Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 9.01% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
North Wales median annual salary £45,000 - -
Wales median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.63% - +6.67%

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 North Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 14.41% 8.87% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 11
North Wales median annual salary £43,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.18% +10.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £34,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £29,500 £33,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -2.60%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in North Wales

VPN
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in North Wales.

Salary trend for VPN in North Wales

VPN
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 6 £45,000 - 1
Flintshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
VPN
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) Fintech
3 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (60.00%) SIEM
3 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) BCP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Strategic Management
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) VMware

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (30.00%) BCP
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Strategic Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL