The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 96 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 2.26% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 10.87% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 27
Average salary £34,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £51,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VPN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
342 230 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 20.80% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 265 199 233
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VPN
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VPN Salary Trend in Wales

VPN
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wales

VPN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales -27 5 £27,250 -35.88% 3
North Wales -7 3 £37,500 +92.30%
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 25 (71.43%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) LAN
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (40.00%) VMware
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (31.43%) CCNA
7 11 (31.43%) DHCP
7 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 10 (28.57%) Windows
8 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 10 (28.57%) DNS
8 10 (28.57%) SAN
9 9 (25.71%) CCNP
9 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
9 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
10 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
10 8 (22.86%) Juniper
10 8 (22.86%) VLAN
11 7 (20.00%) Wireless
11 7 (20.00%) MPLS
11 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) VoIP
11 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Lync
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) WAN
3 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 11 (31.43%) DHCP
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 10 (28.57%) DNS
5 10 (28.57%) SAN
6 8 (22.86%) VLAN
7 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 7 (20.00%) MPLS
7 7 (20.00%) VoIP
8 6 (17.14%) Network Security
9 5 (14.29%) IPsec
9 5 (14.29%) OSPF
9 5 (14.29%) BGP
10 4 (11.43%) PPTP
10 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
10 4 (11.43%) IPv4
10 4 (11.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.43%) Welsh Language
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Support Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.71%) EPoS
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) Time Management
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) AWK
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) MCSA
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
7 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
8 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) ProxySG
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) NFS
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.71%) Firmware
6 1 (2.86%) Samba
6 1 (2.86%) Squid
6 1 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (2.86%) XenServer
6 1 (2.86%) KVM
6 1 (2.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Juniper
4 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.43%) EMC
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.57%) Mitel
6 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.71%) Google
7 2 (5.71%) Brocade
7 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.71%) Veeam
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Nokia
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