Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 77 77
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.62% 2.08% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.87% 16.78% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 35
Cardiff median annual salary £38,750 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.59% +68.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,857 £35,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,375 £70,500 £52,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%

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 106 149 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.91% 12.41% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 98 131 227
Cardiff median annual salary £38,250 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +1.28% +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,388 £21,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Avaya
4 10 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) WAN
6 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (35.00%) Service Management
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) H.323
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) VoIP
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (25.00%) VLAN
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 5 (25.00%) NetScaler

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 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) H.323
4 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) IPsec
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) SNMP
8 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Officer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) CentOS
6 4 (20.00%) Debian
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
8 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.00%) CatOS
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
3 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (35.00%) Service Management
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) Network Management
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) AWK
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.00%) Avaya Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Avaya
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas