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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 64 68 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 2.29% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 11.43% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 13
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 £35,400 £22,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
131 245 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.96% 20.07% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 123 216 222
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +3 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Newport 0 5 £40,000 +56.86%
Bridgend +15 2 - -
VPN
Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (62.50%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) LAN
3 17 (53.13%) WAN
4 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
4 15 (46.88%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) F5
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (43.75%) MPLS
5 14 (43.75%) OSPF
5 14 (43.75%) BGP
5 14 (43.75%) Firewall
6 13 (40.63%) DNS
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Internet
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (37.50%) VMware
7 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (34.38%) ITIL
8 11 (34.38%) CCNP
9 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) DHCP
9 10 (31.25%) Avaya
9 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
10 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
10 9 (28.13%) Unified Communications
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.00%) 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 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) PaaS
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) Bluemix
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) LAN
2 17 (53.13%) WAN
3 14 (43.75%) BGP
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) MPLS
3 14 (43.75%) OSPF
4 13 (40.63%) DNS
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (37.50%) Internet
6 10 (31.25%) DHCP
7 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
7 9 (28.13%) Unified Communications
8 8 (25.00%) IPsec
9 7 (21.88%) SAN
9 7 (21.88%) SSL
9 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.38%) FTP
10 3 (9.38%) IPv4
10 3 (9.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (15.63%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Architect
1 9 (28.13%) Network Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 6 (18.75%) IT Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Help Desk Manager
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (3.13%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Native
3 4 (12.50%) Fintech
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNP
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Ansible
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
2 15 (46.88%) F5
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) Avaya
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) Juniper
7 5 (15.63%) Vyatta
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 2 (6.25%) Aruba
9 2 (6.25%) BMC
9 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
9 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.25%) HP
9 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.25%) Nortel
9 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.25%) Remedy
9 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
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