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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.81% 2.47% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 15.63% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 12
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £31,450 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £51,750 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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
171 160 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.78% 15.78% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 155 146 203
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +3 8 £50,000 +98.01%
Bedford -6 6 £38,750 +10.71%
Luton +9 5 £23,000 -55.12%
Biggleswade - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (82.35%) Firewall
2 43 (63.24%) Cisco
3 41 (60.29%) TCP/IP
3 41 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (55.88%) CCNP
5 37 (54.41%) SSL
6 35 (51.47%) Wireless
7 34 (50.00%) OSPF
7 34 (50.00%) BGP
7 34 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 34 (50.00%) Juniper
7 34 (50.00%) Service Delivery
8 33 (48.53%) HP
8 33 (48.53%) F5
8 33 (48.53%) MPLS
9 32 (47.06%) RIP
9 32 (47.06%) HSRP
10 31 (45.59%) MS Office
11 30 (44.12%) Network Management
11 30 (44.12%) DWDM
11 30 (44.12%) HP NNM
12 29 (42.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (39.71%) Finance
14 26 (38.24%) SLA
15 24 (35.29%) DNS
15 24 (35.29%) Change Management
15 24 (35.29%) MS Visio
15 24 (35.29%) ITIL
16 23 (33.82%) Windows
17 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (23.53%) Lotus Domino
2 14 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (8.82%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (45.59%) MS Office
2 24 (35.29%) MS Visio
3 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (82.35%) Firewall
2 41 (60.29%) TCP/IP
3 37 (54.41%) SSL
4 35 (51.47%) Wireless
5 34 (50.00%) OSPF
5 34 (50.00%) BGP
5 34 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 33 (48.53%) MPLS
7 32 (47.06%) HSRP
7 32 (47.06%) RIP
8 30 (44.12%) DWDM
9 24 (35.29%) DNS
10 20 (29.41%) WAN
11 19 (27.94%) LAN
12 18 (26.47%) DHCP
12 18 (26.47%) SAN
13 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (11.76%) VLAN
15 6 (8.82%) VoIP
15 6 (8.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Network Specialist
3 10 (14.71%) Network Support
3 10 (14.71%) Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) Network Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Network Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) SecurID
2 10 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (20.59%) Windows Phone 8
4 14 (20.59%) Windows Phone
4 14 (20.59%) Android
5 10 (14.71%) VMS
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.88%) Linux
9 3 (4.41%) Debian
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 30 (44.12%) Network Management
3 29 (42.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (35.29%) Change Management
4 24 (35.29%) ITIL
5 22 (32.35%) PRINCE2
5 22 (32.35%) PRINCE
5 22 (32.35%) Process Improvement
6 9 (13.24%) Network Design
7 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.88%) Change Control
9 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.41%) Web Development
10 2 (2.94%) Migration
10 2 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (1.47%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (55.88%) CCNP
3 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (23.53%) MCSE
5 5 (7.35%) CCNA
5 5 (7.35%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) MCP
7 3 (4.41%) CCSP
7 3 (4.41%) CCA
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.41%) CCIP
7 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.47%) MCITP
8 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.24%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 11 (16.18%) vSphere
3 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 6 (8.82%) ISA Server
6 5 (7.35%) XenApp
7 4 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (5.88%) UAG
7 4 (5.88%) Xen
8 3 (4.41%) Snort
9 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.47%) Firmware
9 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (44.12%) HP NNM
2 10 (14.71%) Backup Exec
2 10 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.88%) SCCM
4 3 (4.41%) Nagios
5 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.47%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Cisco
2 34 (50.00%) Juniper
3 33 (48.53%) HP
3 33 (48.53%) F5
4 19 (27.94%) VMware
5 16 (23.53%) Lotus
6 14 (20.59%) McAfee
6 14 (20.59%) Citrix
7 12 (17.65%) Symantec
8 10 (14.71%) Clearswift
9 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.41%) Dell
12 2 (2.94%) Avaya
12 2 (2.94%) Veritas
12 2 (2.94%) BT
12 2 (2.94%) Websense
12 2 (2.94%) Brocade
12 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago