The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 66 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.38% 2.11% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 10.18% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 19
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 226 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.46% 20.75% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 102 197 216
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,800 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VPN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

VPN Salary Trend in South Wales

VPN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in South Wales

VPN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 5 £65,000 +73.33%
Newport -5 5 £40,000 +56.09%
Bridgend - 2 - -
VPN
Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 19 (55.88%) LAN
3 18 (52.94%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Firewall
5 15 (44.12%) ITIL
6 14 (41.18%) VMware
7 13 (38.24%) Windows
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (38.24%) Avaya
7 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
7 13 (38.24%) F5
7 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
8 12 (35.29%) BGP
8 12 (35.29%) MPLS
8 12 (35.29%) OSPF
8 12 (35.29%) CCNP
8 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 12 (35.29%) DHCP
8 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
10 10 (29.41%) Internet
10 10 (29.41%) BIG-IP
10 10 (29.41%) SSL
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
11 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
11 9 (26.47%) Banking

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) IaaS
2 6 (17.65%) PaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) LAN
2 18 (52.94%) WAN
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) BGP
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (35.29%) DHCP
4 12 (35.29%) DNS
4 12 (35.29%) MPLS
4 12 (35.29%) OSPF
5 10 (29.41%) BIG-IP
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (29.41%) Internet
5 10 (29.41%) SSL
5 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
6 7 (20.59%) IPsec
6 7 (20.59%) SAN
7 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (14.71%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ant
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (26.47%) Banking
4 5 (14.71%) Retail
5 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
1 10 (29.41%) Network Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Manager
3 5 (14.71%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Technology
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CGI
2 1 (2.94%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Cloud Native
3 5 (14.71%) Fintech
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
1 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
4 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Network Management
7 2 (5.88%) Pattern Matching
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) MCSA
4 5 (14.71%) MCSE
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) CISSP
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) vSphere
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
1 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) Avaya
3 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
3 13 (38.24%) F5
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Vyatta
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) Aruba
8 2 (5.88%) BMC
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.88%) Nortel
8 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.88%) Remedy
8 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics