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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Kent
Rank 53 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 35 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.22% 2.18% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.29% 11.70% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 29
Median salary £42,500 £26,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.90% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,950 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
157 188 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.94% 18.67% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 114 168 220
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Sittingbourne 0 8 £32,500 +36.84% 1
Dartford - 4 £41,250 -
Maidstone -15 2 £54,000 +8.00% 1
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
Faversham -1 1 £35,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 80 (88.89%) Firewall
2 48 (53.33%) Cisco
3 45 (50.00%) Windows
3 45 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (46.67%) CCNA
5 40 (44.44%) CCNP
6 37 (41.11%) ITIL
6 37 (41.11%) CheckPoint
6 37 (41.11%) Windows Server
7 33 (36.67%) Hyper-V
8 31 (34.44%) VLAN
9 30 (33.33%) VMware
9 30 (33.33%) SAN
9 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
11 27 (30.00%) VoIP
12 26 (28.89%) WAN
13 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (25.56%) Fibre Channel
14 23 (25.56%) DHCP
14 23 (25.56%) DNS
14 23 (25.56%) IP Telephony
15 22 (24.44%) WLAN
16 21 (23.33%) Firmware
16 21 (23.33%) Change Control
16 21 (23.33%) Extreme Networks
17 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 18 (20.00%) F5

VPN
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 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Site Server
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (88.89%) Firewall
2 31 (34.44%) VLAN
3 30 (33.33%) SAN
4 27 (30.00%) VoIP
5 26 (28.89%) WAN
6 23 (25.56%) DHCP
6 23 (25.56%) DNS
6 23 (25.56%) Fibre Channel
6 23 (25.56%) IP Telephony
7 22 (24.44%) WLAN
8 16 (17.78%) IPsec
8 16 (17.78%) OSPF
8 16 (17.78%) SSL
9 15 (16.67%) LAN
10 14 (15.56%) BGP
10 14 (15.56%) EIGRP
10 14 (15.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (15.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
11 11 (12.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Network Support
2 23 (25.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Cisco Support
5 11 (12.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Check Point Support
6 10 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Consultant
7 9 (10.00%) Server Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) iPad
2 7 (7.78%) iPhone
3 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.00%) Windows
2 37 (41.11%) Windows Server
3 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.33%) Linux
7 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.56%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Change Control
3 15 (16.67%) Coaching
3 15 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (15.56%) GAP Analysis
5 12 (13.33%) High Availability
6 10 (11.11%) Project Management
7 9 (10.00%) B2B
7 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.33%) Network Design
10 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.22%) Data Security
10 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.22%) Information Security
10 2 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (1.11%) BCP
11 1 (1.11%) CRM
11 1 (1.11%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (46.67%) CCNA
3 40 (44.44%) CCNP
4 17 (18.89%) CCSE
5 14 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (10.00%) MCSE
9 2 (2.22%) CCDA
9 2 (2.22%) CCDP
9 2 (2.22%) CCIE
9 2 (2.22%) CCSA
9 2 (2.22%) CCSP
10 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Degree
10 1 (1.11%) MCITP
10 1 (1.11%) MCSA
10 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (36.67%) Hyper-V
2 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (23.33%) Firmware
5 9 (10.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Cisco
2 37 (41.11%) CheckPoint
3 30 (33.33%) VMware
4 21 (23.33%) Extreme Networks
5 18 (20.00%) F5
6 14 (15.56%) Brocade
7 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.11%) Apple
9 8 (8.89%) Avaya
10 5 (5.56%) HP
11 3 (3.33%) Citrix
12 2 (2.22%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.22%) Symantec
13 1 (1.11%) Acronis
13 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.11%) Kaspersky
13 1 (1.11%) Sage
13 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.11%) Veeam
13 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago