Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 115 169
Rank change year-on-year -46 +54 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 133 242 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.61% 2.49% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.15% 15.27% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 113 202 162
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.98% +16.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,300 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,800 £57,500 £52,500
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 1,193 1,585 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.40% 16.28% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,326 1,483
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -36 83 £37,500 -10.71% 27
North Yorkshire -22 23 £47,500 +2.70% 3
South Yorkshire -18 20 £50,000 +53.85% 6
East Yorkshire +13 7 £28,000 +1.82% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 83 (62.41%) Firewall
2 66 (49.62%) Cisco
3 63 (47.37%) Windows
4 62 (46.62%) WAN
5 52 (39.10%) Active Directory
6 49 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 47 (35.34%) LAN
7 47 (35.34%) Windows Server
8 40 (30.08%) DNS
9 38 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (25.56%) Network Security
12 33 (24.81%) MPLS
13 32 (24.06%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (24.06%) VMware
14 31 (23.31%) DHCP
14 31 (23.31%) Office 365
15 30 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (22.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 28 (21.05%) OSPF
16 28 (21.05%) IPsec
17 27 (20.30%) F5
18 25 (18.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 25 (18.80%) BGP
18 25 (18.80%) Juniper
18 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
18 25 (18.80%) ITIL
19 24 (18.05%) CheckPoint
19 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (18.05%) 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 20 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.76%) IIS
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.01%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.26%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 35 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (23.31%) Office 365
3 24 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (7.52%) SaaS
5 8 (6.02%) PaaS
6 7 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.76%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.50%) IaaS
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.75%) Route 53
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (62.41%) Firewall
2 62 (46.62%) WAN
3 47 (35.34%) LAN
4 40 (30.08%) DNS
5 38 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (25.56%) Network Security
7 33 (24.81%) MPLS
8 31 (23.31%) DHCP
9 28 (21.05%) IPsec
9 28 (21.05%) OSPF
10 25 (18.80%) BGP
10 25 (18.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
11 23 (17.29%) Wireless
12 21 (15.79%) VPLS
13 20 (15.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 20 (15.04%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (14.29%) VLAN
15 16 (12.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) Power BI
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (3.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Retail
3 9 (6.77%) Marketing
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) Network Engineer
2 24 (18.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (12.03%) Security Specialist
4 14 (10.53%) Analyst
4 14 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.52%) Network Specialist
6 10 (7.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) IT Support
9 7 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) XML
2 6 (4.51%) .NET
2 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
4 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.75%) JSON
5 1 (0.75%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.02%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.02%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.51%) EPoS
5 5 (3.76%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.76%) Replication
5 5 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) iPad
8 1 (0.75%) iPhone
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.37%) Windows
2 47 (35.34%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.77%) Windows 10
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.77%) Linux
6 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.76%) HPUX
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.50%) Unix
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (18.80%) ITIL
3 19 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (11.28%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 13 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.27%) Antivirus Management
7 11 (8.27%) Information Security
8 10 (7.52%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (7.52%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (6.77%) Change Management
9 9 (6.77%) SIEM
10 8 (6.02%) CRM
10 8 (6.02%) Decision-Making
10 8 (6.02%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (6.02%) ERP
10 8 (6.02%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.02%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.02%) Patch Management
11 7 (5.26%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.03%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.76%) Python
4 2 (1.50%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (24.06%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (16.54%) CCNP
3 17 (12.78%) CCIE
4 13 (9.77%) CCNA
4 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.77%) Degree
5 9 (6.77%) MCSA
6 8 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (4.51%) DBS Check
7 6 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.76%) VCP5
9 4 (3.01%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.26%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.26%) CCIE Security
10 3 (2.26%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) SLA
2 9 (6.77%) GDPR
3 8 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (4.51%) PCI DSS
5 4 (3.01%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 52 (39.10%) Active Directory
2 30 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.52%) Terminal Services
5 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.02%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.76%) XenApp
8 2 (1.50%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.50%) vSphere
9 1 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (11.28%) SCCM
2 9 (6.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (4.51%) AirWatch
3 6 (4.51%) Nagios
3 6 (4.51%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.76%) Packer
4 5 (3.76%) Puppet
4 5 (3.76%) Terraform
5 4 (3.01%) WMI
6 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.26%) WSUS
7 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.50%) Nessus
7 2 (1.50%) SCOM
8 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (49.62%) Cisco
2 49 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 32 (24.06%) VMware
4 27 (20.30%) F5
5 25 (18.80%) Juniper
6 24 (18.05%) CheckPoint
7 21 (15.79%) Citrix
8 11 (8.27%) Veeam
9 10 (7.52%) Fortinet
9 10 (7.52%) HP
9 10 (7.52%) Zscaler
10 8 (6.02%) Aruba
10 8 (6.02%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.02%) SonicWALL
11 7 (5.26%) Dell
11 7 (5.26%) Imperva
11 7 (5.26%) Qualys
11 7 (5.26%) Symantec
12 6 (4.51%) Google
12 6 (4.51%) Meraki