Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 158 143
Rank change year-on-year +42 -15 +37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 166 126 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.47% 1.64% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.85% 10.52% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 136 114 176
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £36,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.86% -7.64% -1.88%
10th Percentile £23,375 £22,975 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% -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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1118 1198 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.63% 15.61% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1002 1224
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Leeds +53 123 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Bradford -3 13 £43,750 +33.59%
Wakefield +5 9 £32,500 -22.62%
Elland +3 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Castleford +9 2 £50,000 +117.39%
Batley - 2 £57,500 -
Brighouse 0 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £23,000 -
Ilkley - 1 £21,500 - 2
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 92 (55.42%) LAN
2 91 (54.82%) Windows
3 88 (53.01%) Cisco
4 87 (52.41%) Firewall
5 75 (45.18%) WAN
6 70 (42.17%) Microsoft
7 66 (39.76%) Active Directory
8 61 (36.75%) ITIL
9 56 (33.73%) VMware
10 51 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (28.31%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (27.11%) Windows Server
13 44 (26.51%) Citrix
14 42 (25.30%) CCNA
15 37 (22.29%) DNS
15 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (21.08%) MPLS
17 34 (20.48%) MS Exchange
17 34 (20.48%) Linux
18 33 (19.88%) VoIP
19 32 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (19.28%) VLAN
20 31 (18.67%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (18.67%) BGP
21 30 (18.07%) DHCP
22 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
23 27 (16.27%) OSPF
24 26 (15.66%) SAN
24 26 (15.66%) IPsec

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 34 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.23%) IBM Notes
6 11 (6.63%) IBM Domino
7 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.42%) Skype for Business
8 7 (4.22%) IIS
9 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.46%) Office 365
2 8 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (55.42%) LAN
2 87 (52.41%) Firewall
3 75 (45.18%) WAN
4 37 (22.29%) DNS
5 35 (21.08%) MPLS
6 33 (19.88%) VoIP
7 32 (19.28%) VLAN
8 31 (18.67%) BGP
8 31 (18.67%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (18.07%) DHCP
10 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
11 27 (16.27%) OSPF
12 26 (15.66%) IPsec
12 26 (15.66%) SAN
13 23 (13.86%) Wireless
14 21 (12.65%) Network Security
15 19 (11.45%) SSL
16 18 (10.84%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (10.84%) EIGRP
17 16 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.20%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) Power BI
6 1 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) Hudson
2 1 (0.60%) JMeter
2 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.60%) Selenium
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (9.04%) Retail
2 13 (7.83%) Marketing
3 12 (7.23%) Finance
4 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.01%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.90%) Analyst
2 32 (19.28%) IT Analyst
3 20 (12.05%) Team Leader
4 18 (10.84%) Network Analyst
5 17 (10.24%) Consultant
6 13 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.83%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) Architect
7 12 (7.23%) Network Team Leader
8 11 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) IT Security Analyst
8 11 (6.63%) Network Consultant
8 11 (6.63%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) IT Support
9 10 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) JSON
2 1 (0.60%) LAMP
2 1 (0.60%) Node.js
2 1 (0.60%) REST
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.42%) Replication
4 8 (4.82%) Clustering
5 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.01%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.01%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.81%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) iPad
8 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (54.82%) Windows
2 45 (27.11%) Windows Server
3 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (20.48%) Linux
6 14 (8.43%) Unix
7 13 (7.83%) Mac OS X
8 12 (7.23%) Windows 10
8 12 (7.23%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.20%) CentOS
11 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.75%) ITIL
2 21 (12.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (10.24%) High Availability
4 16 (9.64%) Data Protection
5 15 (9.04%) Patch Management
6 14 (8.43%) Risk Management
7 13 (7.83%) Information Security
7 13 (7.83%) Project Management
8 12 (7.23%) Creative Thinking
8 12 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (7.23%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.23%) Security Testing
8 12 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (6.63%) IT Audit
9 11 (6.63%) Service Management
10 10 (6.02%) Change Control
10 10 (6.02%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.02%) People Management
11 9 (5.42%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (5.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.22%) SQL
2 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.81%) Python
3 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.20%) C
4 2 (1.20%) Java
4 2 (1.20%) Perl
4 2 (1.20%) Ruby
5 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.60%) C#
5 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (28.31%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (25.30%) CCNA
3 25 (15.06%) CCNP
4 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (12.05%) MCSE
6 11 (6.63%) MCSA
7 8 (4.82%) MCITP
7 8 (4.82%) MCP
8 6 (3.61%) CISSP
9 5 (3.01%) CCIE
9 5 (3.01%) CEH
9 5 (3.01%) CISM
10 4 (2.41%) Degree
10 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.81%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.43%) SLA
3 13 (7.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.60%) GDPR
6 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (39.76%) Active Directory
2 51 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.45%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.22%) XenApp
7 5 (3.01%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.81%) Docker
8 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.81%) vSphere
8 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.60%) Firmware
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (12.05%) SCCM
2 15 (9.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (7.23%) WSUS
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (2.41%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.81%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.81%) SCOM
6 3 (1.81%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.20%) Ansible
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.20%) Opsview
7 2 (1.20%) Puppet
8 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) Salt
8 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 88 (53.01%) Cisco
2 70 (42.17%) Microsoft
3 56 (33.73%) VMware
4 44 (26.51%) Citrix
5 24 (14.46%) Juniper
6 23 (13.86%) HP
7 19 (11.45%) Symantec
8 15 (9.04%) CheckPoint
9 14 (8.43%) NetApp
10 12 (7.23%) Avaya
10 12 (7.23%) F5
10 12 (7.23%) Lotus
10 12 (7.23%) SAP
11 10 (6.02%) Brocade
11 10 (6.02%) CommVault
12 8 (4.82%) Veeam
13 7 (4.22%) Dell Compellent
14 6 (3.61%) Aruba
14 6 (3.61%) Mitel
14 6 (3.61%) Palo Alto