Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 20.45% 1.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.55% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
North Wales median annual salary £41,250 - -
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 33 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 37.50% 5.88% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 4
North Wales median annual salary £34,750 £36,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.14% +0.69% +20.00%
10th Percentile £18,313 £30,375 £27,400
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,000 £44,950
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +2.80%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 - 14 - -
Flintshire - 3 £37,500 - 2
Denbighshire - 1 £50,000 -
VPN
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 14 (77.78%) Information Security
1 14 (77.78%) Asset Management
1 14 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (77.78%) Security Testing
1 14 (77.78%) SIEM
1 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (77.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 14 (77.78%) Fintech
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
5 7 (38.89%) CRISC
5 7 (38.89%) CISA
5 7 (38.89%) CISM
5 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (38.89%) CISSP
5 7 (38.89%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
5 7 (38.89%) GDPR
6 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) BCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Information Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (38.89%) IT Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) IT Security Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Cyberthreat
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Asset Management
1 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (77.78%) Fintech
1 14 (77.78%) Information Security
1 14 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (77.78%) Security Testing
1 14 (77.78%) SIEM
1 14 (77.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (11.11%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISA
1 7 (38.89%) CISM
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
1 7 (38.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) GDPR
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP