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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 68 70
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.64% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.55% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Median salary - £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 74 88 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 16.19% 13.99% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 74 88
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) BYOD
2 4 (80.00%) B2B
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Business Development
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Lead Generation
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Junos

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Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) BYOD
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) B2B
1 4 (80.00%) Business Development
1 4 (80.00%) Lead Generation
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper