The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.27% 2.74% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 11.79% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 18
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £44,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
230 246 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.81% 23.21% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 196 219 151
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,775 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
South East

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 1 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 1 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 - 6 £37,500 -
Stansted - 2 £42,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £42,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) DNS
3 18 (62.07%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) SAN
5 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
6 13 (44.83%) SQL
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 12 (41.38%) WAN
8 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
9 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
9 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
9 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 10 (34.48%) Security Management
9 10 (34.48%) Clustering
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (34.48%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (31.03%) iSCSI
10 9 (31.03%) IIS
10 9 (31.03%) DHCP
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco
11 8 (27.59%) Linux
11 8 (27.59%) Replication
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
12 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) SAN
4 12 (41.38%) WAN
5 9 (31.03%) iSCSI
5 9 (31.03%) DHCP
6 7 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) OSPF
7 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 6 (20.69%) Network Security
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (13.79%) Junos
9 4 (13.79%) VLAN
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.34%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) LDAP
11 2 (6.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) DBA
1 10 (34.48%) SQL DBA
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Security Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Server Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) YAML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
2 8 (27.59%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Security Management
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
3 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) C
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) JNCIS
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) CCSP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) ProxySG
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) NFS
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Control-M
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.34%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
3 4 (13.79%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 3 (10.34%) Sun
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) Veritas
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.45%) ZyXEL
6 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
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