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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 2.66% 2.16% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 23.08% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £25,500 £41,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.55% +50.90%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
54 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 28.72% 9.35% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 12 40
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +33.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) EPoS
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
7 2 (13.33%) CCSA
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Service Support Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
1 2 (13.33%) CCSA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) Juniper
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint