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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 135 141 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 128 128 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.75% 1.68% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.00% 9.52% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123 88 101
Average salary £42,500 £34,659 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.62% +21.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1164 1345 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.89% 17.61% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 893 984 891
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +20 99 £44,000 +25.71% 5
North Yorkshire +20 12 £45,000 +30.43% 4
South Yorkshire -19 11 £35,000 - 2
East Yorkshire -6 4 £24,625 -5.28%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 121 (55.25%) Windows
2 116 (52.97%) VMware
3 113 (51.60%) Active Directory
4 106 (48.40%) WAN
5 105 (47.95%) Cisco
6 101 (46.12%) LAN
7 100 (45.66%) Microsoft
8 96 (43.84%) Firewall
9 80 (36.53%) SAN
10 74 (33.79%) Linux
11 73 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 71 (32.42%) MS Exchange
13 64 (29.22%) Cisco Certification
14 62 (28.31%) TCP/IP
15 61 (27.85%) VoIP
16 60 (27.40%) Citrix
17 57 (26.03%) SQL Server
18 56 (25.57%) CheckPoint
18 56 (25.57%) Exchange Server 2010
19 55 (25.11%) MS Excel
20 53 (24.20%) Network Security
21 52 (23.74%) ITIL
22 50 (22.83%) IPsec
23 49 (22.37%) DNS
24 48 (21.92%) MPLS
24 48 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
24 48 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
25 44 (20.09%) UNIX
26 43 (19.63%) NetApp
27 39 (17.81%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 71 (32.42%) MS Exchange
2 56 (25.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.37%) nginx
8 2 (0.91%) JBoss
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.91%) Lync
8 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 38 (17.35%) MS Office
3 13 (5.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (48.40%) WAN
2 101 (46.12%) LAN
3 96 (43.84%) Firewall
4 80 (36.53%) SAN
5 62 (28.31%) TCP/IP
6 61 (27.85%) VoIP
7 53 (24.20%) Network Security
8 50 (22.83%) IPsec
9 49 (22.37%) DNS
10 48 (21.92%) MPLS
11 38 (17.35%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (17.35%) NAS
12 33 (15.07%) BGP
13 29 (13.24%) OSPF
13 29 (13.24%) DHCP
14 27 (12.33%) SSL
15 20 (9.13%) IPv4
15 20 (9.13%) IPv6
16 15 (6.85%) VPLS
16 15 (6.85%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 48 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (8.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (5.02%) MySQL
6 5 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.28%) Riak
7 2 (0.91%) DB2
7 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (10.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.57%) Legal
3 6 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (0.46%) Law
4 1 (0.46%) Back Office
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Advertising
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (25.57%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (15.53%) Analyst
4 33 (15.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 31 (14.16%) Technical Engineer
6 21 (9.59%) Technical Support
7 18 (8.22%) Network Analyst
8 17 (7.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.39%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 14 (6.39%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (5.94%) Administrator
10 13 (5.94%) Security Analyst
11 12 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.48%) Consultant
11 12 (5.48%) Security Engineer
11 12 (5.48%) Network Security Analyst
12 11 (5.02%) Network Consultant
12 11 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.74%) HTML
2 2 (0.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.61%) Clustering
2 15 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.02%) Replication
4 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Statistics
5 4 (1.83%) iPhone
5 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.83%) iPad
6 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.46%) CCTV
7 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 121 (55.25%) Windows
2 74 (33.79%) Linux
3 48 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (20.09%) UNIX
5 36 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.57%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.57%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.11%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.37%) Solaris
11 2 (0.91%) CentOS
11 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.74%) ITIL
2 39 (17.81%) Change Control
3 26 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (10.96%) Project Management
5 22 (10.05%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (9.59%) Network Design
7 20 (9.13%) PRINCE2
8 18 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 18 (8.22%) Load Balancing
9 17 (7.76%) BCP
9 17 (7.76%) Business Continuity
10 16 (7.31%) Business Continuity Planning
11 15 (6.85%) Line Management
12 13 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (5.02%) Network Architecture
13 11 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.11%) Coaching
15 9 (4.11%) TOGAF
15 9 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.65%) SQL
2 3 (1.37%) Python
2 3 (1.37%) Perl
3 2 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (29.22%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (17.81%) CCNA
3 36 (16.44%) CCNP
4 33 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (11.42%) CCIE
6 20 (9.13%) MCSA
7 14 (6.39%) CCSE
8 13 (5.94%) CCSA
9 11 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (5.02%) MCSE
9 11 (5.02%) MCP
10 10 (4.57%) CCDA
10 10 (4.57%) CCDP
10 10 (4.57%) MCTS
11 7 (3.20%) CISSP
11 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.74%) MCITP
12 6 (2.74%) VCP5
13 5 (2.28%) ISEB
14 4 (1.83%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.44%) SLA
2 26 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (7.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 113 (51.60%) Active Directory
2 73 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (17.35%) XenApp
4 14 (6.39%) Terminal Services
5 12 (5.48%) vSphere
6 10 (4.57%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.65%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.74%) XenServer
9 5 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.83%) Xen
11 3 (1.37%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.91%) Squid
12 2 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (11.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 19 (8.68%) FortiGate
3 15 (6.85%) Opsview
4 9 (4.11%) WSUS
5 4 (1.83%) Nagios
5 4 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.91%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.91%) Puppet
6 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.91%) Nessus
6 2 (0.91%) Nmap
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.46%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.46%) Foglight
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 116 (52.97%) VMware
2 105 (47.95%) Cisco
3 100 (45.66%) Microsoft
4 60 (27.40%) Citrix
5 56 (25.57%) CheckPoint
6 43 (19.63%) NetApp
7 28 (12.79%) HP
8 26 (11.87%) Symantec
9 25 (11.42%) Juniper
10 18 (8.22%) CommVault
11 17 (7.76%) Brocade
11 17 (7.76%) Kaspersky
12 14 (6.39%) Civica
13 13 (5.94%) WatchGuard
14 12 (5.48%) Oracle
15 10 (4.57%) F5
16 9 (4.11%) Red Hat
17 7 (3.20%) McAfee
17 7 (3.20%) ScanSafe
18 6 (2.74%) Infoblox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Health, Life Assurance, 33
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Competitive salary, plus great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £23600 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago