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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 127 89 122
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 97 98 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.90% 2.64% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.49% 14.92% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 79 86 62
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £42,450
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
1142 657 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.34% 17.67% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 809 501 584
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 £24,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -26 77 £40,000 - 4
Bradford -15 7 £35,000 +8.52% 1
Knottingley -1 1 £20,000 -16.66% 1
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Batley - 1 £19,000 -
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Yorkshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 85 (50.90%) Firewall
2 81 (48.50%) Cisco
3 69 (41.32%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (37.13%) Windows
5 60 (35.93%) CCNA
5 60 (35.93%) WAN
6 54 (32.34%) LAN
6 54 (32.34%) Microsoft
7 53 (31.74%) Active Directory
8 51 (30.54%) Load Balancing
9 48 (28.74%) CCNP
10 47 (28.14%) TCP/IP
10 47 (28.14%) DNS
11 46 (27.54%) DHCP
11 46 (27.54%) MPLS
12 44 (26.35%) ITIL
13 43 (25.75%) Linux
14 42 (25.15%) MS Exchange
15 41 (24.55%) VMware
16 36 (21.56%) CheckPoint
17 35 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (20.36%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (19.16%) Citrix
20 31 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (17.96%) SLA
21 30 (17.96%) MS Excel
22 28 (16.77%) MS Office
22 28 (16.77%) Blackberry
23 26 (15.57%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 42 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 31 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.98%) Lync
4 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.39%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.80%) Apache
8 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 30 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 28 (16.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.58%) Office 365
2 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.80%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 85 (50.90%) Firewall
2 60 (35.93%) WAN
3 54 (32.34%) LAN
4 47 (28.14%) TCP/IP
4 47 (28.14%) DNS
5 46 (27.54%) DHCP
5 46 (27.54%) MPLS
6 34 (20.36%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (15.57%) Network Security
8 24 (14.37%) VLAN
9 23 (13.77%) Internet
10 22 (13.17%) Unified Communications
11 20 (11.98%) BGP
12 19 (11.38%) OSPF
12 19 (11.38%) IPsec
13 18 (10.78%) VoIP
14 17 (10.18%) SSL
15 15 (8.98%) SAN
15 15 (8.98%) SSH
16 12 (7.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.80%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Subversion
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 15 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Law
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.40%) Advertising
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (31.14%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (11.98%) Analyst
4 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) Support Engineer
6 16 (9.58%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.38%) Network Support
7 14 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (7.19%) Technical Support
9 11 (6.59%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Architect
11 8 (4.79%) Systems Support
11 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (4.19%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.19%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) IT Security Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Messaging Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) .NET
1 4 (2.40%) LAMP
2 3 (1.80%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (16.77%) Blackberry
3 19 (11.38%) PKI
4 12 (7.19%) IVR
5 11 (6.59%) Clustering
6 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.39%) CMDB
8 8 (4.79%) SecurID
9 7 (4.19%) Firmware
10 6 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.20%) NHS
12 1 (0.60%) Handset
12 1 (0.60%) PDA
12 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.13%) Windows
2 43 (25.75%) Linux
3 23 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.38%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.98%) UNIX
6 14 (8.38%) Windows XP
7 13 (7.78%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.99%) Fedora
10 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.20%) CentOS
11 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.60%) HPUX
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.54%) Load Balancing
2 44 (26.35%) ITIL
3 24 (14.37%) Change Management
4 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (7.19%) Project Management
5 12 (7.19%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.99%) Change Control
7 9 (5.39%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.39%) DevOps
8 8 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.19%) Release Management
9 7 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.19%) Network Design
9 7 (4.19%) ERP
9 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.19%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.59%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.99%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.99%) SQL
3 4 (2.40%) C
3 4 (2.40%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.80%) Ruby
4 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.80%) Perl
4 3 (1.80%) Python
4 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.60%) Lisp
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (41.32%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (35.93%) CCNA
3 48 (28.74%) CCNP
4 21 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (8.98%) MCSE
6 14 (8.38%) CCSE
7 11 (6.59%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (5.99%) CCIE
9 9 (5.39%) MCITP
10 5 (2.99%) MCTS
10 5 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.99%) MCSA
11 4 (2.40%) CCIP
12 3 (1.80%) CCSA
12 3 (1.80%) Degree
13 2 (1.20%) MCP
13 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.60%) CCSP
14 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.96%) SLA
2 9 (5.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.80%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (31.74%) Active Directory
2 35 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.59%) XenApp
4 11 (6.59%) UAG
5 6 (3.59%) XenServer
6 5 (2.99%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.80%) vSphere
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) WSUS
2 4 (2.40%) Puppet
2 4 (2.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.80%) Opsview
4 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (48.50%) Cisco
2 54 (32.34%) Microsoft
3 41 (24.55%) VMware
4 36 (21.56%) CheckPoint
5 32 (19.16%) Citrix
6 15 (8.98%) Juniper
7 12 (7.19%) NetApp
8 11 (6.59%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.99%) CommVault
9 10 (5.99%) HP
10 9 (5.39%) F5
11 8 (4.79%) Symantec
12 7 (4.19%) Mitel
12 7 (4.19%) IronPort
12 7 (4.19%) Siemens
12 7 (4.19%) ScanSafe
12 7 (4.19%) Polycom
13 6 (3.59%) Capita
13 6 (3.59%) Brocade
13 6 (3.59%) AppSense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stephenson Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Knottingley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago