The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.52% 1.71% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 7.44% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
VPN
North 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 York region.

Communications & Networking Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 121 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 11.26% 23.00% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 27
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in York

VPN
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the York region.

VPN Salary Trend in York

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) Xen
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) 3G
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) 2G
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 4 (57.14%) 2G
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) FWSM
6 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) IPv4
6 1 (14.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Network Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) SIEM
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Xen
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Websense