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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.69% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 3.37% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Median salary £35,600 £47,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.05% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £42,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
VPN
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
115 89 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 16.20% 12.46% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 101 75 94
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,225 £41,405 £50,000
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

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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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear +2 8 £34,550 +6.30%
Durham +6 4 £36,000 -28.00%
VPN
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Juniper
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) LDAP
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) CentOS
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS

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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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Support
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) CentOS
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Aruba
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) VMware