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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 0.96% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 7.59% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £60,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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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
112 79 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.12% 12.62% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 78
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £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 18 December 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
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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
Tyne and Wear -17 5 £60,000 +73.91% 2
Northumberland - 1 £50,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) IPv6
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) POP3
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) IKE
3 3 (37.50%) IPX
3 3 (37.50%) IPX/SPX
3 3 (37.50%) PPP
3 3 (37.50%) RIP
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) IGRP
3 3 (37.50%) TACACS
3 3 (37.50%) H.323
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) IGRP
3 3 (37.50%) TACACS
3 3 (37.50%) H.323
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) POP3
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) IKE
3 3 (37.50%) IPX
3 3 (37.50%) IPX/SPX
3 3 (37.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) HACMP
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) GPFS
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
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