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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 61 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.34% 1.88% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 10.32% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 23
Median salary £50,000 £50,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
116 155 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.98% 18.26% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 141 139
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Luton -7 10 £51,250 -21.15%
Bedford - 10 £60,000 -
Dunstable +1 2 £47,500 -3.06%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 26 (83.87%) TCP/IP
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
1 26 (83.87%) CCNP
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (80.65%) VoIP
2 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 24 (77.42%) Network Management
4 23 (74.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (61.29%) ITIL
6 17 (54.84%) Firewall
7 15 (48.39%) F5
8 14 (45.16%) VLAN
8 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
8 14 (45.16%) LAN
8 14 (45.16%) DNS
8 14 (45.16%) WAN
8 14 (45.16%) DHCP
8 14 (45.16%) FTP
8 14 (45.16%) IPv4
8 14 (45.16%) CCIE
9 13 (41.94%) Problem Management
10 12 (38.71%) HSRP
10 12 (38.71%) Juniper
10 12 (38.71%) OSPF
10 12 (38.71%) BGP
10 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
10 12 (38.71%) RIP
10 12 (38.71%) SSL
11 11 (35.48%) Finance
11 11 (35.48%) VRRP

VPN
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 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) TCP/IP
2 25 (80.65%) VoIP
2 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 23 (74.19%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (54.84%) Firewall
5 14 (45.16%) DHCP
5 14 (45.16%) DNS
5 14 (45.16%) FTP
5 14 (45.16%) IPv4
5 14 (45.16%) LAN
5 14 (45.16%) VLAN
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 12 (38.71%) BGP
6 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
6 12 (38.71%) HSRP
6 12 (38.71%) OSPF
6 12 (38.71%) RIP
6 12 (38.71%) SSL
7 11 (35.48%) DWDM
7 11 (35.48%) VRRP
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Specialist
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Network Support
3 7 (22.58%) Network Support Specialist
3 7 (22.58%) Support Specialist
4 6 (19.35%) Network Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) IT Support
8 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Telephony Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Network Management
2 19 (61.29%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) Problem Management
4 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (32.26%) High Availability
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Network Design
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
9 1 (3.23%) Change Control
9 1 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (3.23%) Forensic Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.23%) Threat Detection
9 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) CCNP
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP NNM
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) F5
3 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
4 12 (38.71%) Juniper
5 10 (32.26%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Mitel
6 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya