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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 93 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.50% 2.34% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 11.34% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 16
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £24,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
254 247 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.00% 20.62% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 230 206 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -18 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Dartford -1 2 £38,000 +68.88% 1
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 37 (77.08%) Firewall
3 32 (66.67%) SQL
4 30 (62.50%) DNS
5 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 21 (43.75%) IIS
6 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
6 21 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 21 (43.75%) .NET
6 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (43.75%) Security Management
6 21 (43.75%) Clustering
6 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
7 20 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (41.67%) SAN
7 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (39.58%) Replication
8 19 (39.58%) iSCSI
8 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
9 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
10 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
11 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (43.75%) IIS
2 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) Firewall
2 30 (62.50%) DNS
3 20 (41.67%) SAN
3 20 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (39.58%) iSCSI
5 12 (25.00%) DHCP
6 7 (14.58%) VoIP
6 7 (14.58%) DMZ
7 6 (12.50%) LAN
7 6 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.33%) Wireless
10 3 (6.25%) IPsec
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (6.25%) FTP
11 2 (4.17%) MPLS
11 2 (4.17%) VLAN
12 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) DBA
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server DBA
1 21 (43.75%) SQL DBA
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Clustering
2 19 (39.58%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) AIX
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) Security Management
1 21 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
2 13 (27.08%) ITIL
3 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.58%) Process Management
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Network Management
6 1 (2.08%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 21 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) CCNA
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
4 3 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.17%) CCSA
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.42%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.83%) Terminal Services
4 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) Snort
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
2 1 (2.08%) Control-M
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) DameWare
2 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Citrix
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Dell
6 4 (8.33%) SonicWALL
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.17%) Veeam
8 2 (4.17%) Websense
8 2 (4.17%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.08%) ZyXEL
9 1 (2.08%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.08%) Avaya
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