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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 83 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% 1.21% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 6.01% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 20
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £38,250 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £68,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
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
198 233 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.10% 20.14% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 184 209 223
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,925 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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
Stansted +19 7 £30,000 -29.41%
Tonbridge -6 2 £23,000 -45.88%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) DNS
2 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
3 22 (84.62%) Firewall
4 21 (80.77%) VMware
4 21 (80.77%) Cisco
4 21 (80.77%) DHCP
5 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (73.08%) MS Exchange
6 19 (73.08%) MS Office
6 19 (73.08%) Windows
7 18 (69.23%) Linux
7 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
7 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
8 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
9 16 (61.54%) Apple
9 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (61.54%) Wireless
9 16 (61.54%) Windows 8
9 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (61.54%) iPhone
9 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (61.54%) VLAN
10 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (57.69%) Windows Vista
10 15 (57.69%) IMAP
10 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (57.69%) Draytek
10 15 (57.69%) Android
10 15 (57.69%) PDA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (73.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (57.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (34.62%) Apache
3 9 (34.62%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
2 19 (73.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) DNS
2 22 (84.62%) Firewall
3 21 (80.77%) DHCP
4 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
5 16 (61.54%) Wireless
5 16 (61.54%) VLAN
6 15 (57.69%) IMAP
6 15 (57.69%) DMZ
6 15 (57.69%) SMTP
7 12 (46.15%) SAN
8 10 (38.46%) NAS
9 7 (26.92%) WAN
10 6 (23.08%) ADSL
11 5 (19.23%) MPLS
11 5 (19.23%) IPsec
12 2 (7.69%) Internet
12 2 (7.69%) LAN
12 2 (7.69%) VoIP
12 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
13 1 (3.85%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (61.54%) Support Engineer
3 15 (57.69%) Systems Support Engineer
3 15 (57.69%) Systems Support
4 9 (34.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (34.62%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) iPhone
2 15 (57.69%) PDA
2 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (57.69%) Blackberry
3 9 (34.62%) Replication
4 3 (11.54%) AS400
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Vista
4 15 (57.69%) Android
4 15 (57.69%) Windows XP
5 9 (34.62%) Mac OS
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.54%) UNIX
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCSE
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (34.62%) vSphere
3 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Backup Exec
2 5 (19.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) VMware
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 16 (61.54%) Apple
4 15 (57.69%) Draytek
4 15 (57.69%) Symantec
5 9 (34.62%) Veeam
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
7 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago