The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 77 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 41 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.55% 1.11% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.30% 4.17% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 41
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,950 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 288 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.49% 26.64% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 178 263 186
Average salary £37,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.71% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
East of England

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedfordshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +21 28 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Luton -16 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Dunstable - 4 £56,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 106 (86.18%) Firewall
2 95 (77.24%) DNS
3 92 (74.80%) Windows
4 87 (70.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (67.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (60.98%) VMware
7 74 (60.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 74 (60.16%) WAN
8 72 (58.54%) LAN
9 65 (52.85%) Citrix
10 64 (52.03%) DHCP
11 62 (50.41%) MCSE
12 59 (47.97%) Cisco
13 57 (46.34%) SAN
14 49 (39.84%) Lotus
14 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
14 49 (39.84%) Lotus Domino
14 49 (39.84%) MS Office
15 48 (39.02%) McAfee
15 48 (39.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 47 (38.21%) Cisco Certification
17 46 (37.40%) Symantec
18 45 (36.59%) TCP/IP
19 43 (34.96%) vSphere
20 42 (34.15%) Windows 7
21 41 (33.33%) IIS
22 40 (32.52%) SSL
22 40 (32.52%) CCNP
23 39 (31.71%) Android
23 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone 8

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 49 (39.84%) Lotus Domino
2 41 (33.33%) IIS
3 39 (31.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 34 (27.64%) MS Exchange
5 27 (21.95%) SharePoint
6 26 (21.14%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (21.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (8.94%) IBM Notes
9 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (5.69%) Apache
10 5 (4.07%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (39.84%) MS Office
2 36 (29.27%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) SaaS
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (86.18%) Firewall
2 95 (77.24%) DNS
3 74 (60.16%) WAN
4 72 (58.54%) LAN
5 64 (52.03%) DHCP
6 57 (46.34%) SAN
7 45 (36.59%) TCP/IP
8 40 (32.52%) SSL
9 37 (30.08%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (21.14%) MPLS
11 21 (17.07%) Internet
12 20 (16.26%) Network Security
13 19 (15.45%) HTTPS
13 19 (15.45%) HTTP
14 18 (14.63%) VLAN
15 17 (13.82%) VoIP
15 17 (13.82%) Wireless
16 15 (12.20%) OSPF
16 15 (12.20%) BGP
16 15 (12.20%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) MySQL
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Network Engineer
2 40 (32.52%) 3rd Line Support
2 40 (32.52%) Network Support
3 36 (29.27%) Analyst
4 33 (26.83%) PC Engineer
4 33 (26.83%) PC Support
5 30 (24.39%) Support Engineer
6 27 (21.95%) Support Analyst
7 23 (18.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 21 (17.07%) Network Analyst
9 20 (16.26%) PC Support Engineer
9 20 (16.26%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (13.01%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 15 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (11.38%) Network Support Analyst
13 13 (10.57%) Server Analyst
13 13 (10.57%) Server Support Analyst
13 13 (10.57%) Server Engineer
13 13 (10.57%) Server Support
14 11 (8.94%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) SecurID
2 37 (30.08%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.32%) Replication
4 8 (6.50%) Firmware
5 6 (4.88%) Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.88%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 92 (74.80%) Windows
2 87 (70.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 83 (67.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (34.15%) Windows 7
5 39 (31.71%) Android
5 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone
6 37 (30.08%) VMS
7 21 (17.07%) Windows XP
8 20 (16.26%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.44%) Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 17 (13.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (11.38%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.38%) Network Management
4 13 (10.57%) Change Control
5 11 (8.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (6.50%) Service Management
6 8 (6.50%) Change Management
6 8 (6.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.50%) PRINCE
6 8 (6.50%) Capacity Management
6 8 (6.50%) Process Improvement
7 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.88%) Network Design
7 6 (4.88%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.25%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.44%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (60.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (50.41%) MCSE
3 47 (38.21%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (32.52%) CCNP
5 30 (24.39%) CCNA
6 22 (17.89%) MCP
7 16 (13.01%) CCSP
8 15 (12.20%) CCIP
9 10 (8.13%) MCSA
10 7 (5.69%) CCA
10 7 (5.69%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (4.88%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (4.07%) CCIA
12 5 (4.07%) MCITP
12 5 (4.07%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (3.25%) CCSA
13 4 (3.25%) CCSE
14 3 (2.44%) Degree
14 3 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (2.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (39.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 43 (34.96%) vSphere
3 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (20.33%) XenApp
5 23 (18.70%) Terminal Services
6 22 (17.89%) Active Directory
7 18 (14.63%) ISA Server
8 16 (13.01%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (13.01%) UAG
9 6 (4.88%) MetaFrame
10 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
10 5 (4.07%) XenServer
10 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (31.71%) Backup Exec
2 37 (30.08%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (10.57%) HP NNM
4 8 (6.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (5.69%) Nessus
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (60.98%) VMware
2 65 (52.85%) Citrix
3 59 (47.97%) Cisco
4 49 (39.84%) Lotus
4 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
5 48 (39.02%) McAfee
6 46 (37.40%) Symantec
7 37 (30.08%) Clearswift
8 22 (17.89%) Juniper
9 17 (13.82%) HP
10 16 (13.01%) CheckPoint
11 13 (10.57%) F5
12 7 (5.69%) Oracle
13 6 (4.88%) Wyse
14 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
15 1 (0.81%) Brocade
15 1 (0.81%) Aruba
15 1 (0.81%) Veeam
15 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
15 1 (0.81%) 3Com
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 3 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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