The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.39% 2.98% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 21.43% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Average salary £42,250 £29,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.47% 13.90% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 48 42
Average salary £38,250 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

VPN Salary Trend in Cardiff

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco
3 18 (75.00%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (41.67%) MPLS
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) Juniper
7 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 9 (37.50%) Internet
7 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Wireless
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) CCNP
9 7 (29.17%) FTP
9 7 (29.17%) VoIP
9 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (25.00%) Time Management
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (25.00%) CCNA
10 6 (25.00%) IPv4
10 6 (25.00%) IPv6
10 6 (25.00%) CCIE
11 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) Welsh Language
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) LAN
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (41.67%) DNS
5 10 (41.67%) MPLS
6 9 (37.50%) Internet
7 8 (33.33%) Wireless
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (29.17%) FTP
8 7 (29.17%) VoIP
9 6 (25.00%) IPv4
9 6 (25.00%) IPv6
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 4 (16.67%) WLAN
11 4 (16.67%) SAN
11 4 (16.67%) IPsec
12 3 (12.50%) VPLS
12 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
12 3 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.83%) Welsh Language
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Network Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 6 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Line Management
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) CCNA
4 6 (25.00%) CCIE
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) CCDA
8 1 (4.17%) CCDP
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
8 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Juniper
2 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) Mitel
6 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.50%) Google
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
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