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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% 1.54% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 6.85% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 23
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £37,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 146 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.42% 22.46% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 138 116
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) IPv4
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) IPv4
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) PPTP
7 1 (12.50%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 22 days ago