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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 67 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 1.38% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 7.07% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £50,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
140 99 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.44% 19.49% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 114 83 76
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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 1 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) CCNP
5 6 (37.50%) MPLS
5 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Welsh Language
7 4 (25.00%) Time Management
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) WLAN
8 3 (18.75%) IPv4
8 3 (18.75%) IPv6
8 3 (18.75%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) IPv4
6 3 (18.75%) IPv6
6 3 (18.75%) WLAN
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) IPsec
General
1 4 (25.00%) Welsh Language
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Mitel
6 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
6 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 2 (12.50%) Google
8 1 (6.25%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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