The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 47 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 3.77% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 17.47% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 8
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £59,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 269 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.57% 21.59% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 242 238 173
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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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

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -25 29 £37,500 -25.00% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 37 (80.43%) Cisco
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (65.22%) CCNP
4 29 (63.04%) BGP
5 28 (60.87%) LAN
6 23 (50.00%) WAN
7 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (36.96%) VMware
8 17 (36.96%) MPLS
9 16 (34.78%) HSRP
10 15 (32.61%) F5
10 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
11 14 (30.43%) DHCP
11 14 (30.43%) IPsec
11 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
12 13 (28.26%) ITIL
12 13 (28.26%) Windows
13 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
13 11 (23.91%) CCNA
13 11 (23.91%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (23.91%) EIGRP
14 10 (21.74%) Juniper
14 10 (21.74%) OSPF
14 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
15 9 (19.57%) SLA
15 9 (19.57%) Telnet
15 9 (19.57%) HP
15 9 (19.57%) CCIP
15 9 (19.57%) Advertising

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) GoldMine
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 29 (63.04%) BGP
3 28 (60.87%) LAN
4 23 (50.00%) WAN
5 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (36.96%) MPLS
7 16 (34.78%) HSRP
8 14 (30.43%) IPsec
8 14 (30.43%) DHCP
9 11 (23.91%) EIGRP
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (21.74%) OSPF
10 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
11 9 (19.57%) Telnet
11 9 (19.57%) SSH
11 9 (19.57%) PuTTY
11 9 (19.57%) SecureCRT
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (17.39%) FWSM
13 7 (15.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 9 (19.57%) Advertising
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Network Support
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) SecurID
2 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) NetWare
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) Network Management
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) AWK
1 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (65.22%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) CCIP
5 7 (15.22%) SAP Certification
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
7 3 (6.52%) CCIE
8 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.17%) CCSP
9 1 (2.17%) CCENT
9 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) F5
4 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
5 10 (21.74%) Juniper
6 9 (19.57%) HP
6 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
7 7 (15.22%) SAP
8 4 (8.70%) TippingPoint
9 3 (6.52%) Nokia
9 3 (6.52%) Novell
10 2 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
11 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.17%) Remedy
11 1 (2.17%) BT
11 1 (2.17%) 3Com
11 1 (2.17%) Nortel
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