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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 96 95 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.90% 1.95% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.25% 11.90% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 95 84 71
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
853 798 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.92% 16.42% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 688 599 610
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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 +17 70 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Halifax +9 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Wakefield -11 6 £30,000 +76.47% 1
Bradford -16 6 £31,250 +17.92% 2
Huddersfield -1 5 £20,000 -42.85% 2
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 83 (54.97%) Windows
2 82 (54.30%) Microsoft
3 79 (52.32%) WAN
3 79 (52.32%) VMware
4 78 (51.66%) Active Directory
5 77 (50.99%) Firewall
6 76 (50.33%) LAN
7 70 (46.36%) Cisco
8 60 (39.74%) MS Exchange
9 58 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (37.09%) SAN
11 54 (35.76%) Cisco Certification
12 50 (33.11%) Linux
13 49 (32.45%) ITIL
14 46 (30.46%) Citrix
14 46 (30.46%) Exchange Server 2010
15 44 (29.14%) MS Excel
16 41 (27.15%) SQL Server
16 41 (27.15%) CCNA
17 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (25.17%) CheckPoint
19 35 (23.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 34 (22.52%) NetApp
21 32 (21.19%) UNIX
21 32 (21.19%) MPLS
21 32 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
21 32 (21.19%) XenApp
22 31 (20.53%) VoIP
23 30 (19.87%) CCNP
23 30 (19.87%) NAS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 60 (39.74%) MS Exchange
2 46 (30.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.99%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Lync
6 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (29.14%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.22%) MS Office
3 9 (5.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 79 (52.32%) WAN
2 77 (50.99%) Firewall
3 76 (50.33%) LAN
4 56 (37.09%) SAN
5 32 (21.19%) MPLS
5 32 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (20.53%) VoIP
7 30 (19.87%) NAS
8 29 (19.21%) IPsec
9 28 (18.54%) Network Security
9 28 (18.54%) DNS
10 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
10 26 (17.22%) BGP
11 20 (13.25%) IPv4
12 18 (11.92%) SSL
12 18 (11.92%) OSPF
12 18 (11.92%) DHCP
13 16 (10.60%) IPv6
13 16 (10.60%) VLAN
14 12 (7.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.15%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (13.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (9.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.31%) MySQL
6 3 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.99%) Riak
7 2 (1.32%) DB2
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (9.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.30%) Legal
3 6 (3.97%) Finance
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (29.80%) Network Engineer
2 26 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (17.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (16.56%) Technical Engineer
4 21 (13.91%) Analyst
5 17 (11.26%) Technical Support
6 13 (8.61%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) Network Support
9 9 (5.96%) Administrator
9 9 (5.96%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) Network Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.30%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Network Security Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) IT Security Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) HTML
2 2 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Clustering
2 4 (2.65%) iPhone
2 4 (2.65%) iPad
2 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.99%) PKI
3 3 (1.99%) Statistics
3 3 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) PMI
5 1 (0.66%) SecurID
5 1 (0.66%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 83 (54.97%) Windows
2 50 (33.11%) Linux
3 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (21.19%) UNIX
5 19 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.30%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.30%) Mac OS
7 6 (3.97%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.32%) Solaris
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.45%) ITIL
2 27 (17.88%) Change Control
3 20 (13.25%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.60%) Service Delivery
6 13 (8.61%) Change Management
7 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (6.62%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (5.96%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.96%) Network Design
9 9 (5.96%) BCP
9 9 (5.96%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.30%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (5.30%) Project Management
11 7 (4.64%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.97%) Validation
12 6 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (35.76%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (27.15%) CCNA
3 30 (19.87%) CCNP
4 29 (19.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (13.91%) CCIE
6 16 (10.60%) MCSA
7 11 (7.28%) CCSA
7 11 (7.28%) CCSE
8 10 (6.62%) MCP
9 9 (5.96%) MCTS
10 8 (5.30%) MCSE
10 8 (5.30%) CCDA
10 8 (5.30%) CCDP
11 7 (4.64%) CISSP
11 7 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (3.97%) VCP5
13 5 (3.31%) CCSP
14 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.99%) ISEB
15 3 (1.99%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.56%) SLA
2 20 (13.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 78 (51.66%) Active Directory
2 58 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (21.19%) XenApp
4 10 (6.62%) Terminal Services
5 7 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.64%) XenServer
6 6 (3.97%) vSphere
6 6 (3.97%) Firmware
6 6 (3.97%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.32%) UAG
9 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (5.96%) Opsview
3 8 (5.30%) WSUS
4 6 (3.97%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.66%) SCCM
6 1 (0.66%) SCOM
6 1 (0.66%) Foglight
Vendors
1 82 (54.30%) Microsoft
2 79 (52.32%) VMware
3 70 (46.36%) Cisco
4 46 (30.46%) Citrix
5 38 (25.17%) CheckPoint
6 34 (22.52%) NetApp
7 18 (11.92%) CommVault
7 18 (11.92%) Symantec
7 18 (11.92%) HP
8 17 (11.26%) Juniper
9 13 (8.61%) Civica
9 13 (8.61%) Brocade
10 11 (7.28%) Kaspersky
11 9 (5.96%) ScanSafe
12 8 (5.30%) Riverbed
13 7 (4.64%) McAfee
14 6 (3.97%) Oracle
14 6 (3.97%) F5
14 6 (3.97%) WatchGuard
14 6 (3.97%) Clearswift
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus+Pension+full benefits
Posted: 25 days ago