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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 49 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.96% 10.08% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.30% 46.23% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 12
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
57 106 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.50% 21.81% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 100 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (78.95%) LAN
1 15 (78.95%) CCNP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (78.95%) Wireless
1 15 (78.95%) VLAN
2 14 (73.68%) Riverbed
3 13 (68.42%) SolarWinds
3 13 (68.42%) Load Balancing
3 13 (68.42%) WAN
4 12 (63.16%) WAN Optimisation
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Snort
5 3 (15.79%) LAMP
5 3 (15.79%) Debian
5 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Xen
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) MySQL
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Nagios
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.26%) Intranet
7 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.26%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) LAN
1 15 (78.95%) Wireless
1 15 (78.95%) VLAN
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Load Balancing
2 12 (63.16%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) CCNP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Snort
1 3 (15.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Riverbed
2 13 (68.42%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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