Period
to 16 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 155 167
Rank change year-on-year +117 +12 -48
Permanent jobs citing VPN 532 170 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.01% 1.76% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.24% 13.12% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 232 152 171
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,775 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 1,759 1,296 1,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.17% 13.40% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,260 1,079 1,294
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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
North Yorkshire +73 351 £43,750 -7.89%
West Yorkshire +48 133 £37,000 -1.33% 5
South Yorkshire +16 31 £47,500 +26.67% 6
East Yorkshire +5 12 £47,500 +31.30%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 478 (89.85%) Firewall
2 426 (80.08%) Cisco
3 389 (73.12%) Cisco Certification
4 378 (71.05%) DNS
5 374 (70.30%) MPLS
6 372 (69.92%) WAN
7 366 (68.80%) BGP
8 360 (67.67%) OSPF
9 356 (66.92%) CCNP
10 355 (66.73%) Cisco ASA
11 336 (63.16%) Linux
12 334 (62.78%) CCNA
13 318 (59.77%) Network Security
14 317 (59.59%) IPsec
15 313 (58.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 303 (56.95%) Unix
17 299 (56.20%) FortiGate
18 298 (56.02%) NetScaler
18 298 (56.02%) Python
18 298 (56.02%) Fortinet
19 297 (55.83%) Management Information System
20 293 (55.08%) Network Design
21 292 (54.89%) Service Delivery
22 290 (54.51%) Broadband
23 289 (54.32%) Cisco Nexus
24 287 (53.95%) SMTP
25 286 (53.76%) ADSL
25 286 (53.76%) Nagios
26 284 (53.38%) ISO 9001
26 284 (53.38%) Perl

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 46 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 36 (6.77%) IIS
3 27 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.98%) Office 365
2 79 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.57%) SaaS
5 13 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 13 (2.44%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.32%) IaaS
6 7 (1.32%) PaaS
7 4 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.75%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.38%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 478 (89.85%) Firewall
2 378 (71.05%) DNS
3 374 (70.30%) MPLS
4 372 (69.92%) WAN
5 366 (68.80%) BGP
6 360 (67.67%) OSPF
7 355 (66.73%) Cisco ASA
8 318 (59.77%) Network Security
9 317 (59.59%) IPsec
10 298 (56.02%) NetScaler
11 290 (54.51%) Broadband
12 289 (54.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 287 (53.95%) SMTP
14 286 (53.76%) ADSL
15 283 (53.20%) RIP
16 76 (14.29%) LAN
17 66 (12.41%) VLAN
18 58 (10.90%) DHCP
19 55 (10.34%) SAN
20 45 (8.46%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.44%) Power BI
3 4 (0.75%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket
2 4 (0.75%) CircleCI
2 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.75%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 36 (6.77%) Finance
3 11 (2.07%) Retail
4 5 (0.94%) Marketing
5 4 (0.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) Back Office
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Law
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 302 (56.77%) Network Engineer
2 177 (33.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 177 (33.27%) Security Engineer
3 112 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 110 (20.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 103 (19.36%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 44 (8.27%) Developer
6 44 (8.27%) Product Developer
6 44 (8.27%) Switch Engineer
7 30 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (4.70%) Network Specialist
9 22 (4.14%) IT Manager
9 22 (4.14%) Network Support
9 22 (4.14%) Support Engineer
10 20 (3.76%) Security Specialist
11 19 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
12 18 (3.38%) Analyst
13 16 (3.01%) Network Support Engineer
14 15 (2.82%) IT Support
15 14 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.75%) Apache Flex
2 4 (0.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.19%) .NET
3 1 (0.19%) HTML
3 1 (0.19%) Java EE
3 1 (0.19%) OAuth
3 1 (0.19%) SAML
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 297 (55.83%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.39%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.26%) CMDB
6 9 (1.69%) Clustering
6 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.13%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.13%) iPhone
9 5 (0.94%) PKI
10 4 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.38%) EPoS
11 2 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.19%) Handset
12 1 (0.19%) User Experience
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 336 (63.16%) Linux
2 303 (56.95%) Unix
3 119 (22.37%) Windows
4 82 (15.41%) Windows Server
5 66 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (5.83%) Windows 10
8 24 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.01%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.63%) CatOS
10 14 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.50%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.56%) Android
13 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (55.08%) Network Design
2 292 (54.89%) Service Delivery
3 284 (53.38%) Network Management
3 284 (53.38%) Product Management
4 283 (53.20%) Change Control
5 62 (11.65%) ITIL
6 48 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 42 (7.89%) Security Operations
8 33 (6.20%) DevOps
9 31 (5.83%) Change Management
10 28 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (5.26%) Migration
11 26 (4.89%) SIEM
12 25 (4.70%) Customer Engagement
13 23 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (4.32%) Security Monitoring
14 22 (4.14%) Load Balancing
14 22 (4.14%) Network Architecture
15 18 (3.38%) Information Security
16 17 (3.20%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 298 (56.02%) Python
2 284 (53.38%) Perl
3 283 (53.20%) Bash Shell
4 48 (9.02%) SQL
5 25 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.26%) C#
7 6 (1.13%) C
8 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) Java
9 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 389 (73.12%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (66.92%) CCNP
3 334 (62.78%) CCNA
4 29 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (4.70%) JNCIS
6 17 (3.20%) CCIE
7 16 (3.01%) MCSA
8 14 (2.63%) MCSE
8 14 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.63%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.07%) CISSP
10 10 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.13%) CCDP
12 6 (1.13%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.94%) CISA
13 5 (0.94%) CISM
13 5 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (0.94%) GIAC
13 5 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (58.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 284 (53.38%) ISO 9001
3 23 (4.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (1.69%) GDPR
7 8 (1.50%) SLA
8 4 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.75%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 113 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 43 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.82%) XenApp
5 14 (2.63%) vSphere
6 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 299 (56.20%) FortiGate
2 286 (53.76%) Nagios
3 36 (6.77%) SCCM
4 33 (6.20%) WSUS
5 25 (4.70%) AirWatch
6 14 (2.63%) RANCID
7 10 (1.88%) SCOM
8 6 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.13%) Nessus
9 4 (0.75%) Ansible
9 4 (0.75%) Grafana
9 4 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.75%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Puppet
11 1 (0.19%) QRadar
11 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 426 (80.08%) Cisco
2 298 (56.02%) Fortinet
3 225 (42.29%) Palo Alto
4 103 (19.36%) Microsoft
5 69 (12.97%) VMware
6 63 (11.84%) Juniper
7 44 (8.27%) CheckPoint
8 36 (6.77%) Citrix
9 35 (6.58%) Veeam
10 25 (4.70%) ForeScout
11 17 (3.20%) Huawei
12 15 (2.82%) Meraki
13 14 (2.63%) Draytek
13 14 (2.63%) HP
14 13 (2.44%) Dell
15 12 (2.26%) Mitel
15 12 (2.26%) Siemens
16 9 (1.69%) 3PAR
17 7 (1.32%) Google
18 6 (1.13%) Symantec