The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 2.04% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 9.32% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 5
Average salary £25,750 £32,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.76% +51.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 161 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.58% 21.93% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 89 138 94
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £23,875
10% offered a salary of more than £35,693 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Durham - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) MCTS
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Veeam

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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