The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 34 43 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.97% 0.97% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 8.11% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 Luton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26 37 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.24% 11.94% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 31
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £26,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

VPN
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for VPN in Luton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
1 18 (94.74%) CCIE
1 18 (94.74%) CCNP
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (89.47%) WAN
2 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) VoIP
2 17 (89.47%) FTP
2 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) IPv4
2 17 (89.47%) Wireless
2 17 (89.47%) VLAN
2 17 (89.47%) Problem Management
2 17 (89.47%) SolarWinds
2 17 (89.47%) Network Management
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
6 2 (10.53%) Mitel
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) H.323
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
6 2 (10.53%) ISDN
6 2 (10.53%) DMVPN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Nexus
1 17 (89.47%) DHCP
1 17 (89.47%) DNS
1 17 (89.47%) FTP
1 17 (89.47%) IPv4
1 17 (89.47%) LAN
1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
1 17 (89.47%) VLAN
1 17 (89.47%) VoIP
1 17 (89.47%) WAN
1 17 (89.47%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) DMVPN
3 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.53%) H.323
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) ISDN
3 2 (10.53%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Network Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Network Operations Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Operations Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 17 (89.47%) Network Management
2 17 (89.47%) Problem Management
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) CCIE
1 18 (94.74%) CCNP
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
1 17 (89.47%) SolarWinds
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) Mitel
2 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat