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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.35% 1.47% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 8.60% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 27
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £32,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 221 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.29% 17.12% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 162 212 251
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

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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

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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 27 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in South Wales

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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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 22 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Newport +2 1 £32,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £28,500 -
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) Windows
3 24 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (45.83%) Cisco
5 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
7 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (35.42%) LAN
8 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (31.25%) ITIL
9 15 (31.25%) Finance
10 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 12 (25.00%) WAN
11 12 (25.00%) DNS
12 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (20.83%) DHCP
13 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
14 9 (18.75%) vSphere
14 9 (18.75%) VoIP
14 9 (18.75%) HTTP
14 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (18.75%) Avaya
14 9 (18.75%) SAN
14 9 (18.75%) Data Security
15 8 (16.67%) Degree
15 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) SAS
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) LAN
3 12 (25.00%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) WAN
4 10 (20.83%) DHCP
5 9 (18.75%) HTTP
5 9 (18.75%) SAN
5 9 (18.75%) VoIP
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (14.58%) Internet
6 7 (14.58%) SSL
6 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.58%) Wireless
7 6 (12.50%) BGP
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (12.50%) OSPF
8 5 (10.42%) IPsec
8 5 (10.42%) MPLS
8 5 (10.42%) VLAN
8 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Military
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) IT Support
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Head of Security
4 4 (8.33%) Head of Technology
4 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 4 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Cloud Native
2 5 (10.42%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (10.42%) Fintech
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Linux
5 8 (16.67%) Unix
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Solaris
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.08%) CatOS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (18.75%) Data Security
4 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.42%) Information Assurance
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.17%) Perl
1 2 (4.17%) Python
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.58%) CCNP
4 5 (10.42%) CISSP
5 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (6.25%) MCITP
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.75%) vSphere
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Ansible
1 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) VMware
2 22 (45.83%) Cisco
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.75%) Avaya
5 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.42%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) Vyatta
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) Mitel
8 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
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