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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 3.09% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 14
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £52,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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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
221 356 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.49% 25.36% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 188 297 187
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 1 May 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 1 May 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 13 £30,000 - 1
North Wales +14 2 £32,500 -13.33%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (82.05%) Firewall
2 26 (66.67%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 21 (53.85%) LAN
5 18 (46.15%) DNS
5 18 (46.15%) Windows
6 16 (41.03%) WAN
7 15 (38.46%) ITIL
8 14 (35.90%) CCNP
8 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (35.90%) SAN
8 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
8 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (33.33%) DHCP
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
11 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
12 10 (25.64%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (23.08%) Juniper
13 9 (23.08%) Degree
13 9 (23.08%) F5
14 8 (20.51%) vSphere
14 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (20.51%) IPsec
14 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
14 8 (20.51%) BGP

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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 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (82.05%) Firewall
2 21 (53.85%) LAN
3 18 (46.15%) DNS
4 16 (41.03%) WAN
5 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (35.90%) SAN
6 13 (33.33%) DHCP
7 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
8 10 (25.64%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (20.51%) BGP
9 8 (20.51%) IPsec
9 8 (20.51%) VoIP
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (15.38%) IP Telephony
11 6 (15.38%) VLAN
12 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (12.82%) Internet
12 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
12 5 (12.82%) NX-OS
12 5 (12.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
1 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Administrator
2 12 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Client/Server
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Unix
6 5 (12.82%) CatOS
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.13%) CentOS
9 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (17.95%) Coaching
3 7 (17.95%) Network Management
4 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.82%) Time Management
6 4 (10.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
8 1 (2.56%) BCP
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) CCNP
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCDA
5 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.13%) iptables
6 2 (5.13%) NFS
6 2 (5.13%) Squid
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.08%) F5
4 9 (23.08%) Juniper
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.38%) Avaya
7 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
8 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.26%) Radware
8 4 (10.26%) TippingPoint
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix
9 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) EMC
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.13%) Google
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) Sage
10 1 (2.56%) Veeam
10 1 (2.56%) Wyse