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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.17% 2.55% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 12.28% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 20
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £21,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
226 228 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.07% 20.75% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 189 200 152
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) DNS
4 13 (50.00%) SAN
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco
7 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) DHCP
8 8 (30.77%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
9 7 (26.92%) Juniper
9 7 (26.92%) Network Security
10 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
10 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
10 6 (23.08%) UNIX
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) IIS
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Wireless
10 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 6 (23.08%) CCSE
10 6 (23.08%) JNCIS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
3 13 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) DHCP
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
7 6 (23.08%) VLAN
7 6 (23.08%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) Wireless
8 5 (19.23%) LDAP
8 5 (19.23%) OSPF
8 5 (19.23%) BGP
8 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (15.38%) Junos
9 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (7.69%) VoIP
11 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Designer
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Security Designer
2 4 (15.38%) IT Support
2 4 (15.38%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) YAML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) AIX
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
2 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Security Management
5 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCSE
1 6 (23.08%) JNCIS
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) NFS
4 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) OpenView
1 5 (19.23%) Control-M
1 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Juniper
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 5 (19.23%) Sun
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Dell
4 5 (19.23%) Veritas
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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