Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 96 111
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.27% 0.88% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 5.88% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 7
North East median annual salary £27,500 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.99% +0.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £25,425 £23,950
90th Percentile £58,625 £41,225 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 280 204 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.78% 15.03% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 247 182 130
North East median annual salary £34,000 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.48% -6.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

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 April 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 20 April 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 -14 17 £30,000 -21.05%
Durham -3 7 £20,500 -24.77%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 North East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (70.83%) Firewall
5 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (45.83%) VMware
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (41.67%) Degree
7 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (37.50%) DNS
9 8 (33.33%) Citrix
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Office 365
10 7 (29.17%) CCNP
10 7 (29.17%) CCNA
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (25.00%) DHCP
11 6 (25.00%) Java
11 6 (25.00%) Python
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (25.00%) Puppet
11 6 (25.00%) Terraform
11 6 (25.00%) DevOps
12 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
12 5 (20.83%) Change Control

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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (29.17%) Office 365
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (20.83%) VLAN
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (12.50%) Hudson
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Technical Support
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Junior
2 5 (20.83%) Junior Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Junior Technical Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Junior Technical Support
2 5 (20.83%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) Change Control
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (8.33%) Proactive Management
5 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) MCSA
4 5 (20.83%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
4 3 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
1 6 (25.00%) Terraform
2 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco