Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 141 131
Rank change year-on-year -14 -10 +46
Permanent jobs citing VPN 172 227 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.77% 2.11% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 14.26% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 155 200 287
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71% +10.53%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,342 1,592 1,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.79% 14.83% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 1,339 1,596
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,475 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Yorkshire

VPN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -1 121 £37,500 - 14
South Yorkshire +24 26 £42,500 +63.46% 9
North Yorkshire -9 16 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Yorkshire +14 8 £36,176 +39.14%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 117 (68.02%) Firewall
2 86 (50.00%) Cisco
3 82 (47.67%) DNS
4 76 (44.19%) Active Directory
5 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
6 72 (41.86%) Windows
7 69 (40.12%) WAN
8 59 (34.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 57 (33.14%) LAN
10 54 (31.40%) VMware
11 53 (30.81%) DHCP
11 53 (30.81%) TCP/IP
12 46 (26.74%) Network Security
12 46 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (26.74%) Windows Server
13 44 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
13 44 (25.58%) Wireless
14 41 (23.84%) Office 365
15 37 (21.51%) IPsec
15 37 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (20.93%) VLAN
17 34 (19.77%) VoIP
17 34 (19.77%) Juniper
18 32 (18.60%) Citrix
19 30 (17.44%) Linux
19 30 (17.44%) ITIL
20 29 (16.86%) MPLS
21 28 (16.28%) CheckPoint
21 28 (16.28%) MS Exchange
22 27 (15.70%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.49%) IBM Domino
4 6 (3.49%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.16%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.58%) Apache
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.58%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 59 (34.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (23.84%) Office 365
4 21 (12.21%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.33%) SaaS
7 2 (1.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.58%) GitHub
8 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (68.02%) Firewall
2 82 (47.67%) DNS
3 69 (40.12%) WAN
4 57 (33.14%) LAN
5 53 (30.81%) DHCP
5 53 (30.81%) TCP/IP
6 46 (26.74%) Network Security
7 44 (25.58%) Wireless
8 37 (21.51%) IPsec
9 36 (20.93%) VLAN
10 34 (19.77%) VoIP
11 29 (16.86%) MPLS
12 27 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (13.37%) HTTP
13 23 (13.37%) VPLS
14 21 (12.21%) OSPF
15 20 (11.63%) BGP
15 20 (11.63%) HTTPS
16 16 (9.30%) DWDM
17 15 (8.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Big Data
2 1 (0.58%) Firebird
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.58%) MySQL
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.65%) MSBuild
2 8 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.33%) Hudson
4 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 17 (9.88%) Marketing
2 15 (8.72%) Finance
3 13 (7.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.65%) Retail
5 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (17.44%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) IT Support
3 27 (15.70%) Support Engineer
4 26 (15.12%) Analyst
5 21 (12.21%) IT Engineer
6 19 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (11.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) Security Specialist
8 15 (8.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) Network Security Specialist
9 13 (7.56%) Network Specialist
10 12 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 12 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (6.98%) Network Analyst
10 12 (6.98%) Security Analyst
11 11 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (5.81%) Consultant
13 9 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) .NET
1 8 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.16%) EDI
2 2 (1.16%) ODBC
3 1 (0.58%) LAMP
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 15 (8.72%) Replication
3 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.49%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.91%) EPoS
6 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.74%) Social Media
6 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.86%) Windows
2 46 (26.74%) Windows Server
3 30 (17.44%) Linux
4 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.72%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.81%) Windows 10
7 10 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.74%) HPUX
10 3 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.16%) Android
11 2 (1.16%) SUSE
11 2 (1.16%) Unix
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) ITIL
2 24 (13.95%) Network Design
3 19 (11.05%) Security Operations
4 18 (10.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 16 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (8.72%) Deployment Automation
6 15 (8.72%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (8.72%) Web Filtering
7 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
7 14 (8.14%) DevOps
7 14 (8.14%) Information Security
7 14 (8.14%) Threat Intelligence
8 13 (7.56%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.40%) SIEM
11 10 (5.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.72%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.23%) Python
2 9 (5.23%) SQL
3 5 (2.91%) Java
4 4 (2.33%) Go
4 4 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (21.51%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (12.21%) CCNA
4 19 (11.05%) CCNP
5 12 (6.98%) CCIE
6 10 (5.81%) MCSE
7 9 (5.23%) Degree
8 8 (4.65%) MCSA
8 8 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.33%) MCP
11 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.74%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.74%) VCP5
12 2 (1.16%) CCIE Security
12 2 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.16%) MCDST
12 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.53%) PCI DSS
2 13 (7.56%) GDPR
2 13 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.81%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.58%) GCP
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 76 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 46 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.56%) Terminal Services
4 13 (7.56%) XenApp
5 10 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.65%) FreeRADIUS
8 6 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.91%) Docker
10 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) Nessus
2 11 (6.40%) Nagios
3 10 (5.81%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.81%) WSUS
4 9 (5.23%) SCCM
4 9 (5.23%) Terraform
5 8 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (4.65%) Puppet
5 8 (4.65%) SmoothWall
6 7 (4.07%) FortiGate
7 6 (3.49%) Ansible
8 5 (2.91%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.33%) Consul
9 4 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.33%) Grafana
9 4 (2.33%) Graphite
9 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.33%) Opsview
9 4 (2.33%) Packer
9 4 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (50.00%) Cisco
2 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
3 54 (31.40%) VMware
4 34 (19.77%) Juniper
5 32 (18.60%) Citrix
6 28 (16.28%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.88%) Qualys
8 14 (8.14%) F5
8 14 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (7.56%) Google
10 11 (6.40%) HP
10 11 (6.40%) Symantec
10 11 (6.40%) Veeam
11 10 (5.81%) Aruba
11 10 (5.81%) Meraki
12 8 (4.65%) Palo Alto
13 7 (4.07%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.49%) Imperva
14 6 (3.49%) Lotus
14 6 (3.49%) MobileIron