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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 92 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.41% 2.69% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 12.14% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 25
Average salary £27,250 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.33% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £51,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
323 206 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.76% 22.17% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 251 177 208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

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 March 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
Cardiff -11 2 £43,250 +15.33% 1
Caerphilly -3 1 £25,500 -43.33% 1
Newport -14 1 £25,500 -40.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
VPN
Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco
4 16 (48.48%) LAN
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (33.33%) DHCP
7 11 (33.33%) CCNA
8 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) CCNP
9 9 (27.27%) SAN
10 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 8 (24.24%) Juniper
10 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
10 8 (24.24%) Wireless
10 8 (24.24%) VLAN
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.21%) VoIP
11 7 (21.21%) MPLS
11 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
12 6 (18.18%) Degree
12 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (15.15%) Apache

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 10 (30.30%) DNS
7 9 (27.27%) SAN
8 8 (24.24%) Wireless
8 8 (24.24%) VLAN
9 7 (21.21%) MPLS
9 7 (21.21%) VoIP
10 5 (15.15%) OSPF
10 5 (15.15%) BGP
10 5 (15.15%) IPsec
11 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
11 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (12.12%) Network Security
11 4 (12.12%) PPTP
11 4 (12.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Welsh Language
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Service Support Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.06%) EPoS
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
2 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Time Management
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) AWK
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNA
3 9 (27.27%) CCNP
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.06%) MCSE
7 2 (6.06%) MCSA
7 2 (6.06%) CCIE
7 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) MCITP
8 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.06%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) Samba
5 1 (3.03%) Squid
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Juniper
4 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.12%) EMC
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.09%) Mitel
6 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.06%) Google
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) Nokia
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £300pm on call, 25 days a/l, pension
Posted: 23 days ago