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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 133 140
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 82 77 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.34% 1.98% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.10% 12.26% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 67 75 70
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,550 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,225 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.97% +5.70%  

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 543 628 710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 15.50% 16.18% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1721 1734
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £23,875 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 +23 66 £40,750 +10.88% 9
Bradford +1 7 £34,500 +32.69%
Wakefield +11 4 £32,500 - 1
Brighouse - 1 £19,500 -
Elland - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 95 (67.86%) Windows
2 79 (56.43%) Active Directory
3 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
4 75 (53.57%) Cisco
5 72 (51.43%) VMware
6 59 (42.14%) Windows Server
7 58 (41.43%) Firewall
8 56 (40.00%) SAN
9 54 (38.57%) Linux
9 54 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (35.71%) ITIL
11 49 (35.00%) WAN
12 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
13 44 (31.43%) Citrix
14 42 (30.00%) VLAN
15 41 (29.29%) LAN
16 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (27.86%) DNS
18 38 (27.14%) SQL Server
19 36 (25.71%) MPLS
20 33 (23.57%) VoIP
21 32 (22.86%) DHCP
22 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
22 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 30 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
23 30 (21.43%) Data Centre
23 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
24 29 (20.71%) BGP
25 28 (20.00%) NetApp
26 27 (19.29%) Unix

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 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.86%) Skype for Business
7 9 (6.43%) IIS
8 6 (4.29%) Apache
9 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.57%) Office 365
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.57%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (41.43%) Firewall
2 56 (40.00%) SAN
3 49 (35.00%) WAN
4 42 (30.00%) VLAN
5 41 (29.29%) LAN
6 39 (27.86%) DNS
7 36 (25.71%) MPLS
8 33 (23.57%) VoIP
9 32 (22.86%) DHCP
10 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
11 29 (20.71%) BGP
12 23 (16.43%) OSPF
13 22 (15.71%) IPsec
14 20 (14.29%) SSL
15 17 (12.14%) NAS
16 13 (9.29%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (7.86%) ADSL
17 11 (7.86%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (7.14%) IP Telephony
19 9 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.86%) MySQL
7 3 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.14%) Riak
8 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.14%) JMeter
1 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
1 3 (2.14%) Selenium
1 3 (2.14%) Subversion
1 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Legal
4 6 (4.29%) Marketing
4 6 (4.29%) Publishing
5 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Law
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Network Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) IT Support
9 8 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (2.14%) CSS
2 3 (2.14%) JSON
2 3 (2.14%) Node.js
2 3 (2.14%) REST
2 3 (2.14%) Web Services
2 3 (2.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.57%) Clustering
3 9 (6.43%) RSA SecurID
4 6 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.29%) IVR
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Replication
6 3 (2.14%) GPGPU
6 3 (2.14%) iPad
6 3 (2.14%) PKI
6 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (67.86%) Windows
2 59 (42.14%) Windows Server
3 54 (38.57%) Linux
3 54 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.29%) Unix
6 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (12.14%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.29%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.29%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.86%) Debian
10 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.14%) CentOS
11 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) Change Control
3 20 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (12.14%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.86%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.14%) Presales
7 10 (7.14%) Service Management
7 10 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (6.43%) People Management
9 8 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.71%) IT Strategy
9 8 (5.71%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.00%) Change Management
10 7 (5.00%) ITSM
10 7 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.29%) DevOps
11 6 (4.29%) Software Distribution
11 6 (4.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.71%) SQL
2 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.14%) C#
3 3 (2.14%) Java
3 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.14%) Perl
3 3 (2.14%) Python
3 3 (2.14%) Ruby
4 2 (1.43%) C
4 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.43%) CCNA
3 16 (11.43%) CCNP
4 13 (9.29%) MCSA
5 7 (5.00%) MCSE
6 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.86%) MCP
8 3 (2.14%) ISEB
8 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.43%) MCITP
9 2 (1.43%) MCTS
9 2 (1.43%) VCP5
9 2 (1.43%) VCP6
10 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) SLA
2 8 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.29%) QA
4 3 (2.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.71%) GDPR
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 79 (56.43%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.00%) XenApp
4 16 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 14 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.00%) vSphere
7 6 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.14%) GPFS
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.43%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) SCCM
2 15 (10.71%) WSUS
3 11 (7.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.71%) Opsview
5 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (2.86%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.14%) Ansible
7 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.14%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.14%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (2.14%) Nagios
7 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.14%) Puppet
7 3 (2.14%) Salt
7 3 (2.14%) SCOM
7 3 (2.14%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.71%) DameWare
8 1 (0.71%) Nessus
8 1 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 75 (53.57%) Cisco
3 72 (51.43%) VMware
4 44 (31.43%) Citrix
5 28 (20.00%) NetApp
6 25 (17.86%) HP
7 23 (16.43%) Juniper
8 18 (12.86%) CheckPoint
8 18 (12.86%) Dell Compellent
9 17 (12.14%) Avaya
10 16 (11.43%) CommVault
11 14 (10.00%) Brocade
12 12 (8.57%) Symantec
13 10 (7.14%) Civica
14 8 (5.71%) Kaspersky
15 7 (5.00%) Apple
15 7 (5.00%) Forcepoint
15 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
15 7 (5.00%) Sophos
15 7 (5.00%) Veeam
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum £20,000 - £27,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
101 IT LTD
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Burberry
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Burberry
Posted: 23 days ago