Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 82 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.80% 1.41% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 10.88% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 24
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18,500 £23,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £66,875 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +11.94%

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 96 147 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.91% 12.94% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 144 168
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -5.78%
10th Percentile £21,100 £22,500 £24,975
90th Percentile £54,000 £51,375 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -6.25%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) MCDST
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel

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 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) AWK
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas