The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 8.70% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
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 Maidstone with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 18 29 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 26.09% 40.85% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 25
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +54.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

VPN
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for VPN in Maidstone

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 Maidstone region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) MCP
3 5 (62.50%) MCSD
3 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Security Patching
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Site Server
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Security Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCP
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) MCSD
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds