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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 137 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 72 101 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.45% 2.20% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 12.63% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 71 93 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
810 800 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.28% 17.44% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 647 565 605
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 50 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Halifax 0 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Wakefield -14 7 £30,000 +87.50%
Huddersfield +2 3 £20,000 -42.85%
Bradford -21 1 £37,500 +41.50%
Heckmondwike - 1 £20,000 -
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 74 (54.01%) Firewall
2 71 (51.82%) VMware
2 71 (51.82%) Windows
3 68 (49.64%) Microsoft
4 66 (48.18%) Active Directory
5 64 (46.72%) WAN
6 63 (45.99%) LAN
6 63 (45.99%) Cisco
7 54 (39.42%) MS Exchange
7 54 (39.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (35.77%) Citrix
9 49 (35.77%) Linux
10 47 (34.31%) SAN
11 45 (32.85%) ITIL
12 42 (30.66%) CCNA
13 41 (29.93%) SQL Server
13 41 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 35 (25.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (25.55%) CCNP
15 33 (24.09%) UNIX
15 33 (24.09%) CheckPoint
15 33 (24.09%) XenApp
16 31 (22.63%) IPsec
17 30 (21.90%) NetApp
18 29 (21.17%) NAS
19 28 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (20.44%) Exchange Server 2007
19 28 (20.44%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 54 (39.42%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (20.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.38%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.19%) IIS
7 2 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.46%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.46%) Lync
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.73%) CMS
8 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (54.01%) Firewall
2 64 (46.72%) WAN
3 63 (45.99%) LAN
4 47 (34.31%) SAN
5 31 (22.63%) IPsec
6 29 (21.17%) NAS
7 28 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (18.98%) VoIP
9 24 (17.52%) MPLS
10 21 (15.33%) BGP
10 21 (15.33%) SSL
10 21 (15.33%) Network Security
11 19 (13.87%) VLAN
12 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
12 17 (12.41%) DNS
13 15 (10.95%) IPv4
14 13 (9.49%) OSPF
15 12 (8.76%) EIGRP
16 11 (8.03%) IPv6
16 11 (8.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.93%) SQL Server
2 35 (25.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (13.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (12.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.19%) MySQL
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) Riak
General
1 12 (8.76%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.11%) Finance
3 5 (3.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Law
4 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Technical Engineer
3 23 (16.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (16.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) Technical Support
5 15 (10.95%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Network Support
7 11 (8.03%) Security Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.57%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Administrator
9 9 (6.57%) Network Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Network Security Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) IT Security Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) HTML
2 2 (1.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Clustering
2 3 (2.19%) PKI
2 3 (2.19%) iPhone
2 3 (2.19%) iPad
2 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.73%) PMI
4 1 (0.73%) SecurID
4 1 (0.73%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (51.82%) Windows
2 49 (35.77%) Linux
3 41 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (24.09%) UNIX
5 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.11%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.11%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.85%) ITIL
2 28 (20.44%) Change Control
3 21 (15.33%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (13.14%) Change Management
5 17 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
6 16 (11.68%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (7.30%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.57%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.84%) Business Continuity
10 8 (5.84%) Network Design
11 7 (5.11%) Project Management
11 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.11%) BCP
11 7 (5.11%) Release Management
11 7 (5.11%) Business Continuity Planning
12 6 (4.38%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (3.65%) TOGAF
13 5 (3.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.19%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) Java
2 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.73%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 52 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (30.66%) CCNA
3 35 (25.55%) CCNP
4 26 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (12.41%) CCIE
6 13 (9.49%) MCSA
7 10 (7.30%) CCSA
7 10 (7.30%) CCSE
8 9 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.84%) MCSE
9 8 (5.84%) MCP
10 7 (5.11%) CCDA
10 7 (5.11%) CCDP
10 7 (5.11%) CISSP
11 6 (4.38%) CCSP
11 6 (4.38%) VCP5
12 5 (3.65%) MCTS
13 3 (2.19%) JNCIA
13 3 (2.19%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.98%) SLA
2 21 (15.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 66 (48.18%) Active Directory
2 54 (39.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (24.09%) XenApp
4 10 (7.30%) XenServer
5 8 (5.84%) Terminal Services
6 7 (5.11%) Firmware
7 6 (4.38%) vSphere
8 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.46%) UAG
10 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (6.57%) Opsview
3 8 (5.84%) WSUS
4 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 71 (51.82%) VMware
2 68 (49.64%) Microsoft
3 63 (45.99%) Cisco
4 49 (35.77%) Citrix
5 33 (24.09%) CheckPoint
6 30 (21.90%) NetApp
7 19 (13.87%) CommVault
8 18 (13.14%) Symantec
9 13 (9.49%) Juniper
10 11 (8.03%) Civica
10 11 (8.03%) Kaspersky
11 9 (6.57%) ScanSafe
12 8 (5.84%) Riverbed
12 8 (5.84%) Brocade
12 8 (5.84%) HP
13 7 (5.11%) McAfee
14 6 (4.38%) WatchGuard
14 6 (4.38%) AppSense
14 6 (4.38%) Clearswift
15 5 (3.65%) F5
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