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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 59 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.77% 0.46% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.98% 2.63% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 12
Median salary £37,500 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -38.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £21,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,292 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +8.39%
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
208 190 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.33% 17.48% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 174 181 197
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 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 - -
Westerham - 3 £32,500 -
West Malling - 2 £31,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £20,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (62.69%) Firewall
2 30 (44.78%) Cisco
3 28 (41.79%) CCNA
3 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (38.81%) CCNP
5 25 (37.31%) CheckPoint
6 24 (35.82%) ITIL
7 23 (34.33%) CCSE
8 19 (28.36%) SSL
9 18 (26.87%) Linux
9 18 (26.87%) Firmware
9 18 (26.87%) Change Control
9 18 (26.87%) Extreme Networks
10 17 (25.37%) Windows
10 17 (25.37%) Wireless
11 16 (23.88%) Finance
11 16 (23.88%) SNMP
11 16 (23.88%) Bash Shell
11 16 (23.88%) Puppet
11 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
12 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (22.39%) F5
12 15 (22.39%) Vagrant
12 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.39%) Nagios
13 14 (20.90%) Cryptography
13 14 (20.90%) IP Telephony
13 14 (20.90%) Spring
13 14 (20.90%) Ruby
13 14 (20.90%) Ruby on Rails

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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 14 (20.90%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.90%) SoftLayer
2 14 (20.90%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 42 (62.69%) Firewall
2 19 (28.36%) SSL
3 17 (25.37%) Wireless
4 16 (23.88%) SNMP
5 14 (20.90%) IP Telephony
6 9 (13.43%) WAN
7 8 (11.94%) ExtremeXOS
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (10.45%) MPLS
8 7 (10.45%) OSPF
9 6 (8.96%) IPv4
9 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.46%) IPsec
10 5 (7.46%) LAN
10 5 (7.46%) VLAN
10 5 (7.46%) VoIP
11 4 (5.97%) ADSL
11 4 (5.97%) DHCP
11 4 (5.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Vagrant
2 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Administrator
3 14 (20.90%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (16.42%) DevOps Administrator
5 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Exchange Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Network Support
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco Support
9 5 (7.46%) Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Field Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) Grails
1 14 (20.90%) Ruby on Rails
1 14 (20.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Cryptography
1 14 (20.90%) PKI
1 14 (20.90%) Statistics
2 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) iPad
4 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.49%) CCTV
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) Windows
3 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Unix
6 1 (1.49%) CentOS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 18 (26.87%) Change Control
3 14 (20.90%) Analytics
3 14 (20.90%) Coaching
3 14 (20.90%) Computer Security
3 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (20.90%) DevOps
3 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
3 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (13.43%) Network Design
5 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (1.49%) Presales
7 1 (1.49%) Server Patching
7 1 (1.49%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) Bash Shell
2 14 (20.90%) Python
2 14 (20.90%) Ruby
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) CCNA
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (38.81%) CCNP
3 23 (34.33%) CCSE
4 14 (20.90%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (14.93%) Degree
6 7 (10.45%) CCDA
6 7 (10.45%) CCDP
6 7 (10.45%) CCIE
6 7 (10.45%) CCSA
7 6 (8.96%) CCSP
8 3 (4.48%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.49%) MCITP
10 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Firmware
2 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) Terminal Services
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) Xen
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Puppet
2 15 (22.39%) Nagios
3 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.99%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Cisco
2 25 (37.31%) CheckPoint
3 18 (26.87%) Extreme Networks
4 15 (22.39%) F5
4 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.90%) Splunk
6 9 (13.43%) Citrix
7 7 (10.45%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.46%) Juniper
8 5 (7.46%) VMware
9 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 1 (1.49%) HP
10 1 (1.49%) IPFX
10 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
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