The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 9.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 37 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.50% 23.87% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 30
Average salary £26,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.34% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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County Antrim

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VPN
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Belfast region.

VPN Salary Trend in Belfast

VPN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS