Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 63 75
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 +31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 2.79% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 19.59% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 30
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £18,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £44,375 £48,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,893
% change year-on-year +6.67% +17.58% +6.31%

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 136 148 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.82% 14.24% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 123 144 202
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.36% -9.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +12.86% -5.41% -5.13%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) MCDST
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C-shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Google