Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 99 106
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.30% 0.82% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 4.72% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 17
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% +5.97% -27.57%
10th Percentile £24,250 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £33,750 £41,225 £46,735
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%

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 236 212 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.11% 17.46% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 203 192 211
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,275 £24,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,375 £60,000
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

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
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 19 July 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 -32 4 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Durham - 1 - - 3
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Ant
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (60.00%) Terraform

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 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware