The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 48 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 43 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.69% 1.10% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.94% 5.83% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 10 10
Median salary £38,000 £32,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £23,850 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,750 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +8.21%
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
227 206 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.78% 18.95% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 204 193 187
Median salary £35,000 £36,018 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.82% -9.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Kent

VPN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells +26 4 - -
Westerham - 3 £32,500 -
West Malling +4 2 £31,000 -36.41%
Dartford - 2 £42,500 - 1
Faversham - 2 £44,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £20,000 - 1
Sittingbourne -4 1 £34,000 -20.00%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for VPN.

1 48 (70.59%) Firewall
2 40 (58.82%) Cisco
3 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (51.47%) CCNA
5 33 (48.53%) CCNP
5 33 (48.53%) ITIL
6 32 (47.06%) CheckPoint
7 27 (39.71%) Firmware
7 27 (39.71%) Change Control
7 27 (39.71%) Extreme Networks
8 26 (38.24%) CCSE
9 19 (27.94%) SSL
10 18 (26.47%) Wireless
11 17 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 17 (25.00%) Linux
11 17 (25.00%) Coaching
12 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
12 16 (23.53%) Puppet
12 16 (23.53%) SNMP
12 16 (23.53%) Check Point Certification
12 16 (23.53%) Finance
13 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
13 15 (22.06%) Nagios
13 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (22.06%) Vagrant
14 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (20.59%) DevOps
14 14 (20.59%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 14 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.59%) IBM Cloud
2 14 (20.59%) SoftLayer
2 14 (20.59%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 48 (70.59%) Firewall
2 19 (27.94%) SSL
3 18 (26.47%) Wireless
4 17 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 16 (23.53%) SNMP
6 9 (13.24%) VLAN
6 9 (13.24%) WAN
7 7 (10.29%) ExtremeXOS
7 7 (10.29%) MPLS
8 5 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (7.35%) IPsec
8 5 (7.35%) OSPF
8 5 (7.35%) SAN
8 5 (7.35%) VoIP
9 4 (5.88%) ADSL
9 4 (5.88%) IPv4
9 4 (5.88%) Junos
10 3 (4.41%) LAN
11 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Vagrant
2 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Network Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Network Support
3 16 (23.53%) Cisco Support
4 15 (22.06%) Administrator
5 14 (20.59%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (19.12%) Support Engineer
7 11 (16.18%) Check Point Support
7 11 (16.18%) DevOps Administrator
8 10 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) Data Network Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Architect
11 5 (7.35%) Network Architect
12 4 (5.88%) Analyst
13 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 3 (4.41%) Network Design Architect
13 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Grails
1 14 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
1 14 (20.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Cryptography
1 14 (20.59%) PKI
1 14 (20.59%) Statistics
2 6 (8.82%) iPad
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Windows
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.94%) Solaris
6 2 (2.94%) Unix
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) ITIL
2 27 (39.71%) Change Control
3 17 (25.00%) Coaching
4 14 (20.59%) Analytics
4 14 (20.59%) Computer Security
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (20.59%) DevOps
4 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (13.24%) Network Design
6 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) B2B
8 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (1.47%) Server Patching
9 1 (1.47%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 14 (20.59%) Python
2 14 (20.59%) Ruby
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (51.47%) CCNA
3 33 (48.53%) CCNP
4 26 (38.24%) CCSE
5 16 (23.53%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (7.35%) CCDA
6 5 (7.35%) CCDP
6 5 (7.35%) CCIE
6 5 (7.35%) CCSA
7 4 (5.88%) CCSP
7 4 (5.88%) MCSE
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.47%) Degree
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Firmware
2 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) Puppet
2 15 (22.06%) Nagios
3 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Cisco
2 32 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 27 (39.71%) Extreme Networks
4 14 (20.59%) Splunk
5 12 (17.65%) F5
6 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.82%) VMware
8 5 (7.35%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.88%) Avaya
10 3 (4.41%) Juniper
11 2 (2.94%) Apple
11 2 (2.94%) Citrix
11 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.94%) Symantec
12 1 (1.47%) HP
12 1 (1.47%) IPFX
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