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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.51% 1.11% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.47% 5.24% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 14
Median salary £37,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £30,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
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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
218 210 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.89% 21.28% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 186 193 212
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,875
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Kent

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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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £64,000 -
West Malling - 5 £73,500 -
Chatham - 1 £23,500 -
Dartford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £19,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £30,000 -
Westerham - 1 £35,000 -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 36 (57.14%) Firewall
2 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.92%) Cisco
3 22 (34.92%) Wireless
4 20 (31.75%) CCNA
4 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
5 19 (30.16%) Windows
6 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 15 (23.81%) F5
7 15 (23.81%) Linux
7 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 15 (23.81%) CCNP
7 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
7 15 (23.81%) CCSE
8 14 (22.22%) Citrix
8 14 (22.22%) SSL
8 14 (22.22%) SQL
9 13 (20.63%) DHCP
9 13 (20.63%) Degree
10 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
10 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (19.05%) DNS
10 12 (19.05%) WAN
11 11 (17.46%) SNMP
11 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
11 11 (17.46%) ITIL
11 11 (17.46%) Terminal Services
11 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
11 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery

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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 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) SoftLayer
2 9 (14.29%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (57.14%) Firewall
2 22 (34.92%) Wireless
3 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 14 (22.22%) SSL
5 13 (20.63%) DHCP
6 12 (19.05%) DNS
6 12 (19.05%) WAN
7 11 (17.46%) SNMP
8 9 (14.29%) IP Telephony
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (12.70%) ExtremeXOS
9 8 (12.70%) LAN
9 8 (12.70%) MPLS
9 8 (12.70%) OSPF
10 7 (11.11%) SAN
11 6 (9.52%) IPv4
12 5 (7.94%) IPsec
12 5 (7.94%) VoIP
13 3 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Vagrant
2 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 13 (20.63%) Exchange Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Administrator
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) IT Support
5 7 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) Field Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Network Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Grails
1 9 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 9 (14.29%) PKI
2 9 (14.29%) Statistics
3 6 (9.52%) iPad
4 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) CAN bus
5 2 (3.17%) CCTV
6 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.81%) Linux
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 2 (3.17%) Unix
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
1 11 (17.46%) ITIL
1 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
2 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.29%) Analytics
3 9 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 9 (14.29%) DevOps
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.70%) Change Control
4 8 (12.70%) Coaching
5 6 (9.52%) Network Design
6 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.17%) Database Optimisation
8 2 (3.17%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.17%) Presales
9 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.29%) Python
3 9 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (7.94%) Perl
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) CCNA
1 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.81%) CCNP
2 15 (23.81%) CCSE
3 13 (20.63%) Degree
4 8 (12.70%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (11.11%) CCDA
5 7 (11.11%) CCDP
5 7 (11.11%) CCIE
5 7 (11.11%) CCSA
5 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.52%) CCSP
7 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
8 4 (6.35%) MCITP
9 3 (4.76%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.76%) MCP
9 3 (4.76%) MCSE
10 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
10 2 (3.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) Terminal Services
3 8 (12.70%) Firmware
3 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Puppet
2 10 (15.87%) Nagios
3 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) Cisco
3 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.81%) F5
4 14 (22.22%) Citrix
5 9 (14.29%) Splunk
5 9 (14.29%) VMware
6 8 (12.70%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.94%) Juniper
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) Draytek
9 2 (3.17%) HP
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) Sophos
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
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