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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK / Wales
Rank 78 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.51% 2.03% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 11.07% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 16
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £22,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
184 253 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.37% 18.37% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 151 222 239
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 February 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 February 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 +4 16 £40,000 +6.66% 1
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) LAN
3 19 (55.88%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 16 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (44.12%) F5
5 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
6 14 (41.18%) MPLS
6 14 (41.18%) OSPF
6 14 (41.18%) BGP
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (38.24%) DNS
7 13 (38.24%) CCNP
7 13 (38.24%) Windows
8 12 (35.29%) Internet
8 12 (35.29%) VMware
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
9 11 (32.35%) ITIL
10 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
10 10 (29.41%) DHCP
10 10 (29.41%) Avaya
10 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
11 9 (26.47%) BIG-IP
11 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
12 8 (23.53%) Office 365
12 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 8 (23.53%) SQL Server

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 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) LAN
2 19 (55.88%) WAN
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 14 (41.18%) BGP
4 14 (41.18%) MPLS
4 14 (41.18%) OSPF
5 13 (38.24%) DNS
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (35.29%) Internet
7 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 9 (26.47%) BIG-IP
8 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
9 8 (23.53%) IPsec
10 7 (20.59%) SAN
10 7 (20.59%) SSL
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) Wireless
12 3 (8.82%) VLAN
12 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ant
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (23.53%) Banking
4 5 (14.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Architect
1 9 (26.47%) Network Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Network Architect
3 6 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Manager
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CGI
2 1 (2.94%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Cloud Native
3 4 (11.76%) Fintech
4 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Statistics
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CCNP
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) MCSA
3 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCDP
5 2 (5.88%) CCIE
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
1 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
2 15 (44.12%) F5
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) Avaya
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) Juniper
7 5 (14.71%) Vyatta
8 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.82%) Citrix
10 2 (5.88%) Aruba
10 2 (5.88%) BMC
10 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
10 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 2 (5.88%) HP
10 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
10 2 (5.88%) Nortel
10 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.88%) Remedy
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