The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 24 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.07% 0.47% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 1.32% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median salary £60,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 76 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.81% 35.85% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 74 38
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VPN
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedford region.

VPN Salary Trend in Bedford

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 18 (100.00%) FTP
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) IPv4
1 18 (100.00%) CCIE
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) VoIP
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) DHCP
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
1 18 (100.00%) VLAN
1 18 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 18 (100.00%) Network Management
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (94.44%) Problem Management
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) DMVPN
5 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Mitel
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (16.67%) WLAN
5 3 (16.67%) ISDN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 18 (100.00%) DHCP
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
1 18 (100.00%) FTP
1 18 (100.00%) IPv4
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) VLAN
1 18 (100.00%) VoIP
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) DMVPN
2 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) H.323
2 3 (16.67%) IPsec
2 3 (16.67%) ISDN
2 3 (16.67%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Network Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Network Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Network Operations Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Operations Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Telephony Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) Network Management
2 17 (94.44%) Problem Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCIE
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Mitel
2 3 (16.67%) Riverbed