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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 83 42
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Permanent jobs citing VPN 40 11 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.41% 1.09% 5.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 4.26% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 56
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
248 258 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.12% 25.65% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 222 239 238
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +10 22 £29,500 -29.76% 4
Dunstable - 8 £57,250 -
Luton -4 4 £32,500 -27.77%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 78 (84.78%) Firewall
2 66 (71.74%) DNS
3 63 (68.48%) Windows
4 62 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (66.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (64.13%) VMware
7 54 (58.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (57.61%) WAN
9 51 (55.43%) LAN
9 51 (55.43%) MCSE
10 49 (53.26%) DHCP
11 46 (50.00%) Citrix
11 46 (50.00%) SAN
12 45 (48.91%) Lotus
12 45 (48.91%) Lotus Domino
13 44 (47.83%) McAfee
13 44 (47.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 43 (46.74%) Cisco
15 41 (44.57%) vSphere
16 39 (42.39%) Android
16 39 (42.39%) Windows Phone 8
16 39 (42.39%) Windows Phone
16 39 (42.39%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (42.39%) TCP/IP
16 39 (42.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 37 (40.22%) Symantec
18 36 (39.13%) MS Office
18 36 (39.13%) SecurID
19 35 (38.04%) McAfee ePO
19 35 (38.04%) VMS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 45 (48.91%) Lotus Domino
2 39 (42.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (22.83%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (18.48%) IIS
4 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
5 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
6 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (9.78%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (39.13%) MS Office
2 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 12 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (84.78%) Firewall
2 66 (71.74%) DNS
3 53 (57.61%) WAN
4 51 (55.43%) LAN
5 49 (53.26%) DHCP
6 46 (50.00%) SAN
7 39 (42.39%) TCP/IP
8 35 (38.04%) Wi-Fi
9 33 (35.87%) SSL
10 24 (26.09%) MPLS
11 20 (21.74%) OSPF
11 20 (21.74%) BGP
11 20 (21.74%) EIGRP
11 20 (21.74%) Wireless
12 19 (20.65%) DWDM
12 19 (20.65%) RIP
12 19 (20.65%) HSRP
13 15 (16.30%) Network Security
14 14 (15.22%) HTTP
14 14 (15.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 38 (41.30%) Network Support
3 32 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (29.35%) PC Support
4 27 (29.35%) PC Engineer
5 24 (26.09%) Analyst
6 23 (25.00%) Support Analyst
7 18 (19.57%) Support Engineer
7 18 (19.57%) Network Analyst
8 17 (18.48%) Network Support Analyst
8 17 (18.48%) Network Support Engineer
9 14 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 14 (15.22%) PC Support Engineer
9 14 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (14.13%) Server Support
10 13 (14.13%) Network Specialist
10 13 (14.13%) Server Support Analyst
10 13 (14.13%) Server Engineer
10 13 (14.13%) Server Analyst
11 7 (7.61%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.13%) SecurID
2 35 (38.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 62 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (66.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (42.39%) Android
4 39 (42.39%) Windows Phone 8
4 39 (42.39%) Windows Phone
5 35 (38.04%) VMS
6 31 (33.70%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.13%) Windows XP
8 12 (13.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Service Delivery
1 19 (20.65%) Network Management
2 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (18.48%) ITIL
4 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.96%) PRINCE
4 11 (11.96%) Change Management
4 11 (11.96%) Process Improvement
5 9 (9.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (8.70%) Network Design
7 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.35%) Change Control
10 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.17%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.09%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.09%) Service Management
11 1 (1.09%) Migration
11 1 (1.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (58.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (55.43%) MCSE
3 39 (42.39%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (35.87%) CCNP
5 18 (19.57%) CCNA
6 13 (14.13%) CCSP
7 12 (13.04%) MCP
7 12 (13.04%) CCIP
8 8 (8.70%) MCSA
9 4 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (4.35%) CCSA
9 4 (4.35%) CCSE
10 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.26%) CCA
10 3 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.26%) CCDA
10 3 (3.26%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.09%) CCDP
11 1 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.65%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (47.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (44.57%) vSphere
3 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (20.65%) XenApp
5 16 (17.39%) Terminal Services
6 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
7 11 (11.96%) ISA Server
8 9 (9.78%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (9.78%) UAG
9 1 (1.09%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 35 (38.04%) Backup Exec
1 35 (38.04%) McAfee ePO
2 18 (19.57%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) VMware
2 46 (50.00%) Citrix
3 45 (48.91%) Lotus
4 44 (47.83%) McAfee
5 43 (46.74%) Cisco
6 37 (40.22%) Symantec
7 35 (38.04%) Clearswift
8 26 (28.26%) Juniper
9 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.74%) HP
11 18 (19.57%) F5
12 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.09%) Aruba
14 1 (1.09%) Websense
14 1 (1.09%) Brocade
14 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
14 1 (1.09%) Veeam
14 1 (1.09%) Avaya
14 1 (1.09%) BT
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