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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 36 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +52
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 66 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.80% 6.35% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 31.28% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 62 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £49,750 £41,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
151 211 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.27% 20.31% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 132 197 255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Bedford -9 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Dunstable +6 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Luton -5 1 £42,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 37 (75.51%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (73.47%) CCNP
3 33 (67.35%) Firewall
3 33 (67.35%) Wireless
4 31 (63.27%) Cisco
5 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
6 26 (53.06%) SSL
6 26 (53.06%) Juniper
6 26 (53.06%) OSPF
6 26 (53.06%) BGP
6 26 (53.06%) EIGRP
6 26 (53.06%) F5
7 25 (51.02%) HSRP
7 25 (51.02%) RIP
7 25 (51.02%) Service Delivery
8 23 (46.94%) Finance
8 23 (46.94%) HP
8 23 (46.94%) MPLS
9 21 (42.86%) DWDM
9 21 (42.86%) HP NNM
9 21 (42.86%) Network Management
10 20 (40.82%) Change Management
10 20 (40.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (40.82%) SLA
10 20 (40.82%) MS Office
11 19 (38.78%) MS Visio
12 18 (36.73%) ITIL
12 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
12 18 (36.73%) PRINCE
12 18 (36.73%) Banking

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Office
2 19 (38.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (67.35%) Firewall
1 33 (67.35%) Wireless
2 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
3 26 (53.06%) SSL
3 26 (53.06%) OSPF
3 26 (53.06%) BGP
3 26 (53.06%) EIGRP
4 25 (51.02%) HSRP
4 25 (51.02%) RIP
5 23 (46.94%) MPLS
6 21 (42.86%) DWDM
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (24.49%) VLAN
8 12 (24.49%) LAN
9 11 (22.45%) WAN
10 5 (10.20%) IPsec
11 4 (8.16%) SSH
11 4 (8.16%) Network Security
11 4 (8.16%) DHCP
11 4 (8.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Network Specialist
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) SecurID
1 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Debian
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.08%) VMS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Service Delivery
2 21 (42.86%) Network Management
3 20 (40.82%) Change Management
3 20 (40.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (36.73%) ITIL
4 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
4 18 (36.73%) PRINCE
4 18 (36.73%) Process Improvement
5 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
6 6 (12.24%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.12%) Network Design
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Change Control
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.04%) CRM
10 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (75.51%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (73.47%) CCNP
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) VCP4
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Xen
2 3 (6.12%) Snort
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (42.86%) HP NNM
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 26 (53.06%) Juniper
2 26 (53.06%) F5
3 23 (46.94%) HP
4 10 (20.41%) Riverbed
5 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.12%) Lotus
7 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.04%) Avaya
9 1 (2.04%) Veritas
9 1 (2.04%) Websense
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) BT
9 1 (2.04%) 3Com
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago