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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.47% 0.37% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 3.85% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
48 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.32% 9.58% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 65
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
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 3 July 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) PPP
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) L2TP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) F5