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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.51% 3.05% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.80% 15.07% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +29.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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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
294 219 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.21% 20.24% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 236 197 198
Average salary £38,400 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 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
South Wales -24 19 £35,000 -5.40% 1
North Wales - 1 £34,500 - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 33 (66.00%) Cisco
3 28 (56.00%) WAN
4 24 (48.00%) LAN
5 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (36.00%) CheckPoint
6 18 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (34.00%) Windows
8 16 (32.00%) Juniper
9 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (30.00%) DNS
10 14 (28.00%) CCNP
11 13 (26.00%) DHCP
12 11 (22.00%) MPLS
12 11 (22.00%) VMware
13 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 10 (20.00%) CCNA
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.00%) Degree
14 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
14 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.00%) SLA
14 9 (18.00%) Internet
14 9 (18.00%) Wireless
15 8 (16.00%) IPsec
15 8 (16.00%) SAN
15 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
15 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (16.00%) VLAN
16 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 28 (56.00%) WAN
3 24 (48.00%) LAN
4 18 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (30.00%) DNS
6 13 (26.00%) DHCP
7 11 (22.00%) MPLS
8 9 (18.00%) Wireless
8 9 (18.00%) Internet
9 8 (16.00%) VLAN
9 8 (16.00%) IPsec
9 8 (16.00%) SAN
10 7 (14.00%) IPv4
10 7 (14.00%) IPv6
10 7 (14.00%) FTP
10 7 (14.00%) VoIP
10 7 (14.00%) OSPF
10 7 (14.00%) BGP
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Welsh Language
3 3 (6.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Network Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Service Support Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Support Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) EPoS
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) Time Management
4 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) Change Control
6 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Network Design
6 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Network Management
7 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Marketing
8 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) AWK
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) CCNP
3 10 (20.00%) CCNA
3 10 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (12.00%) CCIE
5 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.00%) CCSA
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCDA
8 1 (2.00%) CCDP
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) NFS
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) Samba
6 1 (2.00%) Squid
6 1 (2.00%) Xen
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (32.00%) Juniper
4 11 (22.00%) VMware
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) EMC
6 4 (8.00%) F5
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) Mitel
7 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.00%) Google
7 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) Symantec
8 2 (4.00%) Brocade
8 2 (4.00%) Nokia
8 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
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