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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 47 75
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 51 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.67% 3.92% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 16.83% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
315 303 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.90% 23.27% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 279 269 211
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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

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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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -33 22 £37,500 -6.25% 3
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (81.58%) Firewall
3 28 (73.68%) LAN
3 28 (73.68%) BGP
4 25 (65.79%) CCNP
5 22 (57.89%) WAN
6 19 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (44.74%) MPLS
8 16 (42.11%) HSRP
9 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
9 15 (39.47%) F5
10 13 (34.21%) DHCP
11 12 (31.58%) CCNA
12 11 (28.95%) SLA
12 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
12 11 (28.95%) EIGRP
12 11 (28.95%) IPsec
12 11 (28.95%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (26.32%) ITIL
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 10 (26.32%) Juniper
13 10 (26.32%) VMware
13 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (23.68%) Windows
14 9 (23.68%) OSPF
14 9 (23.68%) FWSM
15 8 (21.05%) CCIP
15 8 (21.05%) CiscoWorks
15 8 (21.05%) Telnet

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) GroupWise
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) Firewall
2 28 (73.68%) BGP
2 28 (73.68%) LAN
3 22 (57.89%) WAN
4 19 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (44.74%) MPLS
6 16 (42.11%) HSRP
7 13 (34.21%) DHCP
8 11 (28.95%) EIGRP
8 11 (28.95%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (28.95%) IPsec
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (23.68%) FWSM
10 9 (23.68%) OSPF
11 8 (21.05%) Telnet
11 8 (21.05%) VRRP
11 8 (21.05%) SSH
11 8 (21.05%) PuTTY
11 8 (21.05%) SecureCRT
12 7 (18.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.05%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Support
2 8 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) NetWare
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Load Balancing
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design
5 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) AWK
1 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (65.79%) CCNP
3 12 (31.58%) CCNA
4 8 (21.05%) CCIP
5 5 (13.16%) SAP Certification
5 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 3 (7.89%) CCIE
7 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.63%) CCENT
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) CCSP
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
2 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) F5
3 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
4 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) Juniper
5 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 7 (18.42%) HP
7 5 (13.16%) SAP
8 3 (7.89%) Novell
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) Nokia
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
10 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.63%) BT
10 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software
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