The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 40 74
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +34
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 47 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.54% 4.34% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 20.09% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 4
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £59,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 234 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.65% 21.59% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 215 205 156
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -3 18 £41,250 -19.51%
Caerphilly -9 5 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Torfaen - 2 £35,000 -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (83.33%) Firewall
2 39 (81.25%) Cisco
3 37 (77.08%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (64.58%) BGP
4 31 (64.58%) CCNP
5 30 (62.50%) LAN
6 26 (54.17%) WAN
7 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (43.75%) VMware
9 19 (39.58%) MPLS
10 17 (35.42%) HSRP
11 16 (33.33%) DHCP
12 14 (29.17%) ITIL
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 14 (29.17%) IPsec
12 14 (29.17%) F5
13 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
13 13 (27.08%) Windows
14 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
14 11 (22.92%) CCIP
14 11 (22.92%) CCNA
14 11 (22.92%) Juniper
14 11 (22.92%) SSH
14 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
14 11 (22.92%) Telnet
14 11 (22.92%) Advertising
14 11 (22.92%) PuTTY
14 11 (22.92%) SecureCRT

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.08%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (83.33%) Firewall
2 31 (64.58%) BGP
3 30 (62.50%) LAN
4 26 (54.17%) WAN
5 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (39.58%) MPLS
7 17 (35.42%) HSRP
8 16 (33.33%) DHCP
9 14 (29.17%) IPsec
10 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.92%) SSH
10 11 (22.92%) Telnet
10 11 (22.92%) PuTTY
10 11 (22.92%) SecureCRT
11 10 (20.83%) EIGRP
11 10 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (20.83%) OSPF
12 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (16.67%) DNS
14 7 (14.58%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 11 (22.92%) Advertising
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Network Support
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) NetWare
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.50%) Network Design
3 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Change Management
6 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (64.58%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) CCIP
3 11 (22.92%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) SAP Certification
5 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 4 (8.33%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
2 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
2 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
2 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) F5
4 11 (22.92%) Juniper
4 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
5 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
6 9 (18.75%) HP
7 7 (14.58%) SAP
8 5 (10.42%) TippingPoint
9 3 (6.25%) Nokia
9 3 (6.25%) Novell
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) Nortel
11 1 (2.08%) BMC
11 1 (2.08%) NetApp
11 1 (2.08%) Remedy
11 1 (2.08%) Siemens
11 1 (2.08%) Avaya
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