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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.34% 2.09% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 14.00% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 26
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £49,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
128 150 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.01% 14.91% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 101 135 159
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Luton -9 13 £42,500 -37.03%
Bedford - 12 £60,000 -
Dunstable +17 3 £45,000 -8.16%
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 26 (81.25%) TCP/IP
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
1 26 (81.25%) CCNP
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (71.88%) VoIP
2 23 (71.88%) Wireless
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (65.63%) Network Management
4 19 (59.38%) Firewall
5 18 (56.25%) ITIL
6 17 (53.13%) F5
7 14 (43.75%) HSRP
7 14 (43.75%) SSL
7 14 (43.75%) RIP
7 14 (43.75%) Juniper
7 14 (43.75%) OSPF
7 14 (43.75%) BGP
7 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
8 12 (37.50%) Finance
8 12 (37.50%) FTP
8 12 (37.50%) IPv4
8 12 (37.50%) CCIE
8 12 (37.50%) WAN
8 12 (37.50%) DHCP
8 12 (37.50%) DNS
8 12 (37.50%) LAN
8 12 (37.50%) SolarWinds
8 12 (37.50%) VLAN
9 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA

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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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (71.88%) VoIP
2 23 (71.88%) Wireless
3 19 (59.38%) Firewall
4 14 (43.75%) BGP
4 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
4 14 (43.75%) HSRP
4 14 (43.75%) OSPF
4 14 (43.75%) RIP
4 14 (43.75%) SSL
5 12 (37.50%) DHCP
5 12 (37.50%) DNS
5 12 (37.50%) FTP
5 12 (37.50%) IPv4
5 12 (37.50%) LAN
5 12 (37.50%) VLAN
5 12 (37.50%) WAN
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (31.25%) DWDM
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Specialist
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Support
3 6 (18.75%) Network Support Specialist
3 6 (18.75%) Support Specialist
4 5 (15.63%) Network Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.25%) Fintech
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Network Management
2 18 (56.25%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
4 10 (31.25%) High Availability
5 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Threat Detection
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.38%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (6.25%) Network Design
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 1 (3.13%) Change Control
10 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) CCNP
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP NNM
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) F5
3 14 (43.75%) Juniper
4 12 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 9 (28.13%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) Mitel
6 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (6.25%) Qualys