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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 146 171 123
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -48
Permanent jobs citing VPN 106 88 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.61% 1.25% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.81% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 84
Average salary £44,000 £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
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
1060 1292 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.14% 18.28% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1006 820
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 June 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 June 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 +45 86 £36,000 +22.03% 10
North Yorkshire +23 13 £45,000 +12.50%
East Yorkshire -4 4 £24,625 - 2
South Yorkshire -16 3 £35,500 -11.25%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 132 (59.73%) Windows
2 121 (54.75%) VMware
3 120 (54.30%) Active Directory
4 114 (51.58%) Microsoft
5 111 (50.23%) Cisco
6 101 (45.70%) WAN
7 96 (43.44%) LAN
8 93 (42.08%) Firewall
9 90 (40.72%) SAN
10 88 (39.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (36.65%) MS Exchange
12 75 (33.94%) Linux
13 72 (32.58%) MS Excel
14 68 (30.77%) DNS
15 66 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
16 64 (28.96%) Exchange Server 2010
17 63 (28.51%) VoIP
18 59 (26.70%) ITIL
19 58 (26.24%) Network Security
20 57 (25.79%) Data Centre
21 54 (24.43%) Citrix
22 53 (23.98%) TCP/IP
22 53 (23.98%) SQL Server
23 50 (22.62%) CheckPoint
24 46 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
25 45 (20.36%) NetApp
26 44 (19.91%) MPLS
26 44 (19.91%) UNIX
27 42 (19.00%) HP
28 41 (18.55%) DHCP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 81 (36.65%) MS Exchange
2 64 (28.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.81%) IIS
5 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.90%) nginx
7 2 (0.90%) Lync
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 72 (32.58%) MS Excel
2 33 (14.93%) MS Office
3 14 (6.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 101 (45.70%) WAN
2 96 (43.44%) LAN
3 93 (42.08%) Firewall
4 90 (40.72%) SAN
5 68 (30.77%) DNS
6 63 (28.51%) VoIP
7 58 (26.24%) Network Security
8 53 (23.98%) TCP/IP
9 44 (19.91%) MPLS
10 41 (18.55%) DHCP
10 41 (18.55%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (18.10%) NAS
11 40 (18.10%) BGP
12 37 (16.74%) IPsec
13 30 (13.57%) OSPF
14 17 (7.69%) IPv4
14 17 (7.69%) IPv6
15 16 (7.24%) SSL
16 12 (5.43%) VLAN
16 12 (5.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.98%) SQL Server
2 41 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.88%) MySQL
6 6 (2.71%) Riak
6 6 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.90%) DB2
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (12.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.62%) Legal
3 5 (2.26%) Finance
4 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (22.17%) Network Engineer
2 45 (20.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (14.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (14.03%) Technical Engineer
4 29 (13.12%) Analyst
5 20 (9.05%) Technical Support
6 16 (7.24%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 15 (6.79%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.88%) Consultant
10 12 (5.43%) Network Analyst
10 12 (5.43%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.98%) Architect
11 11 (4.98%) Administrator
11 11 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (4.52%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) HTML
2 3 (1.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.79%) Data Centre
2 27 (12.22%) Clustering
3 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.52%) Replication
5 6 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.71%) Statistics
5 6 (2.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.26%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.81%) iPhone
7 4 (1.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.45%) BYOD
8 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.45%) IVR
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 132 (59.73%) Windows
2 75 (33.94%) Linux
3 46 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (19.91%) UNIX
5 29 (13.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.98%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.17%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.36%) Solaris
12 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.45%) CentOS
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.70%) ITIL
2 32 (14.48%) Change Control
3 24 (10.86%) Technical Architecture
4 22 (9.95%) Service Delivery
5 21 (9.50%) Project Management
6 20 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (8.60%) Load Balancing
7 19 (8.60%) Network Design
8 16 (7.24%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (6.79%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (6.33%) Line Management
11 12 (5.43%) Business Continuity
11 12 (5.43%) Network Architecture
12 11 (4.98%) BCP
13 10 (4.52%) Business Continuity Planning
14 9 (4.07%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.07%) Validation
14 9 (4.07%) Information Security
14 9 (4.07%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.71%) Python
1 6 (2.71%) SQL
2 5 (2.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.26%) Perl
3 3 (1.36%) Java
4 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (17.65%) CCNA
3 36 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (12.67%) CCNP
5 20 (9.05%) CCIE
6 19 (8.60%) MCSA
7 13 (5.88%) MCP
8 12 (5.43%) CCSE
9 11 (4.98%) CCSA
10 10 (4.52%) MCTS
11 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (3.62%) CCDA
11 8 (3.62%) CCDP
12 7 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.17%) MCSE
13 6 (2.71%) ISEB
13 6 (2.71%) Degree
14 5 (2.26%) MCITP
14 5 (2.26%) CISSP
15 4 (1.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) SLA
2 25 (11.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (54.30%) Active Directory
2 88 (39.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.38%) XenApp
4 13 (5.88%) vSphere
5 12 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.07%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.07%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.26%) XenServer
8 5 (2.26%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.81%) Xen
10 2 (0.90%) Firmware
10 2 (0.90%) vCloud
11 1 (0.45%) KVM
11 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (9.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (6.79%) FortiGate
3 13 (5.88%) Opsview
4 7 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.71%) Nagios
5 6 (2.71%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.90%) Nmap
6 2 (0.90%) Nessus
6 2 (0.90%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) Foglight
7 1 (0.45%) DameWare
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 121 (54.75%) VMware
2 114 (51.58%) Microsoft
3 111 (50.23%) Cisco
4 54 (24.43%) Citrix
5 50 (22.62%) CheckPoint
6 45 (20.36%) NetApp
7 42 (19.00%) HP
8 21 (9.50%) Juniper
9 20 (9.05%) Symantec
10 18 (8.14%) CommVault
11 17 (7.69%) Brocade
12 16 (7.24%) Civica
13 14 (6.33%) Oracle
14 13 (5.88%) F5
14 13 (5.88%) Kaspersky
14 13 (5.88%) WatchGuard
15 9 (4.07%) Red Hat
16 7 (3.17%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.17%) Infoblox
16 7 (3.17%) ScanSafe
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighouse, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago