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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.77% 0.25% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 2.33% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 17
Average salary £41,250 £30,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.69% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £19,125 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,125 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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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
91 86 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.62% 10.79% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 65 115
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,780 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
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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 -10 3 £35,000 +14.28%
Durham - 3 £52,500 - 1
VPN
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) IKE
3 1 (11.11%) PPP
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) L2TP
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) xDSL
3 1 (11.11%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
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%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIP
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) F5
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