The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.64% 0.52% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 5.13% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Median salary £34,550 £43,750 £30,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.02% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £19,125
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £52,500 £42,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,292 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +7.64%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 78 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.51% 10.05% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 131 54 59
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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Salary Trend in the North East

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

VPN Salary Trend in the North East

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Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 9 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Durham +16 4 £36,000 -31.42%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Network Security
6 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (16.67%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 3 (16.67%) Aruba
8 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
8 3 (16.67%) F5
9 2 (11.11%) Change Control
9 2 (11.11%) CentOS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) MPLS
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) LDAP
7 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) VoIP
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Support
4 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Solaris
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Aruba
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) VMware