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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 142 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 126 101 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.72% 1.90% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.72% 10.91% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91 88 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
1445 926 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.69% 17.45% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 698 863
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -27 95 £40,000 - 5
South Yorkshire -9 15 £30,000 -
East Yorkshire - 10 - - 1
North Yorkshire -6 6 £35,000 -28.20% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 114 (52.53%) Windows
1 114 (52.53%) Cisco
2 109 (50.23%) Firewall
3 84 (38.71%) WAN
4 83 (38.25%) Microsoft
4 83 (38.25%) Active Directory
4 83 (38.25%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (35.02%) CCNA
5 76 (35.02%) LAN
6 74 (34.10%) TCP/IP
7 67 (30.88%) MS Exchange
8 65 (29.95%) DNS
9 61 (28.11%) DHCP
10 60 (27.65%) Load Balancing
11 58 (26.73%) CCNP
12 55 (25.35%) MPLS
13 54 (24.88%) VMware
14 53 (24.42%) MS Excel
15 51 (23.50%) Linux
16 50 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
18 44 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 43 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 40 (18.43%) CheckPoint
20 40 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (17.97%) ITIL
21 39 (17.97%) VoIP
22 38 (17.51%) MCSE
22 38 (17.51%) Blackberry
23 37 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (30.88%) MS Exchange
2 37 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 28 (12.90%) Lync
6 21 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.53%) Apache
8 11 (5.07%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (4.61%) Tomcat
10 7 (3.23%) WebLogic
10 7 (3.23%) IIS
11 5 (2.30%) nginx
12 4 (1.84%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 53 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.22%) Office 365
2 8 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.69%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.38%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (50.23%) Firewall
2 84 (38.71%) WAN
3 76 (35.02%) LAN
4 74 (34.10%) TCP/IP
5 65 (29.95%) DNS
6 61 (28.11%) DHCP
7 55 (25.35%) MPLS
8 50 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (17.97%) VoIP
10 36 (16.59%) Network Security
11 33 (15.21%) VLAN
12 30 (13.82%) Unified Communications
12 30 (13.82%) SAN
13 28 (12.90%) Internet
14 21 (9.68%) IPsec
15 20 (9.22%) Cisco PIX
16 19 (8.76%) BGP
17 18 (8.29%) OSPF
18 17 (7.83%) SSH
19 16 (7.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.99%) MySQL
4 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.61%) Subversion
3 7 (3.23%) Hudson
3 7 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.30%) Maven
4 5 (2.30%) JIRA
4 5 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (12.44%) Finance
2 13 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.23%) Law
4 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.84%) Advertising
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (18.43%) Network Engineer
2 32 (14.75%) Administrator
3 28 (12.90%) Analyst
4 21 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.22%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (8.76%) Network Administrator
7 18 (8.29%) Technical Support
8 15 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 13 (5.99%) Network Support
10 13 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.99%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.53%) Architect
12 11 (5.07%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (4.61%) Desktop Support
14 8 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.69%) Team Leader
14 8 (3.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 8 (3.69%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.61%) .NET
2 9 (4.15%) Web Services
3 5 (2.30%) LAMP
4 1 (0.46%) XMPP
4 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.51%) Blackberry
2 20 (9.22%) PKI
3 16 (7.37%) IVR
4 11 (5.07%) CMDB
5 10 (4.61%) Clustering
5 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.69%) SecurID
7 7 (3.23%) Firmware
7 7 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.30%) Telematics
8 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.30%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.92%) PDA
9 2 (0.92%) Statistics
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) FMCG
10 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.46%) Celerra
10 1 (0.46%) Open Source
10 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 114 (52.53%) Windows
2 51 (23.50%) Linux
3 44 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.14%) Windows 7
5 21 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.76%) UNIX
7 16 (7.37%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.61%) Fedora
10 6 (2.76%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.76%) Debian
10 6 (2.76%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.38%) Android
12 2 (0.92%) CentOS
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.65%) Load Balancing
2 39 (17.97%) ITIL
3 23 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (10.14%) Change Management
5 20 (9.22%) Project Management
5 20 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.07%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.07%) Supplier Management
8 10 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.61%) Change Control
9 9 (4.15%) DevOps
9 9 (4.15%) Network Design
9 9 (4.15%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.69%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (3.69%) Network Architecture
11 7 (3.23%) ERP
11 7 (3.23%) Release Management
11 7 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.52%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.99%) Perl
3 12 (5.53%) Java
4 10 (4.61%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.61%) Python
5 9 (4.15%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.69%) Ruby
6 8 (3.69%) SQL
7 5 (2.30%) C
8 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.92%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (38.25%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (35.02%) CCNA
3 58 (26.73%) CCNP
4 43 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (17.51%) MCSE
6 20 (9.22%) MCSA
7 16 (7.37%) MCP
8 14 (6.45%) CCSE
9 11 (5.07%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (5.07%) MCITP
10 9 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (3.69%) Degree
12 7 (3.23%) MCTS
13 6 (2.76%) CCIE
14 4 (1.84%) CCIP
14 4 (1.84%) CCSA
15 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 1 (0.46%) ISEB
16 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (38.25%) Active Directory
2 40 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (6.45%) Xen
4 14 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.53%) UAG
6 10 (4.61%) XenApp
7 7 (3.23%) qmail
8 6 (2.76%) vSphere
9 5 (2.30%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.30%) KVM
10 4 (1.84%) XenServer
11 3 (1.38%) vCloud
12 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.92%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.46%) Postfix
13 1 (0.46%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (4.61%) Nagios
2 7 (3.23%) WSUS
3 6 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.30%) Pingdom
4 5 (2.30%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.30%) Ganglia
5 4 (1.84%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.84%) Puppet
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.38%) Opsview
6 3 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.38%) SCCM
7 2 (0.92%) SCOM
7 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 114 (52.53%) Cisco
2 83 (38.25%) Microsoft
3 54 (24.88%) VMware
4 40 (18.43%) CheckPoint
5 29 (13.36%) Citrix
6 18 (8.29%) HP
7 17 (7.83%) Veritas
8 14 (6.45%) Juniper
8 14 (6.45%) Mitel
9 13 (5.99%) NetApp
10 12 (5.53%) Siemens
10 12 (5.53%) Polycom
11 11 (5.07%) SolarWinds
11 11 (5.07%) Apple
12 9 (4.15%) Symantec
13 8 (3.69%) CommVault
13 8 (3.69%) F5
14 7 (3.23%) ScanSafe
14 7 (3.23%) IronPort
14 7 (3.23%) JBoss
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