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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 213 134 104
Rank change year-on-year -79 -30 -65
Permanent jobs citing VPN 86 112 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.11% 1.92% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 11.09% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 82 103 91
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £26,313 £32,125 £32,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £53,813 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,625 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,295 1,010 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.72% 17.32% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 880 761 418
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,275
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +8.75%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -52 64 £40,000 -11.11% 16
South Yorkshire -15 11 £40,000 -33.33% 4
North Yorkshire -20 6 £30,000 -20.00% 4
East Yorkshire +1 4 £55,000 +48.65% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 51 (59.30%) Microsoft 365
3 47 (54.65%) WAN
4 45 (52.33%) LAN
4 45 (52.33%) Firewall
5 42 (48.84%) Azure
6 41 (47.67%) TCP/IP
6 41 (47.67%) Windows Server
7 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
8 34 (39.53%) DNS
9 33 (38.37%) Cisco
10 30 (34.88%) DHCP
10 30 (34.88%) VMware
11 29 (33.72%) Social Skills
12 26 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (27.91%) Wireless
13 24 (27.91%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
15 21 (24.42%) VLAN
16 20 (23.26%) CCNA
16 20 (23.26%) SLA
17 19 (22.09%) SQL
17 19 (22.09%) Windows 10
18 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
19 16 (18.60%) CCNP
19 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (17.44%) SSL

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 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft 365
2 42 (48.84%) Azure
3 24 (27.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (15.12%) Rubrik
5 9 (10.47%) AWS
6 7 (8.14%) PaaS
7 4 (4.65%) IaaS
8 2 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.33%) GCP
8 2 (2.33%) GitHub
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.16%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (1.16%) AWS Direct Connect
9 1 (1.16%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (1.16%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (1.16%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (1.16%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (1.16%) Pulumi
9 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.65%) WAN
2 45 (52.33%) Firewall
2 45 (52.33%) LAN
3 41 (47.67%) TCP/IP
4 34 (39.53%) DNS
5 30 (34.88%) DHCP
6 24 (27.91%) Wireless
7 21 (24.42%) VLAN
8 15 (17.44%) SSL
8 15 (17.44%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (16.28%) SAN
10 13 (15.12%) MPLS
11 11 (12.79%) IPsec
12 10 (11.63%) OSPF
13 7 (8.14%) BGP
13 7 (8.14%) VoIP
14 5 (5.81%) Internet
14 5 (5.81%) IPv6
14 5 (5.81%) Multicast
14 5 (5.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
1 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (33.72%) Social Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Field Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Network Field Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Junior
7 6 (6.98%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Junior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.65%) IT Support
9 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Telephony Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Head of Engineering
10 3 (3.49%) IP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) JSP
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.16%) ARM Templates
4 1 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.16%) JSON
4 1 (1.16%) LAMP
4 1 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.81%) Legacy Systems
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.49%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.49%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Robotics
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.16%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.16%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (1.16%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.09%) Windows 10
4 15 (17.44%) Linux
4 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (3.49%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.33%) AIX
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (16.28%) Incident Management
4 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.79%) Information Security
6 10 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
6 10 (11.63%) DevOps
6 10 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (11.63%) Security Patching
7 9 (10.47%) ITIL
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
9 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.65%) Network Management
11 4 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.14%) Python
4 3 (3.49%) Bash
4 3 (3.49%) Java
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) VB
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) Jython
5 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (23.26%) CCNA
3 16 (18.60%) CCNP
3 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (17.44%) MCSE
5 14 (16.28%) MCSA
6 3 (3.49%) Degree
6 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCEA
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.65%) XenApp
4 3 (3.49%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.33%) Docker
5 2 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (15.12%) NetBackup
3 8 (9.30%) Terraform
4 6 (6.98%) SCCM
5 4 (4.65%) Ansible
6 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (2.33%) Puppet
7 2 (2.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.16%) Nagios
8 1 (1.16%) Observium
8 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (38.37%) Cisco
3 30 (34.88%) VMware
4 15 (17.44%) Veeam
5 13 (15.12%) Veritas
6 8 (9.30%) Citrix
7 6 (6.98%) Fortinet
7 6 (6.98%) Juniper
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle
7 6 (6.98%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.81%) Meraki
9 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.33%) Aruba
11 2 (2.33%) Micro Focus
11 2 (2.33%) SAP
11 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.33%) Sophos
12 1 (1.16%) Dell
12 1 (1.16%) HP