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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 84 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.38% 1.38% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.70% 5.56% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 16 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 288 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.14% 24.89% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 247 263 233
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 50 £30,000 -21.05% 3
Luton +7 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Dunstable - 3 £35,750 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 100 (85.47%) Firewall
2 94 (80.34%) DNS
3 85 (72.65%) Windows
4 78 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 70 (59.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (59.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (56.41%) WAN
6 66 (56.41%) LAN
7 65 (55.56%) Cisco
8 62 (52.99%) Microsoft
8 62 (52.99%) VMware
9 59 (50.43%) IIS
10 55 (47.01%) MCSE
11 51 (43.59%) MS Office
12 50 (42.74%) Citrix
13 49 (41.88%) MS Exchange
14 48 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
15 47 (40.17%) DHCP
15 47 (40.17%) SQL Server
16 45 (38.46%) SAN
17 43 (36.75%) CCNP
18 40 (34.19%) CCNA
19 39 (33.33%) TCP/IP
20 37 (31.62%) SharePoint
20 37 (31.62%) SQL
20 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (29.91%) Windows 7
21 35 (29.91%) Exchange Server 2010
21 35 (29.91%) MS Excel
21 35 (29.91%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (50.43%) IIS
2 49 (41.88%) MS Exchange
3 37 (31.62%) SharePoint
4 35 (29.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (27.35%) SharePoint Server
6 30 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
8 19 (16.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (11.11%) Apache
10 7 (5.98%) IBM Notes
11 5 (4.27%) Lync
Applications
1 51 (43.59%) MS Office
2 35 (29.91%) MS Excel
3 13 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) SaaS
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (85.47%) Firewall
2 94 (80.34%) DNS
3 66 (56.41%) WAN
3 66 (56.41%) LAN
4 47 (40.17%) DHCP
5 45 (38.46%) SAN
6 39 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 35 (29.91%) SSL
8 24 (20.51%) Internet
9 22 (18.80%) MPLS
10 20 (17.09%) Network Security
11 19 (16.24%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (15.38%) HTTP
12 18 (15.38%) HTTPS
12 18 (15.38%) VLAN
13 17 (14.53%) VoIP
14 12 (10.26%) Wireless
15 11 (9.40%) VRRP
16 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (5.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.11%) MySQL
3 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Banking
2 3 (2.56%) Retail
2 3 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 34 (29.06%) Analyst
3 28 (23.93%) Systems Engineer
4 25 (21.37%) Support Analyst
4 25 (21.37%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (19.66%) Network Support
6 22 (18.80%) Support Engineer
7 19 (16.24%) PC Engineer
7 19 (16.24%) PC Support
8 16 (13.68%) Network Analyst
9 15 (12.82%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (11.11%) Security Engineer
10 13 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (10.26%) PC Support Engineer
12 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (8.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
13 9 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
14 8 (6.84%) Server Support
14 8 (6.84%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) SecurID
1 19 (16.24%) Blackberry
2 16 (13.68%) Clustering
3 13 (11.11%) Replication
4 9 (7.69%) Firmware
5 6 (5.13%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 85 (72.65%) Windows
2 78 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (59.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (29.91%) Windows 7
5 24 (20.51%) Windows XP
5 24 (20.51%) Windows Vista
6 19 (16.24%) Windows Phone 8
6 19 (16.24%) Windows Phone
6 19 (16.24%) Android
6 19 (16.24%) VMS
7 7 (5.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Change Control
3 13 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 13 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 13 (11.11%) Service Management
4 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (5.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.27%) Network Management
7 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.27%) Information Security
8 3 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 3 (2.56%) Change Management
8 3 (2.56%) Security Management
8 3 (2.56%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) SQL
2 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
2 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (59.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (47.01%) MCSE
3 48 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (36.75%) CCNP
5 40 (34.19%) CCNA
6 29 (24.79%) MCP
7 23 (19.66%) CCSP
8 21 (17.95%) CCIP
9 16 (13.68%) MCSA
10 13 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (5.13%) CCA
11 6 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (5.13%) CCIA
11 6 (5.13%) MCITP
12 5 (4.27%) CISM
12 5 (4.27%) SSCP
12 5 (4.27%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (4.27%) CISSP
13 4 (3.42%) CCDA
13 4 (3.42%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 24 (20.51%) Terminal Services
4 20 (17.09%) ISA Server
4 20 (17.09%) vSphere
5 19 (16.24%) Forefront TMG
5 19 (16.24%) UAG
5 19 (16.24%) Active Directory
6 15 (12.82%) XenApp
7 13 (11.11%) MetaFrame
8 6 (5.13%) XenServer
8 6 (5.13%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
9 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) Backup Exec
2 19 (16.24%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (13.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (11.11%) Nessus
5 4 (3.42%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 65 (55.56%) Cisco
2 62 (52.99%) Microsoft
2 62 (52.99%) VMware
3 50 (42.74%) Citrix
4 35 (29.91%) Symantec
5 26 (22.22%) Lotus
5 26 (22.22%) McAfee
6 19 (16.24%) CheckPoint
6 19 (16.24%) Clearswift
7 13 (11.11%) Oracle
8 11 (9.40%) Juniper
9 6 (5.13%) HP
9 6 (5.13%) Wyse
10 5 (4.27%) F5
11 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.85%) Nokia
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20% on call 1 week in 3 payment
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago