Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 86 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.84% 1.31% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.01% 8.38% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
South Yorkshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,750 £23,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,000 £58,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +20.00%

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 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 121 179 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.96% 15.62% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 153
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,300 £19,000 £19,400
90th Percentile £63,000 £61,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% +3.45%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +35 19 £65,000 +30.00% 6
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 17 (73.91%) LAN
1 17 (73.91%) WAN
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 9 (39.13%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (30.43%) Asterisk PBX
6 7 (30.43%) Skype for Business
6 7 (30.43%) Verint
6 7 (30.43%) IaaS
6 7 (30.43%) Skype
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) Avaya
6 7 (30.43%) Avaya Certification
6 7 (30.43%) Genesys
6 7 (30.43%) e-Learning
6 7 (30.43%) IVR
6 7 (30.43%) BT
7 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (26.09%) Project Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Network Optimisation
8 5 (21.74%) VXLAN
8 5 (21.74%) Jinja
8 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes

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 7 (30.43%) Skype for Business
2 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) IaaS
2 5 (21.74%) GitHub
3 3 (13.04%) Office 365
4 2 (8.70%) AWS
4 2 (8.70%) Azure
4 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) LAN
1 17 (73.91%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) MPLS
3 7 (30.43%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (30.43%) Skype
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) IPv6
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) RSVP
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) VXLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (17.39%) SSL
7 2 (8.70%) Internet
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Local Government
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Jinja
2 4 (17.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (30.43%) e-Learning
2 7 (30.43%) IVR
2 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (17.39%) AS400
4 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (26.09%) Project Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design
3 5 (21.74%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (17.39%) Case Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (17.39%) Data Security
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (17.39%) Storage Management
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
4 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) VB
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Avaya Certification
2 5 (21.74%) JNCIE
2 5 (21.74%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCAA
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Avaya
1 7 (30.43%) BT
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
1 7 (30.43%) Genesys
1 7 (30.43%) Verint
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
2 5 (21.74%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus