Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 93 100
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.50% 1.36% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 7.17% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 10
North East median annual salary £32,500 £33,750 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87% -5.34%
10th Percentile £21,650 £21,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £39,000 £70,656 £34,050
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 191 279 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.77% 18.99% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 161 248 188
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,884 £49,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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

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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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -20 6 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Durham +20 1 - -
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) PABX
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (14.29%) GDPR

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) PABX
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel