Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 87 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.98% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 14.10% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 73 38
Bedfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.10% +6.06% +32.00%
10th Percentile £25,300 £38,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £67,500 £82,500
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% -12.50%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 202 227 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.60% 14.04% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 169 194 286
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +26.97%
10th Percentile £22,700 £28,225 £25,682
90th Percentile £66,050 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Bedfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Bedfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Bedfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 6 £29,000 -51.67%
Bedford +10 5 £38,500 -35.83%
Dunstable -22 4 £29,000 -37.97%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £33,000 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
3 6 (35.29%) HSRP
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) DWDM
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 6 (35.29%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Remedy
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Adobe

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) BGP
2 6 (35.29%) DWDM
2 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
2 6 (35.29%) HSRP
2 6 (35.29%) MPLS
2 6 (35.29%) OSPF
2 6 (35.29%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support
1 6 (35.29%) Network Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) IT Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (35.29%) Network Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) F5
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Remedy
4 4 (23.53%) Adobe
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) VMware