The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.54% 1.14% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 5.43% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £24,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
VPN
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 92 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 21.05% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 83 73
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VPN
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Luton region.

VPN Salary Trend in Luton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) RIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) RIP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) F5