Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 61 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 +56
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 48 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.18% 3.74% 5.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 18.82% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 87
Kent median annual salary £30,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.79% +18.75% +48.15%
10th Percentile £19,250 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £56,775 £49,500 £46,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 112 255 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.24% 19.89% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 98 204 288
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,775 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge -7 4 £22,250 -9.18% 1
Tunbridge Wells +20 2 £58,250 -
Maidstone -9 2 £36,500 +4.29% 2
West Malling -9 1 £45,000 -8.16%
Sevenoaks - 1 £23,500 - 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Junos
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) Junos
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Security
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Microservices
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Consul
1 1 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (10.00%) Grafana
1 1 (10.00%) Graphite
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Opsview
1 1 (10.00%) Packer
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Salt
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) VMware