Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 116 146
Rank change year-on-year -41 +30 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 146 264 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.68% 2.62% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.64% 15.39% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 126 225 205
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £58,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

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 1,254 1,715 1,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.42% 17.02% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,435 1,512
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,150 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.92% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -52 87 £36,250 -12.65% 25
South Yorkshire +3 28 £46,250 +43.41% 5
North Yorkshire -18 23 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Yorkshire +15 8 £36,176 +31.55%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 99 (67.81%) Firewall
2 80 (54.79%) Cisco
3 65 (44.52%) Windows
4 64 (43.84%) Active Directory
5 58 (39.73%) DNS
6 57 (39.04%) WAN
7 49 (33.56%) DHCP
7 49 (33.56%) Microsoft
8 46 (31.51%) Windows Server
9 45 (30.82%) LAN
10 41 (28.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 40 (27.40%) Office 365
12 39 (26.71%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (26.71%) ITIL
13 38 (26.03%) Cisco Certification
13 38 (26.03%) MPLS
14 37 (25.34%) Network Security
15 36 (24.66%) VMware
16 35 (23.97%) Wireless
16 35 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (22.60%) IPsec
17 33 (22.60%) TCP/IP
18 32 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (21.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 29 (19.86%) Juniper
20 28 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (18.49%) VLAN
21 27 (18.49%) MS Exchange
22 26 (17.81%) OSPF
22 26 (17.81%) BGP

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 27 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.37%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 41 (28.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (27.40%) Office 365
3 32 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.79%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.11%) SaaS
6 4 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) GitHub
7 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.68%) IaaS
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Route 53
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (67.81%) Firewall
2 58 (39.73%) DNS
3 57 (39.04%) WAN
4 49 (33.56%) DHCP
5 45 (30.82%) LAN
6 39 (26.71%) Cisco ASA
7 38 (26.03%) MPLS
8 37 (25.34%) Network Security
9 35 (23.97%) Wireless
10 33 (22.60%) IPsec
10 33 (22.60%) TCP/IP
11 27 (18.49%) VLAN
12 26 (17.81%) BGP
12 26 (17.81%) OSPF
13 24 (16.44%) VoIP
14 20 (13.70%) VPLS
15 19 (13.01%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (13.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 18 (12.33%) SSL
17 17 (11.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.68%) Firebird
2 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.68%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.68%) Power BI
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (9.59%) Marketing
2 13 (8.90%) Retail
3 9 (6.16%) Finance
4 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Network Engineer
2 28 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (14.38%) Support Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) Analyst
5 18 (12.33%) Security Specialist
6 16 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (10.27%) IT Support
8 13 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) IT Engineer
9 12 (8.22%) Network Specialist
10 11 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.85%) Network Analyst
12 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (6.16%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) JSON
2 1 (0.68%) REST
2 1 (0.68%) XML
2 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.16%) Replication
4 7 (4.79%) EPoS
4 7 (4.79%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.05%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.05%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.52%) Windows
2 46 (31.51%) Windows Server
3 28 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.90%) Linux
5 13 (8.90%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.53%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.85%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.11%) HPUX
9 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.37%) Android
10 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) ITIL
2 32 (21.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (11.64%) Security Operations
5 13 (8.90%) Antivirus Management
5 13 (8.90%) Deployment Automation
5 13 (8.90%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (8.22%) Information Security
6 12 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (8.22%) Web Filtering
7 11 (7.53%) Change Management
7 11 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (6.85%) Business Continuity
9 9 (6.16%) ERP
9 9 (6.16%) SIEM
9 9 (6.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 8 (5.48%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.11%) Python
2 6 (4.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) Perl
3 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (26.03%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (16.44%) CCNP
3 18 (12.33%) CCNA
4 16 (10.96%) CCIE
5 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.53%) MCSA
7 8 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.11%) VCP5
9 4 (2.74%) Degree
10 3 (2.05%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.05%) CCIE Security
10 3 (2.05%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.37%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.37%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.37%) MCP
12 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.27%) SLA
2 14 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.22%) GDPR
4 9 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 64 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.16%) XenDesktop
5 8 (5.48%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (5.48%) Terminal Services
6 7 (4.79%) XenApp
7 6 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.37%) vSphere
11 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (13.01%) SCCM
2 8 (5.48%) vCenter Server
2 8 (5.48%) WSUS
3 7 (4.79%) Nagios
4 6 (4.11%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.11%) Terraform
5 5 (3.42%) Puppet
5 5 (3.42%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (2.74%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.74%) Nessus
6 4 (2.74%) WMI
7 3 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.05%) Packer
8 2 (1.37%) Ansible
8 2 (1.37%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.37%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.68%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 80 (54.79%) Cisco
2 49 (33.56%) Microsoft
3 36 (24.66%) VMware
4 29 (19.86%) Juniper
5 23 (15.75%) F5
6 22 (15.07%) CheckPoint
7 18 (12.33%) Citrix
8 16 (10.96%) HP
9 15 (10.27%) Veeam
10 12 (8.22%) Aruba
11 9 (6.16%) Qualys
12 8 (5.48%) Fortinet
12 8 (5.48%) Zscaler
13 7 (4.79%) Dell
13 7 (4.79%) Google
13 7 (4.79%) Imperva
13 7 (4.79%) Symantec
14 6 (4.11%) Ivanti
14 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds
15 5 (3.42%) Infoblox