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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 2.21% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 11.56% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £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
221 199 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.57% 19.10% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 185 167 155
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
West Malling - 3 £24,000 - 2
Maidstone -6 2 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Rochester - 2 £31,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (46.43%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) DNS
5 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) SAN
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (28.57%) Juniper
7 8 (28.57%) DHCP
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.00%) CCSE
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.00%) JNCIS
8 7 (25.00%) Network Security
9 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (21.43%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
9 6 (21.43%) LAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) WAN
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 10 (35.71%) SAN
4 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 8 (28.57%) DHCP
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) BGP
8 5 (17.86%) OSPF
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
9 4 (14.29%) Junos
9 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (14.29%) LDAP
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) Internet
10 3 (10.71%) TACACS
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Designer
3 4 (14.29%) IT Support
3 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Network Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) YAML
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
5 4 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) C
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CCSE
1 7 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) CCDA
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) ProxySG
4 4 (14.29%) NFS
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
6 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.29%) Control-M
1 4 (14.29%) OpenView
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Nessus
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Juniper
3 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) JBoss
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Sun
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) McAfee
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago