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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 154 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 104 129 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 1.99% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 10.64% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 100 111 92
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
1218 1212 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.27% 18.72% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 967 835 933
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 £26,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -38 60 £40,000 +14.28% 5
South Yorkshire +8 24 £35,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +11 15 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Yorkshire -7 3 - - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 120 (54.79%) Firewall
2 114 (52.05%) Cisco
3 105 (47.95%) VMware
4 99 (45.21%) Windows
5 98 (44.75%) WAN
6 93 (42.47%) LAN
7 84 (38.36%) Active Directory
8 80 (36.53%) Microsoft
9 69 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (31.05%) Linux
11 65 (29.68%) Citrix
12 62 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (27.40%) SAN
14 59 (26.94%) CheckPoint
14 59 (26.94%) MS Exchange
15 58 (26.48%) TCP/IP
16 57 (26.03%) IPsec
17 56 (25.57%) SQL Server
18 55 (25.11%) CCNP
19 53 (24.20%) VoIP
19 53 (24.20%) CCNA
20 51 (23.29%) Network Security
21 49 (22.37%) ITIL
22 48 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
23 47 (21.46%) SQL Server 2008
24 44 (20.09%) UNIX
24 44 (20.09%) MPLS
25 43 (19.63%) Change Control
26 41 (18.72%) Cisco ASA
26 41 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (26.94%) MS Exchange
2 40 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.48%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.57%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (3.20%) nginx
8 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.37%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.37%) IIS
10 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.91%) Apache
10 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.91%) JBoss
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.46%) CMS
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.39%) Office 365
2 5 (2.28%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (54.79%) Firewall
2 98 (44.75%) WAN
3 93 (42.47%) LAN
4 60 (27.40%) SAN
5 58 (26.48%) TCP/IP
6 57 (26.03%) IPsec
7 53 (24.20%) VoIP
8 51 (23.29%) Network Security
9 44 (20.09%) MPLS
10 41 (18.72%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (16.89%) VLAN
11 37 (16.89%) SSL
12 34 (15.53%) NAS
13 32 (14.61%) DNS
14 30 (13.70%) BGP
15 23 (10.50%) OSPF
15 23 (10.50%) DHCP
16 21 (9.59%) IPv4
17 17 (7.76%) EIGRP
17 17 (7.76%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.57%) SQL Server
2 47 (21.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (11.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.11%) MySQL
6 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.91%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Maven
1 5 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (2.28%) JIRA
1 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (8.22%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.85%) Finance
3 5 (2.28%) Legal
4 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (14.16%) Senior Network Engineer
2 31 (14.16%) Technical Engineer
3 29 (13.24%) Analyst
4 23 (10.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (10.05%) Network Support
5 22 (10.05%) Administrator
5 22 (10.05%) Network Analyst
6 21 (9.59%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (7.76%) Security Analyst
8 16 (7.31%) Network Security Analyst
9 15 (6.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (5.94%) Architect
11 12 (5.48%) Security Engineer
12 11 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (5.02%) Technical Support
12 11 (5.02%) Network Administrator
13 9 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.28%) Web Services
2 2 (0.91%) LAMP
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
2 2 (0.91%) J2EE
3 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.98%) Clustering
2 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.65%) Replication
4 6 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.74%) IVR
5 5 (2.28%) PKI
5 5 (2.28%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.28%) Telematics
6 4 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.37%) SecurID
7 3 (1.37%) CMDB
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
9 1 (0.46%) Handset
9 1 (0.46%) CCTV
9 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 99 (45.21%) Windows
2 68 (31.05%) Linux
3 48 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (20.09%) UNIX
5 41 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.02%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.02%) Mac OS
8 11 (5.02%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.91%) CentOS
10 2 (0.91%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.37%) ITIL
2 43 (19.63%) Change Control
3 26 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (10.50%) PRINCE2
5 22 (10.05%) Technical Architecture
5 22 (10.05%) Project Management
6 19 (8.68%) Load Balancing
6 19 (8.68%) Change Management
7 18 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.31%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (7.31%) Business Continuity
9 14 (6.39%) Business Continuity Planning
9 14 (6.39%) BCP
10 13 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (5.48%) Line Management
11 12 (5.48%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.48%) Network Design
12 11 (5.02%) Network Architecture
13 10 (4.57%) Release Management
14 8 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.20%) Java
2 6 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.28%) SQL
3 5 (2.28%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.28%) Ruby
4 2 (0.91%) PHP
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 69 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (25.11%) CCNP
3 53 (24.20%) CCNA
4 22 (10.05%) CCIE
4 22 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (6.85%) MCSE
6 14 (6.39%) MCSA
7 12 (5.48%) CCSE
7 12 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.57%) CCSP
9 9 (4.11%) CCSA
10 7 (3.20%) MCP
10 7 (3.20%) CISSP
10 7 (3.20%) Degree
11 6 (2.74%) VCP5
11 6 (2.74%) CCDA
11 6 (2.74%) CCDP
12 4 (1.83%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.83%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.44%) SLA
2 20 (9.13%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 84 (38.36%) Active Directory
2 62 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (16.89%) XenApp
4 13 (5.94%) XenServer
5 10 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.57%) Xen
5 10 (4.57%) Firmware
6 9 (4.11%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.11%) vSphere
6 9 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.28%) vCloud
7 5 (2.28%) KVM
8 2 (0.91%) UAG
8 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.91%) Squid
9 1 (0.46%) Nmap
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (10.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (5.94%) Opsview
3 12 (5.48%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.28%) WSUS
4 5 (2.28%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.91%) Puppet
6 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.91%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.46%) Nessus
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.46%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 114 (52.05%) Cisco
2 105 (47.95%) VMware
3 80 (36.53%) Microsoft
4 65 (29.68%) Citrix
5 59 (26.94%) CheckPoint
6 35 (15.98%) NetApp
7 25 (11.42%) Symantec
8 21 (9.59%) Juniper
9 20 (9.13%) CommVault
10 15 (6.85%) Kaspersky
11 10 (4.57%) Riverbed
11 10 (4.57%) ScanSafe
11 10 (4.57%) AppSense
11 10 (4.57%) Brocade
12 8 (3.65%) Civica
12 8 (3.65%) Oracle
12 8 (3.65%) HP
13 6 (2.74%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.74%) McAfee
13 6 (2.74%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Company Pension
Posted: 23 days ago