The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 88 123
Rank change year-on-year -42 +35  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 61 123 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.69% 2.78% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.22% 19.55% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59 117 95
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 429 629 853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.88% 14.20% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 374 527 688
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in West Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in West Yorkshire

VPN
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -27 55 £37,500 -12.79% 8
Huddersfield - 3 £32,500 -
Brighouse - 1 £19,500 - 1
Castleford - 1 £21,500 - 1
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 75 (69.44%) Windows
2 65 (60.19%) Microsoft
3 58 (53.70%) VMware
4 54 (50.00%) Firewall
4 54 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 53 (49.07%) Active Directory
6 44 (40.74%) Cisco
6 44 (40.74%) Linux
7 41 (37.96%) MS Excel
8 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (33.33%) SAN
10 35 (32.41%) Citrix
10 35 (32.41%) MS Exchange
11 31 (28.70%) WAN
11 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
12 30 (27.78%) VLAN
13 27 (25.00%) NetApp
14 26 (24.07%) Data Centre
15 24 (22.22%) ITIL
16 23 (21.30%) VoIP
16 23 (21.30%) MPLS
17 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
17 22 (20.37%) Unix
17 22 (20.37%) MS Office
17 22 (20.37%) Hyper-V
17 22 (20.37%) XenApp
18 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 35 (32.41%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 11 (10.19%) Skype for Business
6 6 (5.56%) Apache
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
7 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (37.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.19%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.93%) Akamai
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (50.00%) Firewall
2 36 (33.33%) SAN
3 31 (28.70%) WAN
4 30 (27.78%) VLAN
5 23 (21.30%) MPLS
5 23 (21.30%) VoIP
6 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
7 20 (18.52%) DNS
8 19 (17.59%) BGP
8 19 (17.59%) IPsec
9 17 (15.74%) LAN
9 17 (15.74%) NAS
9 17 (15.74%) SSL
10 16 (14.81%) OSPF
11 15 (13.89%) DHCP
12 13 (12.04%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (8.33%) ISDN
14 8 (7.41%) ADSL
15 7 (6.48%) VRRP
16 5 (4.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) JMeter
2 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.93%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.56%) Legal
2 4 (3.70%) Law
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) IT Support
6 12 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Installations Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) JSON
2 1 (0.93%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.70%) GPGPU
5 4 (3.70%) iPad
5 4 (3.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.78%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.85%) IVR
7 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (69.44%) Windows
2 54 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 44 (40.74%) Linux
4 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (20.37%) Unix
7 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
9 10 (9.26%) Windows XP
10 8 (7.41%) Debian
10 8 (7.41%) Ubuntu
11 7 (6.48%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.70%) CentOS
13 3 (2.78%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.85%) Solaris
14 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.93%) Android
15 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (15.74%) Presales
4 16 (14.81%) Change Control
5 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.19%) Project Management
6 11 (10.19%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (7.41%) Email Filtering
7 8 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (6.48%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.48%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Software Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Web Filtering
9 6 (5.56%) Case Management
10 5 (4.63%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.63%) Network Design
11 4 (3.70%) Biology
11 4 (3.70%) IT Strategy
11 4 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 4 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) Perl
3 3 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (1.85%) C
4 2 (1.85%) C++
4 2 (1.85%) PHP
4 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.48%) CCNP
2 7 (6.48%) MCSA
3 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.70%) CCNA
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.78%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) VCP5
5 3 (2.78%) VCP6
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) CCEA
7 1 (0.93%) CCIE
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.85%) QA
5 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (49.07%) Active Directory
2 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (20.37%) Hyper-V
3 22 (20.37%) XenApp
4 6 (5.56%) vSphere
5 4 (3.70%) GPFS
5 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.85%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.85%) Snort
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.63%) DameWare
2 5 (4.63%) Opsview
3 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.70%) SCOM
3 4 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.78%) Nagios
4 3 (2.78%) OpenView
4 3 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.78%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.85%) OVSD
5 2 (1.85%) Proventia
Vendors
1 65 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 58 (53.70%) VMware
3 44 (40.74%) Cisco
4 35 (32.41%) Citrix
5 27 (25.00%) NetApp
6 18 (16.67%) HP
7 16 (14.81%) Dell Compellent
8 15 (13.89%) Juniper
9 11 (10.19%) Brocade
9 11 (10.19%) Civica
9 11 (10.19%) CommVault
10 10 (9.26%) Symantec
11 9 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (7.41%) Avaya
12 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
12 8 (7.41%) Kaspersky
13 7 (6.48%) SonicWALL
14 6 (5.56%) IBM
14 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.70%) Forcepoint
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi hours
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 21 days ago