The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 86 110
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 56 98 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.19% 3.05% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.42% 22.07% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 95 67
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -16.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 304 444 645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.90% 13.80% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 260 363 514
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Leeds

VPN
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Leeds.

Salary trend for VPN in Leeds

VPN
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VPN.

1 63 (69.23%) Windows
2 58 (63.74%) VMware
3 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 44 (48.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
5 43 (47.25%) Linux
6 41 (45.05%) Firewall
6 41 (45.05%) Windows Server
7 40 (43.96%) SAN
8 39 (42.86%) Cisco
9 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (30.77%) VLAN
10 28 (30.77%) ITIL
10 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
12 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 25 (27.47%) VoIP
14 24 (26.37%) NetApp
15 23 (25.27%) Citrix
15 23 (25.27%) WAN
15 23 (25.27%) Unix
15 23 (25.27%) MPLS
15 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
18 20 (21.98%) Data Centre
19 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
19 18 (19.78%) BGP
20 17 (18.68%) Service Delivery
20 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2007

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (10.99%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.40%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 41 (45.05%) Firewall
2 40 (43.96%) SAN
3 28 (30.77%) VLAN
4 25 (27.47%) VoIP
5 23 (25.27%) MPLS
5 23 (25.27%) WAN
6 18 (19.78%) BGP
6 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
7 16 (17.58%) LAN
7 16 (17.58%) OSPF
7 16 (17.58%) SSL
8 15 (16.48%) NAS
9 13 (14.29%) DNS
10 12 (13.19%) IPsec
10 12 (13.19%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (12.09%) ADSL
12 9 (9.89%) ISDN
13 8 (8.79%) DHCP
14 7 (7.69%) IP Telephony
15 6 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.20%) JMeter
1 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
1 2 (2.20%) Selenium
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
1 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.49%) Legal
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Law
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Active Directory Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Citrix Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Exchange Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) SAN Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Installations Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.20%) CSS
1 2 (2.20%) HTML
1 2 (2.20%) JSON
1 2 (2.20%) Node.js
1 2 (2.20%) REST
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
1 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.38%) Clustering
3 6 (6.59%) IVR
4 5 (5.49%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) GPGPU
5 4 (4.40%) Replication
6 3 (3.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (69.23%) Windows
2 44 (48.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (47.25%) Linux
4 41 (45.05%) Windows Server
5 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (25.27%) Unix
7 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
9 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
10 7 (7.69%) Windows 10
11 5 (5.49%) Debian
11 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
12 4 (4.40%) CentOS
13 2 (2.20%) Solaris
13 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) ITIL
2 17 (18.68%) Change Control
2 17 (18.68%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (14.29%) Presales
5 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.69%) Project Management
7 7 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.59%) Email Filtering
8 6 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.59%) People Management
9 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.49%) Case Management
9 5 (5.49%) IT Strategy
9 5 (5.49%) Web Filtering
10 4 (4.40%) Biology
10 4 (4.40%) Network Design
11 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) Perl
2 4 (4.40%) Python
3 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) C#
4 2 (2.20%) C++
4 2 (2.20%) Java
4 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) PHP
4 2 (2.20%) Ruby
4 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCSA
3 7 (7.69%) CCNP
4 4 (4.40%) CCNA
4 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.30%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) VCP5
5 3 (3.30%) VCP6
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
7 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 7 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.49%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.10%) GDPR
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.68%) XenApp
4 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.59%) vSphere
6 4 (4.40%) GPFS
7 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.20%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.20%) Snort
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.49%) Opsview
3 4 (4.40%) Nagios
3 4 (4.40%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) DameWare
4 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.20%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.20%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Proventia
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) Salt
5 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.10%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 58 (63.74%) VMware
2 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
3 39 (42.86%) Cisco
4 24 (26.37%) NetApp
5 23 (25.27%) Citrix
6 17 (18.68%) Dell Compellent
7 16 (17.58%) HP
7 16 (17.58%) Juniper
8 15 (16.48%) Avaya
9 12 (13.19%) Civica
9 12 (13.19%) CommVault
10 10 (10.99%) Brocade
11 9 (9.89%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (8.79%) Kaspersky
12 8 (8.79%) Symantec
13 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
13 7 (7.69%) Forcepoint
13 7 (7.69%) Sophos
14 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
15 5 (5.49%) IBM
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