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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 93 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.44% 1.42% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 7.20% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 19
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
244 250 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.15% 19.78% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 215 227 208
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £31,500 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 £20,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £41,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 32 (78.05%) Cisco
3 31 (75.61%) Windows
4 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
5 27 (65.85%) MS Excel
5 27 (65.85%) VMware
6 25 (60.98%) VLAN
6 25 (60.98%) DNS
7 24 (58.54%) DHCP
8 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
9 22 (53.66%) Linux
9 22 (53.66%) MS Office
9 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
10 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
10 21 (51.22%) Apple
10 21 (51.22%) Wireless
11 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (48.78%) Windows 8
12 19 (46.34%) iPhone
12 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
14 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (36.59%) SMTP
15 15 (36.59%) CCNA
15 15 (36.59%) MAPI

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
2 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (36.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) IIS
4 7 (17.07%) Apache
5 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (65.85%) MS Excel
2 22 (53.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) VLAN
2 25 (60.98%) DNS
3 24 (58.54%) DHCP
4 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
4 21 (51.22%) Wireless
5 15 (36.59%) DMZ
5 15 (36.59%) IMAP
5 15 (36.59%) SMTP
6 14 (34.15%) SAN
6 14 (34.15%) WAN
7 9 (21.95%) ADSL
8 8 (19.51%) LAN
8 8 (19.51%) MPLS
8 8 (19.51%) NAS
9 6 (14.63%) IPsec
10 5 (12.20%) WLAN
11 2 (4.88%) Internet
12 1 (2.44%) SHDSL
12 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Systems Engineer
1 17 (41.46%) Support Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Systems Support
2 15 (36.59%) Systems Support Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support
8 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Network Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) MAPI
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) iPhone
2 15 (36.59%) Blackberry
2 15 (36.59%) PDA
2 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.07%) Replication
4 4 (9.76%) iPad
5 3 (7.32%) AS400
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 8
4 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Vista
6 15 (36.59%) Android
6 15 (36.59%) Windows XP
7 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.07%) Mac OS
9 5 (12.20%) UNIX
10 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
11 2 (4.88%) Solaris
11 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Line Management
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) People Management
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) DSDM
6 2 (4.88%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNA
3 11 (26.83%) MCSE
4 9 (21.95%) CCNP
5 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) MCSA
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.44%) CCSE
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.44%) MCITP
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
2 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.07%) vSphere
6 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) Backup Exec
2 5 (12.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco
2 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
3 27 (65.85%) VMware
4 21 (51.22%) Apple
5 15 (36.59%) Symantec
5 15 (36.59%) Draytek
6 8 (19.51%) Citrix
7 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (17.07%) Veeam
8 4 (9.76%) Avaya
8 4 (9.76%) HP
9 3 (7.32%) AirMagnet
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 2 (4.88%) Sun
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) SAP
11 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
11 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
11 1 (2.44%) BT
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