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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.74% 1.76% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 11.35% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 3
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
VPN
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
196 185 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.93% 15.52% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 180 172 195
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 18 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Newport +26 7 £31,500 -
Torfaen -2 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £20,000 -
VPN
Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 39 (75.00%) Firewall
3 32 (61.54%) LAN
4 31 (59.62%) WAN
5 28 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (48.08%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
8 18 (34.62%) CCNP
8 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
9 17 (32.69%) MPLS
9 17 (32.69%) BGP
9 17 (32.69%) Windows
10 15 (28.85%) DNS
10 15 (28.85%) F5
11 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
12 13 (25.00%) Juniper
12 13 (25.00%) Degree
13 12 (23.08%) Internet
13 12 (23.08%) SLA
14 11 (21.15%) DHCP
15 10 (19.23%) CCNA
15 10 (19.23%) OSPF
15 10 (19.23%) IPsec
15 10 (19.23%) VMware
16 9 (17.31%) IPv4
16 9 (17.31%) IPv6
16 9 (17.31%) CCIE
16 9 (17.31%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (15.38%) Microsoft

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (75.00%) Firewall
2 32 (61.54%) LAN
3 31 (59.62%) WAN
4 25 (48.08%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (32.69%) MPLS
5 17 (32.69%) BGP
6 15 (28.85%) DNS
7 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 12 (23.08%) Internet
9 11 (21.15%) DHCP
10 10 (19.23%) IPsec
10 10 (19.23%) OSPF
11 9 (17.31%) IPv4
11 9 (17.31%) IPv6
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (15.38%) EIGRP
12 8 (15.38%) Wireless
13 7 (13.46%) FTP
13 7 (13.46%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Support
4 5 (9.62%) Network Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Service Support Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Network Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Time Management
4 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Network Design
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Network Management
7 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) PHP
2 1 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (34.62%) CCNP
3 13 (25.00%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) CCNA
5 9 (17.31%) CCIE
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Certification
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.85%) CCSA
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) CCENT
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCDA
8 1 (1.92%) CCDP
8 1 (1.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) SLA
2 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.92%) Samba
6 1 (1.92%) Squid
6 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
3 15 (28.85%) F5
4 13 (25.00%) Juniper
5 10 (19.23%) VMware
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.46%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.77%) SAP
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) Citrix
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) Mitel
9 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.85%) Google
9 2 (3.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) BT
10 1 (1.92%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.92%) Nokia
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