Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 59 41
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.15% 1.81% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.40% 18.42% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 3
County Antrim median annual salary £21,000 £27,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -28.95% +8.57%
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £27,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% -28.95% +8.57%

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 63 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.32% 9.84% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 32
County Antrim median annual salary £32,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.95% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,750 £49,375
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.75% +14.29% -

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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 18 October 2018. 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 +17 15 £21,000 -22.22% 1
Newtownabbey - 1 - -
VPN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (68.75%) MCDST
2 11 (68.75%) MCITP
2 11 (68.75%) Incident Management
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (68.75%) ServiceCenter
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) Dell
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Apple
2 11 (68.75%) MCSA
2 11 (68.75%) Reuters
2 11 (68.75%) Bloomberg
2 11 (68.75%) Remedy
2 11 (68.75%) Blackberry
2 11 (68.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Network Security
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) SMPP
4 2 (12.50%) SMS
4 2 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Intranet
5 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) GoCD
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Blackberry
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberattack
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 10
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Incident Management
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL V3
1 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) ISMS
4 1 (6.25%) Online Security
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) MCDST
1 11 (68.75%) MCITP
1 11 (68.75%) MCP
1 11 (68.75%) MCSA
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) GPG13
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (68.75%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Grafana
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Apple
1 11 (68.75%) Bloomberg
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Dell
1 11 (68.75%) HP
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Remedy
1 11 (68.75%) Reuters