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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+43 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 52 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.65% 1.88% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.26% 10.19% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 30
Median salary £42,500 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £48,250 £60,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
184 206 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.53% 18.39% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 156 184 238
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
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

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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

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Dartford - 7 £42,500 -
Sittingbourne -2 6 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Faversham - 4 £37,500 -
West Malling - 3 £65,000 -
Chatham -4 1 £21,000 -
Rochester - 1 £32,500 -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 84 (87.50%) Firewall
2 54 (56.25%) Cisco
3 53 (55.21%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (52.08%) CCNA
5 48 (50.00%) CCNP
6 46 (47.92%) ITIL
7 44 (45.83%) CheckPoint
8 40 (41.67%) Windows
9 35 (36.46%) Windows Server
10 30 (31.25%) Firmware
10 30 (31.25%) Extreme Networks
10 30 (31.25%) Change Control
11 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (27.08%) Hyper-V
12 26 (27.08%) IP Telephony
13 25 (26.04%) CCSE
13 25 (26.04%) VLAN
13 25 (26.04%) VMware
13 25 (26.04%) SAN
14 24 (25.00%) VoIP
15 23 (23.96%) WAN
15 23 (23.96%) Finance
15 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (21.88%) Active Directory
17 20 (20.83%) Coaching
18 18 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
18 18 (18.75%) Check Point Certification
18 18 (18.75%) SSL
19 17 (17.71%) WLAN

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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 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (4.17%) SoftLayer
1 4 (4.17%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (87.50%) Firewall
2 26 (27.08%) IP Telephony
3 25 (26.04%) SAN
3 25 (26.04%) VLAN
4 24 (25.00%) VoIP
5 23 (23.96%) WAN
6 18 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (18.75%) SSL
7 17 (17.71%) WLAN
8 15 (15.63%) DHCP
8 15 (15.63%) DNS
9 14 (14.58%) IPsec
9 14 (14.58%) OSPF
9 14 (14.58%) Wireless
10 12 (12.50%) BGP
10 12 (12.50%) EIGRP
10 12 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (12.50%) LAN
11 11 (11.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Network Support
2 25 (26.04%) Network Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Cisco Support
3 17 (17.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Check Point Support
5 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Consultant
7 9 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Administrator
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Grails
1 4 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) iPad
2 6 (6.25%) iPhone
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 4 (4.17%) Statistics
4 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.67%) Windows
2 35 (36.46%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (13.54%) Linux
7 6 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.17%) Android
8 4 (4.17%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) ITIL
2 30 (31.25%) Change Control
3 20 (20.83%) Coaching
4 15 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (9.38%) B2B
6 9 (9.38%) High Availability
6 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.25%) Project Management
8 5 (5.21%) Network Design
9 4 (4.17%) Analytics
9 4 (4.17%) Computer Security
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.17%) DevOps
9 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.08%) Data Security
10 2 (2.08%) Information Security
10 2 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.17%) Python
2 4 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (55.21%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (52.08%) CCNA
3 48 (50.00%) CCNP
4 25 (26.04%) CCSE
5 18 (18.75%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (8.33%) MCSE
9 2 (2.08%) CCDA
9 2 (2.08%) CCDP
9 2 (2.08%) CCIE
9 2 (2.08%) CCSA
9 2 (2.08%) CCSP
10 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) Degree
10 1 (1.04%) MCITP
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
10 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (31.25%) Firmware
2 26 (27.08%) Hyper-V
3 21 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.25%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Nagios
1 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (56.25%) Cisco
2 44 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 30 (31.25%) Extreme Networks
4 25 (26.04%) VMware
5 17 (17.71%) F5
6 12 (12.50%) Brocade
6 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.42%) Apple
8 8 (8.33%) Avaya
9 6 (6.25%) HP
10 4 (4.17%) Splunk
11 2 (2.08%) Citrix
11 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.08%) Symantec
12 1 (1.04%) Dell
12 1 (1.04%) IPFX
12 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
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