The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.18% 4.05% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 22.22% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 7
Average salary £16,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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Tyne and Wear

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 81 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.70% 18.24% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 67
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VPN Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat