Period
to 20 May 2019

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 6 months to 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North East
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 108 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.39% 0.98% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 6.83% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 11
North East median annual salary £40,000 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.78% -35.71% -1.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,997 £33,750 £40,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 263 249 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.28% 14.39% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 185 215 194
North East median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £33,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -4.27% +4.46%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £55,000 £47,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the North East over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in the North East

VPN
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 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +8 2 £72,498 +141.66%
Durham -7 2 £26,000 +26.83%
Teesside - 1 £40,000 -
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workday
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (20.00%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (20.00%) ForeScout
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing

VPN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) ForeScout
2 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) VMware