Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 134 156
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 122 163 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.00% 2.20% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.68% 13.66% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 92 133 143
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,100 £26,600
90th Percentile £63,625 £53,895 £57,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 831 1,193 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.62% 16.07% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 698 981 1,138
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 -28 49 £40,000 +6.67% 21
North Yorkshire +14 39 £37,500 -6.25% 9
South Yorkshire +27 21 £44,500 +36.92% 4
East Yorkshire +25 12 £26,250 -6.25% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 79 (64.75%) Firewall
2 76 (62.30%) Windows
3 67 (54.92%) Active Directory
4 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
5 61 (50.00%) WAN
6 59 (48.36%) Office 365
7 57 (46.72%) Windows Server
8 55 (45.08%) VMware
9 54 (44.26%) LAN
10 52 (42.62%) Azure
11 50 (40.98%) ITIL
11 50 (40.98%) DNS
11 50 (40.98%) Cisco
12 47 (38.52%) DHCP
13 39 (31.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 38 (31.15%) TCP/IP
15 36 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (28.69%) MPLS
17 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 30 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (22.95%) SCCM
21 26 (21.31%) VLAN
21 26 (21.31%) BGP
22 25 (20.49%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (20.49%) Azure Active Directory
23 24 (19.67%) Skype
23 24 (19.67%) Skype for Business
23 24 (19.67%) OSPF

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 24 (19.67%) Skype for Business
2 23 (18.85%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.74%) IIS
6 4 (3.28%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.64%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.82%) Confluence
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 59 (48.36%) Office 365
2 52 (42.62%) Azure
3 25 (20.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (5.74%) AWS
4 7 (5.74%) SaaS
5 6 (4.92%) IaaS
6 5 (4.10%) GitHub
7 4 (3.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.64%) PaaS
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.82%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.82%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.82%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.82%) Serverless
9 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (64.75%) Firewall
2 61 (50.00%) WAN
3 54 (44.26%) LAN
4 50 (40.98%) DNS
5 47 (38.52%) DHCP
6 38 (31.15%) TCP/IP
7 35 (28.69%) MPLS
8 26 (21.31%) BGP
8 26 (21.31%) VLAN
9 24 (19.67%) OSPF
9 24 (19.67%) Skype
10 20 (16.39%) Wireless
11 16 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (12.30%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (10.66%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (10.66%) NetScaler
13 13 (10.66%) Network Security
13 13 (10.66%) SAN
14 12 (9.84%) Internet
15 11 (9.02%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
1 1 (0.82%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.82%) RSpec
General
1 14 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.56%) Finance
3 7 (5.74%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.64%) Electronics
7 2 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (17.21%) Network Engineer
3 16 (13.11%) Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) IT Support
5 8 (6.56%) Server Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Architect
6 7 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Network Support
8 5 (4.10%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.28%) Jinja
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) COM
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Data Centre
1 17 (13.93%) Public Cloud
1 17 (13.93%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) e-Learning
3 7 (5.74%) IVR
4 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.10%) Clustering
6 4 (3.28%) AS400
6 4 (3.28%) CMDB
6 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) CCTV
7 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (62.30%) Windows
2 57 (46.72%) Windows Server
3 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (18.85%) Linux
7 17 (13.93%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.92%) Unix
10 4 (3.28%) CatOS
11 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.82%) Debian
12 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.98%) ITIL
2 39 (31.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (18.03%) Project Delivery
4 20 (16.39%) Patch Management
5 17 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (13.11%) Server Management
7 15 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (12.30%) Server Hardening
8 14 (11.48%) DevOps
9 12 (9.84%) Change Management
10 9 (7.38%) Migration
10 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.56%) Compliance Management
11 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Time Management
12 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.74%) Presales
12 7 (5.74%) Project Management
13 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.74%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) Python
4 3 (2.46%) PHP
5 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (20.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (18.03%) CCNP
4 20 (16.39%) CCNA
5 19 (15.57%) MCSA
6 9 (7.38%) MCSE
7 7 (5.74%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (3.28%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.28%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.46%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.46%) CCIE
10 2 (1.64%) CCAA
10 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.82%) CEH
11 1 (0.82%) CISSP
11 1 (0.82%) GSEC
11 1 (0.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) SLA
2 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.82%) GDPR
5 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 67 (54.92%) Active Directory
2 36 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.30%) vSphere
5 11 (9.02%) XenApp
6 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.10%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.28%) Docker
8 4 (3.28%) vCloud
8 4 (3.28%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.64%) Firmware
9 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.64%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (22.95%) SCCM
2 22 (18.03%) WSUS
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (6.56%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.92%) Nessus
6 5 (4.10%) Ansible
7 4 (3.28%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.28%) Puppet
7 4 (3.28%) Terraform
8 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.46%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.64%) Cacti
9 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.64%) Nagios
9 2 (1.64%) Nmap
9 2 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 55 (45.08%) VMware
3 50 (40.98%) Cisco
4 23 (18.85%) Citrix
5 14 (11.48%) Veeam
6 11 (9.02%) Juniper
7 10 (8.20%) Avaya
7 10 (8.20%) Dell
8 7 (5.74%) BT
8 7 (5.74%) Genesys
8 7 (5.74%) Verint
9 6 (4.92%) HP
9 6 (4.92%) Mitel
9 6 (4.92%) Siemens
10 5 (4.10%) Asigra
10 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.10%) Imperva
10 5 (4.10%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.10%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.28%) Zscaler