Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.66% 0.83% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.25% 5.53% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 5
North East median annual salary £30,000 £28,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% -7.38% -39.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £24,750 £19,600
90th Percentile £67,379 £34,950 £48,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 281 199 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.99% 15.01% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 252 176 100
North East median annual salary £33,000 £33,875 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.58% +1.12% -4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £52,884 £45,000 £53,288
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Tyne and Wear +3 17 £30,000 -15.49% 3
Durham -11 7 £20,500 -26.79%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
5 10 (38.46%) Degree
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (34.62%) VLAN
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) CCNP
7 8 (30.77%) CCNA
7 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) Office 365
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
10 5 (19.23%) VoIP
10 5 (19.23%) CRM
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Office 365
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) VLAN
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) DHCP
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.69%) DAB
8 2 (7.69%) IPsec
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (3.85%) ADSL
9 1 (3.85%) Internet
9 1 (3.85%) SSL
9 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
9 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (15.38%) Hudson
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Technical Support
2 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Junior
2 5 (19.23%) Junior Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Junior Technical Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Junior Technical Support
2 5 (19.23%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Change Control
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (7.69%) Proactive Management
5 1 (3.85%) Case Management
5 1 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 5 (19.23%) MCSA
5 5 (19.23%) MCSE
6 3 (11.54%) CISSP
7 2 (7.69%) MCITP
7 2 (7.69%) MCTS
7 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (3.85%) CISM
8 1 (3.85%) CITP
8 1 (3.85%) IISP
8 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
8 1 (3.85%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
4 4 (15.38%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Packer
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Brocade
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint