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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.23% 2.17% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 11.22% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Median salary £25,000 £46,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.23% +33.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,125 £42,200 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £55,000 £43,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 98 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 9.65% 19.33% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40 82 101
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) nginx
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Varnish
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Rackspace
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) HAProxy
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) GlusterFS
3 4 (66.67%) iptables
3 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
1 4 (66.67%) GlusterFS
1 4 (66.67%) iptables
1 4 (66.67%) Varnish
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) HAProxy
1 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum & Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago