Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 147 190
Rank change year-on-year +5 +43 -42
Permanent jobs citing VPN 156 173 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.10% 1.79% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 12.83% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 127 143 133
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,895 £57,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 1,194 1,348 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.10% 13.97% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,140 1,368
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,575 £57,500
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 January 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 18 January 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
West Yorkshire +4 100 £37,500 -16.67% 30
North Yorkshire +8 37 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South Yorkshire -13 13 £32,500 -5.11% 3
East Yorkshire - 6 £28,000 -
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 97 (62.18%) Firewall
2 81 (51.92%) Cisco
3 75 (48.08%) Windows
4 66 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 64 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 56 (35.90%) Windows Server
7 54 (34.62%) WAN
7 54 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (32.05%) LAN
9 43 (27.56%) OSPF
9 43 (27.56%) DNS
10 42 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (26.28%) BGP
12 40 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
12 40 (25.64%) VLAN
13 37 (23.72%) Network Security
14 36 (23.08%) Office 365
15 34 (21.79%) Juniper
15 34 (21.79%) MPLS
16 31 (19.87%) CCNA
16 31 (19.87%) VMware
17 30 (19.23%) Security Operations
18 29 (18.59%) CCNP
18 29 (18.59%) EIGRP
19 27 (17.31%) DHCP
19 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 26 (16.67%) MS Exchange
20 26 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
21 25 (16.03%) 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 26 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.41%) IIS
4 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (23.08%) Office 365
3 20 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.49%) PaaS
5 5 (3.21%) SaaS
6 3 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Route 53
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (62.18%) Firewall
2 54 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
2 54 (34.62%) WAN
3 50 (32.05%) LAN
4 43 (27.56%) DNS
4 43 (27.56%) OSPF
5 41 (26.28%) BGP
6 40 (25.64%) VLAN
7 37 (23.72%) Network Security
8 34 (21.79%) MPLS
9 29 (18.59%) EIGRP
10 27 (17.31%) DHCP
11 26 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (16.03%) SSL
13 21 (13.46%) Cisco Firepower
13 21 (13.46%) IPsec
14 19 (12.18%) Cisco ISE
15 18 (11.54%) SAN
16 17 (10.90%) VoIP
17 16 (10.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.21%) Power BI
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (12.18%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Legal
3 5 (3.21%) Retail
3 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (10.26%) Security Specialist
4 15 (9.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) IT Security Specialist
6 13 (8.33%) Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) IT Manager
7 10 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (5.13%) Network Specialist
9 7 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Network Support
10 6 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Administrator
10 6 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) .NET
2 7 (4.49%) XML
3 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET Core
4 5 (3.21%) Web Services
5 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.64%) JSON
6 1 (0.64%) REST
6 1 (0.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (5.13%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.92%) EPoS
8 3 (1.92%) Replication
9 2 (1.28%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.64%) Clustering
10 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) iPad
10 1 (0.64%) iPhone
10 1 (0.64%) PKI
10 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.08%) Windows
2 56 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (10.90%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.13%) Linux
5 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.56%) Unix
9 3 (1.92%) HPUX
10 2 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Security Operations
2 26 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (14.10%) ITIL
4 21 (13.46%) Change Management
5 18 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (8.97%) Project Management
8 13 (8.33%) Migration
8 13 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (7.69%) Antivirus Management
9 12 (7.69%) Security Auditing
10 11 (7.05%) Information Security
11 10 (6.41%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.41%) Load Balancing
11 10 (6.41%) Security Architecture
11 10 (6.41%) Security Testing
12 9 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (5.77%) Network Architecture
13 8 (5.13%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.38%) SQL
2 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (0.64%) Perl
4 1 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (19.87%) CCNA
3 29 (18.59%) CCNP
4 18 (11.54%) JNCIS
5 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.13%) CCIE
6 8 (5.13%) MCSA
7 7 (4.49%) Degree
7 7 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.85%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.92%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.92%) VCP5
10 2 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.64%) CCSA
11 1 (0.64%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.69%) GDPR
4 10 (6.41%) SLA
5 8 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 66 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 8 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.64%) vCloud
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (14.10%) AirWatch
2 18 (11.54%) SCCM
3 9 (5.77%) WhatsUp Gold
4 8 (5.13%) SCOM
5 7 (4.49%) Nagios
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.21%) Packer
6 5 (3.21%) vCenter Server
6 5 (3.21%) WSUS
7 4 (2.56%) WMI
8 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.28%) Cacti
9 2 (1.28%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.28%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.64%) Ansible
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.64%) Puppet
10 1 (0.64%) QRadar
10 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (51.92%) Cisco
2 64 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.79%) Juniper
4 31 (19.87%) VMware
5 24 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 18 (11.54%) Citrix
6 18 (11.54%) ForeScout
7 17 (10.90%) F5
8 16 (10.26%) CheckPoint
9 11 (7.05%) Veeam
10 10 (6.41%) HP
11 9 (5.77%) Fortinet
12 8 (5.13%) 3PAR
12 8 (5.13%) SonicWALL
13 7 (4.49%) Aruba
14 6 (3.85%) Ivanti
14 6 (3.85%) Zscaler
15 5 (3.21%) Meraki
15 5 (3.21%) ScanSafe
15 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds