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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.10% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 5.88% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £38,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 51 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.12% 10.28% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 80 43 42
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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
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 3 months to 30 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 5 £38,000 -24.00% 1
VPN
North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Route 53
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Presales
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAP

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 (37.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Route 53
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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