Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 175 156
Rank change year-on-year +66 -19 +31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 241 183 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.48% 1.65% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.21% 10.26% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 201 159 225
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,233
% change year-on-year - +6.55% +5.58%

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 1584 1784 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.33% 16.09% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1485 1800
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +54 165 £42,500 +17.24% 6
North Yorkshire +24 41 £46,250 +68.18% 1
South Yorkshire +32 32 £32,500 -18.75%
East Yorkshire -7 3 £27,500 - 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 129 (53.53%) Firewall
2 110 (45.64%) LAN
3 109 (45.23%) Windows
4 105 (43.57%) Cisco
5 98 (40.66%) Microsoft
5 98 (40.66%) WAN
6 90 (37.34%) Active Directory
7 69 (28.63%) VMware
8 68 (28.22%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (28.22%) ITIL
9 63 (26.14%) Windows Server
10 62 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (25.31%) DNS
12 60 (24.90%) Linux
13 59 (24.48%) CCNA
14 51 (21.16%) Citrix
15 46 (19.09%) MPLS
16 45 (18.67%) VoIP
17 41 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
18 40 (16.60%) Office 365
18 40 (16.60%) BGP
19 38 (15.77%) CCNP
19 38 (15.77%) Windows Server 2012
19 38 (15.77%) Hyper-V
20 37 (15.35%) MS Exchange
21 36 (14.94%) VLAN
22 35 (14.52%) DHCP
23 34 (14.11%) TCP/IP
23 34 (14.11%) Microsoft Office
24 32 (13.28%) OSPF

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 37 (15.35%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.05%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.81%) Apache
5 13 (5.39%) Skype for Business
6 12 (4.98%) IBM Notes
7 11 (4.56%) IBM Domino
7 11 (4.56%) nginx
8 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.32%) IIS
10 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (14.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.60%) Office 365
2 22 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.24%) IaaS
6 3 (1.24%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.24%) PaaS
7 2 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 129 (53.53%) Firewall
2 110 (45.64%) LAN
3 98 (40.66%) WAN
4 61 (25.31%) DNS
5 46 (19.09%) MPLS
6 45 (18.67%) VoIP
7 40 (16.60%) BGP
8 36 (14.94%) VLAN
9 35 (14.52%) DHCP
10 34 (14.11%) TCP/IP
11 32 (13.28%) OSPF
12 31 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (11.20%) Network Security
13 27 (11.20%) SAN
13 27 (11.20%) Wireless
14 26 (10.79%) IPsec
15 19 (7.88%) SSL
16 18 (7.47%) EIGRP
17 17 (7.05%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (7.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.79%) MySQL
3 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Power BI
9 1 (0.41%) Riak
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.83%) Hudson
3 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) JMeter
4 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (6.22%) Retail
2 14 (5.81%) Finance
3 13 (5.39%) Marketing
4 10 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.66%) Publishing
7 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (18.26%) Analyst
2 32 (13.28%) IT Analyst
3 29 (12.03%) Network Engineer
4 25 (10.37%) Consultant
5 23 (9.54%) Administrator
6 22 (9.13%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (8.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (8.30%) Team Leader
8 18 (7.47%) IT Support
8 18 (7.47%) Network Analyst
9 15 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Security Analyst
11 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.98%) IT Manager
11 12 (4.98%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.98%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.98%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.24%) .NET
1 3 (1.24%) HTML
1 3 (1.24%) Web Services
1 3 (1.24%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.83%) JSON
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) CSS
3 1 (0.41%) LAMP
3 1 (0.41%) Node.js
3 1 (0.41%) REST
3 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.56%) Replication
4 8 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.32%) Clustering
5 5 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.07%) iPad
6 4 (1.66%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.66%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.24%) PKI
8 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (45.23%) Windows
2 63 (26.14%) Windows Server
3 60 (24.90%) Linux
4 41 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (15.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.64%) Mac OS X
6 16 (6.64%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.22%) Unix
7 15 (6.22%) Windows 10
8 14 (5.81%) CentOS
9 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.32%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.90%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.07%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.22%) ITIL
2 26 (10.79%) High Availability
3 21 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.30%) Project Management
5 19 (7.88%) Load Balancing
5 19 (7.88%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.05%) Release Management
6 17 (7.05%) Risk Management
7 16 (6.64%) Data Protection
7 16 (6.64%) Information Security
8 15 (6.22%) Patch Management
9 13 (5.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.39%) Network Management
10 12 (4.98%) DevOps
10 12 (4.98%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 12 (4.98%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.98%) Security Testing
10 12 (4.98%) Service Management
10 12 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.39%) SQL
2 6 (2.49%) Python
3 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.24%) Java
4 3 (1.24%) Ruby
4 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.83%) C
5 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.83%) Perl
5 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) C#
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (28.22%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (24.48%) CCNA
3 38 (15.77%) CCNP
4 29 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (9.96%) MCSE
6 14 (5.81%) MCP
6 14 (5.81%) MCSA
7 9 (3.73%) CCIE
8 8 (3.32%) MCITP
9 7 (2.90%) Degree
10 6 (2.49%) CISSP
11 5 (2.07%) CEH
11 5 (2.07%) CISM
11 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.66%) HND
12 4 (1.66%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.24%) HNC
13 3 (1.24%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.22%) SLA
3 14 (5.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.66%) GDPR
6 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (37.34%) Active Directory
2 62 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (15.77%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.22%) Docker
5 11 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.15%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (3.73%) GlusterFS
7 9 (3.73%) iptables
8 8 (3.32%) Varnish
9 7 (2.90%) XenApp
10 5 (2.07%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.24%) vSphere
11 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.41%) Firmware
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (7.88%) SCCM
2 15 (6.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (6.22%) Puppet
3 14 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.81%) WSUS
4 13 (5.39%) Ansible
5 12 (4.98%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.56%) Nagios
7 9 (3.73%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.90%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.07%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.24%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.24%) DameWare
10 3 (1.24%) Perfmon
10 3 (1.24%) SCOM
10 3 (1.24%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.83%) Packer
11 2 (0.83%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 105 (43.57%) Cisco
2 98 (40.66%) Microsoft
3 69 (28.63%) VMware
4 51 (21.16%) Citrix
5 24 (9.96%) HP
5 24 (9.96%) Juniper
6 22 (9.13%) Symantec
7 15 (6.22%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.81%) NetApp
9 13 (5.39%) Mitel
9 13 (5.39%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.98%) Avaya
10 12 (4.98%) F5
10 12 (4.98%) Lotus
10 12 (4.98%) MikroTik
10 12 (4.98%) SAP
11 11 (4.56%) Rackspace
12 10 (4.15%) Brocade
12 10 (4.15%) CommVault
12 10 (4.15%) Palo Alto