Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 70 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +21 -18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 33 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.19% 2.93% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.40% 19.42% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 22
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £80,750 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 141 206 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.92% 15.10% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 131 179 258
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,000 £24,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VPN.

1 25 (75.76%) Cisco
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) ITIL
3 21 (63.64%) Linux
4 19 (57.58%) Windows
5 16 (48.48%) VMware
6 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (42.42%) LAN
7 13 (39.39%) Avaya
8 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
8 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (33.33%) SAN
9 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (33.33%) WAN
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
11 9 (27.27%) DHCP
11 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
11 9 (27.27%) Unix
11 9 (27.27%) Performance Management
11 9 (27.27%) vSphere
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 8 (24.24%) DNS
12 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
12 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (24.24%) Service Management
12 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (21.21%) H.323
13 7 (21.21%) SLA

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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Chatbot
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
3 11 (33.33%) SAN
3 11 (33.33%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (27.27%) DHCP
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.21%) H.323
6 7 (21.21%) VoIP
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
8 4 (12.12%) BGP
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
8 4 (12.12%) Network Security
8 4 (12.12%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) SNMP
8 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Telephony Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Xbox
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) Unix
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) CentOS
7 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
8 3 (9.09%) Debian
8 3 (9.09%) Solaris
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.06%) VMS
10 1 (3.03%) CatOS
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
5 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
7 4 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Task Automation
9 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.06%) Network Design
9 2 (6.06%) Open Source
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) AWK
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (9.09%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCDP
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) Avaya
4 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
6 7 (21.21%) Citrix
7 5 (15.15%) F5
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (6.06%) Juniper
9 2 (6.06%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.03%) Splunk