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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 53 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.62% 3.64% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 17.19% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +29.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £46,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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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
257 192 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.97% 21.17% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 218 172 170
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,478
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,550 £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

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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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -13 9 £42,250 +44.44% 1
Newport 0 5 £25,500 -38.55%
Torfaen - 5 £37,500 -
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 37 (77.08%) Firewall
2 32 (66.67%) Cisco
3 27 (56.25%) WAN
4 23 (47.92%) LAN
5 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 17 (35.42%) Windows
7 17 (35.42%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (33.33%) Juniper
9 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 15 (31.25%) DNS
10 13 (27.08%) DHCP
10 13 (27.08%) CCNP
11 11 (22.92%) MPLS
12 10 (20.83%) CCNA
12 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
12 10 (20.83%) VMware
12 10 (20.83%) Degree
13 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (18.75%) Wireless
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.75%) Internet
14 8 (16.67%) SAN
14 8 (16.67%) SLA
14 8 (16.67%) IPsec
14 8 (16.67%) VLAN
15 7 (14.58%) BGP
15 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
15 7 (14.58%) IPv4

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 23 (47.92%) LAN
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 15 (31.25%) DNS
6 13 (27.08%) DHCP
7 11 (22.92%) MPLS
8 9 (18.75%) Wireless
8 9 (18.75%) Internet
9 8 (16.67%) VLAN
9 8 (16.67%) IPsec
9 8 (16.67%) SAN
10 7 (14.58%) IPv4
10 7 (14.58%) IPv6
10 7 (14.58%) FTP
10 7 (14.58%) VoIP
10 7 (14.58%) BGP
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (12.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Welsh Language
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Service Support Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) EPoS
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) Time Management
3 6 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.42%) Change Control
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Network Design
5 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) Mobile Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) AWK
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 10 (20.83%) CCNA
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) CCIE
5 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CCSA
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) CCDA
8 1 (2.08%) CCDP
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.17%) Firmware
6 1 (2.08%) Samba
6 1 (2.08%) Squid
6 1 (2.08%) Xen
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
6 1 (2.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 16 (33.33%) Juniper
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
6 4 (8.33%) F5
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) Mitel
7 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.25%) Google
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) Brocade
8 2 (4.17%) Nokia
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arts Council of Wales
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