The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 28 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 9.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 49.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 27 0
Average salary - £29,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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Bedfordshire

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
61 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.03% 19.71% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 73
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -30.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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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

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) Wireless
1 9 (90.00%) Riverbed
1 9 (90.00%) SolarWinds
1 9 (90.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (90.00%) VLAN
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Wireless
1 9 (90.00%) VLAN
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (90.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Riverbed
1 9 (90.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft