The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North East / Durham
Rank - 28 20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham - 0.88% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £22,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -55.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 Durham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 10 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 10.29% 8.77% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 6
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham 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 Durham

VPN
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for VPN in Durham

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Durham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) PBX
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Yammer
2 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) PBX
1 4 (80.00%) Skype
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Supervisor
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) EMC