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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% 1.85% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.04% 11.83% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 2
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £60,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
212 186 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.06% 15.66% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 172 192
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 £27,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £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 21 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 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 +11 19 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Newport +30 10 £33,250 +5.55%
Torfaen -2 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £20,000 -
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Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 42 (75.00%) Firewall
3 35 (62.50%) LAN
4 33 (58.93%) WAN
5 31 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
8 21 (37.50%) CCNP
9 20 (35.71%) BGP
9 20 (35.71%) Load Balancing
10 18 (32.14%) MPLS
10 18 (32.14%) Windows
11 17 (30.36%) DNS
11 17 (30.36%) F5
12 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
13 14 (25.00%) Degree
14 13 (23.21%) SLA
14 13 (23.21%) Juniper
14 13 (23.21%) DHCP
14 13 (23.21%) Internet
14 13 (23.21%) IPsec
15 12 (21.43%) OSPF
15 12 (21.43%) CCNA
16 11 (19.64%) VMware
16 11 (19.64%) Cisco PIX
17 10 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (17.86%) EIGRP
17 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
17 10 (17.86%) IPv4
17 10 (17.86%) IPv6

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (75.00%) Firewall
2 35 (62.50%) LAN
3 33 (58.93%) WAN
4 28 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (35.71%) BGP
6 18 (32.14%) MPLS
7 17 (30.36%) DNS
8 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
9 13 (23.21%) DHCP
9 13 (23.21%) Internet
9 13 (23.21%) IPsec
10 12 (21.43%) OSPF
11 11 (19.64%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (17.86%) IPv4
12 10 (17.86%) IPv6
12 10 (17.86%) EIGRP
13 9 (16.07%) FTP
14 8 (14.29%) Wireless
14 8 (14.29%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Network Support
4 7 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Network Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Support Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Service Support Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Time Management
5 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
5 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Network Design
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.36%) Network Management
7 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.57%) AWK
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
3 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (37.50%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) Degree
4 12 (21.43%) CCNA
5 9 (16.07%) CCIE
6 4 (7.14%) SAP Certification
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.57%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CCSA
8 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CCDA
9 1 (1.79%) CCDP
9 1 (1.79%) CCIP
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) SLA
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (1.79%) Samba
6 1 (1.79%) Squid
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
3 17 (30.36%) F5
4 13 (23.21%) Juniper
5 11 (19.64%) VMware
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (7.14%) SAP
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) EMC
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) Nokia
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) Mitel
10 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.57%) Google
10 2 (3.57%) Symantec
11 1 (1.79%) BT
11 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
Cardiff
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago