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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.97% 0.85% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 3.22% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 15
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
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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
209 311 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.45% 26.58% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 185 265 151
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 9 £35,000 - 1
Caerphilly +14 1 £27,500 +7.84%
Bridgend -8 1 £30,000 - 1
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 24 (64.86%) Cisco
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 17 (45.95%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) LAN
5 15 (40.54%) DNS
6 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (37.84%) SAN
6 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (35.14%) CCNP
7 13 (35.14%) WAN
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (32.43%) ITIL
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 11 (29.73%) Juniper
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
10 10 (27.03%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
11 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (21.62%) VoIP
12 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
12 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (18.92%) Degree
13 7 (18.92%) Linux
13 7 (18.92%) BGP

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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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) LAN
3 15 (40.54%) DNS
4 14 (37.84%) SAN
5 13 (35.14%) WAN
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.03%) DHCP
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.62%) VoIP
9 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (18.92%) BGP
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (16.22%) IPsec
11 6 (16.22%) NX-OS
11 6 (16.22%) VLAN
12 5 (13.51%) Internet
12 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
12 5 (13.51%) OSPF
12 5 (13.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Administrator
2 10 (27.03%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.70%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) CatOS
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Network Management
3 6 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Building
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 5 (13.51%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) iptables
6 2 (5.41%) NFS
6 2 (5.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) F5
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.81%) Avaya
7 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
8 3 (8.11%) Google
9 2 (5.41%) Citrix
9 2 (5.41%) EMC
9 2 (5.41%) IBM
9 2 (5.41%) Radware
9 2 (5.41%) TippingPoint
10 1 (2.70%) Apple
10 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.70%) Mitel
10 1 (2.70%) Wyse
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