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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 90 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.38% 0.73% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 4.05% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 28
Median salary £33,786 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.61% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £33,700 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
231 222 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.35% 18.05% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 204 202 228
Median salary £36,378 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.99% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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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

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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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 21 £35,000 - 2
Caerphilly - 2 £33,750 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £25,000 -
Newport +7 1 £45,000 +73.07%
Bridgend -2 1 £30,000 +9.09%
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (63.41%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco
4 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
4 17 (41.46%) VMware
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (34.15%) LAN
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
8 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) VoIP
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
9 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 10 (24.39%) Degree
9 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (19.51%) Juniper
11 8 (19.51%) CCNP
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (17.07%) Data Security
13 6 (14.63%) IPsec
13 6 (14.63%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) SAS
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Google Apps
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) LAN
3 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 10 (24.39%) VoIP
3 10 (24.39%) WAN
4 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (14.63%) DHCP
6 6 (14.63%) HTTP
6 6 (14.63%) Internet
6 6 (14.63%) IPsec
6 6 (14.63%) VLAN
7 5 (12.20%) BGP
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (12.20%) OSPF
7 5 (12.20%) SAN
7 5 (12.20%) Wireless
8 4 (9.76%) FTP
8 4 (9.76%) MPLS
8 4 (9.76%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) Project Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Support Technician
4 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (9.76%) IT Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Security
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) CatOS
5 3 (7.32%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Data Security
3 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.32%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
4 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.32%) SDLC
4 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.88%) Perl
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) CISSP
5 3 (7.32%) MCITP
5 3 (7.32%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.07%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) Juniper
5 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.76%) F5
5 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.32%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.44%) Wyse
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