Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 89 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 +27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.81% 2.16% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 14.17% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 40
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,250 £22,375
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +16.67%

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 196 240 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.40% 15.27% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 174 226 397
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,175 £49,375 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Cardiff -13 8 £40,000 - 1
Newport +16 3 £40,000 -
VPN
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Terraform
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) iPhone

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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 1 (9.09%) G Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) AWK
2 1 (9.09%) C-shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCDST
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (9.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas