The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.82% - 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% - 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £38,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +4.48%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 29 39 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 23.77% 18.31% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 47
Median salary £47,500 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bedford

VPN
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for VPN in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) FTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) IPv4
1 4 (80.00%) CCIE
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) FTP
1 4 (80.00%) IPv4
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Network Operations Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCIE
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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