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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 142 105
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 88 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.84% 1.42% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.99% 7.28% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 53 66
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £60,000 £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
734 948 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.36% 19.45% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 610 724 479
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,440 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +15 66 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Castleford - 5 £22,500 -
Wakefield +5 4 £65,000 +282.35%
Huddersfield - 4 - -
Bingley -6 1 - -
Bradford -27 1 £26,000 -25.71%
Halifax - 1 £36,000 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 122 (67.03%) Windows
2 107 (58.79%) Microsoft
3 101 (55.49%) Active Directory
4 98 (53.85%) Cisco
5 92 (50.55%) WAN
5 92 (50.55%) VMware
6 79 (43.41%) LAN
7 78 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 74 (40.66%) DNS
9 72 (39.56%) Firewall
9 72 (39.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 68 (37.36%) MS Exchange
10 68 (37.36%) ITIL
11 66 (36.26%) SAN
12 63 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
13 52 (28.57%) HP
14 50 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 49 (26.92%) VoIP
16 46 (25.27%) DHCP
17 43 (23.63%) TCP/IP
18 41 (22.53%) Linux
19 40 (21.98%) MPLS
20 38 (20.88%) CCNA
20 38 (20.88%) Network Security
21 37 (20.33%) Telecoms
22 36 (19.78%) Data Centre
23 35 (19.23%) BGP
23 35 (19.23%) NetApp
24 34 (18.68%) Citrix
25 33 (18.13%) MS Office

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (37.36%) MS Exchange
2 50 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.30%) Lync
7 4 (2.20%) IIS
7 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 78 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.13%) MS Office
3 21 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (50.55%) WAN
2 79 (43.41%) LAN
3 74 (40.66%) DNS
4 72 (39.56%) Firewall
5 66 (36.26%) SAN
6 49 (26.92%) VoIP
7 46 (25.27%) DHCP
8 43 (23.63%) TCP/IP
9 40 (21.98%) MPLS
10 38 (20.88%) Network Security
11 35 (19.23%) BGP
12 31 (17.03%) NAS
13 30 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (10.99%) IPsec
14 20 (10.99%) OSPF
15 18 (9.89%) IP Telephony
16 15 (8.24%) EIGRP
16 15 (8.24%) SSL
17 14 (7.69%) IPv4
17 14 (7.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.04%) MySQL
5 10 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.49%) Riak
6 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (20.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.75%) Legal
2 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.20%) Finance
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (24.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 33 (18.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (10.44%) Analyst
5 17 (9.34%) Technical Support
6 15 (8.24%) Technical Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (7.14%) Architect
8 11 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.04%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.95%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.95%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.95%) Implementation Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Senior Implementation Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Consultant
11 7 (3.85%) Network Consultant
12 6 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) Technical Manager
13 5 (2.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.20%) HTML
2 1 (0.55%) J2EE
2 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.78%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.49%) Statistics
2 10 (5.49%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.75%) CESG
5 5 (2.75%) Clustering
5 5 (2.75%) E-Learning
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) CMDB
6 4 (2.20%) iPhone
6 4 (2.20%) iPad
6 4 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.10%) Tandem
7 2 (1.10%) IVR
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (67.03%) Windows
2 41 (22.53%) Linux
3 30 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.44%) UNIX
6 16 (8.79%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
8 13 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.20%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.36%) ITIL
2 22 (12.09%) Load Balancing
3 18 (9.89%) Service Delivery
4 17 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.79%) BCP
6 15 (8.24%) Business Continuity
6 15 (8.24%) Change Control
7 14 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (7.14%) Project Management
9 12 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.04%) Business Continuity Planning
10 11 (6.04%) Network Design
11 10 (5.49%) TOGAF
11 10 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.95%) Coaching
12 9 (4.95%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.95%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (4.95%) Change Management
13 8 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (3.30%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.30%) SQL
2 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.55%) Java
3 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (20.88%) CCNA
3 29 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (12.09%) CCNP
5 16 (8.79%) MCP
6 15 (8.24%) CCIE
7 12 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.04%) MCSA
9 10 (5.49%) ISEB
9 10 (5.49%) CCSE
9 10 (5.49%) Degree
10 9 (4.95%) MCTS
10 9 (4.95%) CCSA
10 9 (4.95%) CCDA
10 9 (4.95%) CCDP
11 5 (2.75%) CCIP
11 5 (2.75%) MCITP
12 4 (2.20%) CISA
13 3 (1.65%) CISM
13 3 (1.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.09%) SLA
2 17 (9.34%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 101 (55.49%) Active Directory
2 72 (39.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 16 (8.79%) XenApp
5 14 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.59%) vSphere
7 10 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.65%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.10%) Firmware
11 1 (0.55%) XenServer
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.30%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.30%) WSUS
2 6 (3.30%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.30%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.75%) CORE IMPACT
3 5 (2.75%) Nessus
3 5 (2.75%) Nmap
4 4 (2.20%) Opsview
5 2 (1.10%) SCCM
5 2 (1.10%) DameWare
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Foglight
6 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 98 (53.85%) Cisco
3 92 (50.55%) VMware
4 52 (28.57%) HP
5 35 (19.23%) NetApp
6 34 (18.68%) Citrix
7 30 (16.48%) CheckPoint
8 17 (9.34%) F5
9 15 (8.24%) Dell Compellent
10 13 (7.14%) Brocade
11 12 (6.59%) CommVault
11 12 (6.59%) Oracle
12 11 (6.04%) Civica
13 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
13 10 (5.49%) Infoblox
13 10 (5.49%) EMC
13 10 (5.49%) IBM
13 10 (5.49%) Juniper
14 7 (3.85%) Symantec
15 6 (3.30%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Posted: 7 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: 5%
Posted: 9 days ago