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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.68% 0.68% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 6.45% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
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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
53 31 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.96% 10.54% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 75
Average salary £47,500 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.87% -30.00%
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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Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) IPv6
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) PPP
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) IGRP
4 3 (37.50%) TACACS
4 3 (37.50%) H.323
4 3 (37.50%) RIP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) PPP
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) IPv6
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) TACACS
4 3 (37.50%) H.323
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) HACMP
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VCP4
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) GPFS
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) F5