The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.48% - 7.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% - 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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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
33 13 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.70% 8.97% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 26
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) POP3
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) MAPI
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) SGSN
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) GGSN
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) CDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) POP3
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) SGSN
2 2 (50.00%) GGSN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) MAPI
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago