The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Caerphilly region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 9.52% 21.74% 8.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 49.02% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 2
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 51 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 31.75% 44.35% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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 31 July 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%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) FWSM
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
3 6 (75.00%) SAP
3 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) SAP Certification
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) VRRP
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (75.00%) HSRP
3 6 (75.00%) F5
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) FWSM
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) VRRP
3 6 (75.00%) HSRP
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
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%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) SAP Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint