Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 166 110
Rank change year-on-year +98 -56 +70
Permanent jobs citing VPN 284 133 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.16% 1.59% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 11.02% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 113 201
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +18.57%
10th Percentile £26,950 £26,300 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,800 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,221 1,207 1,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.87% 14.43% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1,004 1,321
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +61 182 £37,500 -21.05% 4
West Yorkshire +25 70 £40,000 +6.67% 20
South Yorkshire +8 16 £44,000 -12.00% 7
East Yorkshire +13 15 £27,500 -1.79%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 241 (84.86%) Firewall
2 212 (74.65%) WAN
3 204 (71.83%) Cisco
4 202 (71.13%) DNS
5 186 (65.49%) Cisco Certification
6 182 (64.08%) MPLS
7 173 (60.92%) CCNP
8 171 (60.21%) CCNA
9 168 (59.15%) BGP
10 163 (57.39%) OSPF
11 160 (56.34%) IPsec
11 160 (56.34%) Cisco ASA
12 159 (55.99%) NetScaler
13 158 (55.63%) Network Security
14 155 (54.58%) Linux
15 152 (53.52%) FortiGate
16 151 (53.17%) Fortinet
17 150 (52.82%) Unix
18 149 (52.46%) Python
18 149 (52.46%) Service Delivery
19 148 (52.11%) Management Information System
19 148 (52.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 146 (51.41%) ADSL
20 146 (51.41%) Cisco Nexus
20 146 (51.41%) Network Management
21 145 (51.06%) Broadband
22 143 (50.35%) ISO 9001
22 143 (50.35%) Change Control
23 142 (50.00%) SMTP
23 142 (50.00%) Nagios

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 30 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.86%) Skype for Business
3 20 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.87%) IIS
5 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.06%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.93%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 64 (22.54%) Office 365
2 60 (21.13%) Azure
3 26 (9.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.58%) SaaS
5 5 (1.76%) AWS
6 4 (1.41%) IaaS
6 4 (1.41%) PaaS
7 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 241 (84.86%) Firewall
2 212 (74.65%) WAN
3 202 (71.13%) DNS
4 182 (64.08%) MPLS
5 168 (59.15%) BGP
6 163 (57.39%) OSPF
7 160 (56.34%) Cisco ASA
7 160 (56.34%) IPsec
8 159 (55.99%) NetScaler
9 158 (55.63%) Network Security
10 146 (51.41%) ADSL
10 146 (51.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 145 (51.06%) Broadband
12 142 (50.00%) SMTP
13 141 (49.65%) RIP
14 71 (25.00%) LAN
15 59 (20.77%) DHCP
16 34 (11.97%) TCP/IP
16 34 (11.97%) Wireless
17 31 (10.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) RSpec
General
1 79 (27.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.52%) Retail
3 9 (3.17%) Finance
4 8 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.11%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Electronics
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (55.99%) Network Engineer
2 116 (40.85%) Security Engineer
3 114 (40.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 96 (33.80%) Cisco Engineer
4 96 (33.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 94 (33.10%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 37 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.63%) Network Support
7 16 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.28%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (4.58%) Analyst
9 13 (4.58%) Switch Engineer
10 12 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.23%) Firewall Engineer
10 12 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (3.87%) Technical Support
12 10 (3.52%) Consultant
13 9 (3.17%) IT Support
14 8 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.58%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) COM
3 1 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.35%) OAuth
3 1 (0.35%) SAML
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 148 (52.11%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.10%) Public Cloud
3 18 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.17%) e-Learning
7 8 (2.82%) CMDB
8 7 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.11%) IVR
10 5 (1.76%) Clustering
11 4 (1.41%) CCTV
11 4 (1.41%) Replication
12 3 (1.06%) AS400
12 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.35%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.35%) Handset
14 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 155 (54.58%) Linux
2 150 (52.82%) Unix
3 87 (30.63%) Windows
4 66 (23.24%) Windows Server
5 45 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (7.75%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.58%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.87%) CatOS
10 9 (3.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (52.46%) Service Delivery
2 146 (51.41%) Network Management
3 143 (50.35%) Change Control
4 141 (49.65%) Network Design
4 141 (49.65%) Product Management
5 66 (23.24%) ITIL
6 50 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 30 (10.56%) Project Delivery
8 28 (9.86%) Patch Management
9 25 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.75%) Server Management
11 20 (7.04%) Change Management
11 20 (7.04%) Server Hardening
12 14 (4.93%) DevOps
13 12 (4.23%) Analytics
13 12 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (4.23%) Technical Leadership
14 11 (3.87%) Data Analytics
15 10 (3.52%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 149 (52.46%) Python
2 141 (49.65%) Bash Shell
2 141 (49.65%) Perl
3 16 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.63%) SQL
4 5 (1.76%) C
5 2 (0.70%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 186 (65.49%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (60.92%) CCNP
3 171 (60.21%) CCNA
4 35 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (8.45%) MCSA
6 14 (4.93%) MCSE
7 7 (2.46%) CCIE
8 6 (2.11%) Avaya Certification
9 5 (1.76%) CCDP
9 5 (1.76%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.41%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.70%) CCAA
12 2 (0.70%) Degree
12 2 (0.70%) MCP
12 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (52.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 143 (50.35%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.11%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (31.69%) Active Directory
2 46 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.51%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.69%) vSphere
5 13 (4.58%) XenApp
6 11 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.82%) VMware NSX
8 7 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.70%) Firmware
10 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.70%) vCloud
10 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 152 (53.52%) FortiGate
2 142 (50.00%) Nagios
3 31 (10.92%) WSUS
4 25 (8.80%) SCCM
5 11 (3.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (3.52%) Nessus
7 7 (2.46%) RANCID
8 5 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.76%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.70%) Ansible
10 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 204 (71.83%) Cisco
2 151 (53.17%) Fortinet
3 127 (44.72%) Palo Alto
4 85 (29.93%) Microsoft
5 72 (25.35%) VMware
6 35 (12.32%) Citrix
7 23 (8.10%) Veeam
8 15 (5.28%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.93%) Dell
10 13 (4.58%) Juniper
11 10 (3.52%) HP
11 10 (3.52%) Mitel
11 10 (3.52%) Siemens
12 9 (3.17%) Avaya
12 9 (3.17%) Huawei
13 8 (2.82%) Asigra
13 8 (2.82%) Meraki
14 7 (2.46%) Draytek
15 6 (2.11%) BT
15 6 (2.11%) Verint