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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 100 80 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 2.16% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 9.67% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 46
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £58,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
237 300 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.11% 22.30% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 215 268 244
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,523
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wales

VPN
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 31 July 2015. 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 -27 8 £27,500 -26.66% 1
West Wales - 1 - -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) MS Office
7 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) Lync
8 5 (25.00%) F5
8 5 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Network Management
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (25.00%) 3Com
8 5 (25.00%) FDDI
8 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (25.00%) Statistics
8 5 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (25.00%) SonicWALL
8 5 (25.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (30.00%) Lync
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (25.00%) FDDI
3 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (25.00%) PPP
3 5 (25.00%) RIP
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) OSPF
3 5 (25.00%) BGP
3 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (25.00%) ADSL
3 5 (25.00%) Broadband
3 5 (25.00%) ISDN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Statistics
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
1 5 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNA
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCSA
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) OpenView
1 5 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Nokia
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Remedy
4 5 (25.00%) 3Com
4 5 (25.00%) Nortel
4 5 (25.00%) BMC
4 5 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 5 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Avaya
5 4 (20.00%) Siemens
5 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Veeam
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Mitel
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago