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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 19 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 1.67% 6.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.46% 10.92% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 73
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
166 174 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.81% 15.28% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 160 146 245
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 April 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 29 April 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 -8 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Luton +2 3 £25,500 - 1
Bedford +1 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 31 (75.61%) Juniper
3 30 (73.17%) Cisco
4 25 (60.98%) SSL
5 24 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (58.54%) ITIL
6 23 (56.10%) High Availability
7 22 (53.66%) MS Office
7 22 (53.66%) CCNP
7 22 (53.66%) SLA
7 22 (53.66%) TCP/IP
7 22 (53.66%) OSPF
7 22 (53.66%) BGP
8 21 (51.22%) VRRP
9 20 (48.78%) EIGRP
9 20 (48.78%) MPLS
9 20 (48.78%) RIP
9 20 (48.78%) VoIP
9 20 (48.78%) F5
9 20 (48.78%) HSRP
10 18 (43.90%) WAN
10 18 (43.90%) Wireless
11 17 (41.46%) DWDM
11 17 (41.46%) MS Visio
11 17 (41.46%) HP
11 17 (41.46%) HP NNM
11 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (41.46%) Network Management
12 16 (39.02%) LAN
12 16 (39.02%) Windows

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (53.66%) MS Office
2 17 (41.46%) MS Visio
3 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) SSL
3 22 (53.66%) BGP
3 22 (53.66%) OSPF
3 22 (53.66%) TCP/IP
4 21 (51.22%) VRRP
5 20 (48.78%) EIGRP
5 20 (48.78%) HSRP
5 20 (48.78%) MPLS
5 20 (48.78%) RIP
5 20 (48.78%) VoIP
6 18 (43.90%) WAN
6 18 (43.90%) Wireless
7 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (41.46%) DWDM
8 16 (39.02%) LAN
9 9 (21.95%) VPLS
10 8 (19.51%) Junos
11 5 (12.20%) IPsec
12 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Network Specialist
2 15 (36.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 6 (14.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 6 (14.63%) Network Support
5 6 (14.63%) Network Support Specialist
5 6 (14.63%) Operational Support Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Operations Support Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Support Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
4 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) ITIL
2 23 (56.10%) High Availability
3 17 (41.46%) Network Management
4 14 (34.15%) Data Protection
5 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (29.27%) Change Management
7 11 (26.83%) Network Design
7 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.63%) Security Patching
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.32%) Threat Detection
9 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) Project Management
11 1 (2.44%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (53.66%) CCNP
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (21.95%) MCP
5 6 (14.63%) MCDST
6 4 (9.76%) CCNA
7 3 (7.32%) CISSP
7 3 (7.32%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) CCIP
8 2 (4.88%) CCSP
8 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.88%) MCSA
9 1 (2.44%) CISA
9 1 (2.44%) CISM
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (53.66%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) ISA Server
4 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) HP NNM
2 11 (26.83%) FortiGate
3 9 (21.95%) WSUS
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (14.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Juniper
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco
3 20 (48.78%) F5
4 17 (41.46%) HP
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 13 (31.71%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) Dell
7 9 (21.95%) Intel Security
7 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.88%) NEC
9 1 (2.44%) Qualys
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago