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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.26% 0.96% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 7.14% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
41 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.82% 13.40% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 24
Average salary £30,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

VPN
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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) BCP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Server Building
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (20.00%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Managed Services Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) BCP
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Draytek
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec