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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.56% - 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.24% - 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 18
Median salary £31,893 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
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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
136 154 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.32% 19.82% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 123 130 109
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 1 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco
4 16 (51.61%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
6 12 (38.71%) LAN
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
8 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (32.26%) DNS
8 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (29.03%) WAN
9 9 (29.03%) CCNP
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (25.81%) Juniper
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) VoIP
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 7 (22.58%) SAN
11 7 (22.58%) Internet
12 6 (19.35%) IPsec
12 6 (19.35%) DHCP
12 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
13 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (16.13%) OSPF

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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 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (22.58%) Internet
6 7 (22.58%) SAN
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
7 6 (19.35%) DHCP
7 6 (19.35%) IPsec
8 5 (16.13%) BGP
8 5 (16.13%) OSPF
8 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.90%) FTP
9 4 (12.90%) MPLS
9 4 (12.90%) NX-OS
9 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Project Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) CatOS
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Data Security
3 4 (12.90%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CCNP
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.45%) CISSP
5 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Juniper
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat