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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.29% 3.25% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 14.29% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
36 77 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.62% 22.78% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 75 101
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £37,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) 3Com
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya