Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 67 88
Rank change year-on-year -39 +21 +31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.59% 3.00% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 17.20% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 44
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.10%
10th Percentile £37,500 £23,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,875 £71,375
Wales median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £35,739
% change year-on-year +16.00% +4.93% -0.03%

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 249 250 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.39% 17.43% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 221 231 355
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £57,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year +3.90% +3.36% -4.49%

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
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 21 September 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 -38 5 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Caerphilly -1 2 £42,500 +9.68%
Newport - 2 £40,000 -
VPN
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Unix

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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) G Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Debian
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (11.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle