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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 86 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.44% 1.34% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.03% 8.02% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 38
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +41.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £37,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
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
144 187 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.95% 16.70% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 135 154 203
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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

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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

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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 June 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 26 June 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 +1 4 £50,500 +6.31%
Luton +10 1 £24,500 -2.00%
VPN
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 29 (80.56%) Juniper
3 28 (77.78%) Cisco
4 23 (63.89%) SSL
5 22 (61.11%) CCNP
5 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (55.56%) RIP
6 20 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 20 (55.56%) OSPF
6 20 (55.56%) BGP
6 20 (55.56%) EIGRP
6 20 (55.56%) F5
6 20 (55.56%) HSRP
7 19 (52.78%) ITIL
8 15 (41.67%) MS Office
8 15 (41.67%) High Availability
9 14 (38.89%) Windows
9 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
10 13 (36.11%) LAN
10 13 (36.11%) WAN
10 13 (36.11%) SLA
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
10 13 (36.11%) VMware
11 12 (33.33%) Wireless
11 12 (33.33%) VRRP
11 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 12 (33.33%) VoIP
11 12 (33.33%) Linux
11 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (30.56%) Intrusion Detection

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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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 10 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) SSL
3 20 (55.56%) BGP
3 20 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 20 (55.56%) HSRP
3 20 (55.56%) OSPF
3 20 (55.56%) RIP
3 20 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 13 (36.11%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 12 (33.33%) VoIP
5 12 (33.33%) VRRP
5 12 (33.33%) Wireless
6 11 (30.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (27.78%) DWDM
7 10 (27.78%) IPsec
7 10 (27.78%) Network Security
7 10 (27.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) Operational Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Operations Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Security Specialist
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team
2 8 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) Replication
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
1 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) High Availability
3 11 (30.56%) Data Protection
4 10 (27.78%) Network Management
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (27.78%) Threat Detection
4 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (19.44%) Network Design
6 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
7 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 6 (16.67%) Security Patching
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) SIEM
10 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) CCNP
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.00%) MCP
4 6 (16.67%) CISSP
4 6 (16.67%) MCDST
5 3 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (5.56%) CCIP
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) CCSP
6 2 (5.56%) CISA
6 2 (5.56%) CISM
6 2 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) HP NNM
2 9 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 9 (25.00%) WSUS
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (16.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Juniper
2 28 (77.78%) Cisco
3 20 (55.56%) F5
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 10 (27.78%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) Dell
6 9 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.11%) Qualys