Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 43 158
Rank change year-on-year -66 +115 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 95 480 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.10% 6.41% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.78% 29.52% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 88 230 143
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -5.06%
10th Percentile £26,775 £29,975 £24,300
90th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £56,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 566 1,626 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.50% 21.71% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 454 1,183 1,061
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 -31 39 £50,000 +33.33% 6
North Yorkshire -21 37 £42,500 - 3
South Yorkshire +19 18 £32,500 -31.58% 2
East Yorkshire +12 1 £25,000 -47.37%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 58 (61.05%) Firewall
2 49 (51.58%) WAN
3 47 (49.47%) Cisco
4 46 (48.42%) Office 365
5 37 (38.95%) Azure
5 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
6 36 (37.89%) VMware
7 34 (35.79%) TCP/IP
8 33 (34.74%) LAN
9 32 (33.68%) Windows
9 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (29.47%) DNS
10 28 (29.47%) Juniper
11 27 (28.42%) Active Directory
11 27 (28.42%) DHCP
11 27 (28.42%) OSPF
11 27 (28.42%) BGP
12 23 (24.21%) MPLS
12 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
12 23 (24.21%) VLAN
13 22 (23.16%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (23.16%) DevOps
13 22 (23.16%) Windows Server
14 21 (22.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (22.11%) Project Delivery
15 20 (21.05%) CheckPoint
16 19 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (17.89%) Migration
18 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
18 16 (16.84%) CCNA

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 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (48.42%) Office 365
2 37 (38.95%) Azure
3 9 (9.47%) AWS
4 8 (8.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (8.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (6.32%) IaaS
6 5 (5.26%) GitHub
7 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.16%) GCP
9 1 (1.05%) Dropbox
9 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.05%) PaaS
9 1 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (1.05%) Slack
9 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 58 (61.05%) Firewall
2 49 (51.58%) WAN
3 34 (35.79%) TCP/IP
4 33 (34.74%) LAN
5 28 (29.47%) DNS
6 27 (28.42%) BGP
6 27 (28.42%) DHCP
6 27 (28.42%) OSPF
7 23 (24.21%) MPLS
7 23 (24.21%) VLAN
8 15 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (14.74%) Internet
9 14 (14.74%) SSL
10 13 (13.68%) IPv6
11 12 (12.63%) NetScaler
12 11 (11.58%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (11.58%) Cisco ISE
12 11 (11.58%) Network Security
12 11 (11.58%) NX-OS
13 10 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.11%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Local Government
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) IT Support
7 7 (7.37%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Office 365 Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) XML
2 5 (5.26%) Jinja
3 4 (4.21%) .NET
4 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.16%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Data Centre
1 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.63%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.05%) FMCG
7 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 11 (11.58%) Windows 10
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (6.32%) Unix
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.11%) Debian
8 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) DevOps
2 21 (22.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (22.11%) Project Delivery
3 19 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (17.89%) Migration
5 14 (14.74%) Time Management
6 13 (13.68%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (12.63%) Network Virtualisation
7 12 (12.63%) Presales
8 11 (11.58%) ITIL
8 11 (11.58%) Requirements Gathering
9 10 (10.53%) Case Management
9 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.53%) Supplier Management
10 9 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (9.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 9 (9.47%) SIEM
10 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) C#
2 13 (13.68%) SQL
3 12 (12.63%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.53%) VB
4 10 (10.53%) VBScript
5 8 (8.42%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.84%) CCNA
3 12 (12.63%) CCNP
4 7 (7.37%) CISSP
5 6 (6.32%) CISM
6 5 (5.26%) JNCIE
6 5 (5.26%) JNCIP
6 5 (5.26%) MCSA
6 5 (5.26%) MCSE
6 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CEH
7 2 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.11%) GSEC
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.05%) Degree
8 1 (1.05%) GCFW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.16%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (28.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.42%) XenApp
4 8 (8.42%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.37%) Docker
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.16%) vCloud
8 1 (1.05%) Firmware
8 1 (1.05%) KVM
8 1 (1.05%) NFS
8 1 (1.05%) pfSense
8 1 (1.05%) Samba
8 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Puppet
1 16 (16.84%) Terraform
2 11 (11.58%) FortiGate
3 10 (10.53%) Ansible
3 10 (10.53%) SCCM
4 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.32%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Proxmox
8 1 (1.05%) Rancher
8 1 (1.05%) SCOM
8 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Cisco
2 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.89%) VMware
4 28 (29.47%) Juniper
5 20 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.74%) Citrix
6 14 (14.74%) Veeam
7 9 (9.47%) Asigra
8 8 (8.42%) Aruba
8 8 (8.42%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (8.42%) Blue Coat
8 8 (8.42%) F5
8 8 (8.42%) Google
8 8 (8.42%) Imperva
8 8 (8.42%) Infoblox
8 8 (8.42%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.42%) Zscaler
9 7 (7.37%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.37%) NETGEAR
10 6 (6.32%) Avaya