Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 37 28
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.61% 1.34% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 10.53% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
County Antrim median annual salary £26,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.61% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £33,275 £29,500
90th Percentile £27,125 £42,025 £37,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.95% +8.57% +3.70%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 37 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.95% 12.75% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 11
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,950 £27,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £50,000 £43,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in County Antrim

VPN
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

VPN
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -18 5 £27,000 -28.95%
VPN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) SonicWALL
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Fintech
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

VPN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Junior
1 5 (83.33%) Junior Network Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) SonicWALL
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper