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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 26 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.08% 2.59% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 18.71% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 46
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
166 139 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.53% 13.86% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 153 120 171
Average salary £52,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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
Dunstable -5 4 £49,000 +0.51% 1
Luton +5 2 £61,250 +25.64% 1
Bedford +4 1 £35,000 -17.64% 3
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (75.00%) MPLS
2 23 (63.89%) ITIL
3 22 (61.11%) VoIP
4 21 (58.33%) Firewall
5 20 (55.56%) Juniper
5 20 (55.56%) WAN
6 18 (50.00%) Cisco
6 18 (50.00%) LAN
7 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (47.22%) SSL
7 17 (47.22%) SLA
7 17 (47.22%) VRRP
7 17 (47.22%) High Availability
8 16 (44.44%) OSPF
8 16 (44.44%) BGP
8 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
9 15 (41.67%) CCNP
9 15 (41.67%) MS Office
10 14 (38.89%) RIP
10 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
10 14 (38.89%) HP
10 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
10 14 (38.89%) DWDM
10 14 (38.89%) Wireless
10 14 (38.89%) Network Management
10 14 (38.89%) F5
10 14 (38.89%) HSRP
10 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (38.89%) HP NNM
11 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) MPLS
2 22 (61.11%) VoIP
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) WAN
5 18 (50.00%) LAN
6 17 (47.22%) SSL
6 17 (47.22%) VRRP
7 16 (44.44%) BGP
7 16 (44.44%) OSPF
7 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (38.89%) DWDM
8 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
8 14 (38.89%) HSRP
8 14 (38.89%) RIP
8 14 (38.89%) Wireless
9 4 (11.11%) VPLS
10 3 (8.33%) Junos
11 2 (5.56%) IPsec
12 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Network Specialist
2 10 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Manager
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Services Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Network Support
5 6 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) Support Specialist
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) High Availability
3 14 (38.89%) Network Management
4 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (25.00%) Change Management
5 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 8 (22.22%) Network Design
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.78%) Information Security
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (41.67%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) CCIP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSP
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (47.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) HP NNM
2 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Juniper
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) F5
3 14 (38.89%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.56%) NEC
8 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago