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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 67 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.95% 1.97% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 11.70% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 20
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £30,400 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
183 171 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.98% 16.85% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 164 159 227
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 November 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 27 November 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 12 £50,000 +98.01%
Luton +6 6 £23,000 -54.00%
Bedford -5 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Biggleswade - 1 - - 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 59 (85.51%) Firewall
2 40 (57.97%) TCP/IP
2 40 (57.97%) Cisco
3 37 (53.62%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (50.72%) SSL
5 34 (49.28%) MS Office
5 34 (49.28%) CCNP
6 32 (46.38%) Juniper
6 32 (46.38%) OSPF
6 32 (46.38%) BGP
6 32 (46.38%) Service Delivery
6 32 (46.38%) EIGRP
7 31 (44.93%) Wireless
7 31 (44.93%) F5
8 30 (43.48%) HSRP
8 30 (43.48%) MPLS
8 30 (43.48%) HP
8 30 (43.48%) RIP
9 29 (42.03%) DNS
10 28 (40.58%) Windows
10 28 (40.58%) DWDM
10 28 (40.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (40.58%) HP NNM
10 28 (40.58%) Network Management
11 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (36.23%) Finance
14 24 (34.78%) VMware
14 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (34.78%) SLA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (30.43%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (27.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (10.14%) IIS
5 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.80%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (49.28%) MS Office
2 23 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) Firewall
2 40 (57.97%) TCP/IP
3 35 (50.72%) SSL
4 32 (46.38%) OSPF
4 32 (46.38%) BGP
4 32 (46.38%) EIGRP
5 31 (44.93%) Wireless
6 30 (43.48%) MPLS
6 30 (43.48%) RIP
6 30 (43.48%) HSRP
7 29 (42.03%) DNS
8 28 (40.58%) DWDM
9 24 (34.78%) WAN
10 22 (31.88%) DHCP
10 22 (31.88%) LAN
10 22 (31.88%) SAN
11 15 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.14%) Network Security
13 6 (8.70%) VoIP
14 5 (7.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Network Specialist
3 15 (21.74%) Network Support
4 10 (14.49%) Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Administrator
5 9 (13.04%) Network Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (11.59%) Network Support Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) PC Support
8 5 (7.25%) PC Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Network Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) SecurID
2 15 (21.74%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (27.54%) Windows Phone 8
4 19 (27.54%) Windows Phone
4 19 (27.54%) Android
5 15 (21.74%) VMS
6 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.35%) Linux
8 3 (4.35%) Debian
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Service Delivery
2 28 (40.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (40.58%) Network Management
3 23 (33.33%) ITIL
4 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 21 (30.43%) PRINCE
4 21 (30.43%) Change Management
4 21 (30.43%) Process Improvement
5 8 (11.59%) Network Design
6 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.35%) Web Development
9 2 (2.90%) Change Control
9 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.90%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (49.28%) CCNP
3 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (30.43%) MCSE
5 5 (7.25%) CCNA
5 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) MCP
7 3 (4.35%) CCSP
7 3 (4.35%) CCA
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.35%) CCIP
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.45%) MCITP
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 16 (23.19%) vSphere
3 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.59%) XenApp
4 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (11.59%) Terminal Services
5 7 (10.14%) ISA Server
6 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (7.25%) UAG
7 3 (4.35%) Snort
7 3 (4.35%) Xen
8 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (40.58%) HP NNM
2 15 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 15 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.80%) SCCM
4 3 (4.35%) Nagios
5 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) WSUS
6 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (57.97%) Cisco
2 32 (46.38%) Juniper
3 31 (44.93%) F5
4 30 (43.48%) HP
5 24 (34.78%) VMware
6 21 (30.43%) Lotus
7 19 (27.54%) McAfee
7 19 (27.54%) Citrix
8 17 (24.64%) Symantec
9 15 (21.74%) Clearswift
10 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.90%) Veritas
12 2 (2.90%) BT
12 2 (2.90%) Websense
12 2 (2.90%) Dell
12 2 (2.90%) Avaya
12 2 (2.90%) Brocade
12 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Biggleswade
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago