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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.22% 0.66% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 4.08% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £23,000 £51,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.12% +23.49%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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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
33 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.67% 16.23% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 83
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,300
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

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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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Luton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
6 2 (18.18%) ATM
6 2 (18.18%) ISDN
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) SMTP
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) ATM
5 2 (18.18%) ISDN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) xDSL
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SecurID
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Websense
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) 3Com
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
4 2 (18.18%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Wyse
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault