The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 13 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 10.00% 16.67% 6.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 36.84% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

Communications & Networking Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 30.00% 45.24% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 28
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

VPN
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Caerphilly region.

VPN Salary Trend in Caerphilly

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) FWSM
2 7 (87.50%) Capacity Management
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) VRRP
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SAP
4 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) SAP Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) FWSM
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) VRRP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Capacity Management
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) HP