) vSphere
9 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.32%) UAG
9 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.97%) Opsview
3 3 (1.99%) WSUS
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 75 (49.67%) Cisco
2 67 (44.37%) VMware
3 63 (41.72%) Microsoft
4 50 (33.11%) Citrix
5 41 (27.15%) CheckPoint
6 27 (17.88%) NetApp
7 20 (13.25%) CommVault
8 16 (10.60%) Juniper
9 15 (9.93%) Symantec
10 10 (6.62%) AppSense
10 10 (6.62%) Riverbed
10 10 (6.62%) ScanSafe
11 9 (5.96%) Brocade
12 8 (5.30%) Kaspersky
13 7 (4.64%) Civica
14 5 (3.31%) McAfee
14 5 (3.31%) HP
15 4 (2.65%) Dell
15 4 (2.65%) Avaya
15 4 (2.65%) Clearswift
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Company Pension
Posted: 17 days ago