The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% - 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.94% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 8
Average salary £29,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 75 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.63% 26.41% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 73 44
Average salary £33,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.92% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Bedfordshire

VPN
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

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 29 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 72 (98.63%) Windows
1 72 (98.63%) DNS
1 72 (98.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 72 (98.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 67 (91.78%) VMware
3 63 (86.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (83.56%) Firewall
5 55 (75.34%) MCSE
6 54 (73.97%) DHCP
7 53 (72.60%) Citrix
8 50 (68.49%) WAN
8 50 (68.49%) LAN
9 48 (65.75%) Lotus Domino
9 48 (65.75%) Lotus
9 48 (65.75%) McAfee
9 48 (65.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 47 (64.38%) SAN
11 41 (56.16%) vSphere
12 40 (54.79%) Android
12 40 (54.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 40 (54.79%) Windows Phone 8
12 40 (54.79%) Windows Phone
13 39 (53.42%) Symantec
14 38 (52.05%) Backup Exec
14 38 (52.05%) Windows 7
15 37 (50.68%) McAfee ePO
15 37 (50.68%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (50.68%) SecurID
15 37 (50.68%) Blackberry
15 37 (50.68%) Clearswift

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 48 (65.75%) Lotus Domino
2 40 (54.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (31.51%) SharePoint
3 23 (31.51%) IIS
4 20 (27.40%) MS Exchange
5 19 (26.03%) SharePoint Server
6 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (15.07%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (42.47%) MS Office
2 27 (36.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (98.63%) DNS
2 61 (83.56%) Firewall
3 54 (73.97%) DHCP
4 50 (68.49%) LAN
4 50 (68.49%) WAN
5 47 (64.38%) SAN
6 37 (50.68%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (30.14%) SSL
8 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
9 18 (24.66%) Network Security
10 17 (23.29%) Internet
10 17 (23.29%) HTTPS
10 17 (23.29%) HTTP
11 13 (17.81%) VLAN
12 12 (16.44%) VoIP
13 6 (8.22%) VRRP
14 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
15 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 39 (53.42%) Network Engineer
3 37 (50.68%) Network Support
4 33 (45.21%) PC Support
4 33 (45.21%) PC Engineer
5 27 (36.99%) Analyst
6 25 (34.25%) Support Engineer
6 25 (34.25%) Support Analyst
7 20 (27.40%) PC Support Engineer
7 20 (27.40%) Network Support Engineer
8 16 (21.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 14 (19.18%) Network Analyst
9 14 (19.18%) Network Support Analyst
10 13 (17.81%) Server Support
10 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (17.81%) Server Support Analyst
10 13 (17.81%) Server Engineer
10 13 (17.81%) Server Analyst
11 11 (15.07%) Administrator
12 7 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Blackberry
1 37 (50.68%) SecurID
2 7 (9.59%) Replication
3 6 (8.22%) Firmware
4 4 (5.48%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.48%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (98.63%) Windows
1 72 (98.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 72 (98.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (54.79%) Android
2 40 (54.79%) Windows Phone 8
2 40 (54.79%) Windows Phone
3 38 (52.05%) Windows 7
4 37 (50.68%) VMS
5 17 (23.29%) Windows Vista
5 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) ITIL
1 11 (15.07%) Change Control
1 11 (15.07%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
3 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.37%) Network Management
5 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (86.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (75.34%) MCSE
3 18 (24.66%) MCP
4 15 (20.55%) CCNP
4 15 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (19.18%) CCIP
5 14 (19.18%) CCNA
5 14 (19.18%) CCSP
6 8 (10.96%) MCSA
7 7 (9.59%) CCA
7 7 (9.59%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (5.48%) MCITP
8 4 (5.48%) CCIA
9 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.37%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (65.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (56.16%) vSphere
3 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (31.51%) XenApp
5 18 (24.66%) Terminal Services
6 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
7 14 (19.18%) ISA Server
8 13 (17.81%) Forefront TMG
8 13 (17.81%) UAG
9 4 (5.48%) XenServer
9 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 38 (52.05%) Backup Exec
2 37 (50.68%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) VMware
2 53 (72.60%) Citrix
3 48 (65.75%) Lotus
3 48 (65.75%) McAfee
4 39 (53.42%) Symantec
5 37 (50.68%) Clearswift
6 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
7 16 (21.92%) Cisco
8 4 (5.48%) Wyse
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