Period
to 24 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 124 136
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 79 122 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 2.00% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 14.61% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 140
Median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £18,750 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £53,765
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 628 835 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.46% 13.70% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 482 713 985
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +1.32%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,800 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2021.

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 2021. 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 +61 53 £29,750 -25.63% 11
North Yorkshire -7 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South Yorkshire -18 12 £62,500 +40.45% 2
East Yorkshire -8 2 £27,500 +4.76% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 45 (56.96%) Firewall
3 42 (53.16%) DNS
4 41 (51.90%) Office 365
5 40 (50.63%) Active Directory
6 36 (45.57%) Cisco
6 36 (45.57%) DHCP
7 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
8 33 (41.77%) WAN
8 33 (41.77%) LAN
9 28 (35.44%) TCP/IP
10 27 (34.18%) MPLS
11 25 (31.65%) Azure
12 23 (29.11%) VLAN
13 22 (27.85%) ITIL
14 20 (25.32%) VMware
15 19 (24.05%) Linux
15 19 (24.05%) Windows 10
15 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
16 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
17 17 (21.52%) SLA
18 16 (20.25%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (20.25%) AWS
19 15 (18.99%) BGP
20 14 (17.72%) Wi-Fi
20 14 (17.72%) OSPF
20 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
21 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 13 (16.46%) Palo Alto
21 13 (16.46%) Citrix

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 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.53%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 41 (51.90%) Office 365
2 25 (31.65%) Azure
3 16 (20.25%) AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.96%) Firewall
2 42 (53.16%) DNS
3 36 (45.57%) DHCP
4 33 (41.77%) LAN
4 33 (41.77%) WAN
5 28 (35.44%) TCP/IP
6 27 (34.18%) MPLS
7 23 (29.11%) VLAN
8 15 (18.99%) BGP
9 14 (17.72%) OSPF
9 14 (17.72%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (12.66%) SAN
11 9 (11.39%) VoIP
11 9 (11.39%) Wireless
12 8 (10.13%) ISDN
13 7 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (8.86%) Network Security
14 6 (7.59%) NAS
14 6 (7.59%) WLAN
15 5 (6.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.59%) Law
3 3 (3.80%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.53%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) IT Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Service Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) IT Support
6 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Telecoms Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) IT Technician
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) iPad
3 4 (5.06%) iPhone
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 19 (24.05%) Windows 10
2 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2019
4 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Android
7 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) CentOS
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
2 9 (11.39%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (8.86%) Architectural Design
3 7 (8.86%) Deadline-Driven
3 7 (8.86%) Network Virtualisation
3 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.86%) Requirements Gathering
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (6.33%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (6.33%) Project Delivery
5 5 (6.33%) Service Management
6 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.06%) Document Management
6 4 (5.06%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (5.06%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.06%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (5.06%) Supplier Management
6 4 (5.06%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) PHP
2 3 (3.80%) Python
3 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.19%) CCNA
3 10 (12.66%) CCNP
4 7 (8.86%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.06%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) NIST
System Software
1 40 (50.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.59%) Firmware
5 3 (3.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (3.80%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.06%) Cacti
3 4 (5.06%) Nagios
3 4 (5.06%) Nmap
4 3 (3.80%) Capistrano
4 3 (3.80%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) WSUS
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.27%) Nessus
6 1 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Cisco
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.32%) VMware
4 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 13 (16.46%) Palo Alto
5 11 (13.92%) Fortinet
6 10 (12.66%) HP
7 9 (11.39%) Google
7 9 (11.39%) Juniper
7 9 (11.39%) Mitel
8 8 (10.13%) Veeam
9 7 (8.86%) Avaya
9 7 (8.86%) BT
9 7 (8.86%) ShoreTel
9 7 (8.86%) SonicWALL
10 5 (6.33%) Apple
10 5 (6.33%) Brocade
10 5 (6.33%) Dell
10 5 (6.33%) iManage
10 5 (6.33%) WatchGuard