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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 108 142 111
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 91 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.07% 1.43% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.53% 8.07% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 86 55 62
Average salary £39,500 £30,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.50% +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
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
726 880 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.48% 17.74% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 598 697 562
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 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 29 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 +48 74 £49,000 +30.66% 5
Bradford -24 7 £30,000 +11.11%
Halifax +18 4 £35,000 -
Huddersfield 0 4 £21,000 -47.50%
Castleford +6 1 £22,500 -43.75% 1
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 110 (66.67%) Windows
2 100 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 98 (59.39%) Active Directory
4 95 (57.58%) VMware
5 82 (49.70%) Cisco
6 75 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (44.85%) SAN
7 74 (44.85%) MS Exchange
8 71 (43.03%) WAN
9 70 (42.42%) Firewall
10 68 (41.21%) MS Excel
11 65 (39.39%) LAN
12 58 (35.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 55 (33.33%) ITIL
14 54 (32.73%) Linux
14 54 (32.73%) DNS
15 50 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
16 47 (28.48%) Data Centre
17 42 (25.45%) SQL Server
18 41 (24.85%) VoIP
19 40 (24.24%) HP
20 39 (23.64%) NetApp
20 39 (23.64%) CheckPoint
20 39 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
21 37 (22.42%) Network Security
22 36 (21.82%) Citrix
22 36 (21.82%) TCP/IP
22 36 (21.82%) DHCP
23 35 (21.21%) CCNA
24 34 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 74 (44.85%) MS Exchange
2 58 (35.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.82%) IIS
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.21%) JBoss
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.21%) Lync
7 2 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.21%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.55%) MS Office
3 12 (7.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
1 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (44.85%) SAN
2 71 (43.03%) WAN
3 70 (42.42%) Firewall
4 65 (39.39%) LAN
5 54 (32.73%) DNS
6 41 (24.85%) VoIP
7 37 (22.42%) Network Security
8 36 (21.82%) TCP/IP
8 36 (21.82%) DHCP
9 32 (19.39%) NAS
10 31 (18.79%) MPLS
11 27 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (16.36%) BGP
12 22 (13.33%) IPsec
13 16 (9.70%) OSPF
14 15 (9.09%) SSL
15 14 (8.48%) IPv4
15 14 (8.48%) IPv6
16 10 (6.06%) EIGRP
16 10 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (13.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.45%) MySQL
5 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.64%) Riak
6 2 (1.21%) DB2
6 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.45%) Legal
3 3 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
5 23 (13.94%) Analyst
6 16 (9.70%) Technical Support
6 16 (9.70%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Architect
8 10 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.45%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Consultant
10 8 (4.85%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Network Consultant
11 7 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.64%) Administrator
12 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.64%) HTML
2 3 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.27%) Clustering
3 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.03%) Statistics
4 5 (3.03%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.42%) iPad
5 4 (2.42%) iPhone
6 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.61%) IVR
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (66.67%) Windows
2 54 (32.73%) Linux
3 39 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (18.79%) UNIX
5 24 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.45%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.24%) Mac OS
10 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.21%) Solaris
11 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.61%) Android
12 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.33%) ITIL
2 25 (15.15%) Change Control
3 23 (13.94%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (12.73%) Service Delivery
5 19 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (10.30%) Load Balancing
7 15 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (7.27%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.67%) Network Design
9 11 (6.67%) BCP
10 10 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (5.45%) Project Management
12 8 (4.85%) TOGAF
12 8 (4.85%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.24%) Coaching
13 7 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (3.64%) Change Management
14 6 (3.64%) Validation
14 6 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.64%) SQL
2 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (21.21%) CCNA
3 34 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.91%) CCNP
4 18 (10.91%) MCSA
5 16 (9.70%) CCIE
6 12 (7.27%) CCSE
7 11 (6.67%) CCSA
7 11 (6.67%) MCP
8 10 (6.06%) MCTS
9 8 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (4.85%) CCDA
9 8 (4.85%) CCDP
10 6 (3.64%) ISEB
11 5 (3.03%) Degree
11 5 (3.03%) MCSE
11 5 (3.03%) CISSP
12 4 (2.42%) MCITP
12 4 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) SLA
2 15 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 98 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 75 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (17.58%) XenApp
4 12 (7.27%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.45%) Terminal Services
6 8 (4.85%) vSphere
6 8 (4.85%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.64%) XenServer
7 6 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.03%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.21%) Firmware
10 1 (0.61%) KVM
10 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (4.24%) Opsview
3 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.64%) WSUS
3 6 (3.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Foglight
4 1 (0.61%) DameWare
Vendors
1 100 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 95 (57.58%) VMware
3 82 (49.70%) Cisco
4 40 (24.24%) HP
5 39 (23.64%) NetApp
5 39 (23.64%) CheckPoint
6 36 (21.82%) Citrix
7 18 (10.91%) CommVault
8 16 (9.70%) Civica
9 14 (8.48%) Brocade
9 14 (8.48%) Symantec
9 14 (8.48%) Juniper
10 12 (7.27%) F5
11 10 (6.06%) Oracle
12 7 (4.24%) ScanSafe
12 7 (4.24%) Kaspersky
12 7 (4.24%) McAfee
13 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.64%) Clearswift
13 6 (3.64%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighouse, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £44000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago