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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 51 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 44 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.77% 4.45% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.84% 24.44% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 10
Average salary £46,250 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.58% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,500 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
138 180 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.68% 18.22% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 162 251
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Dunstable - 6 £48,750 -
Luton +7 3 £42,500 -
Biggleswade - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (76.36%) Firewall
2 38 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (67.27%) CCNP
4 35 (63.64%) Cisco
5 33 (60.00%) Wireless
6 32 (58.18%) TCP/IP
7 31 (56.36%) SSL
8 29 (52.73%) Juniper
8 29 (52.73%) OSPF
8 29 (52.73%) BGP
8 29 (52.73%) EIGRP
8 29 (52.73%) F5
9 28 (50.91%) HSRP
9 28 (50.91%) RIP
9 28 (50.91%) Service Delivery
10 26 (47.27%) MPLS
10 26 (47.27%) HP
11 25 (45.45%) MS Office
11 25 (45.45%) Finance
12 24 (43.64%) HP NNM
12 24 (43.64%) DWDM
12 24 (43.64%) Network Management
13 23 (41.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (40.00%) Change Management
15 21 (38.18%) SLA
15 21 (38.18%) MS Visio
16 20 (36.36%) ITIL
16 20 (36.36%) PRINCE2
16 20 (36.36%) PRINCE
16 20 (36.36%) Banking

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (14.55%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) MS Office
2 21 (38.18%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (76.36%) Firewall
2 33 (60.00%) Wireless
3 32 (58.18%) TCP/IP
4 31 (56.36%) SSL
5 29 (52.73%) OSPF
5 29 (52.73%) BGP
5 29 (52.73%) EIGRP
6 28 (50.91%) HSRP
6 28 (50.91%) RIP
7 26 (47.27%) MPLS
8 24 (43.64%) DWDM
9 14 (25.45%) LAN
10 13 (23.64%) WAN
11 11 (20.00%) DNS
12 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (18.18%) VLAN
13 9 (16.36%) SAN
13 9 (16.36%) DHCP
14 6 (10.91%) Network Security
14 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 20 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Network Specialist
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Network Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Network Support
7 6 (10.91%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) SecurID
2 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Phone
3 7 (12.73%) Android
4 6 (10.91%) VMS
5 4 (7.27%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Debian
7 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Service Delivery
2 24 (43.64%) Network Management
3 23 (41.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (40.00%) Change Management
5 20 (36.36%) ITIL
5 20 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 20 (36.36%) PRINCE
5 20 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.27%) Network Design
7 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (5.45%) Web Development
9 2 (3.64%) Change Control
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.82%) Migration
10 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (67.27%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.73%) MCSE
5 4 (7.27%) Degree
6 3 (5.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.82%) CCIP
8 1 (1.82%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (10.91%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.27%) Xen
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) Snort
4 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.45%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.64%) UAG
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) HP NNM
2 6 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.91%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco
2 29 (52.73%) Juniper
2 29 (52.73%) F5
3 26 (47.27%) HP
4 10 (18.18%) VMware
5 8 (14.55%) Lotus
6 7 (12.73%) Citrix
6 7 (12.73%) Symantec
6 7 (12.73%) McAfee
6 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
7 6 (10.91%) Clearswift
8 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) Dell
11 1 (1.82%) Aruba
11 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.82%) Brocade
11 1 (1.82%) 3Com
11 1 (1.82%) BT
11 1 (1.82%) Avaya
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