Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 116 123
Rank change year-on-year -43 +7 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 121 78 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.72% 2.06% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.46% 12.54% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 71 95
10th Percentile £26,250 £18,875 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,954 £25,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +24.29% -12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £50,250 £45,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 1,279 622 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.15% 16.44% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 834 482 714
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £21,825
25th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £30,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +10.39%
75th Percentile £59,813 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for VPN in Yorkshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -29 84 £42,000 +20.00% 18
South Yorkshire -29 18 £47,500 -24.00% 8
North Yorkshire -18 10 £43,000 +27.41% 8
East Yorkshire -8 9 £55,000 +100.00%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 69 (57.02%) Windows
1 69 (57.02%) Firewall
2 55 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
3 53 (43.80%) Windows Server
4 50 (41.32%) Microsoft
5 48 (39.67%) Active Directory
6 47 (38.84%) Cisco
7 45 (37.19%) WAN
7 45 (37.19%) Azure
8 43 (35.54%) LAN
9 40 (33.06%) DNS
10 36 (29.75%) DHCP
11 33 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
12 32 (26.45%) Linux
13 31 (25.62%) VLAN
14 29 (23.97%) Windows 10
14 29 (23.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 27 (22.31%) TCP/IP
15 27 (22.31%) Cisco Certification
16 26 (21.49%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (20.66%) CCNA
18 24 (19.83%) CCNP
18 24 (19.83%) ITIL
18 24 (19.83%) VMware
18 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2019
19 23 (19.01%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (19.01%) MPLS
19 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
19 23 (19.01%) SAN
20 22 (18.18%) SSL

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 21 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (5.79%) IIS
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
2 45 (37.19%) Azure
3 23 (19.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (9.92%) AWS
5 8 (6.61%) Rubrik
6 7 (5.79%) PaaS
7 6 (4.96%) IaaS
8 4 (3.31%) GCP
8 4 (3.31%) SaaS
9 3 (2.48%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.48%) AWS CodeBuild
9 3 (2.48%) GitHub
10 2 (1.65%) Google Workspace
10 2 (1.65%) Nutanix
10 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.83%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.83%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 69 (57.02%) Firewall
2 45 (37.19%) WAN
3 43 (35.54%) LAN
4 40 (33.06%) DNS
5 36 (29.75%) DHCP
6 33 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 31 (25.62%) VLAN
8 27 (22.31%) TCP/IP
9 23 (19.01%) MPLS
9 23 (19.01%) SAN
10 22 (18.18%) SSL
11 21 (17.36%) IPsec
12 20 (16.53%) Wireless
13 16 (13.22%) OSPF
13 16 (13.22%) VoIP
14 15 (12.40%) BGP
15 14 (11.57%) Internet
16 9 (7.44%) EIGRP
16 9 (7.44%) Network Security
17 8 (6.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2019
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.48%) SQLite
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Cactus
General
1 21 (17.36%) Social Skills
2 15 (12.40%) Finance
3 8 (6.61%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.13%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Police
7 1 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (19.01%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) Analyst
2 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) Architect
4 13 (10.74%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) PHP Architect
7 8 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) IP Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Juniper Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Cloud Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Technical Support
9 6 (4.96%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) .NET
1 3 (2.48%) .NET Core
1 3 (2.48%) LAMP
1 3 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (2.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.65%) React
2 2 (1.65%) SAML
2 2 (1.65%) Vue.js
3 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (8.26%) Driving Licence
3 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.79%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.79%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.79%) Replication
4 7 (5.79%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.31%) CMDB
5 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.65%) Infotainment
7 2 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.65%) Media Streaming
8 1 (0.83%) CESG
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 53 (43.80%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.45%) Linux
4 29 (23.97%) Windows 10
5 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2019
6 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (9.92%) Debian
10 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.31%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.65%) Android
14 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (21.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (19.83%) ITIL
4 19 (15.70%) DevOps
5 18 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (13.22%) Project Delivery
8 15 (12.40%) Business Continuity
8 15 (12.40%) Presales
9 13 (10.74%) Service Delivery
10 12 (9.92%) Migration
11 11 (9.09%) ERP
11 11 (9.09%) Project Management
11 11 (9.09%) Security Patching
12 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.26%) Incident Management
12 10 (8.26%) Load Balancing
12 10 (8.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 9 (7.44%) Service Management
14 8 (6.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) SQL
2 15 (12.40%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.26%) PHP
4 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.13%) Python
6 3 (2.48%) Bash
7 2 (1.65%) C
7 2 (1.65%) C++
7 2 (1.65%) Go
7 2 (1.65%) Java
7 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (20.66%) CCNA
3 24 (19.83%) CCNP
4 11 (9.09%) MCSE
4 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.44%) JNCIA
6 8 (6.61%) MCSA
7 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.31%) Degree
9 3 (2.48%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.65%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.83%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) NCSC
System Software
1 48 (39.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.88%) Docker
4 17 (14.05%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.26%) KVM
6 8 (6.61%) Firmware
7 6 (4.96%) XenApp
8 5 (4.13%) vSphere
9 2 (1.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (14.88%) SCCM
3 10 (8.26%) Ansible
3 10 (8.26%) Rancher
4 8 (6.61%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.13%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.13%) Terraform
5 5 (4.13%) WSUS
6 4 (3.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (3.31%) Nessus
7 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.65%) Puppet
7 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (41.32%) Microsoft
2 47 (38.84%) Cisco
3 24 (19.83%) VMware
4 22 (18.18%) Veeam
5 15 (12.40%) Fortinet
6 14 (11.57%) Palo Alto
7 13 (10.74%) Citrix
7 13 (10.74%) Juniper
7 13 (10.74%) Meraki
8 11 (9.09%) Dell
9 10 (8.26%) CheckPoint
9 10 (8.26%) Veritas
10 9 (7.44%) F5
11 7 (5.79%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.96%) Oracle
13 5 (4.13%) HP
13 5 (4.13%) Mitel
14 4 (3.31%) Aruba
14 4 (3.31%) Siemens
14 4 (3.31%) SOTI