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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 115 88 113
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 95 90 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.91% 2.50% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.90% 14.22% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 76 79 57
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
1067 633 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.42% 17.56% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 771 472 542
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -22 74 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Bradford -8 6 £35,000 - 3
Bingley - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
Batley - 1 £19,000 -
Knottingley - 1 £20,000 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 77 (46.39%) Cisco
2 73 (43.98%) Windows
2 73 (43.98%) Firewall
3 60 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
5 58 (34.94%) TCP/IP
6 56 (33.73%) WAN
6 56 (33.73%) Active Directory
7 55 (33.13%) Load Balancing
8 54 (32.53%) CCNA
9 53 (31.93%) DNS
10 52 (31.33%) DHCP
11 49 (29.52%) LAN
12 48 (28.92%) MPLS
13 47 (28.31%) MS Exchange
14 42 (25.30%) Linux
15 41 (24.70%) CCNP
16 40 (24.10%) VMware
17 35 (21.08%) CheckPoint
17 35 (21.08%) MS Excel
18 34 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
19 33 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (19.88%) ITIL
20 32 (19.28%) Blackberry
20 32 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (17.47%) Citrix
21 29 (17.47%) MS Office
22 28 (16.87%) SLA
23 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
24 26 (15.66%) Lync

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (28.31%) MS Exchange
2 34 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (15.66%) Lync
4 16 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.02%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.41%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.41%) Apache
9 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 29 (17.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.24%) Office 365
2 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.81%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 73 (43.98%) Firewall
2 58 (34.94%) TCP/IP
3 56 (33.73%) WAN
4 53 (31.93%) DNS
5 52 (31.33%) DHCP
6 49 (29.52%) LAN
7 48 (28.92%) MPLS
8 33 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (15.66%) Unified Communications
9 26 (15.66%) Internet
10 25 (15.06%) Network Security
11 21 (12.65%) VLAN
12 17 (10.24%) SSH
12 17 (10.24%) VoIP
13 16 (9.64%) IPsec
14 15 (9.04%) OSPF
14 15 (9.04%) BGP
15 14 (8.43%) SAN
16 13 (7.83%) PBX
17 11 (6.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.01%) MySQL
4 5 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Subversion
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.22%) Law
4 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (22.29%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.25%) Analyst
3 19 (11.45%) Support Engineer
3 19 (11.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Support Analyst
5 16 (9.64%) Technical Support
6 15 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) Network Support
8 11 (6.63%) Network Support Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.63%) Architect
9 10 (6.02%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (4.22%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Systems Support
11 7 (4.22%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
1 4 (2.41%) LAMP
2 3 (1.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XMPP
3 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.28%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.45%) PKI
3 12 (7.23%) IVR
4 11 (6.63%) CMDB
5 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.02%) Clustering
6 8 (4.82%) SecurID
7 7 (4.22%) Firmware
7 7 (4.22%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.20%) NHS
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) Handset
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Celerra
9 1 (0.60%) PDA
9 1 (0.60%) Statistics
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.98%) Windows
2 42 (25.30%) Linux
3 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.45%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.64%) Windows XP
6 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.83%) UNIX
7 11 (6.63%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.02%) Fedora
9 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) HPUX
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.13%) Load Balancing
2 33 (19.88%) ITIL
3 21 (12.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.05%) Change Management
5 15 (9.04%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.23%) Project Management
7 9 (5.42%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.42%) DevOps
8 8 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.82%) Change Control
8 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.82%) Network Design
9 7 (4.22%) Release Management
9 7 (4.22%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.22%) ERP
9 7 (4.22%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.01%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.41%) Information Security
11 4 (2.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.84%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.82%) SQL
3 5 (3.01%) C
4 4 (2.41%) Perl
4 4 (2.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.81%) Python
5 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.81%) Ruby
6 2 (1.20%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (32.53%) CCNA
3 41 (24.70%) CCNP
4 23 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (10.84%) MCSE
6 14 (8.43%) CCSE
7 11 (6.63%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (6.63%) MCITP
8 7 (4.22%) MCTS
9 5 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.01%) MCSA
10 4 (2.41%) CCIE
10 4 (2.41%) CCIP
11 3 (1.81%) CCSA
12 2 (1.20%) Degree
12 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.20%) MCP
13 1 (0.60%) ISEB
13 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.87%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.63%) UAG
5 10 (6.02%) XenApp
6 5 (3.01%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.01%) vSphere
7 4 (2.41%) XenServer
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.60%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) WSUS
2 4 (2.41%) Nagios
2 4 (2.41%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.41%) Puppet
3 3 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.81%) Opsview
3 3 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.81%) SCCM
4 2 (1.20%) SCOM
4 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (46.39%) Cisco
2 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
3 40 (24.10%) VMware
4 35 (21.08%) CheckPoint
5 29 (17.47%) Citrix
6 13 (7.83%) Juniper
7 12 (7.23%) HP
8 11 (6.63%) NetApp
8 11 (6.63%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.02%) Siemens
9 10 (6.02%) Mitel
9 10 (6.02%) Polycom
10 9 (5.42%) Symantec
11 8 (4.82%) CommVault
11 8 (4.82%) F5
12 7 (4.22%) IronPort
12 7 (4.22%) ScanSafe
13 6 (3.61%) Avaya
13 6 (3.61%) Capita
14 5 (3.01%) Apple
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Knottingley, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £13.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago