The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.32% 2.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £40,250 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.16% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +8.21%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 5 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.22% 11.11% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 29
Median salary £38,000 £36,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.82% +39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,400 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) assyst
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) DMZ
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP