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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.92% 2.21% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 16.67% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £26,500 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,400 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £38,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 18 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 9.62% 13.24% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 13
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +23.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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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 25 June 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 -4 3 £26,500 -30.26%
VPN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Fintech
4 3 (37.50%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (37.50%) MCDST
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL

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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 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Fintech
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCDST
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Reuters
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper