Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 74 84
Rank change year-on-year +24 +10 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.35% 1.08% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.26% 6.40% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 21
Sheffield median annual salary £32,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.42% +3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £20,300 £37,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £46,375 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +42.86% -36.00%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 172 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.76% 16.86% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 118 138 180
Sheffield median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -11.39% -8.14%
10th Percentile £20,413 £22,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £55,750 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% -5.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Sheffield

VPN
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for VPN in Sheffield

VPN
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VPN.

1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) MySQL
3 12 (44.44%) Apache
4 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (40.74%) nginx
4 11 (40.74%) Docker
4 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (37.04%) Ansible
5 10 (37.04%) Kubernetes
5 10 (37.04%) Puppet
5 10 (37.04%) Rackspace
5 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) High Availability
6 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 9 (33.33%) GlusterFS
6 9 (33.33%) HAProxy
6 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 9 (33.33%) iptables
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 8 (29.63%) Varnish
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) WAN
8 7 (25.93%) Office 365
9 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 12 (44.44%) Apache
2 11 (40.74%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.93%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 2 (7.41%) SMS
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Multimedia
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Mitel Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Mitel Voice Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Mitel Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
2 9 (33.33%) High Availability
2 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.70%) Presales
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Docker
2 9 (33.33%) GlusterFS
2 9 (33.33%) iptables
3 8 (29.63%) Varnish
4 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (37.04%) Ansible
2 10 (37.04%) Kubernetes
2 10 (37.04%) Puppet
3 9 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Rackspace
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle