Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 46 66
Rank change year-on-year -45 +20 +37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.45% 3.79% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 23.74% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 34
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,477
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.80% -2.73%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,875 £23,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £82,125
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.11%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 179 139 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.98% 15.98% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 157 129 200
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% +2.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £22,300 £26,200 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £62,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cardiff

VPN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) G Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) iptables
3 1 (20.00%) Postfix
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle