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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 57 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.96% 2.15% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 14.71% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 2
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 82 102 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.59% 14.63% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 81 104
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cardiff

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (65.00%) Internet
3 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) WAN
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (65.00%) F5
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (60.00%) MPLS
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
5 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) BIG-IP
7 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
8 6 (30.00%) Banking
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Avaya
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) FTP
9 5 (25.00%) IPv4
9 5 (25.00%) IPv6
9 5 (25.00%) IPsec

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Top Related 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 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Bluemix
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
1 13 (65.00%) Internet
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
1 13 (65.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) BGP
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (60.00%) MPLS
2 12 (60.00%) OSPF
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) BIG-IP
5 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
6 5 (25.00%) FTP
6 5 (25.00%) IPsec
6 5 (25.00%) IPv4
6 5 (25.00%) IPv6
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Network Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) BBC
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (65.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) Avaya
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
8 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
8 1 (5.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) Vyatta
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Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago