The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 55 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.54% 1.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 10.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 98 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.52% 16.36% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 66
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
South Wales

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 16 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) BGP
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) DHCP
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) MPLS
6 7 (43.75%) Advertising
6 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (37.50%) Network Design
8 5 (31.25%) Juniper
8 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) TELNET
8 5 (31.25%) CCIP
8 5 (31.25%) CCNA
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) SSH
8 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
8 5 (31.25%) HSRP
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (25.00%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 7 (43.75%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) SSH
5 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
5 5 (31.25%) TELNET
5 5 (31.25%) HSRP
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCIP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) MCSA
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 2 (12.50%) CCDP
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (6.25%) MCTS
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
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