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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.16% 3.35% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 18.09% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 8
Average salary £16,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
71 94 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.06% 18.50% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 87 107
Average salary £30,500 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.60% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VPN
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

VPN
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 1 £16,250 -61.76%
VPN
North East

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware