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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 49 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.64% 1.61% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.42% 8.63% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 15 13
Median salary £38,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £23,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £49,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
240 197 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.62% 18.60% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 220 180 193
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 - 3 £42,500 -
Faversham - 3 £38,500 -
Westerham - 3 £32,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £20,000 - 1
West Malling +2 1 £31,500 -37.00%
Sittingbourne -7 1 £34,000 -20.00% 1
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South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 54 (76.06%) Firewall
2 45 (63.38%) Cisco
3 43 (60.56%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (56.34%) CCNA
5 39 (54.93%) ITIL
6 38 (53.52%) CCNP
7 37 (52.11%) CheckPoint
8 30 (42.25%) Firmware
8 30 (42.25%) Change Control
8 30 (42.25%) Extreme Networks
9 26 (36.62%) CCSE
10 21 (29.58%) SSL
10 21 (29.58%) Finance
11 20 (28.17%) Coaching
12 19 (26.76%) IP Telephony
12 19 (26.76%) Wireless
13 18 (25.35%) PCI DSS
13 18 (25.35%) Check Point Certification
14 15 (21.13%) Windows
15 14 (19.72%) Linux
15 14 (19.72%) Tomcat
15 14 (19.72%) Python
15 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
15 14 (19.72%) SNMP
15 14 (19.72%) Nagios
15 14 (19.72%) Statistics
15 14 (19.72%) Spring
15 14 (19.72%) Ruby
15 14 (19.72%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (19.72%) PKI

VPN
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 (19.72%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (19.72%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (19.72%) IBM Cloud
1 14 (19.72%) SoftLayer
1 14 (19.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 54 (76.06%) Firewall
2 21 (29.58%) SSL
3 19 (26.76%) IP Telephony
3 19 (26.76%) Wireless
4 14 (19.72%) SNMP
5 10 (14.08%) WAN
6 9 (12.68%) VLAN
7 8 (11.27%) SAN
7 8 (11.27%) VoIP
8 7 (9.86%) IPsec
8 7 (9.86%) OSPF
9 6 (8.45%) MPLS
10 5 (7.04%) ExtremeXOS
11 4 (5.63%) BGP
11 4 (5.63%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (5.63%) Junos
11 4 (5.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
1 14 (19.72%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Network Support
2 23 (32.39%) Network Engineer
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco Support
4 13 (18.31%) Administrator
4 13 (18.31%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (16.90%) Check Point Support
5 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) DevOps Administrator
7 10 (14.08%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) Data Network Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Analyst
10 6 (8.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Network Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
11 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Grails
1 14 (19.72%) Ruby on Rails
1 14 (19.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Cryptography
1 14 (19.72%) PKI
1 14 (19.72%) Statistics
2 5 (7.04%) iPad
3 3 (4.23%) iPhone
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.82%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) ITIL
2 30 (42.25%) Change Control
3 20 (28.17%) Coaching
4 14 (19.72%) Analytics
4 14 (19.72%) Computer Security
4 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) DevOps
4 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
4 14 (19.72%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.27%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (9.86%) Network Design
7 4 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) B2B
9 2 (2.82%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.41%) Security Management
10 1 (1.41%) Server Patching
10 1 (1.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Bash Shell
1 14 (19.72%) Python
1 14 (19.72%) Ruby
2 5 (7.04%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (60.56%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (56.34%) CCNA
3 38 (53.52%) CCNP
4 26 (36.62%) CCSE
5 18 (25.35%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (7.04%) MCSE
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.23%) CCDA
8 3 (4.23%) CCDP
8 3 (4.23%) CCIE
8 3 (4.23%) CCSA
9 2 (2.82%) CCSP
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Firmware
2 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Nagios
1 14 (19.72%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (19.72%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Cisco
2 37 (52.11%) CheckPoint
3 30 (42.25%) Extreme Networks
4 14 (19.72%) Splunk
5 12 (16.90%) F5
6 10 (14.08%) VMware
7 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.04%) Apple
8 5 (7.04%) Avaya
9 4 (5.63%) Brocade
10 3 (4.23%) HP
10 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.82%) Symantec
12 1 (1.41%) IPFX
12 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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