Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 188 137
Rank change year-on-year +32 -51 +70
Permanent jobs citing VPN 165 153 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.66% 1.44% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 9.89% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 141 131 269
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +7.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1,312 1,547 2,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.18% 14.61% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 1,307 1,639
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +18 118 £45,000 +20.00% 36
North Yorkshire +17 24 £55,000 +37.50% 5
South Yorkshire +17 21 £38,750 -3.13% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 109 (66.06%) Firewall
2 76 (46.06%) Cisco
3 67 (40.61%) WAN
4 62 (37.58%) DNS
5 55 (33.33%) LAN
6 54 (32.73%) Windows
6 54 (32.73%) Microsoft
7 47 (28.48%) VMware
8 46 (27.88%) TCP/IP
9 45 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 45 (27.27%) VLAN
9 45 (27.27%) Network Security
10 43 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
12 41 (24.85%) Linux
13 40 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (22.42%) Office 365
14 37 (22.42%) CCNA
15 35 (21.21%) Windows Server
16 33 (20.00%) MPLS
17 32 (19.39%) IPsec
18 31 (18.79%) Wireless
18 31 (18.79%) ITIL
19 30 (18.18%) Juniper
19 30 (18.18%) VoIP
20 29 (17.58%) Citrix
20 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
21 27 (16.36%) PCI DSS
22 26 (15.76%) CheckPoint
23 25 (15.15%) Amazon AWS

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 15 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.27%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.64%) IBM Domino
4 6 (3.64%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.03%) Apache
5 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.42%) nginx
7 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (22.42%) Office 365
3 25 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (14.55%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.85%) IaaS
6 5 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.03%) PaaS
6 5 (3.03%) SaaS
7 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 109 (66.06%) Firewall
2 67 (40.61%) WAN
3 62 (37.58%) DNS
4 55 (33.33%) LAN
5 46 (27.88%) TCP/IP
6 45 (27.27%) Network Security
6 45 (27.27%) VLAN
7 33 (20.00%) MPLS
8 32 (19.39%) IPsec
9 31 (18.79%) Wireless
10 30 (18.18%) VoIP
11 23 (13.94%) BGP
12 22 (13.33%) HTTP
13 19 (11.52%) VPLS
14 18 (10.91%) HTTPS
15 17 (10.30%) DWDM
15 17 (10.30%) OSPF
15 17 (10.30%) Wireless Security
16 15 (9.09%) DHCP
17 14 (8.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) MySQL
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.21%) Power BI
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (3.64%) Hudson
3 3 (1.82%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.82%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.03%) Marketing
4 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.82%) Law
5 3 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (18.79%) Analyst
2 20 (12.12%) Security Analyst
3 18 (10.91%) Network Analyst
3 18 (10.91%) Network Specialist
4 17 (10.30%) Consultant
4 17 (10.30%) Network Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 14 (8.48%) Administrator
6 14 (8.48%) IT Support
6 14 (8.48%) Network Security Specialist
6 14 (8.48%) Security Specialist
6 14 (8.48%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (7.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Network Security Analyst
7 13 (7.88%) Security Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) SOC Analyst
7 13 (7.88%) SOC Specialist
8 11 (6.67%) IT Manager
9 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) .NET
2 4 (2.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) JSON
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (7.27%) Replication
3 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.64%) PKI
7 5 (3.03%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.42%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.21%) Social Media
10 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.61%) EPoS
10 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.73%) Windows
2 41 (24.85%) Linux
3 35 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.88%) CentOS
7 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.85%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.61%) Unix
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) ITIL
2 24 (14.55%) Network Design
2 24 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (13.94%) Security Operations
4 21 (12.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 19 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (10.30%) Information Security
6 17 (10.30%) Release Management
6 17 (10.30%) Threat Intelligence
7 16 (9.70%) Data Analysis
7 16 (9.70%) Project Management
8 15 (9.09%) High Availability
8 15 (9.09%) Patch Management
9 14 (8.48%) Configuration Management
9 14 (8.48%) Social Engineering
10 13 (7.88%) B2B
10 13 (7.88%) DDoS Mitigation
10 13 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (7.88%) Risk Analysis
10 13 (7.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) Python
2 7 (4.24%) SQL
3 6 (3.64%) Java
3 6 (3.64%) Ruby
4 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (22.42%) CCNA
3 24 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (12.12%) MCSE
5 19 (11.52%) CCNP
6 8 (4.85%) MCP
7 7 (4.24%) CISM
7 7 (4.24%) CISSP
7 7 (4.24%) Degree
7 7 (4.24%) MCSA
8 6 (3.64%) CISA
8 6 (3.64%) SANS
9 5 (3.03%) MCITP
10 4 (2.42%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (2.42%) GIAC
10 4 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.82%) CEH
11 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.82%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.36%) PCI DSS
2 15 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.64%) GDPR
4 6 (3.64%) ISO 31000
5 3 (1.82%) SLA
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 45 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.27%) Docker
5 7 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (3.64%) XenApp
7 3 (1.82%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.82%) iptables
7 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.82%) Varnish
8 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.61%) Firmware
9 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Nessus
2 14 (8.48%) Nagios
3 11 (6.67%) Puppet
4 10 (6.06%) Ansible
4 10 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.45%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (3.64%) FortiGate
6 6 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.64%) Packer
6 6 (3.64%) Terraform
7 5 (3.03%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.82%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.82%) Consul
8 3 (1.82%) Grafana
8 3 (1.82%) Graphite
8 3 (1.82%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.82%) Salt
8 3 (1.82%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 76 (46.06%) Cisco
2 54 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 47 (28.48%) VMware
4 30 (18.18%) Juniper
5 29 (17.58%) Citrix
6 26 (15.76%) CheckPoint
7 17 (10.30%) Qualys
7 17 (10.30%) Red Hat
7 17 (10.30%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (6.67%) MikroTik
8 11 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 10 (6.06%) Avaya
9 10 (6.06%) F5
9 10 (6.06%) Mitel
10 9 (5.45%) Google
10 9 (5.45%) Symantec
11 8 (4.85%) Meraki
12 7 (4.24%) HP
13 6 (3.64%) Lotus
14 5 (3.03%) Aruba