The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.76% - 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 27.78% 9.09% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 9
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £27,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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 1 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Junos
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) VB

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Junos
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCSE
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (66.67%) F5