Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 78 99
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.93% 2.57% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 12.94% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 39
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £75,250
Wales median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 266 286 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.52% 19.90% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 225 266 294
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.01% -1.88% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,563 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £67,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in South Wales

VPN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for VPN in South Wales

VPN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in South Wales over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in South Wales

VPN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Newport +22 7 £24,000 -43.53% 3
Caerphilly +3 3 £42,500 +32.81%
Cardiff -46 3 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
VPN
Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SAN
4 8 (53.33%) SLA
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (33.33%) VoIP
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 3 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Intranet
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Deskside Support
1 6 (40.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (20.00%) Debian
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
1 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam