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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 0.92% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 4.53% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 25
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £32,500 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
VPN
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
272 287 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.51% 20.31% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 220 255 207
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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 +19 23 £30,000 -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 29 (63.04%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) VMware
4 22 (47.83%) Cisco
5 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
6 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
7 17 (36.96%) LAN
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 15 (32.61%) DNS
9 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
11 13 (28.26%) ITIL
11 13 (28.26%) WAN
11 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
11 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
12 11 (23.91%) DHCP
12 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (23.91%) SAN
13 10 (21.74%) Juniper
13 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.74%) CCNP
13 10 (21.74%) VoIP
14 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (17.39%) vSphere
15 8 (17.39%) Degree
16 7 (15.22%) VLAN

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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) LAN
3 15 (32.61%) DNS
4 13 (28.26%) WAN
5 11 (23.91%) DHCP
5 11 (23.91%) SAN
6 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 10 (21.74%) VoIP
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.22%) Internet
8 7 (15.22%) VLAN
9 6 (13.04%) IPsec
9 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (10.87%) BGP
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (10.87%) FTP
10 5 (10.87%) NX-OS
10 5 (10.87%) OSPF
10 5 (10.87%) Wireless
11 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 6 (13.04%) IT Support
4 5 (10.87%) Project Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.52%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) CatOS
4 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Data Security
2 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.87%) Network Management
2 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (8.70%) Time Management
4 3 (6.52%) Coaching
4 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) ERP
4 3 (6.52%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNP
3 8 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCDA
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) vSphere
5 7 (15.22%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.17%) iptables
8 1 (2.17%) NFS
8 1 (2.17%) Squid
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Cisco
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) Juniper
5 5 (10.87%) F5
5 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Google
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Avaya
8 2 (4.35%) Sage
9 1 (2.17%) Apple
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Mitel
9 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) Wyse