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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 49 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.78% 4.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.79% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 0
Average salary £31,250 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.36% 22.73% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 103 59 47
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
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 16 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 63 (98.44%) DNS
2 57 (89.06%) Windows
3 56 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (87.50%) Firewall
4 53 (82.81%) VMware
4 53 (82.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (79.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
7 38 (59.38%) MCSE
8 35 (54.69%) SharePoint
9 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 32 (50.00%) IIS
9 32 (50.00%) MS Office
9 32 (50.00%) Windows 7
10 31 (48.44%) DHCP
11 30 (46.88%) Citrix
11 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (45.31%) SharePoint Server
12 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
13 28 (43.75%) SSL
13 28 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (42.19%) MCP
15 26 (40.63%) LAN
15 26 (40.63%) WAN
16 25 (39.06%) SAN
17 24 (37.50%) Lotus
17 24 (37.50%) McAfee
17 24 (37.50%) Lotus Domino
17 24 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (54.69%) SharePoint
2 32 (50.00%) IIS
3 29 (45.31%) SharePoint Server
3 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
4 28 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (37.50%) Lotus Domino
6 17 (26.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (10.94%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (50.00%) MS Office
2 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (98.44%) DNS
2 56 (87.50%) Firewall
3 31 (48.44%) DHCP
4 28 (43.75%) SSL
5 26 (40.63%) LAN
5 26 (40.63%) WAN
6 25 (39.06%) SAN
7 22 (34.38%) Internet
8 19 (29.69%) Network Security
8 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
9 18 (28.13%) HTTPS
9 18 (28.13%) HTTP
10 17 (26.56%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (26.56%) VLAN
11 11 (17.19%) VRRP
12 8 (12.50%) VoIP
13 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
14 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
15 2 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 23 (35.94%) 3rd Line Support
3 22 (34.38%) Network Engineer
3 22 (34.38%) Support Analyst
4 18 (28.13%) Support Engineer
5 17 (26.56%) Network Support
5 17 (26.56%) PC Support
5 17 (26.56%) PC Engineer
6 12 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 11 (17.19%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (17.19%) PC Support Engineer
8 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Network Analyst
9 7 (10.94%) Network Support Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Technical Design Authority
10 6 (9.38%) Server Support
10 6 (9.38%) Administrator
10 6 (9.38%) Server Support Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Server Engineer
10 6 (9.38%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) SecurID
1 17 (26.56%) Blackberry
2 13 (20.31%) Replication
3 9 (14.06%) Firmware
4 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
4 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (89.06%) Windows
2 56 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (82.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 22 (34.38%) Windows XP
5 22 (34.38%) Windows Vista
6 17 (26.56%) Android
6 17 (26.56%) VMS
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Phone 8
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 19 (29.69%) Change Control
3 10 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.69%) Security Management
5 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.56%) Service Management
7 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (79.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (59.38%) MCSE
3 27 (42.19%) MCP
4 23 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (35.94%) CCNP
5 22 (34.38%) CCNA
6 21 (32.81%) CCIP
6 21 (32.81%) CCSP
7 16 (25.00%) MCSA
8 6 (9.38%) CCIA
8 6 (9.38%) CCA
8 6 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (9.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 22 (34.38%) Terminal Services
4 18 (28.13%) vSphere
4 18 (28.13%) ISA Server
5 17 (26.56%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (26.56%) UAG
6 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
7 14 (21.88%) XenApp
8 6 (9.38%) XenServer
8 6 (9.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 17 (26.56%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) VMware
2 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 30 (46.88%) Citrix
4 24 (37.50%) Lotus
4 24 (37.50%) McAfee
5 23 (35.94%) Cisco
6 20 (31.25%) Symantec
7 17 (26.56%) Clearswift
8 6 (9.38%) Wyse
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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