Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 88
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.15% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 4.24% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 5
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £52,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.35% -11.43% -41.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £35,240 £37,500
North East median annual salary £53,750 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +73.39% -11.43% -36.36%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 199 165 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.75% 14.07% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 177 139 69
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +14.93% +11.67%
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,500 £20,900
90th Percentile £51,750 £67,000 £53,237
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Tyne and Wear

VPN
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for VPN in Tyne and Wear

VPN
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Tyne and Wear

VPN
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 7 £60,000 +93.55% 3
North Shields - 2 £30,000 - 1
Sunderland - 2 £45,000 -
VPN
North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
4 4 (36.36%) Puppet
4 4 (36.36%) Hudson
4 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
4 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (36.36%) Packer
4 4 (36.36%) Terraform
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Docker Swarm

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
2 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (36.36%) Hudson
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Case Management
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CITP
4 1 (9.09%) IISP
4 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
4 1 (9.09%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) Packer
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint