The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.82% 1.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £36,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
VPN
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 24.65% 13.26% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 9
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,952
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,225 £41,405 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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Salary Trend in Durham

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

VPN Salary Trend in Durham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Durham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Aruba
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Aruba
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) F5
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware