Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 79 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.44% 2.21% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.37% 16.57% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 16
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +69.72% -36.63%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £19,625
90th Percentile £49,500 £58,125 £34,693
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.00% - -6.25%

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 117 169 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.43% 13.35% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 103 130 181
South Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £67,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +8 19 £47,500 -1.04% 3
Rotherham - 4 £44,000 -
Doncaster +10 2 £64,500 +115.00%
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 18 (72.00%) MPLS
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 16 (64.00%) Security Monitoring
5 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (56.00%) Network Architecture
5 14 (56.00%) OSPF
5 14 (56.00%) BGP
5 14 (56.00%) IPv6
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco
5 14 (56.00%) VoIP
5 14 (56.00%) Load Balancing
6 13 (52.00%) CCNA
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
10 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (16.00%) Replication
10 4 (16.00%) ITSM
10 4 (16.00%) Change Management
10 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 18 (72.00%) MPLS
3 14 (56.00%) BGP
3 14 (56.00%) IPv6
3 14 (56.00%) OSPF
3 14 (56.00%) VoIP
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) PABX
6 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.00%) Junos
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) CCTV
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Security Monitoring
2 14 (56.00%) Load Balancing
2 14 (56.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Boundary Protection
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) IT Governance
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) SIEM
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CCNA
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Veeam
5 2 (8.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper