The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.25% 1.31% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 7.66% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 25
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
231 248 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.89% 17.16% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 172 230 286
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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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

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Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +23 26 £37,500 - 3
West Wales - 3 £40,000 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) Windows
3 24 (47.06%) Cisco
3 24 (47.06%) VMware
4 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
5 19 (37.25%) LAN
5 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
6 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (33.33%) Finance
7 16 (31.37%) ITIL
7 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) WAN
10 12 (23.53%) DNS
11 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (19.61%) DHCP
12 10 (19.61%) VoIP
12 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 9 (17.65%) vSphere
13 9 (17.65%) HTTP
13 9 (17.65%) CCNP
13 9 (17.65%) SAN
13 9 (17.65%) Data Security
14 8 (15.69%) Degree
14 8 (15.69%) Avaya

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) SAS
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) PaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 19 (37.25%) LAN
3 14 (27.45%) WAN
4 12 (23.53%) DNS
5 10 (19.61%) DHCP
5 10 (19.61%) VoIP
6 9 (17.65%) HTTP
6 9 (17.65%) SAN
7 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
8 7 (13.73%) SSL
8 7 (13.73%) Wireless
9 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (11.76%) Internet
10 5 (9.80%) BGP
10 5 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (9.80%) IPsec
10 5 (9.80%) NAS
10 5 (9.80%) OSPF
10 5 (9.80%) VLAN
10 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Military
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) IT Support
3 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Support Technician
4 4 (7.84%) Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Head of Security
4 4 (7.84%) Head of Technology
4 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.84%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (7.84%) IT Technician
4 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Project Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Native
2 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (9.80%) Fintech
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.69%) Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Unix
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Solaris
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.96%) CatOS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.65%) Data Security
4 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.80%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.80%) Information Assurance
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security
5 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.80%) SDLC
5 5 (9.80%) Security Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Software Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) Python
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.65%) CCNP
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.80%) CISSP
5 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.88%) MCITP
6 3 (5.88%) MCSE
7 2 (3.92%) CCNA
8 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.65%) vSphere
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Ansible
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco
1 24 (47.06%) VMware
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) Avaya
4 5 (9.80%) Vyatta
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.84%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) Mitel
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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