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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.94% 4.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 18.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 0
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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
138 136 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.26% 23.37% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 128 120 71
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
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

VPN
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 30 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco
3 25 (83.33%) WAN
3 25 (83.33%) LAN
4 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (63.33%) MPLS
6 18 (60.00%) BGP
7 14 (46.67%) CCNP
8 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (40.00%) DHCP
9 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
10 10 (33.33%) Internet
10 10 (33.33%) DNS
10 10 (33.33%) F5
10 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
11 9 (30.00%) CCNA
11 9 (30.00%) Juniper
11 9 (30.00%) OSPF
12 8 (26.67%) Advertising
13 7 (23.33%) VMware
13 7 (23.33%) SSH
13 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
13 7 (23.33%) HSRP
13 7 (23.33%) PuTTY
13 7 (23.33%) SecureCRT
13 7 (23.33%) Telnet
13 7 (23.33%) CCIP
13 7 (23.33%) IPv4

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
1 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) LAN
2 25 (83.33%) WAN
3 19 (63.33%) MPLS
4 18 (60.00%) BGP
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (40.00%) DHCP
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) Internet
8 9 (30.00%) OSPF
9 7 (23.33%) SSH
9 7 (23.33%) Telnet
9 7 (23.33%) IPv4
9 7 (23.33%) IPv6
9 7 (23.33%) FTP
9 7 (23.33%) HSRP
9 7 (23.33%) PuTTY
9 7 (23.33%) SecureCRT
10 4 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (26.67%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) NetWare
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) AWK
1 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 7 (23.33%) CCIP
4 7 (23.33%) CCIE
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CCENT
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) CCDA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) F5
4 9 (30.00%) Juniper
5 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Novell
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.33%) Nokia
9 1 (3.33%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) BT
9 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 10% pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
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