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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 175 134 120
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 91 114 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.84% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 10.51% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 86 96 108
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,150 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.72%
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
1246 1085 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.51% 17.53% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 981 783 971
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 £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 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
West Yorkshire -32 57 £40,000 +14.28% 8
South Yorkshire -13 15 £35,500 +1.42% 4
North Yorkshire -1 14 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Yorkshire -6 3 - -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 137 (61.99%) Firewall
2 127 (57.47%) Cisco
3 103 (46.61%) WAN
4 99 (44.80%) LAN
5 90 (40.72%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (40.27%) Windows
7 88 (39.82%) VMware
8 77 (34.84%) CCNP
9 72 (32.58%) Active Directory
10 71 (32.13%) CCNA
11 67 (30.32%) Microsoft
12 63 (28.51%) TCP/IP
13 56 (25.34%) CheckPoint
14 55 (24.89%) IPsec
14 55 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (24.43%) ITIL
16 53 (23.98%) Network Security
17 50 (22.62%) Linux
17 50 (22.62%) VoIP
18 49 (22.17%) Citrix
19 47 (21.27%) MPLS
20 46 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (20.36%) SQL Server
22 44 (19.91%) SAN
23 43 (19.46%) MS Exchange
24 40 (18.10%) MS Excel
25 38 (17.19%) SSL
25 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
26 36 (16.29%) DNS
26 36 (16.29%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 43 (19.46%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.62%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (3.17%) nginx
8 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.36%) Apache
9 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.36%) IIS
9 3 (1.36%) JBoss
10 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.90%) Lync
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.24%) Office 365
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (61.99%) Firewall
2 103 (46.61%) WAN
3 99 (44.80%) LAN
4 63 (28.51%) TCP/IP
5 55 (24.89%) IPsec
5 55 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (23.98%) Network Security
7 50 (22.62%) VoIP
8 47 (21.27%) MPLS
9 44 (19.91%) SAN
10 38 (17.19%) SSL
11 36 (16.29%) DNS
11 36 (16.29%) VLAN
12 31 (14.03%) BGP
13 27 (12.22%) DHCP
14 25 (11.31%) OSPF
15 20 (9.05%) Internet
16 19 (8.60%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (8.14%) HSRP
17 18 (8.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.17%) MySQL
6 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.26%) Maven
2 5 (2.26%) JIRA
2 5 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.45%) Hudson
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 23 (10.41%) Finance
2 17 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.71%) Law
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
4 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (14.03%) Analyst
4 27 (12.22%) Support Engineer
5 26 (11.76%) Administrator
6 23 (10.41%) Network Support
7 19 (8.60%) Network Support Engineer
7 19 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (7.69%) Network Analyst
9 15 (6.79%) Network Administrator
10 14 (6.33%) Security Analyst
10 14 (6.33%) Technical Engineer
10 14 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.33%) Network Security Analyst
11 12 (5.43%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.43%) Architect
12 11 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.98%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) Web Services
2 2 (0.90%) LAMP
2 2 (0.90%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.60%) Clustering
3 10 (4.52%) PKI
4 8 (3.62%) CMDB
5 7 (3.17%) IVR
5 7 (3.17%) SecurID
6 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.26%) Telematics
7 4 (1.81%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.81%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 2 (0.90%) PDA
8 2 (0.90%) FMCG
9 1 (0.45%) Open Source
9 1 (0.45%) CCTV
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (40.27%) Windows
2 50 (22.62%) Linux
3 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.31%) UNIX
4 25 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (9.05%) Windows 7
6 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (7.24%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.33%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.52%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.26%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.81%) Android
12 2 (0.90%) CentOS
13 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.43%) ITIL
2 31 (14.03%) Load Balancing
3 28 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (12.22%) Change Control
5 25 (11.31%) Change Management
6 21 (9.50%) Project Management
7 20 (9.05%) PRINCE2
8 18 (8.14%) Business Continuity
9 17 (7.69%) BCP
9 17 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
10 16 (7.24%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (6.79%) Problem Management
12 14 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (6.33%) Network Design
13 13 (5.88%) Release Management
13 13 (5.88%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.98%) Network Architecture
15 10 (4.52%) DevOps
15 10 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.62%) Java
1 8 (3.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.26%) Ruby
3 5 (2.26%) SQL
4 2 (0.90%) Perl
4 2 (0.90%) PHP
5 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) Lisp
5 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (40.72%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (34.84%) CCNP
3 71 (32.13%) CCNA
4 26 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (11.76%) CCIE
5 18 (8.14%) MCSE
6 16 (7.24%) CCSE
7 14 (6.33%) MCSA
8 11 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (4.52%) MCP
9 10 (4.52%) CCSP
10 8 (3.62%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (3.62%) CCSA
11 6 (2.71%) Degree
12 5 (2.26%) VCP5
13 4 (1.81%) CISSP
13 4 (1.81%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.81%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.81%) CCDA
13 4 (1.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) SLA
2 20 (9.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 72 (32.58%) Active Directory
2 46 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.05%) XenApp
4 13 (5.88%) Firmware
5 12 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.52%) XenServer
6 10 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.07%) vSphere
8 8 (3.62%) Xen
8 8 (3.62%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.71%) vCloud
10 5 (2.26%) KVM
11 3 (1.36%) UAG
12 2 (0.90%) Squid
12 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.45%) qmail
Systems Management
1 16 (7.24%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.26%) Ganglia
4 3 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.36%) Nagios
4 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.36%) WSUS
4 3 (1.36%) Opsview
5 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 127 (57.47%) Cisco
2 88 (39.82%) VMware
3 67 (30.32%) Microsoft
4 56 (25.34%) CheckPoint
5 49 (22.17%) Citrix
6 21 (9.50%) NetApp
7 20 (9.05%) Juniper
8 14 (6.33%) CommVault
9 12 (5.43%) Symantec
10 10 (4.52%) Veritas
10 10 (4.52%) Brocade
10 10 (4.52%) HP
10 10 (4.52%) Riverbed
11 9 (4.07%) ScanSafe
12 8 (3.62%) AppSense
13 7 (3.17%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.71%) IronPort
15 5 (2.26%) F5
15 5 (2.26%) Kaspersky
15 5 (2.26%) Capita
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000pa depending on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago