Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 20.00% 0.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 82.61% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
North Wales median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
Wales median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.63% -11.11% +20.00%

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 23 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 24.21% 8.09% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 19
North Wales median annual salary £45,000 £27,750 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.16% +13.27% -30.00%
10th Percentile £39,100 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £29,500 £33,150
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in North Wales over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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 - 13 £45,000 - 2
Flintshire +15 5 £41,000 -18.00%
Denbighshire - 1 £50,000 -
VPN
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (68.42%) SIEM
3 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 13 (68.42%) Asset Management
3 13 (68.42%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Project Planning
3 13 (68.42%) Security Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Fintech
3 13 (68.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) BCP
5 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) SNMP
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) ERP

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 (10.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) IPsec
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) SNMP
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) IT Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) IT Security Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Fintech
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Asset Management
1 13 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
1 13 (68.42%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (68.42%) Project Planning
1 13 (68.42%) Security Testing
1 13 (68.42%) SIEM
1 13 (68.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (21.05%) BCP
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Strategic Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL