VPN Jobs in the North of England

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North of England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 181 199 264
Rank change year-on-year +18 +65 -85
Permanent jobs citing VPN 227 258 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.28% 1.53% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.44% 8.13% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 170 195 195
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,850 £24,500
25th Percentile £30,125 £33,875 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £37,600
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +19.68% -16.44%
75th Percentile £50,875 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £70,800 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,175 3,172 2,823
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.30% 18.78% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 1,253 1,705
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,723 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +1.11%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the North of England

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Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in the North of England.

Salary trend for VPN in the North of England

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Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the North of England over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in the North of England

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Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North of England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Yorkshire +91 116 £37,500 -25.00% 28
North West -41 89 £45,000 - 27
North East +12 28 £35,250 -11.27% 8
VPN
England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 35 (15.42%) Microsoft Exchange
2 27 (11.89%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.05%) Apache
4 3 (1.32%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.88%) Resin
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (15.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 103 (45.37%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (44.93%) Azure
3 27 (11.89%) AWS
3 27 (11.89%) Entra ID
4 17 (7.49%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.85%) GCP
6 10 (4.41%) IaaS
6 10 (4.41%) OneDrive
7 8 (3.52%) PaaS
8 7 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.20%) SaaS
10 5 (2.20%) Snowflake
11 4 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.76%) Serverless
12 3 (1.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.88%) AWS Direct Connect
13 2 (0.88%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 140 (61.67%) Firewall
2 107 (47.14%) WAN
3 102 (44.93%) LAN
4 78 (34.36%) DNS
5 67 (29.52%) DHCP
6 50 (22.03%) TCP/IP
7 43 (18.94%) Network Security
8 42 (18.50%) Wi-Fi
9 38 (16.74%) SSL
10 33 (14.54%) VoIP
11 32 (14.10%) VLAN
12 31 (13.66%) IPsec
13 29 (12.78%) Internet
14 21 (9.25%) OSPF
15 20 (8.81%) BGP
15 20 (8.81%) SD-WAN
15 20 (8.81%) WLAN
16 19 (8.37%) SNMP
17 16 (7.05%) MPLS
17 16 (7.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.08%) Redis
5 5 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.76%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.88%) Looker
8 1 (0.44%) MySQL
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 53 (23.35%) Social Skills
2 32 (14.10%) Finance
3 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.41%) Retail
4 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.08%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (2.64%) French Language
6 6 (2.64%) German Language
6 6 (2.64%) Italian Language
6 6 (2.64%) Portuguese Language
6 6 (2.64%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.64%) Swedish Language
6 6 (2.64%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.76%) Agriculture
7 4 (1.76%) Law
7 4 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 57 (25.11%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (12.33%) IT Support
4 27 (11.89%) Analyst
5 20 (8.81%) IT Engineer
6 18 (7.93%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.49%) Consultant
8 15 (6.61%) NetApp Consultant
9 14 (6.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 13 (5.73%) Lead
11 12 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.29%) IT Technician
11 12 (5.29%) Senior
12 11 (4.85%) IT Manager
13 10 (4.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (3.96%) Architect
14 9 (3.96%) Head of IT
14 9 (3.96%) Service Analyst
14 9 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
1 15 (6.61%) YAML
2 5 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (0.88%) .NET
3 2 (0.88%) Lightning Web Components
4 1 (0.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.61%) Driving Licence
2 15 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.85%) Onboarding
3 11 (4.85%) Replication
4 8 (3.52%) Clustering
4 8 (3.52%) Product Ownership
5 7 (3.08%) PMI
5 7 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.76%) Security Posture
8 3 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.32%) PKI
9 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Cyber Threat
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 134 (59.03%) Windows
2 63 (27.75%) Windows Server
3 57 (25.11%) Linux
4 23 (10.13%) Windows 10
5 15 (6.61%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.85%) Mac OS
6 11 (4.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.96%) Android
9 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.88%) Unix
10 2 (0.88%) VMS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.43%) Problem-Solving
2 49 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 39 (17.18%) Customer Service
4 32 (14.10%) ITIL
4 32 (14.10%) Migration
5 28 (12.33%) Project Management
6 27 (11.89%) Computer Science
7 22 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (9.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 21 (9.25%) Release Management
9 19 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (7.49%) Service Management
11 15 (6.61%) Actionable Insight
11 15 (6.61%) Patch Management
11 15 (6.61%) Project Planning
11 15 (6.61%) Roadmaps
11 15 (6.61%) Storage Management
12 14 (6.17%) Agile
12 14 (6.17%) Mobile Device Management
13 13 (5.73%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.89%) SQL
2 25 (11.01%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.81%) Python
4 6 (2.64%) Bash
5 2 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (22.91%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (17.62%) Degree
3 35 (15.42%) CCNA
3 35 (15.42%) CCNP
4 23 (10.13%) CISSP
5 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (7.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (6.61%) Azure Certification
8 13 (5.73%) MCSE
9 11 (4.85%) CCIE
10 9 (3.96%) MCSA
10 9 (3.96%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.08%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.20%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.20%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (2.20%) VCAP
12 5 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.45%) SLA
2 14 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 22301
3 3 (1.32%) NIST
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.44%) FISMA
5 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.44%) HITRUST
5 1 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (46.70%) Active Directory
2 61 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (14.54%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.49%) Docker
5 9 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.52%) vSphere
7 7 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.64%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.76%) vCloud
10 3 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.88%) Firmware
11 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (17.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (10.57%) Kubernetes
3 20 (8.81%) Prometheus
4 19 (8.37%) vCenter Server
5 17 (7.49%) SCCM
6 15 (6.61%) Ansible
7 12 (5.29%) Terraform
8 8 (3.52%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (3.08%) SCOM
10 6 (2.64%) Autotask
10 6 (2.64%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (2.20%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.20%) Grafana
12 4 (1.76%) WSUS
13 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (46.26%) Microsoft
2 93 (40.97%) VMware
3 63 (27.75%) Cisco
4 30 (13.22%) Palo Alto
5 23 (10.13%) Veeam
6 22 (9.69%) Meraki
7 19 (8.37%) Citrix
8 18 (7.93%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.49%) NetApp
10 16 (7.05%) Fortinet
11 15 (6.61%) Red Hat
11 15 (6.61%) SolidFire
12 12 (5.29%) Juniper
13 10 (4.41%) Google
14 7 (3.08%) Apple
14 7 (3.08%) F5
14 7 (3.08%) SAP
15 6 (2.64%) Aruba
15 6 (2.64%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.64%) Oracle