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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.72% 1.23% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 6.19% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 25
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £64,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
208 226 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.74% 19.81% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 194 202 241
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 3 July 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 +18 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Tonbridge -5 2 £23,000 -45.88%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
3 18 (81.82%) DNS
4 17 (77.27%) Firewall
5 16 (72.73%) VMware
5 16 (72.73%) Cisco
5 16 (72.73%) DHCP
6 15 (68.18%) Windows
6 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (63.64%) MS Office
7 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
8 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
8 13 (59.09%) Linux
8 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
9 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
9 12 (54.55%) SAN
10 11 (50.00%) Apple
10 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (50.00%) Wireless
10 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (50.00%) iPhone
10 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (50.00%) VLAN
10 11 (50.00%) Windows 8
10 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (45.45%) Office 365
11 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (45.45%) Windows Vista

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (40.91%) IIS
3 9 (40.91%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (63.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) DNS
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) DHCP
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
5 12 (54.55%) SAN
6 11 (50.00%) Wireless
6 11 (50.00%) VLAN
7 10 (45.45%) IMAP
7 10 (45.45%) DMZ
7 10 (45.45%) SMTP
7 10 (45.45%) NAS
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) IPsec
9 5 (22.73%) MPLS
10 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
10 2 (9.09%) LAN
10 2 (9.09%) VoIP
10 2 (9.09%) Internet
11 1 (4.55%) ADSL
11 1 (4.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Systems Engineer
1 12 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Systems Support
2 10 (45.45%) Systems Support Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Support Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) iPhone
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 10 (45.45%) PDA
3 9 (40.91%) Replication
4 3 (13.64%) AS400
5 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Vista
4 10 (45.45%) Android
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 9 (40.91%) Mac OS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (40.91%) vSphere
3 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Apple
4 10 (45.45%) Draytek
4 10 (45.45%) Symantec
5 9 (40.91%) Veeam
6 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
7 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 28000
Posted: 5 days ago