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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 77 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.49% 1.44% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 9.03% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 12
Median salary £38,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £48,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 89 144 187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.76% 15.95% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 74 135 154
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 4 £22,500 -8.16% 2
Bedford - 1 £38,500 - 1
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) FTP
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) IPv4
4 8 (57.14%) CCIE
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) Wireless
4 8 (57.14%) VLAN
4 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 8 (57.14%) Network Management
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 4 (28.57%) Mitel
7 4 (28.57%) MCP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (28.57%) WLAN
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) ISDN

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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) FTP
3 8 (57.14%) IPv4
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) VLAN
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) DMVPN
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) H.323
5 4 (28.57%) IPsec
5 4 (28.57%) ISDN
5 4 (28.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 4 (28.57%) Telephony Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Network Operations Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Operations Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCIE
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) F5
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Mitel
2 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
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