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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 65 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.20% 0.20% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 1.82% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
VPN
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
44 55 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.98% 10.85% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 108
Average salary £27,500 £28,636 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% -28.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £35,232
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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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 4 May 2015, 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%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) HACMP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (40.00%) GPFS
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) PPP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) L2TP
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) AIX Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Support
1 2 (40.00%) AIX Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) HACMP
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCIP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) GPFS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) VMware