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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 94 87 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 1.22% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 6.47% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 40
Average salary £30,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £33,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £52,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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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
346 232 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.13% 18.92% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 290 193 245
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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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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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 4 May 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 -13 9 £30,000 -37.50% 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) CCNA
4 13 (43.33%) CCNP
5 12 (40.00%) WAN
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (30.00%) DHCP
8 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (30.00%) Network Security
9 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (26.67%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) OSPF
9 8 (26.67%) BGP
10 7 (23.33%) Wireless
10 7 (23.33%) VLAN
10 7 (23.33%) Juniper
10 7 (23.33%) LAN
10 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Network Management
11 6 (20.00%) Lync
11 6 (20.00%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Lync
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) WAN
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (30.00%) DHCP
4 9 (30.00%) Network Security
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (26.67%) OSPF
5 8 (26.67%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) Wireless
6 7 (23.33%) VLAN
6 7 (23.33%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) ADSL
7 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (20.00%) ISDN
7 6 (20.00%) VoIP
7 6 (20.00%) SAN
7 6 (20.00%) DNS
7 6 (20.00%) MPLS
7 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 4 (13.33%) Welsh Language
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Statistics
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (20.00%) Network Management
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) AWK
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (53.33%) CCNA
3 13 (43.33%) CCNP
4 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) MCITP
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (10.00%) MCSA
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) Firmware
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView
1 4 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) Juniper
5 6 (20.00%) Nokia
6 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
6 4 (13.33%) 3Com
6 4 (13.33%) F5
6 4 (13.33%) Siemens
6 4 (13.33%) BMC
6 4 (13.33%) Nortel
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) Remedy
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
7 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (10.00%) Mitel
7 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (10.00%) EMC
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days a/l, flexible woking
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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