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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 152 133 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 56 77 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.80% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 10.03% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 57
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £47,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
811 768 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.22% 17.94% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 644 574 586
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 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -19 41 £46,750 +31.69% 5
Bradford -15 7 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Halifax -3 3 £29,500 -1.66% 2
Wakefield - 3 £20,000 -
Heckmondwike - 1 £20,000 -
VPN
Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (63.58%) Firewall
2 81 (53.64%) Cisco
3 71 (47.02%) WAN
4 70 (46.36%) LAN
5 69 (45.70%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (38.41%) CCNP
6 58 (38.41%) CCNA
7 56 (37.09%) VMware
8 51 (33.77%) Windows
8 51 (33.77%) Microsoft
9 50 (33.11%) Active Directory
10 48 (31.79%) ITIL
11 46 (30.46%) Citrix
12 43 (28.48%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (27.81%) Linux
14 40 (26.49%) CheckPoint
15 39 (25.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (21.19%) MPLS
17 30 (19.87%) IPsec
17 30 (19.87%) VLAN
18 29 (19.21%) SAN
18 29 (19.21%) Load Balancing
19 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
19 28 (18.54%) MS Exchange
19 28 (18.54%) Network Security
19 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (17.88%) SLA
20 27 (17.88%) BGP
21 26 (17.22%) MS Excel
21 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (18.54%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.30%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) Lync
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (17.22%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (63.58%) Firewall
2 71 (47.02%) WAN
3 70 (46.36%) LAN
4 43 (28.48%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (21.19%) MPLS
6 30 (19.87%) IPsec
6 30 (19.87%) VLAN
7 29 (19.21%) SAN
8 28 (18.54%) Network Security
9 27 (17.88%) BGP
10 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
11 22 (14.57%) SSL
12 21 (13.91%) OSPF
13 20 (13.25%) VoIP
14 19 (12.58%) DNS
15 18 (11.92%) NAS
15 18 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (11.26%) Internet
17 16 (10.60%) IPv4
18 15 (9.93%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.97%) Law
4 2 (1.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (47.02%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (14.57%) Support Engineer
4 21 (13.91%) Network Support
5 19 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (11.92%) Network Support Engineer
7 15 (9.93%) Technical Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Analyst
9 11 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.28%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Architect
10 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.96%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Network Administrator
11 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.64%) Administrator
11 7 (4.64%) IT Security Engineer
12 6 (3.97%) Network Architect
13 4 (2.65%) Senior Network Support
13 4 (2.65%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.93%) Clustering
3 10 (6.62%) PKI
4 8 (5.30%) CMDB
5 7 (4.64%) IVR
5 7 (4.64%) SecurID
6 5 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.66%) Open Source
9 1 (0.66%) Handset
9 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) PMI
9 1 (0.66%) PDA
9 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.77%) Windows
2 42 (27.81%) Linux
3 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.58%) UNIX
5 18 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.27%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.61%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.32%) Android
12 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) ITIL
2 29 (19.21%) Load Balancing
3 24 (15.89%) Change Management
4 18 (11.92%) Change Control
5 16 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (9.93%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (9.27%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (9.27%) Service Delivery
7 14 (9.27%) Problem Management
8 13 (8.61%) Release Management
9 10 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.96%) Project Management
11 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.30%) Network Architecture
11 8 (5.30%) DevOps
12 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.64%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.64%) Network Design
13 6 (3.97%) BCP
13 6 (3.97%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.99%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.66%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 69 (45.70%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (38.41%) CCNA
2 58 (38.41%) CCNP
3 19 (12.58%) CCIE
4 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (9.93%) CCSE
6 8 (5.30%) CCSA
6 8 (5.30%) MCSE
7 7 (4.64%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.97%) CCSP
9 5 (3.31%) MCSA
10 4 (2.65%) CCDA
10 4 (2.65%) CCDP
10 4 (2.65%) CISSP
10 4 (2.65%) VCP5
11 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.32%) VCAP
12 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.88%) SLA
2 20 (13.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 50 (33.11%) Active Directory
2 39 (25.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.91%) XenApp
4 13 (8.61%) Firmware
5 10 (6.62%) XenServer
6 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.31%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.99%) vSphere
8 3 (1.99%) UAG
9 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.99%) Opsview
3 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.32%) WSUS
4 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (53.64%) Cisco
2 56 (37.09%) VMware
3 51 (33.77%) Microsoft
4 46 (30.46%) Citrix
5 40 (26.49%) CheckPoint
6 19 (12.58%) NetApp
7 15 (9.93%) CommVault
8 14 (9.27%) Juniper
9 10 (6.62%) Symantec
9 10 (6.62%) Riverbed
10 9 (5.96%) ScanSafe
11 8 (5.30%) Brocade
11 8 (5.30%) AppSense
12 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.97%) IronPort
14 5 (3.31%) HP
14 5 (3.31%) Kaspersky
15 4 (2.65%) Dell
15 4 (2.65%) Avaya
15 4 (2.65%) Genesys
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000pa depending on level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago