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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.97% 1.40% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.05% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 28
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £25,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,900 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
260 314 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.71% 23.21% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 241 185
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +15 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 44 (83.02%) Firewall
2 38 (71.70%) Cisco
3 35 (66.04%) LAN
4 31 (58.49%) WAN
5 22 (41.51%) DNS
5 22 (41.51%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (35.85%) CCNP
7 19 (35.85%) VMware
8 18 (33.96%) Telecoms
8 18 (33.96%) Load Balancing
8 18 (33.96%) ITIL
9 17 (32.08%) Juniper
9 17 (32.08%) SAN
10 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
11 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 15 (28.30%) Windows
12 14 (26.42%) Finance
12 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
13 13 (24.53%) F5
13 13 (24.53%) IPsec
13 13 (24.53%) Degree
14 12 (22.64%) DHCP
14 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
14 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
15 11 (20.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (20.75%) DDoS Mitigation
15 11 (20.75%) Network Management
15 11 (20.75%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) Firewall
2 35 (66.04%) LAN
3 31 (58.49%) WAN
4 22 (41.51%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (41.51%) DNS
5 17 (32.08%) SAN
6 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
7 13 (24.53%) IPsec
8 12 (22.64%) DHCP
9 11 (20.75%) BGP
9 11 (20.75%) VoIP
9 11 (20.75%) Wireless
10 10 (18.87%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (18.87%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (16.98%) FTP
11 9 (16.98%) Internet
11 9 (16.98%) MPLS
11 9 (16.98%) NetScaler
12 8 (15.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) GitLab
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (33.96%) Telecoms
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 8 (15.09%) Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Administrator
2 12 (22.64%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) LAN Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) WAN Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Network Support
5 5 (9.43%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Support
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.89%) COM
1 1 (1.89%) Django
1 1 (1.89%) Drush
1 1 (1.89%) jQuery
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
1 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
3 11 (20.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (18.87%) Client/Server
5 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.98%) CatOS
3 9 (16.98%) Linux
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.32%) Unix
6 3 (5.66%) CentOS
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
1 18 (33.96%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.75%) DDoS Mitigation
2 11 (20.75%) Network Management
3 8 (15.09%) Change Control
3 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
3 8 (15.09%) Time Management
3 8 (15.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (11.32%) Coaching
4 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) High Availability
4 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
4 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.89%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) PHP
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.85%) CCNP
3 13 (24.53%) Degree
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.43%) CCNA
6 3 (5.66%) MCITP
6 3 (5.66%) MCSE
7 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCDA
8 1 (1.89%) CCIE
8 1 (1.89%) CCSA
8 1 (1.89%) CCSE
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO22301
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) vSphere
4 3 (5.66%) iptables
4 3 (5.66%) NFS
5 2 (3.77%) Squid
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) Ceph
6 1 (1.89%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) LXC
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Salt
1 1 (1.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Juniper
4 13 (24.53%) F5
5 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
7 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
7 8 (15.09%) SolarWinds
8 6 (11.32%) Avaya
9 4 (7.55%) Citrix
9 4 (7.55%) Radware
9 4 (7.55%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 2 (3.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.77%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) IBM
10 2 (3.77%) SAP
11 1 (1.89%) Nokia
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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