Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 +19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.80% 1.57% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.56% 8.91% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 28
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +42.86% -34.12%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,400 £21,425
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,500 £45,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +16.43% -9.09% -3.75%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 167 247 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.06% 17.68% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 157 192 263
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in South Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in South Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in South Yorkshire

VPN
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +22 26 £32,250 -19.38% 1
Doncaster +4 3 £40,000 +53.85%
Rotherham - 1 £25,000 -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) WAN
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) MySQL
3 11 (35.48%) Apache
4 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (32.26%) nginx
4 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (32.26%) Docker
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
5 9 (29.03%) Ansible
5 9 (29.03%) Puppet
5 9 (29.03%) Office 365
5 9 (29.03%) Rackspace
5 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) High Availability
6 8 (25.81%) HAProxy
6 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (25.81%) GlusterFS
6 8 (25.81%) iptables
6 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
7 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
7 7 (22.58%) Varnish
7 7 (22.58%) LAN
7 7 (22.58%) MPLS
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 10 (32.26%) nginx
3 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security
6 2 (6.45%) Skype
6 2 (6.45%) SMS
7 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.23%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Administrator
1 11 (35.48%) Linux Administrator
1 11 (35.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (35.48%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) IT Manager
2 5 (16.13%) IT Support
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Mitel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Mitel Voice Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Mitel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
4 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 8 (25.81%) High Availability
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) OpenUP
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Presales
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Python
1 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Docker
2 8 (25.81%) GlusterFS
2 8 (25.81%) iptables
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) Varnish
4 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (29.03%) Ansible
2 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
2 9 (29.03%) Puppet
3 8 (25.81%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Rackspace
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Mitel
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle