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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 43 69
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.66% 4.06% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 17.26% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 13
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 £28,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
283 197 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.22% 23.54% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 225 168 203
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £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 2 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 2 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
Newport -14 4 £25,500 -39.28%
Cardiff -25 3 £40,000 -8.57%
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
VPN
Wales

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 27 (62.79%) WAN
2 27 (62.79%) Cisco
3 22 (51.16%) LAN
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
5 14 (32.56%) DNS
5 14 (32.56%) Windows
6 12 (27.91%) DHCP
6 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
6 12 (27.91%) Juniper
7 11 (25.58%) VMware
8 10 (23.26%) CCNP
8 10 (23.26%) MPLS
9 9 (20.93%) CCNA
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) SAN
9 9 (20.93%) Wireless
9 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) VLAN
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
10 8 (18.60%) Internet
11 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
11 7 (16.28%) IPv4
11 7 (16.28%) IPv6
11 7 (16.28%) VoIP
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) MS Excel

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 27 (62.79%) WAN
3 22 (51.16%) LAN
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (32.56%) DNS
6 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
6 12 (27.91%) DHCP
7 10 (23.26%) MPLS
8 9 (20.93%) Wireless
8 9 (20.93%) SAN
9 8 (18.60%) Internet
9 8 (18.60%) VLAN
10 7 (16.28%) IPsec
10 7 (16.28%) IPv4
10 7 (16.28%) IPv6
10 7 (16.28%) VoIP
11 6 (13.95%) FTP
11 6 (13.95%) OSPF
11 6 (13.95%) BGP
11 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Welsh Language
3 3 (6.98%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Network Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Service Support Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) EPoS
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
2 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.95%) Time Management
3 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
4 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Line Management
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Network Management
5 3 (6.98%) Change Control
5 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) AWK
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.26%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) CCIE
6 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.33%) CCDA
9 1 (2.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.65%) Firmware
6 1 (2.33%) Samba
6 1 (2.33%) Squid
6 1 (2.33%) Xen
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
6 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
3 12 (27.91%) Juniper
4 11 (25.58%) VMware
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) EMC
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 3 (6.98%) Mitel
7 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.98%) Google
7 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 2 (4.65%) Brocade
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
8 2 (4.65%) Nokia
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago