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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / North East
Rank 64 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.88% 0.33% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 3.39% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £28,125 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.82% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £36,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,325 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
97 59 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.26% 9.72% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 86 51 65
Median salary £28,375 £33,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.01% -34.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VPN
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

VPN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 4 £27,250 -
Tyne and Wear -1 1 £35,500 -16.47%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) Mitel
5 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
5 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) PBX
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) Yammer
5 4 (36.36%) Skype
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Yammer
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) PBX
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Supervisor
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Telephony Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Mitel
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (9.09%) EMC