The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 74 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 17 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.74% 1.56% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.06% 9.83% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 51
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £36,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
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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
159 173 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.26% 15.84% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 152 140 214
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -7 6 £50,750 +6.84%
Luton +5 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Bedford +1 2 £33,750 -25.00%
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 28 (80.00%) Juniper
3 27 (77.14%) Cisco
4 22 (62.86%) SSL
5 21 (60.00%) CCNP
5 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (57.14%) ITIL
7 19 (54.29%) RIP
7 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
7 19 (54.29%) OSPF
7 19 (54.29%) BGP
7 19 (54.29%) EIGRP
7 19 (54.29%) F5
7 19 (54.29%) HSRP
8 18 (51.43%) High Availability
8 18 (51.43%) MS Office
9 16 (45.71%) SLA
10 15 (42.86%) VoIP
10 15 (42.86%) VRRP
10 15 (42.86%) Wireless
11 14 (40.00%) Windows
11 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
12 13 (37.14%) HP NNM
12 13 (37.14%) Network Management
12 13 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
12 13 (37.14%) WAN
12 13 (37.14%) LAN
12 13 (37.14%) MS Visio
12 13 (37.14%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 13 (37.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) SSL
3 19 (54.29%) BGP
3 19 (54.29%) EIGRP
3 19 (54.29%) HSRP
3 19 (54.29%) OSPF
3 19 (54.29%) RIP
3 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
4 15 (42.86%) VoIP
4 15 (42.86%) VRRP
4 15 (42.86%) Wireless
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (37.14%) DWDM
5 13 (37.14%) LAN
5 13 (37.14%) MPLS
5 13 (37.14%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) VPLS
7 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (17.14%) Network Security
8 6 (17.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 13 (37.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (28.57%) Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 6 (17.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Operational Support Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Operations Support Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (14.29%) Security Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) Network Support
7 4 (11.43%) Network Support Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
1 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 18 (51.43%) High Availability
3 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
3 13 (37.14%) Network Management
4 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (25.71%) Network Design
4 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) Change Management
6 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (17.14%) Security Patching
6 6 (17.14%) Threat Detection
6 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (11.43%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) SIEM
9 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) CCNP
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) MCP
4 6 (17.14%) MCDST
5 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 3 (8.57%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) CCIP
7 2 (5.71%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) CCSP
7 2 (5.71%) CISA
7 2 (5.71%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP NNM
2 9 (25.71%) FortiGate
2 9 (25.71%) WSUS
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (17.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Juniper
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco
3 19 (54.29%) F5
4 13 (37.14%) HP
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 9 (25.71%) Intel Security
5 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Qualys