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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK / Wales
Rank 80 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.28% 1.85% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% 9.58% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 18
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%

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
160 240 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.63% 19.35% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 126 210 228
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +8.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,250 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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

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 24 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wales

VPN
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 January 2017. 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 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 +6 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Wales - 2 £45,000 -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) LAN
3 21 (56.76%) WAN
3 21 (56.76%) Finance
4 19 (51.35%) Firewall
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (40.54%) CCNP
6 15 (40.54%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 13 (35.14%) Avaya
8 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
8 13 (35.14%) F5
8 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
9 12 (32.43%) BGP
9 12 (32.43%) MPLS
9 12 (32.43%) OSPF
9 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
9 12 (32.43%) DHCP
9 12 (32.43%) DNS
10 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
11 10 (27.03%) Internet
11 10 (27.03%) BIG-IP
11 10 (27.03%) SSL
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
12 9 (24.32%) Banking

VPN
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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) IaaS
2 6 (16.22%) PaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) LAN
2 21 (56.76%) WAN
3 19 (51.35%) Firewall
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (32.43%) BGP
5 12 (32.43%) DHCP
5 12 (32.43%) DNS
5 12 (32.43%) MPLS
5 12 (32.43%) OSPF
6 10 (27.03%) BIG-IP
6 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (27.03%) Internet
6 10 (27.03%) SSL
6 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications
7 7 (18.92%) IPsec
7 7 (18.92%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) Wireless
8 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (10.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
3 9 (24.32%) Banking
4 5 (13.51%) Retail
5 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Network Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Manager
3 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Technology
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CGI
2 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Cloud Native
3 5 (13.51%) Fintech
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
1 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
4 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Network Management
7 2 (5.41%) Pattern Matching
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCSA
4 5 (13.51%) MCSE
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
7 2 (5.41%) CCDP
7 2 (5.41%) CCIE
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) vSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Avaya
3 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
3 13 (35.14%) F5
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Vyatta
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 3 (8.11%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper
8 2 (5.41%) Aruba
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.41%) Nortel
8 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.41%) Remedy
9 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
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