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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.98% 2.91% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.25% 17.86% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 19
Median salary £67,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
80 112 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.20% 16.30% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 103 109
Median salary £67,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 22 (59.46%) Cisco
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) Finance
3 17 (45.95%) LAN
4 16 (43.24%) DNS
4 16 (43.24%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (37.84%) Avaya
6 14 (37.84%) DHCP
6 14 (37.84%) ITIL
7 13 (35.14%) Windows
7 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
8 11 (29.73%) F5
9 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (27.03%) Banking
9 10 (27.03%) BIG-IP
9 10 (27.03%) Internet
9 10 (27.03%) MPLS
9 10 (27.03%) OSPF
9 10 (27.03%) BGP
9 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
9 10 (27.03%) CCNP
9 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
10 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012

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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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) IaaS
1 6 (16.22%) PaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) LAN
3 16 (43.24%) DNS
3 16 (43.24%) WAN
4 14 (37.84%) DHCP
5 10 (27.03%) BGP
5 10 (27.03%) BIG-IP
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (27.03%) Internet
5 10 (27.03%) MPLS
5 10 (27.03%) OSPF
5 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications
6 7 (18.92%) HTTP
7 6 (16.22%) SAN
8 5 (13.51%) IPsec
8 5 (13.51%) SSL
8 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (13.51%) Wireless
9 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Network Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Network Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Head of Security
3 4 (10.81%) Head of Technology
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Cloud Native
3 5 (13.51%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (13.51%) Fintech
3 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Unix
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (18.92%) Data Security
4 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
5 5 (13.51%) Information Security
5 5 (13.51%) Pattern Matching
5 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) CISSP
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) vSphere
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 14 (37.84%) Avaya
4 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
4 11 (29.73%) F5
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Vyatta
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Splunk