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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 138 155 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 120 94 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.75% 1.33% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 6.91% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 107 63 81
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
1151 1360 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.80% 19.19% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1050 755
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +18 90 £35,000 -18.60% 15
North Yorkshire +17 16 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South Yorkshire +7 14 £34,750 -4.13% 9
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 147 (60.25%) Windows
2 139 (56.97%) Cisco
3 127 (52.05%) Active Directory
4 121 (49.59%) Microsoft
4 121 (49.59%) WAN
5 108 (44.26%) VMware
6 107 (43.85%) LAN
7 105 (43.03%) Firewall
8 92 (37.70%) DNS
9 91 (37.30%) MS Excel
10 87 (35.66%) Cisco Certification
11 79 (32.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (30.74%) ITIL
13 74 (30.33%) SAN
14 73 (29.92%) MS Exchange
15 69 (28.28%) TCP/IP
16 63 (25.82%) VoIP
17 62 (25.41%) Linux
17 62 (25.41%) MPLS
18 59 (24.18%) HP
19 55 (22.54%) BGP
20 54 (22.13%) Network Security
21 53 (21.72%) DHCP
22 51 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
23 46 (18.85%) MS Office
24 45 (18.44%) SQL Server
25 44 (18.03%) Citrix
26 43 (17.62%) Cisco ASA
27 42 (17.21%) Telecoms
27 42 (17.21%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 73 (29.92%) MS Exchange
2 51 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.10%) Apache
7 9 (3.69%) nginx
8 8 (3.28%) IIS
9 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.87%) Lync
10 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.46%) JBoss
10 6 (2.46%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.82%) CMS
13 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 91 (37.30%) MS Excel
2 46 (18.85%) MS Office
3 30 (12.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (49.59%) WAN
2 107 (43.85%) LAN
3 105 (43.03%) Firewall
4 92 (37.70%) DNS
5 74 (30.33%) SAN
6 69 (28.28%) TCP/IP
7 63 (25.82%) VoIP
8 62 (25.41%) MPLS
9 55 (22.54%) BGP
10 54 (22.13%) Network Security
11 53 (21.72%) DHCP
12 43 (17.62%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (16.39%) OSPF
14 33 (13.52%) NAS
15 32 (13.11%) IPsec
16 23 (9.43%) IPv4
16 23 (9.43%) IPv6
17 20 (8.20%) IP Telephony
18 19 (7.79%) VLAN
19 17 (6.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (8.20%) MySQL
4 15 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.51%) Riak
6 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.46%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.46%) Hudson
2 6 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.46%) Subversion
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.41%) Maven
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 42 (17.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.46%) Finance
3 5 (2.05%) Legal
3 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (21.72%) Network Engineer
2 46 (18.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (13.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (9.84%) Analyst
5 16 (6.56%) Technical Support
6 15 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.15%) Administrator
6 15 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (5.74%) Architect
8 13 (5.33%) Consultant
9 12 (4.92%) Network Consultant
10 11 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.51%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.51%) Security Engineer
10 11 (4.51%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Implementation Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.46%) .NET
2 3 (1.23%) HTML
3 2 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) XMPP
4 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.80%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.51%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (4.10%) Statistics
4 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.28%) Clustering
6 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.46%) Replication
7 6 (2.46%) CESG
7 6 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.05%) E-Learning
8 5 (2.05%) CMDB
9 4 (1.64%) iPhone
9 4 (1.64%) iPad
10 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.82%) EPoS
11 2 (0.82%) IVR
11 2 (0.82%) Tandem
12 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 147 (60.25%) Windows
2 62 (25.41%) Linux
3 36 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (11.48%) UNIX
5 24 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (9.43%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.38%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.74%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.46%) Debian
12 5 (2.05%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.23%) Solaris
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) ITIL
2 26 (10.66%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.20%) Network Design
3 20 (8.20%) Project Management
3 20 (8.20%) Service Delivery
4 18 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (6.56%) BCP
5 16 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (6.15%) Business Continuity
6 15 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (6.15%) Change Control
7 14 (5.74%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.92%) Change Management
9 11 (4.51%) Validation
9 11 (4.51%) TOGAF
9 11 (4.51%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.51%) Business Continuity Planning
10 10 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (4.10%) Coaching
11 8 (3.28%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.74%) Python
2 13 (5.33%) Perl
2 13 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.69%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.28%) Java
4 8 (3.28%) SQL
5 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.82%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (35.66%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (17.21%) CCNA
3 40 (16.39%) CCNP
4 31 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.79%) CCIE
6 18 (7.38%) MCP
7 14 (5.74%) Degree
8 13 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.92%) MCSA
9 12 (4.92%) CCIP
10 11 (4.51%) ISEB
10 11 (4.51%) CCSA
10 11 (4.51%) CCSE
11 10 (4.10%) CCDA
12 9 (3.69%) CCDP
12 9 (3.69%) MCTS
13 6 (2.46%) MCITP
14 4 (1.64%) CISA
14 4 (1.64%) MCSE
15 3 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) SLA
2 19 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 127 (52.05%) Active Directory
2 79 (32.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.02%) VMware ESX
4 17 (6.97%) vSphere
5 16 (6.56%) XenApp
6 14 (5.74%) Hyper-V
7 11 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.87%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.46%) qmail
10 3 (1.23%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.82%) Firmware
11 2 (0.82%) vCloud
11 2 (0.82%) KVM
12 1 (0.41%) XenServer
12 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.41%) Gluster
12 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (7.79%) FortiGate
2 13 (5.33%) Nagios
3 8 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.87%) CORE IMPACT
4 7 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.87%) Nessus
4 7 (2.87%) Nmap
5 6 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.46%) Pingdom
6 5 (2.05%) WSUS
7 4 (1.64%) Opsview
7 4 (1.64%) SCCM
8 2 (0.82%) DameWare
9 1 (0.41%) OpenView
9 1 (0.41%) Foglight
9 1 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 139 (56.97%) Cisco
2 121 (49.59%) Microsoft
3 108 (44.26%) VMware
4 59 (24.18%) HP
5 44 (18.03%) Citrix
6 37 (15.16%) NetApp
7 36 (14.75%) CheckPoint
8 24 (9.84%) Brocade
9 20 (8.20%) F5
10 19 (7.79%) Juniper
11 15 (6.15%) Dell Compellent
12 13 (5.33%) CommVault
12 13 (5.33%) Oracle
12 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
13 12 (4.92%) Infoblox
14 11 (4.51%) Civica
14 11 (4.51%) EMC
14 11 (4.51%) IBM
15 8 (3.28%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.87%) WatchGuard
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: 5%
Posted: 15 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 15 days ago