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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.66% 8.36% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 30.67% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 0
Average salary £29,250 £14,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 75 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.76% 27.27% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 24
Average salary £29,250 £14,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.92% -60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £14,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Local Government
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 2000 Server
2 6 (85.71%) Database Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) EqualLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (85.71%) VLAN
1 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) SQL DBA
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) EqualLogic
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Database Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
1 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Dell
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago