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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.68% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 3.85% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 14
Average salary £47,500 £25,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.46% -20.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
76 130 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.74% 17.78% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 144
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,616
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VPN
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 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +9 1 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear -10 1 £45,000 +50.00% 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 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) PPP
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) IPv6
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) GPFS
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) PPP
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) IPv6
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) TACACS
5 2 (22.22%) H.323
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Support
1 2 (22.22%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) HACMP
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCIP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) GPFS
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) F5
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago