The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 41 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.94% 1.79% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 19.05% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
VPN
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 33.55% 9.42% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 25
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

VPN
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Maidstone region.

VPN Salary Trend in Maidstone

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) CCSE
3 5 (62.50%) JNCIS
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Legal

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Professional Services Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCSE
1 5 (62.50%) JNCIS
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) F5
Maidstone, Kent
Orbit
Salary: Up to £24,050 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago