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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 148 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 104 145 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 2.07% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.95% 11.14% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 97
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
VPN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1162 1302 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.90% 18.60% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 910 873 931
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £23,500
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 Yorkshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

VPN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
West Yorkshire -29 72 £40,000 +14.28% 10
South Yorkshire +4 22 £32,500 +2.36% 2
North Yorkshire +3 7 £23,000 -43.20% 4
East Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 112 (54.90%) VMware
2 102 (50.00%) Firewall
2 102 (50.00%) Windows
3 95 (46.57%) Cisco
4 93 (45.59%) WAN
5 90 (44.12%) LAN
6 87 (42.65%) Active Directory
7 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
8 68 (33.33%) Citrix
9 67 (32.84%) SAN
9 67 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 65 (31.86%) MS Exchange
11 64 (31.37%) Linux
12 63 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
13 56 (27.45%) SQL Server
13 56 (27.45%) VoIP
14 54 (26.47%) IPsec
15 51 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 50 (24.51%) ITIL
16 50 (24.51%) CheckPoint
16 50 (24.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 49 (24.02%) Exchange Server 2010
18 47 (23.04%) SQL Server 2008
19 46 (22.55%) CCNA
20 44 (21.57%) CCNP
20 44 (21.57%) Network Security
21 43 (21.08%) Change Control
22 42 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
23 40 (19.61%) UNIX
24 39 (19.12%) XenApp

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 65 (31.86%) MS Exchange
2 49 (24.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.47%) Lync
8 3 (1.47%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) JBoss
9 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.98%) nginx
9 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (50.00%) Firewall
2 93 (45.59%) WAN
3 90 (44.12%) LAN
4 67 (32.84%) SAN
5 56 (27.45%) VoIP
6 54 (26.47%) IPsec
7 51 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 44 (21.57%) Network Security
9 36 (17.65%) MPLS
10 35 (17.16%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (17.16%) NAS
11 32 (15.69%) SSL
12 26 (12.75%) DNS
13 23 (11.27%) BGP
14 19 (9.31%) VLAN
15 17 (8.33%) IPv4
15 17 (8.33%) DHCP
16 16 (7.84%) Wireless
17 15 (7.35%) OSPF
18 14 (6.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 47 (23.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (11.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.41%) MySQL
6 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.90%) Finance
3 6 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (32.84%) Network Engineer
2 32 (15.69%) Analyst
2 32 (15.69%) Technical Engineer
3 29 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (13.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (10.78%) Network Analyst
6 21 (10.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (9.31%) Technical Support
8 17 (8.33%) Security Analyst
9 16 (7.84%) Network Support
9 16 (7.84%) Network Security Analyst
10 15 (7.35%) Security Engineer
10 15 (7.35%) Administrator
10 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
10 15 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (5.88%) Support Analyst
13 11 (5.39%) Senior Technical Engineer
14 9 (4.41%) Network Support Engineer
14 9 (4.41%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (0.98%) J2EE
3 1 (0.49%) LAMP
3 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.65%) Clustering
2 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.39%) Replication
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.47%) PKI
5 3 (1.47%) iPad
5 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.47%) iPhone
6 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.49%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.49%) CCTV
7 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.49%) SecurID
7 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.00%) Windows
2 64 (31.37%) Linux
3 50 (24.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (19.61%) UNIX
6 20 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.90%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.41%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.43%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.98%) CentOS
10 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.51%) ITIL
2 43 (21.08%) Change Control
3 26 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 22 (10.78%) Project Management
6 21 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (9.31%) Change Management
8 18 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (7.84%) Service Delivery
9 16 (7.84%) Business Continuity
10 15 (7.35%) Business Continuity Planning
10 15 (7.35%) BCP
11 14 (6.86%) Line Management
12 13 (6.37%) Network Design
13 12 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (4.90%) Problem Management
15 9 (4.41%) Load Balancing
16 8 (3.92%) Network Architecture
17 7 (3.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.45%) SQL
2 2 (0.98%) Java
2 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.49%) PHP
3 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.49%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 63 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (22.55%) CCNA
3 44 (21.57%) CCNP
4 28 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (10.78%) CCIE
6 15 (7.35%) MCSA
7 13 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.90%) CCSA
8 10 (4.90%) CCSE
8 10 (4.90%) MCSE
8 10 (4.90%) CCSP
9 9 (4.41%) MCP
10 7 (3.43%) CCDA
10 7 (3.43%) CCDP
10 7 (3.43%) CISSP
11 6 (2.94%) VCP5
12 5 (2.45%) MCTS
13 4 (1.96%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.96%) JNCIE
14 3 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.67%) SLA
2 22 (10.78%) PCI DSS
3 18 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 87 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 67 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (19.12%) XenApp
4 11 (5.39%) vSphere
5 10 (4.90%) XenServer
5 10 (4.90%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.43%) Firmware
7 6 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.45%) Xen
9 4 (1.96%) vCloud
10 2 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.98%) UAG
10 2 (0.98%) Nmap
10 2 (0.98%) Squid
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (12.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (7.35%) Opsview
3 11 (5.39%) FortiGate
4 9 (4.41%) WSUS
5 2 (0.98%) Nessus
5 2 (0.98%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.98%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 112 (54.90%) VMware
2 95 (46.57%) Cisco
3 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
4 68 (33.33%) Citrix
5 50 (24.51%) CheckPoint
6 37 (18.14%) NetApp
7 26 (12.75%) Symantec
8 19 (9.31%) Juniper
8 19 (9.31%) CommVault
9 17 (8.33%) Kaspersky
10 11 (5.39%) Civica
10 11 (5.39%) WatchGuard
10 11 (5.39%) HP
11 10 (4.90%) Brocade
12 9 (4.41%) Oracle
12 9 (4.41%) ScanSafe
13 8 (3.92%) Riverbed
14 7 (3.43%) McAfee
15 6 (2.94%) AppSense
15 6 (2.94%) Clearswift
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + £4200 car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spire Healthcare
Salary: £19,200 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago