Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 178 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 -57 +55
Permanent jobs citing VPN 164 164 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.68% 1.55% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.69% 11.18% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 146 148 326
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,639 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.24% -9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,375 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £59,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 1,292 1,467 1,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.24% 13.84% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 1,251 1,546
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,350 £21,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +23 132 £40,000 +2.56% 15
South Yorkshire +25 16 £37,500 +38.89% 8
East Yorkshire +6 8 £36,176 +39.14% 1
North Yorkshire -6 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 116 (70.73%) Firewall
2 83 (50.61%) Cisco
3 82 (50.00%) DNS
4 76 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 70 (42.68%) Active Directory
6 62 (37.80%) WAN
6 62 (37.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 61 (37.20%) Windows
8 56 (34.15%) TCP/IP
9 52 (31.71%) Network Security
10 51 (31.10%) LAN
10 51 (31.10%) Wireless
11 47 (28.66%) VLAN
12 45 (27.44%) VMware
12 45 (27.44%) Office 365
13 41 (25.00%) VoIP
13 41 (25.00%) DHCP
14 40 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
15 39 (23.78%) Windows Server
16 37 (22.56%) IPsec
16 37 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (21.34%) PCI DSS
18 34 (20.73%) Network Design
19 32 (19.51%) HTTP
19 32 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
20 31 (18.90%) Juniper
21 30 (18.29%) Citrix
22 29 (17.68%) Linux
23 28 (17.07%) HTTPS
23 28 (17.07%) Penetration Testing

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 20 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.27%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.44%) IBM Domino
5 4 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.22%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.61%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 62 (37.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (27.44%) Office 365
3 40 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.27%) IaaS
6 4 (2.44%) PaaS
6 4 (2.44%) SaaS
7 3 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 116 (70.73%) Firewall
2 82 (50.00%) DNS
3 62 (37.80%) WAN
4 56 (34.15%) TCP/IP
5 52 (31.71%) Network Security
6 51 (31.10%) LAN
6 51 (31.10%) Wireless
7 47 (28.66%) VLAN
8 41 (25.00%) DHCP
8 41 (25.00%) VoIP
9 37 (22.56%) IPsec
10 32 (19.51%) HTTP
11 28 (17.07%) HTTPS
12 24 (14.63%) DWDM
13 23 (14.02%) MPLS
14 22 (13.41%) VPLS
15 21 (12.80%) Wireless Security
16 14 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (7.93%) OSPF
18 12 (7.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Firebird
3 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.88%) MSBuild
2 8 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.05%) Hudson
5 4 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (16.46%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Marketing
3 10 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Law
7 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (21.34%) Analyst
2 25 (15.24%) IT Support
3 23 (14.02%) Network Engineer
3 23 (14.02%) Support Engineer
4 21 (12.80%) Network Analyst
4 21 (12.80%) Security Analyst
5 20 (12.20%) IT Engineer
6 19 (11.59%) Security Specialist
7 17 (10.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (10.37%) Network Security Specialist
7 17 (10.37%) Network Specialist
8 16 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) Network Security Analyst
9 13 (7.93%) SOC Analyst
9 13 (7.93%) SOC Specialist
10 10 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) IT Analyst
10 10 (6.10%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.83%) Web Services
4 2 (1.22%) EDI
4 2 (1.22%) ODBC
5 1 (0.61%) LAMP
5 1 (0.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (9.76%) Replication
3 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.27%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.66%) PKI
5 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.22%) EPoS
8 2 (1.22%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.20%) Windows
2 39 (23.78%) Windows Server
3 29 (17.68%) Linux
4 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.22%) SUSE
9 2 (1.22%) Unix
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) HPUX
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) Network Design
2 28 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (17.07%) Security Operations
3 27 (16.46%) ITIL
3 27 (16.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 23 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (13.41%) Threat Intelligence
6 20 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 19 (11.59%) Information Security
7 19 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 16 (9.76%) Issue Tracking
8 16 (9.76%) Load Balancing
8 16 (9.76%) Security Patching
9 15 (9.15%) DevOps
9 15 (9.15%) Social Engineering
10 14 (8.54%) B2B
10 14 (8.54%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.27%) Python
2 7 (4.27%) SQL
3 6 (3.66%) Java
4 5 (3.05%) Ruby
5 4 (2.44%) Go
6 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (12.80%) CCNA
3 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.93%) MCSE
5 11 (6.71%) Degree
6 9 (5.49%) CCNP
7 7 (4.27%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (3.66%) CISA
8 6 (3.66%) CISM
8 6 (3.66%) CISSP
8 6 (3.66%) SANS
9 5 (3.05%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (2.44%) GIAC
10 4 (2.44%) MCP
10 4 (2.44%) MCSA
11 3 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.22%) CEH
12 2 (1.22%) CISMP
13 1 (0.61%) CCSA
13 1 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.34%) PCI DSS
2 15 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (7.93%) GDPR
4 10 (6.10%) SLA
5 8 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (3.66%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.61%) GCP
7 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 70 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 37 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.80%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.32%) Terminal Services
4 12 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (7.32%) XenApp
5 8 (4.88%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (3.66%) Docker
7 5 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (13.41%) Nessus
2 10 (6.10%) FortiGate
2 10 (6.10%) Nagios
3 9 (5.49%) Backup Exec
3 9 (5.49%) WSUS
4 8 (4.88%) Ansible
4 8 (4.88%) SmoothWall
5 6 (3.66%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.66%) SCCM
5 6 (3.66%) Terraform
6 5 (3.05%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.05%) Packer
6 5 (3.05%) Puppet
7 4 (2.44%) Grafana
7 4 (2.44%) Graphite
7 4 (2.44%) Opsview
7 4 (2.44%) Salt
7 4 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (50.61%) Cisco
2 76 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 45 (27.44%) VMware
4 31 (18.90%) Juniper
5 30 (18.29%) Citrix
6 26 (15.85%) CheckPoint
7 22 (13.41%) Qualys
7 22 (13.41%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (7.93%) Google
8 13 (7.93%) Meraki
9 11 (6.71%) Aruba
9 11 (6.71%) HP
9 11 (6.71%) Palo Alto
10 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.49%) Veeam
12 8 (4.88%) Symantec
13 6 (3.66%) F5
13 6 (3.66%) Kaspersky
13 6 (3.66%) MobileIron
14 5 (3.05%) Capita