Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 65 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.60% 1.35% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 12.79% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 19
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +22.58%
10th Percentile £35,625 £24,000 £33,100
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,750 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +13.33%

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 130 86 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.07% 10.57% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 112 78 137
Cardiff median annual salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.13% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,350 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,750 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.88% - +3.90%

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Debian
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr

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 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Debian
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (16.67%) qmail
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec