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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 85 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.74% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 2.95% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 15
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
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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
244 339 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.93% 25.20% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 209 292 191
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 11 £30,000 - 1
North Wales - 2 £32,500 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) VMware
4 21 (51.22%) LAN
5 19 (46.34%) Windows
6 17 (41.46%) DNS
7 16 (39.02%) WAN
7 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (36.59%) CCNP
8 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
8 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (34.15%) SAN
9 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 13 (31.71%) ITIL
10 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
11 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
11 12 (29.27%) DHCP
11 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
11 12 (29.27%) Juniper
12 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
13 9 (21.95%) Degree
13 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
13 9 (21.95%) VoIP
14 8 (19.51%) BGP
14 8 (19.51%) VLAN
14 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi

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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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Google Apps
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) LAN
3 17 (41.46%) DNS
4 16 (39.02%) WAN
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (34.15%) SAN
6 12 (29.27%) DHCP
6 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
7 9 (21.95%) VoIP
8 8 (19.51%) BGP
8 8 (19.51%) VLAN
8 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (17.07%) IPsec
9 7 (17.07%) NX-OS
10 6 (14.63%) NetScaler
10 6 (14.63%) WLAN
11 5 (12.20%) Internet
11 5 (12.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) Network Support
5 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Support
7 1 (2.44%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
3 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.88%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) CatOS
6 5 (12.20%) Unix
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) CentOS
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Network Management
3 7 (17.07%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (14.63%) Time Management
5 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) High Availability
8 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) ERP
9 1 (2.44%) BCP
9 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (2.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCDA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.20%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) iptables
7 2 (4.88%) NFS
7 2 (4.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Cisco
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Juniper
5 8 (19.51%) F5
6 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
7 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.76%) Avaya
8 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.32%) Dell
9 3 (7.32%) Google
9 3 (7.32%) Radware
9 3 (7.32%) TippingPoint
10 2 (4.88%) Citrix
10 2 (4.88%) EMC
10 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.88%) IBM
10 2 (4.88%) Sage
11 1 (2.44%) Apple
11 1 (2.44%) Mitel
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