Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.13% 2.31% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.51% 28.57% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 4
County Antrim median annual salary £21,000 £28,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.66% -25.66% +16.92%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £31,350
90th Percentile £21,500 £32,500 £42,025
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £27,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -23.64% -27.63% +16.92%

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 59 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.81% 8.09% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 28
County Antrim median annual salary £26,250 £30,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £56,000 £45,625
Northern Ireland median annual salary £29,500 £31,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -6.35% -13.10% +3.57%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +9 15 £21,000 -25.66% 1
Newtownabbey - 3 - -
VPN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (66.67%) MCITP
5 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
5 12 (66.67%) Service Delivery
5 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 12 (66.67%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 12 (66.67%) MCSA
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (66.67%) ITIL
5 12 (66.67%) MCP
5 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (66.67%) HP
5 12 (66.67%) Dell
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (66.67%) Apple
5 12 (66.67%) Reuters
5 12 (66.67%) Bloomberg
5 12 (66.67%) Remedy
5 12 (66.67%) Blackberry
5 12 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (66.67%) Network Security
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (66.67%) MCDST

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 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) Network Security
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) Intranet
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) SMPP
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Hazelcast
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) GoCD
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) CESG
2 3 (16.67%) Cyberattack
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 12 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 3 (16.67%) ISMS
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Online Security
2 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Security Management
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) SIEM
2 3 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) MCDST
1 12 (66.67%) MCITP
1 12 (66.67%) MCP
1 12 (66.67%) MCSA
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GPG13
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Grafana
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Apple
2 12 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 12 (66.67%) Dell
2 12 (66.67%) HP
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Remedy
2 12 (66.67%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix