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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone - - 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
33 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 38.37% 6.72% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 12
Average salary £47,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 9 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint