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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.55% 1.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
17 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.34% 19.57% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 5
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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

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 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management

VPN
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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware