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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 44 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.94% 3.41% 5.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.40% 16.98% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 10
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,200 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £43,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
63 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.44% 20.08% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 44
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
1 48 (100.00%) DNS
1 48 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 48 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 47 (97.92%) VMware
3 43 (89.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (85.42%) MCSE
5 40 (83.33%) Firewall
6 39 (81.25%) Citrix
6 39 (81.25%) LAN
6 39 (81.25%) WAN
6 39 (81.25%) DHCP
7 38 (79.17%) Lotus Domino
7 38 (79.17%) SAN
7 38 (79.17%) Lotus
7 38 (79.17%) McAfee
7 38 (79.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 34 (70.83%) Android
8 34 (70.83%) vSphere
8 34 (70.83%) Windows Phone 8
8 34 (70.83%) Windows Phone
8 34 (70.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (64.58%) Symantec
10 30 (62.50%) Blackberry
10 30 (62.50%) Clearswift
10 30 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (62.50%) VMS
10 30 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
10 30 (62.50%) SecurID
10 30 (62.50%) Backup Exec

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (79.17%) Lotus Domino
2 34 (70.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 10 (20.83%) IIS
4 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Office
2 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) DNS
2 40 (83.33%) Firewall
3 39 (81.25%) LAN
3 39 (81.25%) WAN
3 39 (81.25%) DHCP
4 38 (79.17%) SAN
5 30 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.75%) HTTP
7 9 (18.75%) HTTPS
7 9 (18.75%) SSL
7 9 (18.75%) Network Security
8 8 (16.67%) VoIP
9 7 (14.58%) Internet
10 5 (10.42%) VLAN
11 2 (4.17%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Network Support
2 25 (52.08%) Network Engineer
3 24 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (41.67%) Support Analyst
4 20 (41.67%) Analyst
4 20 (41.67%) PC Support
4 20 (41.67%) PC Engineer
5 15 (31.25%) Network Analyst
5 15 (31.25%) Network Support Analyst
6 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
6 11 (22.92%) PC Support Engineer
6 11 (22.92%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) Server Support
7 9 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
7 9 (18.75%) Server Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (18.75%) Server Analyst
8 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (14.58%) Administrator
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) Blackberry
1 30 (62.50%) SecurID
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
1 48 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 48 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (70.83%) Android
2 34 (70.83%) Windows Phone 8
2 34 (70.83%) Windows Phone
3 30 (62.50%) VMS
4 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.17%) Change Control
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (89.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (85.42%) MCSE
3 7 (14.58%) MCP
3 7 (14.58%) CCSP
3 7 (14.58%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) CCIP
3 7 (14.58%) CCNA
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.33%) MCSA
5 3 (6.25%) CCA
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (79.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 34 (70.83%) vSphere
3 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (33.33%) XenApp
5 9 (18.75%) Terminal Services
6 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.58%) ISA Server
7 7 (14.58%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (14.58%) UAG
8 2 (4.17%) Firmware
9 1 (2.08%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 30 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
1 30 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) VMware
2 39 (81.25%) Citrix
3 38 (79.17%) Lotus
3 38 (79.17%) McAfee
4 31 (64.58%) Symantec
5 30 (62.50%) Clearswift
6 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago