Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 99 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.02% 0.94% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 5.96% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 7
North East median annual salary £53,750 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.39% -11.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,750 £22,650
90th Percentile £76,052 £34,015 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 266 235 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.44% 15.74% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 239 206 97
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,713 £24,750 £21,550
90th Percentile £52,884 £60,000 £52,795
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

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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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +18 11 £52,500 +69.35% 4
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Terraform
5 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (28.57%) Packer
5 4 (28.57%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
5 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) Hudson
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) Ansible
5 4 (28.57%) Docker
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Python

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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) DAB
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) ADSL
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
7 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (28.57%) Hudson
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Case Management
4 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) CITP
4 1 (7.14%) IISP
4 1 (7.14%) ISSAP
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Packer
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Terraform
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Brocade
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint