VPN Jobs in Wales

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK > Wales

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 104 94 124
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 -38
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 39 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.02% 2.31% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.56% 15.23% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 20
10th Percentile £34,925 - £25,750
25th Percentile £37,400 £23,000 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,886 £45,000 £41,750
Median % change year-on-year -0.25% +7.78% +11.33%
75th Percentile £46,835 £73,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £59,375 £78,750 £56,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 257 256 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.97% 15.15% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 149 78 130
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,575 £27,675
25th Percentile £28,290 £30,563 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.19% -14.44% +24.47%
75th Percentile £48,250 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £59,800 £70,525 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in Wales.

Salary trend for VPN in Wales

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Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Wales over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales -6 21 £44,886 +95.16% 6
North Wales +11 1 £33,500 -25.56%
VPN
UK

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon S3
2 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Serverless
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Functions
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Monitor
4 1 (4.55%) Entra ID
4 1 (4.55%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.55%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) Network Security
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) IPsec
4 7 (31.82%) MPLS
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) SNMP
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (22.73%) WLAN
7 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) NAS
8 3 (13.64%) SAN
9 2 (9.09%) BGP
9 2 (9.09%) DHCP
9 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 5 (22.73%) Local Government
3 5 (22.73%) Police
4 3 (13.64%) Social Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Welsh Language
6 1 (4.55%) Advertising
6 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Senior
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Consultant
5 5 (22.73%) ICT Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (22.73%) YAML
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (36.36%) Storage Management
3 7 (31.82%) Customer Service
3 7 (31.82%) High Availability
3 7 (31.82%) Network Management
4 6 (27.27%) Actionable Insight
4 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
5 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Release Management
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Containerisation
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CISMP
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Docker
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) Prometheus
2 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) NetApp
2 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) SolidFire
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) TippingPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam