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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.30% 0.72% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.80% 4.07% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 28
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £33,700 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
287 246 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.34% 17.76% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 222 220 249
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +24 28 £34,393 +14.64% 1
West Wales -20 2 £40,000 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 30 (65.22%) Firewall
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Cisco
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 20 (43.48%) VMware
5 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.96%) LAN
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (30.43%) DNS
8 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.26%) WAN
10 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
10 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 10 (21.74%) DHCP
12 10 (21.74%) VoIP
12 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (19.57%) CCNP
13 9 (19.57%) Degree
14 8 (17.39%) VLAN
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (15.22%) vSphere
15 7 (15.22%) Office 365
15 7 (15.22%) Juniper

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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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Google Apps
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) LAN
3 14 (30.43%) DNS
4 13 (28.26%) WAN
5 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 10 (21.74%) DHCP
6 10 (21.74%) VoIP
7 8 (17.39%) VLAN
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.04%) HTTP
9 6 (13.04%) Internet
9 6 (13.04%) IPsec
9 6 (13.04%) SAN
10 5 (10.87%) BGP
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.87%) OSPF
10 5 (10.87%) Wireless
11 4 (8.70%) MPLS
11 4 (8.70%) NAS
11 4 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) IT Support
1 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
1 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Project Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) IT Technician
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Unix
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.35%) CatOS
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Data Security
3 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.52%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (6.52%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
5 3 (6.52%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) CCNP
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.22%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
5 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) Google
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Sage
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Wyse
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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