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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.67% - 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
19 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 31.67% 18.75% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Cwmbran - 1 £37,500 -
VPN
South Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

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Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) IGRP
2 1 (33.33%) PPTP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco