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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 47 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.09% 4.18% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.36% 18.50% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £31,100 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
275 254 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.98% 22.58% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 254 222 195
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -21 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Caerphilly 0 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Newport - 4 £35,150 - 3
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
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Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 34 (82.93%) Firewall
3 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (68.29%) LAN
5 27 (65.85%) BGP
6 25 (60.98%) CCNP
7 22 (53.66%) WAN
8 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (39.02%) MPLS
10 15 (36.59%) F5
10 15 (36.59%) HSRP
10 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
11 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
12 13 (31.71%) Windows
12 13 (31.71%) DHCP
13 12 (29.27%) Juniper
14 11 (26.83%) CCNA
14 11 (26.83%) EIGRP
14 11 (26.83%) SLA
14 11 (26.83%) IPsec
14 11 (26.83%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (24.39%) VMware
15 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
15 10 (24.39%) ITIL
16 9 (21.95%) OSPF
16 9 (21.95%) FWSM
17 8 (19.51%) Capacity Management
17 8 (19.51%) CiscoWorks
17 8 (19.51%) VRRP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) GroupWise
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 28 (68.29%) LAN
3 27 (65.85%) BGP
4 22 (53.66%) WAN
5 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (39.02%) MPLS
7 15 (36.59%) HSRP
8 13 (31.71%) DHCP
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (26.83%) EIGRP
9 11 (26.83%) IPsec
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (21.95%) FWSM
11 9 (21.95%) OSPF
12 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.51%) DNS
12 8 (19.51%) VRRP
13 7 (17.07%) Telnet
13 7 (17.07%) SSH
13 7 (17.07%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (17.07%) Advertising
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Network Support
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) NetWare
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Network Design
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) AWK
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (60.98%) CCNP
3 11 (26.83%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) CCIP
4 7 (17.07%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Certification
6 4 (9.76%) CCIE
7 2 (4.88%) CCSA
7 2 (4.88%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.44%) CCENT
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) F5
3 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
4 12 (29.27%) Juniper
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) VMware
6 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 7 (17.07%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) SAP
8 3 (7.32%) Novell
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) Nokia
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) BT
10 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
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