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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.39% 2.13% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 12.61% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 34
Median salary £67,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
171 222 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.23% 16.88% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 131 201 214
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -12 16 £67,500 +74.19% 3
West Wales -10 2 £45,000 +63.63%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) Firewall
3 25 (48.08%) LAN
4 24 (46.15%) Finance
5 23 (44.23%) WAN
6 21 (40.38%) Windows
7 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 19 (36.54%) ITIL
9 18 (34.62%) VMware
9 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
10 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (32.69%) DNS
11 16 (30.77%) CCNP
12 15 (28.85%) DHCP
13 14 (26.92%) Avaya
13 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
15 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
15 12 (23.08%) F5
16 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (21.15%) Degree
16 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (21.15%) BGP
16 11 (21.15%) MPLS
16 11 (21.15%) OSPF
17 10 (19.23%) SSL
17 10 (19.23%) Internet

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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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) SAS
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 6 (11.54%) IaaS
2 6 (11.54%) PaaS
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (57.69%) Firewall
2 25 (48.08%) LAN
3 23 (44.23%) WAN
4 17 (32.69%) DNS
5 15 (28.85%) DHCP
6 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (21.15%) BGP
7 11 (21.15%) MPLS
7 11 (21.15%) OSPF
8 10 (19.23%) BIG-IP
8 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (19.23%) Internet
8 10 (19.23%) SSL
8 10 (19.23%) Unified Communications
9 9 (17.31%) HTTP
9 9 (17.31%) Wireless
10 8 (15.38%) SAN
11 7 (13.46%) IPsec
11 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Ant
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (19.23%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Architect
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco Architect
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco Network Architect
1 10 (19.23%) Network Architect
2 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) IT Support
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Head of Security
4 4 (7.69%) Head of Technology
4 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 4 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) CGI
1 1 (1.92%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Cloud Native
3 5 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (9.62%) Fintech
3 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) Linux
5 7 (13.46%) Unix
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.31%) Data Security
4 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.62%) Information Assurance
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Pattern Matching
6 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.62%) SDLC
6 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.85%) Perl
1 2 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) C#
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.77%) CCNP
3 11 (21.15%) Degree
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.62%) CISSP
6 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (3.85%) CCDP
7 2 (3.85%) CCIE
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) MCITP
7 2 (3.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 8 (15.38%) vSphere
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Ansible
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) Avaya
4 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 12 (23.08%) F5
6 6 (11.54%) Vyatta
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.85%) Citrix
9 2 (3.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) BMC
10 1 (1.92%) Dell
10 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.92%) Mitel
10 1 (1.92%) Nortel
10 1 (1.92%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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