The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 31 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.25% 0.78% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 4.76% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +95.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £42,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £22,350
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +8.10%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 27 21 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 9.75% 16.41% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 13
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +16.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Northern Ireland

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Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for VPN in Northern Ireland

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Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Northern Ireland

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Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -3 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
County Armagh - 4 £47,500 -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) MCITP
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
5 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (45.45%) Public Cloud
5 5 (45.45%) Back Office
5 5 (45.45%) Google
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) GCP
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Project
2 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 5 (45.45%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Public Cloud
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Fintech
4 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
1 7 (63.64%) MCITP
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (18.18%) CCSA
3 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) MCDST
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) GCP
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Google
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Polycom
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam
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