The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 81 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.15% 1.68% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 10.00% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
VPN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 200 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.41% 16.84% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 205 173 172
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VPN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VPN Salary Trend in Kent

VPN
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Kent

VPN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +11 4 £45,000 +16.12%
Sevenoaks - 4 £45,000 -
West Malling - 3 £24,000 -
Faversham +1 2 £35,000 -22.65%
Rochester - 2 £31,500 -
Dartford - 1 £32,500 - 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 20 (55.56%) Cisco
4 15 (41.67%) WAN
5 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 14 (38.89%) VLAN
6 13 (36.11%) DNS
7 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (30.56%) SAN
8 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 11 (30.56%) Wireless
9 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
9 10 (27.78%) CCNA
10 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (22.22%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) LAN
11 8 (22.22%) MS Office
11 8 (22.22%) CCNP
11 8 (22.22%) Juniper
11 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 8 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (19.44%) Office 365
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) VLAN
4 13 (36.11%) DNS
5 11 (30.56%) DHCP
5 11 (30.56%) Wireless
5 11 (30.56%) SAN
6 8 (22.22%) LAN
7 7 (19.44%) Network Security
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (13.89%) OSPF
8 5 (13.89%) BGP
8 5 (13.89%) WLAN
9 4 (11.11%) LDAP
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) Junos
9 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (8.33%) TACACS
10 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Security Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Network Operations Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) YAML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) iPhone
1 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.89%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Logistics
5 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C
3 4 (11.11%) C++
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (11.11%) PHP
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) CCSE
4 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) MCSE
8 2 (5.56%) CCDA
9 1 (2.78%) CCDP
9 1 (2.78%) CISSP
9 1 (2.78%) CISM
9 1 (2.78%) CCSA
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) ProxySG
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) OpenView
1 4 (11.11%) Control-M
1 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.22%) Juniper
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) HP
5 7 (19.44%) Dell
6 5 (13.89%) Apple
6 5 (13.89%) F5
7 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) Veritas
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 4 (11.11%) Sun
7 4 (11.11%) IBM
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.56%) AirMagnet
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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