Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 112 139
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27 +42
Permanent jobs citing VPN 126 151 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.48% 2.51% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.30% 17.46% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 106 167 128
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,900 £30,875
90th Percentile £58,125 £55,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +10.53% +1.33%

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 653 865 1245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.87% 14.35% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 544 733 1020
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,600 £25,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.59% +12.50%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 87 (69.05%) Windows
2 73 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 73 (57.94%) Active Directory
3 63 (50.00%) Cisco
4 60 (47.62%) VMware
5 52 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 46 (36.51%) WAN
7 46 (36.51%) ITIL
8 42 (33.33%) Linux
8 42 (33.33%) LAN
8 42 (33.33%) Citrix
9 41 (32.54%) SAN
9 41 (32.54%) Firewall
10 37 (29.37%) MS Exchange
11 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Office
14 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
15 28 (22.22%) MPLS
16 27 (21.43%) VLAN
17 25 (19.84%) Data Centre
18 24 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (19.05%) DNS
19 23 (18.25%) VoIP
19 23 (18.25%) HP
20 22 (17.46%) NetApp
20 22 (17.46%) BGP
21 21 (16.67%) Unix
22 20 (15.87%) OSPF

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 37 (29.37%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.76%) IIS
7 4 (3.17%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.38%) Apache
8 3 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) Office 365
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.97%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.51%) WAN
2 42 (33.33%) LAN
3 41 (32.54%) Firewall
3 41 (32.54%) SAN
4 28 (22.22%) MPLS
5 27 (21.43%) VLAN
6 24 (19.05%) DNS
7 23 (18.25%) VoIP
8 22 (17.46%) BGP
9 20 (15.87%) OSPF
10 19 (15.08%) TCP/IP
11 18 (14.29%) DHCP
12 12 (9.52%) NAS
13 11 (8.73%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (8.73%) IPsec
14 10 (7.94%) ADSL
14 10 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (7.14%) IP Telephony
15 9 (7.14%) SSL
16 7 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.38%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.38%) JMeter
1 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
1 3 (2.38%) Selenium
1 3 (2.38%) Subversion
1 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Marketing
2 10 (7.94%) Retail
3 6 (4.76%) Legal
3 6 (4.76%) Publishing
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (13.49%) Analyst
1 17 (13.49%) Support Engineer
1 17 (13.49%) Technical Engineer
2 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (8.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (8.73%) IT Analyst
3 11 (8.73%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (7.94%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
5 9 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Architect
6 8 (6.35%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.35%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.38%) CSS
2 3 (2.38%) JSON
2 3 (2.38%) Node.js
2 3 (2.38%) REST
2 3 (2.38%) Web Services
2 3 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.90%) Clustering
3 6 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.76%) IVR
3 6 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.38%) PKI
5 3 (2.38%) Replication
5 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.59%) iPad
6 2 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (69.05%) Windows
2 52 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 42 (33.33%) Linux
5 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (16.67%) Unix
7 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 10 (7.94%) Mac OS X
10 8 (6.35%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.79%) Debian
13 1 (0.79%) Solaris
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) ITIL
2 19 (15.08%) Change Control
3 18 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (12.70%) Service Delivery
5 11 (8.73%) People Management
6 10 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (7.94%) Presales
6 10 (7.94%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (7.14%) Service Management
8 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.56%) ITSM
8 7 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.76%) DevOps
9 6 (4.76%) IT Strategy
9 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (4.76%) Software Distribution
10 5 (3.97%) Email Filtering
10 5 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.38%) C#
2 3 (2.38%) Java
2 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.38%) Perl
2 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.38%) Python
2 3 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.11%) CCNP
3 14 (11.11%) MCSA
4 12 (9.52%) CCNA
5 8 (6.35%) MCSE
6 5 (3.97%) MCP
7 3 (2.38%) CISSP
7 3 (2.38%) ISEB
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.38%) MCITP
7 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) CCIE
8 2 (1.59%) CEH
8 2 (1.59%) CISM
8 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.59%) MCTS
9 1 (0.79%) Degree
9 1 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 10 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.76%) QA
4 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.38%) PMO
6 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 73 (57.94%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) XenApp
4 12 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.17%) vSphere
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) SCCM
2 12 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (9.52%) WSUS
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (4.76%) Opsview
4 3 (2.38%) Ansible
4 3 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.38%) Nagios
4 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.38%) Puppet
4 3 (2.38%) Salt
4 3 (2.38%) SCOM
4 3 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.59%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) DameWare
6 1 (0.79%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 73 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 63 (50.00%) Cisco
3 60 (47.62%) VMware
4 42 (33.33%) Citrix
5 23 (18.25%) HP
6 22 (17.46%) NetApp
7 18 (14.29%) Juniper
8 16 (12.70%) Avaya
8 16 (12.70%) CommVault
8 16 (12.70%) Dell Compellent
9 13 (10.32%) Symantec
10 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
11 10 (7.94%) Civica
11 10 (7.94%) SAP
12 9 (7.14%) Brocade
13 7 (5.56%) Sophos
14 6 (4.76%) Apple
14 6 (4.76%) Kaspersky
14 6 (4.76%) Veeam
15 5 (3.97%) Forcepoint
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