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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 3.97% - 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £28,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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
42 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 33.33% 3.64% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 30
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 28 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
Cwmbran - 5 £37,500 -
VPN
South Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
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%) Network Management
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
4 3 (50.00%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
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
5 2 (33.33%) ADSL
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
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