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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 43 84
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +41
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 73 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.49% 5.89% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.39% 28.85% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 65 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
181 253 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.86% 20.42% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 153 237 246
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 9 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dunstable -3 5 £47,500 +32.86%
Luton -9 1 - -
Biggleswade - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 36 (83.72%) CCNP
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (74.42%) Wireless
3 23 (53.49%) Cisco
4 21 (48.84%) Firewall
5 20 (46.51%) TCP/IP
5 20 (46.51%) SSL
6 19 (44.19%) Juniper
6 19 (44.19%) RIP
6 19 (44.19%) OSPF
6 19 (44.19%) BGP
6 19 (44.19%) EIGRP
6 19 (44.19%) Finance
6 19 (44.19%) HSRP
7 18 (41.86%) VLAN
8 17 (39.53%) MPLS
8 17 (39.53%) LAN
9 16 (37.21%) HP
9 16 (37.21%) Riverbed
9 16 (37.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (34.88%) Network Management
10 15 (34.88%) HP NNM
10 15 (34.88%) WAN
10 15 (34.88%) ITIL
10 15 (34.88%) Change Management
10 15 (34.88%) DWDM
11 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
11 14 (32.56%) F5
12 13 (30.23%) SolarWinds
12 13 (30.23%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
1 13 (30.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) Wireless
2 21 (48.84%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) TCP/IP
3 20 (46.51%) SSL
4 19 (44.19%) RIP
4 19 (44.19%) OSPF
4 19 (44.19%) BGP
4 19 (44.19%) EIGRP
4 19 (44.19%) HSRP
5 18 (41.86%) VLAN
6 17 (39.53%) MPLS
6 17 (39.53%) LAN
7 16 (37.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (34.88%) WAN
8 15 (34.88%) DWDM
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.95%) VRRP
11 5 (11.63%) IPsec
12 4 (9.30%) SNMP
12 4 (9.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Network Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Debian
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Network Management
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
1 15 (34.88%) Change Management
2 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
3 12 (27.91%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (20.93%) PRINCE
6 8 (18.60%) Process Improvement
7 7 (16.28%) Network Design
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.33%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) Web Development
10 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) CCNP
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Xen
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Snort
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) Juniper
3 16 (37.21%) HP
3 16 (37.21%) Riverbed
4 14 (32.56%) F5
5 13 (30.23%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago