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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.71% - 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% - 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 13
Median salary £35,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
VPN
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
117 152 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.17% 21.81% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 108 122 89
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £53,500
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 30 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (81.48%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 12 (44.44%) LAN
5 12 (44.44%) DNS
5 12 (44.44%) CCNP
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (37.04%) Juniper
7 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
8 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) VoIP
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (22.22%) NX-OS
11 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
11 6 (22.22%) F5
11 6 (22.22%) BGP
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

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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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) SAN
5 8 (29.63%) VoIP
6 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (22.22%) BGP
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (22.22%) Internet
7 6 (22.22%) NX-OS
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (18.52%) IPsec
8 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
8 5 (18.52%) OSPF
8 5 (18.52%) WLAN
9 4 (14.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) CatOS
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Time Management
3 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) CCNP
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) F5
5 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) Avaya
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Radware
8 1 (3.70%) TippingPoint