The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 63 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +34  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.94% 2.32% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.47% 12.22% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 8
Median salary £47,500 £64,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.78% +113.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £30,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 127 180 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.24% 18.99% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 110 143 202
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Kent

VPN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for VPN in Kent

VPN
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Kent over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN 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 25 June 2017. 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 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
Maidstone - 6 £40,000 -
West Malling +9 3 £47,500 -34.48% 2
Tunbridge Wells -9 3 £29,000 -54.68%
Sittingbourne - 3 £37,500 -
Chatham +5 1 £60,000 +155.31%
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
Rochester - 1 - -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 51 (87.93%) Firewall
2 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Cisco
3 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (48.28%) VLAN
4 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (39.66%) CheckPoint
6 19 (32.76%) F5
7 18 (31.03%) Network Security
8 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
8 17 (29.31%) WAN
9 16 (27.59%) SSL
9 16 (27.59%) Project Management
9 16 (27.59%) VMware
10 15 (25.86%) Wireless
11 14 (24.14%) SLA
11 14 (24.14%) SAN
11 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (24.14%) Palo Alto
12 13 (22.41%) High Availability
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (22.41%) DNS
12 13 (22.41%) DHCP
12 13 (22.41%) LAN
12 13 (22.41%) Linux
13 12 (20.69%) VoIP
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (20.69%) Blue Coat

VPN
Co-occurring 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 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (87.93%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) VLAN
3 18 (31.03%) Network Security
4 17 (29.31%) WAN
5 16 (27.59%) SSL
6 15 (25.86%) Wireless
7 14 (24.14%) SAN
8 13 (22.41%) DHCP
8 13 (22.41%) DNS
8 13 (22.41%) LAN
9 12 (20.69%) VoIP
10 9 (15.52%) Internet
10 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
10 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.34%) EIGRP
11 6 (10.34%) OSPF
12 5 (8.62%) BGP
12 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (8.62%) IPsec
12 5 (8.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) IT Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) IT Security Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Security Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Administrator
4 11 (18.97%) Server Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (15.52%) Active Directory Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Active Directory Support
6 9 (15.52%) Exchange Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Exchange Support
6 9 (15.52%) Server Support
6 9 (15.52%) Windows Server Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Windows Server Support
6 9 (15.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) Grails
2 1 (1.72%) MAPI
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) AS400
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) CCTV
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) PDA
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (22.41%) Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.52%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Project Management
2 13 (22.41%) High Availability
3 12 (20.69%) Presales
4 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (15.52%) Migration
5 9 (15.52%) Server Building
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.62%) Change Management
8 5 (8.62%) Security Patching
9 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
11 2 (3.45%) Network Management
11 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) RPG
5 2 (3.45%) RPG IV
5 2 (3.45%) RPG/400
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.45%) VBA
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) CCNA
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.07%) CCNP
3 6 (10.34%) MCP
3 6 (10.34%) MCSE
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.62%) MCSA
4 5 (8.62%) MCSD
5 4 (6.90%) CCIE
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CISA
8 1 (1.72%) CISM
8 1 (1.72%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.52%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Backup Exec
2 9 (15.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) CheckPoint
3 19 (32.76%) F5
4 16 (27.59%) VMware
5 14 (24.14%) Palo Alto
6 12 (20.69%) Blue Coat
6 12 (20.69%) Fortinet
6 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.24%) Citrix
8 9 (15.52%) Kaspersky
8 9 (15.52%) McAfee
8 9 (15.52%) Symantec
8 9 (15.52%) Veeam
8 9 (15.52%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.17%) Brocade
10 3 (5.17%) IBM
11 2 (3.45%) Apple
11 2 (3.45%) HP
11 2 (3.45%) Juniper
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago