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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 80 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% 3.43% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 19.82% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 6
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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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
118 111 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 17.32% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 93 99 104
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
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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Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram 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 23 October 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
(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
Tyne and Wear -36 2 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Durham -6 1 £20,000 -31.03%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) IGRP
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) POP3
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) IKE

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) IGRP
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
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