The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.11% 0.85% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 5.26% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +95.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 19 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 6.33% 16.10% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 10
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in County Antrim

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Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in County Antrim.

Salary trend for VPN in County Antrim

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Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Belfast -1 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
VPN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Fintech
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) CCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) MCDST
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

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Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
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