The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / North East
Rank 65 75 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.80% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 4.92% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Median salary £38,000 £26,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.39% -47.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 106 61 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 17.01% 9.43% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 99 50 52
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

VPN
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for VPN in the North East

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Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Tyne and Wear +17 5 £38,000 -0.65% 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) Clustering
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Mitel
8 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
8 4 (28.57%) PBX
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (28.57%) Yammer
8 4 (28.57%) Skype
8 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (21.43%) AWS Lambda

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) Yammer
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
3 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Route 53
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) PBX
3 4 (28.57%) Skype
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Supervisor
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
1 3 (21.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
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