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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 1.29% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 6.81% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 40
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £52,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
326 191 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.37% 18.93% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 271 158 223
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
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 1 May 2015. 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
Bridgend - 4 £30,000 - 2
Caerphilly -7 2 £25,500 -39.28%
Cardiff -4 1 £29,000 -39.58%
Torfaen -17 1 £32,500 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
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Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (59.26%) CCNA
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) CCNP
5 12 (44.44%) WAN
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
8 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (33.33%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) OSPF
9 8 (29.63%) BGP
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 7 (25.93%) Network Security
10 7 (25.93%) Wireless
10 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 7 (25.93%) VLAN
10 7 (25.93%) Juniper
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) LAN
11 6 (22.22%) ADSL
11 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 6 (22.22%) ISDN
11 6 (22.22%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Lync
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) OSPF
5 8 (29.63%) BGP
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (25.93%) Network Security
6 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) VLAN
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
7 6 (22.22%) ADSL
7 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 6 (22.22%) ISDN
7 6 (22.22%) VoIP
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 5 (18.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (14.81%) Welsh Language
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Statistics
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
1 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Line Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) AWK
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCNA
3 13 (48.15%) CCNP
4 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.11%) MCITP
7 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) OpenView
1 4 (14.81%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (14.81%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Juniper
5 6 (22.22%) Nokia
6 4 (14.81%) 3Com
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy
6 4 (14.81%) Siemens
6 4 (14.81%) Avaya
6 4 (14.81%) BMC
6 4 (14.81%) Nortel
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) SonicWALL
6 4 (14.81%) F5
7 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.11%) Veeam
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
7 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
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