The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales / Caerphilly
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Caerphilly 25.00% 11.76% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 71.43% 25.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% +32.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Caerphilly
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 7 8 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 35.00% 47.06% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 19
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -56.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Caerphilly

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Caerphilly citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Caerphilly

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Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Caerphilly.

Salary trend for VPN in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Caerphilly region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Caerphilly 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) L2TP
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) PPTP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto