The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 23 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport - 3.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 23.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £52,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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 Newport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 32.67% 14.38% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,156 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Newport region.

VPN Salary Trend in Newport

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco