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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 52 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.28% 2.79% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 19.42% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 5
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%

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
77 103 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.03% 14.39% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 113
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 20 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 12 (52.17%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (47.83%) Internet
4 11 (47.83%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) OSPF
4 11 (47.83%) BGP
4 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (43.48%) Avaya
6 9 (39.13%) CCNP
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (39.13%) DHCP
6 9 (39.13%) BIG-IP
6 9 (39.13%) Unified Communications
7 8 (34.78%) Banking
7 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) SAN
8 6 (26.09%) IaaS
8 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) PaaS
8 6 (26.09%) Vyatta

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 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Bluemix
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) BGP
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) Internet
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) MPLS
2 11 (47.83%) OSPF
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) BIG-IP
3 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) Unified Communications
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) IPv4
6 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
1 9 (39.13%) Network Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Cloud Native
3 5 (21.74%) Fintech
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNP
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
2 12 (52.17%) F5
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Avaya
4 6 (26.09%) Vyatta
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
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