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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 55 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.70% 0.90% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.27% 4.65% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 9
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
110 129 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.63% 19.25% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 89 110 54
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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 14 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 39 (92.86%) Firewall
2 32 (76.19%) Cisco
3 27 (64.29%) LAN
4 25 (59.52%) WAN
5 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (45.24%) DNS
7 18 (42.86%) Load Balancing
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
8 17 (40.48%) Juniper
9 16 (38.10%) CCNP
10 14 (33.33%) ITIL
10 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (28.57%) Windows
11 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.19%) DHCP
12 11 (26.19%) SAN
12 11 (26.19%) Degree
12 11 (26.19%) VMware
12 11 (26.19%) IPsec
12 11 (26.19%) F5
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
13 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
13 10 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
13 10 (23.81%) VoIP
14 9 (21.43%) FTP
14 9 (21.43%) Client/Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) Firewall
2 27 (64.29%) LAN
3 25 (59.52%) WAN
4 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (45.24%) DNS
6 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 11 (26.19%) DHCP
7 11 (26.19%) IPsec
7 11 (26.19%) SAN
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (23.81%) VoIP
8 10 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (21.43%) BGP
9 9 (21.43%) FTP
9 9 (21.43%) Internet
9 9 (21.43%) MPLS
9 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (19.05%) NX-OS
10 8 (19.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) GitLab
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Banking
4 6 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Administrator
2 10 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) LAN Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) WAN Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.38%) Django
1 1 (2.38%) Drush
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) LAMP
1 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 9 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 9 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) CatOS
4 7 (16.67%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Unix
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (21.43%) Network Management
4 8 (19.05%) Change Control
4 8 (19.05%) Time Management
4 8 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (14.29%) Coaching
5 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Data Security
7 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) PHP
1 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNP
3 11 (26.19%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCDA
7 1 (2.38%) CCSA
7 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Ceph
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.38%) iptables
3 1 (2.38%) LXC
3 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
1 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Salt
1 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) Juniper
3 11 (26.19%) F5
3 11 (26.19%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) Avaya
7 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.76%) Radware
8 2 (4.76%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Brocade
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) Mitel
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
9 1 (2.38%) Novell
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.38%) Toshiba
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago