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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 89 63
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.48% 1.32% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 7.07% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 40
Median salary £52,500 £31,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.35% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £49,300 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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
119 198 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.71% 18.66% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 111 162 181
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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

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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 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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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 27 July 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 +8 3 £48,500 -7.61%
Luton +9 1 £32,000 +28.00%
VPN
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 30 (78.95%) Juniper
2 30 (78.95%) Cisco
3 25 (65.79%) SSL
4 24 (63.16%) CCNP
4 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (57.89%) RIP
5 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 22 (57.89%) OSPF
5 22 (57.89%) BGP
5 22 (57.89%) EIGRP
5 22 (57.89%) F5
5 22 (57.89%) HSRP
6 21 (55.26%) ITIL
7 15 (39.47%) MS Office
7 15 (39.47%) High Availability
8 13 (34.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (34.21%) VoIP
8 13 (34.21%) Windows
8 13 (34.21%) Wireless
8 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
9 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (31.58%) Threat Detection
9 12 (31.58%) Virtual Team
9 12 (31.58%) IPsec
9 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 12 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (31.58%) VRRP
9 12 (31.58%) WAN
9 12 (31.58%) LAN

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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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) SSL
3 22 (57.89%) BGP
3 22 (57.89%) EIGRP
3 22 (57.89%) HSRP
3 22 (57.89%) OSPF
3 22 (57.89%) RIP
3 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 13 (34.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (34.21%) VoIP
4 13 (34.21%) Wireless
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (31.58%) IPsec
5 12 (31.58%) LAN
5 12 (31.58%) Network Security
5 12 (31.58%) SNMP
5 12 (31.58%) SSH
5 12 (31.58%) VRRP
5 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Specialist
2 10 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) Security Specialist
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Operational Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Operations Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Virtual Team
2 9 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 3 (7.89%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
1 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) High Availability
3 12 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (31.58%) Threat Detection
3 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
5 10 (26.32%) Network Management
6 9 (23.68%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (21.05%) Change Management
7 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (21.05%) Network Design
7 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.79%) Security Patching
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) SIEM
10 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
11 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) CCNP
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (23.68%) MCP
4 7 (18.42%) CISSP
5 6 (15.79%) MCDST
6 3 (7.89%) CISA
6 3 (7.89%) CISM
6 3 (7.89%) MCSE
7 2 (5.26%) CCIP
7 2 (5.26%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) CCSP
7 2 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) HP NNM
2 8 (21.05%) FortiGate
2 8 (21.05%) WSUS
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (15.79%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco
1 30 (78.95%) Juniper
2 22 (57.89%) F5
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Dell
5 8 (21.05%) Intel Security
5 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.16%) Qualys