The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 57 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 54 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.50% 4.54% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 24.00% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 12
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,700 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
VPN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 225 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.00% 18.92% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 140 205 242
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 0 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dunstable -1 5 £47,500 +30.13%
Luton +10 2 £24,500 -18.33%
Biggleswade - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 30 (83.33%) CCNP
1 30 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (77.78%) Wireless
3 17 (47.22%) Cisco
3 17 (47.22%) VLAN
4 16 (44.44%) Riverbed
4 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
5 15 (41.67%) Firewall
6 14 (38.89%) MPLS
6 14 (38.89%) OSPF
6 14 (38.89%) BGP
6 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
6 14 (38.89%) Finance
6 14 (38.89%) WAN
6 14 (38.89%) RIP
6 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 14 (38.89%) SSL
6 14 (38.89%) Juniper
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (38.89%) HSRP
7 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
7 13 (36.11%) HP
8 12 (33.33%) DWDM
8 12 (33.33%) HP NNM
8 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 12 (33.33%) Network Management
8 12 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
9 11 (30.56%) Change Management
9 11 (30.56%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
1 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Wireless
2 17 (47.22%) VLAN
3 16 (44.44%) LAN
4 15 (41.67%) Firewall
5 14 (38.89%) MPLS
5 14 (38.89%) OSPF
5 14 (38.89%) BGP
5 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
5 14 (38.89%) WAN
5 14 (38.89%) RIP
5 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 14 (38.89%) SSL
5 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (38.89%) HSRP
6 12 (33.33%) DWDM
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (22.22%) VRRP
9 3 (8.33%) IPsec
10 2 (5.56%) Intranet
10 2 (5.56%) SNMP
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
2 12 (33.33%) Network Management
2 12 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (30.56%) Change Management
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL
4 9 (25.00%) Network Design
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.56%) Change Control
9 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (2.78%) Server Building
10 1 (2.78%) CRM
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) CCNP
1 30 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Xen
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) Riverbed
3 14 (38.89%) Juniper
4 13 (36.11%) HP
5 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 8 (22.22%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago