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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 93 91 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 1.26% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 6.06% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 22
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £71,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
187 231 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.02% 20.87% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 177 196 217
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Tonbridge -2 2 £23,000 -45.88%
Stansted +10 1 £30,000 -29.41%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
3 15 (78.95%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 14 (73.68%) Firewall
5 13 (68.42%) VMware
5 13 (68.42%) MS Office
5 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco
5 13 (68.42%) DHCP
6 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
6 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
7 11 (57.89%) SAN
8 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (52.63%) Wireless
8 10 (52.63%) Apple
8 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
8 10 (52.63%) Linux
8 10 (52.63%) NAS
8 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
8 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (52.63%) Office 365
8 10 (52.63%) iPhone
8 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (52.63%) VLAN
9 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (47.37%) Windows Vista
9 9 (47.37%) IMAP
9 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 9 (47.37%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (68.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) DHCP
4 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
5 11 (57.89%) SAN
6 10 (52.63%) Wireless
6 10 (52.63%) VLAN
6 10 (52.63%) NAS
7 9 (47.37%) IMAP
7 9 (47.37%) DMZ
7 9 (47.37%) SMTP
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 3 (15.79%) IPsec
10 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
10 2 (10.53%) LAN
10 2 (10.53%) VoIP
11 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Support Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Systems Support
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Support Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) iPhone
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) Blackberry
2 9 (47.37%) Replication
2 9 (47.37%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Mac OS
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Vista
3 9 (47.37%) Android
3 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
2 9 (47.37%) vSphere
2 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Apple
4 9 (47.37%) Symantec
4 9 (47.37%) Draytek
4 9 (47.37%) Veeam
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Next Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 25000 plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 6 days ago