Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 81 101
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.30% 1.74% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 12.35% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 5
South Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £57,500 £42,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.78% +20.00% -12.79%

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 182 162 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.73% 14.11% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 124 153 170
South Yorkshire median annual salary £33,250 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.31% -16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £19,225 £19,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -10.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -9 8 £50,000 +21.21% 6
Rotherham -1 3 £26,500 +6.00%
Doncaster -4 1 - - 1
Barnsley - 1 £35,607 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Junos
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 5 (33.33%) Junos
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
1 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) DNA
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.67%) MCDST
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) arcserve
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) ShoreTel
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) VMware