The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.79% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 4.76% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £16,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +115.38%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.84%
VPN
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 42 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.93% 8.52% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 32 51
Median salary £35,600 £31,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.01% +17.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £50,584
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Tyne and Wear region.

VPN Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 5 £31,000 -11.42%
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North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) LDAP
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) LDAP
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Support
3 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Solaris
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint