The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 16 20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 2.44% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VPN
South 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 Torfaen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 36.30% 14.63% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 30
Average salary £45,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

VPN
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Torfaen region.

VPN Salary Trend in Torfaen

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) PPTP
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP

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Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) PPTP
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (16.67%) Squid
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (16.67%) Samba
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days a/l, flexible woking
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