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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.78% 2.12% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.95% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 39
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £56,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
96 159 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.24% 17.73% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 84 135 222
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

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 26 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VPN
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 26 September 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
Dunstable +27 4 £33,750 -33.49%
Luton +3 3 £32,000 +8.47%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) RIP
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (76.00%) SSL
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) CCNP
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) Juniper
2 19 (76.00%) OSPF
2 19 (76.00%) BGP
2 19 (76.00%) EIGRP
2 19 (76.00%) F5
2 19 (76.00%) HSRP
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (48.00%) SSH
4 12 (48.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (48.00%) IPsec
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (48.00%) SNMP
4 12 (48.00%) Threat Detection
4 12 (48.00%) Virtual Team
4 12 (48.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (48.00%) Network Security
5 10 (40.00%) VoIP
5 10 (40.00%) Wireless
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
6 9 (36.00%) High Availability
6 9 (36.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (36.00%) DDoS Mitigation

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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 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) BGP
2 19 (76.00%) EIGRP
2 19 (76.00%) HSRP
2 19 (76.00%) OSPF
2 19 (76.00%) RIP
2 19 (76.00%) SSL
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (48.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (48.00%) IPsec
4 12 (48.00%) Network Security
4 12 (48.00%) SNMP
4 12 (48.00%) SSH
5 10 (40.00%) VoIP
5 10 (40.00%) Wireless
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) DWDM
6 7 (28.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) VRRP
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Specialist
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (32.00%) Security Specialist
3 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Virtual Team
2 9 (36.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (12.00%) PKI
4 2 (8.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Risk Assessment
1 12 (48.00%) Threat Detection
1 12 (48.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (36.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (36.00%) High Availability
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) Network Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Network Design
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) SIEM
6 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) CCNP
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.00%) CISA
3 3 (12.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP NNM
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
1 19 (76.00%) F5
1 19 (76.00%) Juniper
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Qualys
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) VMware