The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.52% 1.66% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.71% 9.21% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 11
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £35,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £46,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
97 152 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.83% 18.07% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 79 146 128
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (63.41%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Windows
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco
5 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
5 16 (39.02%) Finance
6 15 (36.59%) LAN
7 14 (34.15%) ITIL
8 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
9 12 (29.27%) DNS
9 12 (29.27%) WAN
10 10 (24.39%) DHCP
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (21.95%) Avaya
11 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (19.51%) Unix
12 8 (19.51%) Linux
12 8 (19.51%) vSphere
13 7 (17.07%) CCNP
13 7 (17.07%) HTTP
13 7 (17.07%) VoIP
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.07%) Internet
13 7 (17.07%) Data Security
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) IaaS
1 6 (14.63%) PaaS
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) LAN
3 12 (29.27%) DNS
3 12 (29.27%) WAN
4 10 (24.39%) DHCP
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (17.07%) HTTP
5 7 (17.07%) Internet
5 7 (17.07%) VoIP
6 6 (14.63%) BGP
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (14.63%) OSPF
6 6 (14.63%) SAN
6 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) IPsec
7 5 (12.20%) MPLS
7 5 (12.20%) SSL
7 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
7 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (12.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (12.20%) Architect
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Architect
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Architect
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
1 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Administrator
2 4 (9.76%) Head of Security
2 4 (9.76%) Head of Technology
2 4 (9.76%) IT Support
2 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Project Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Cloud Native
3 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (12.20%) Fintech
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) CatOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.07%) Data Security
4 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
4 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.88%) Perl
1 2 (4.88%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.07%) CCNP
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CISSP
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Ansible
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Avaya
5 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
5 6 (14.63%) F5
5 6 (14.63%) Vyatta
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago