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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 35 44
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 7.01% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 31.88% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 5
Average salary - £29,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.76%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
VPN
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
43 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.41% 21.97% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 57
Average salary £52,500 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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 12 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds