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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 32 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 1.75% 7.04% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £47,000 £19,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +141.02% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +8.10%  

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 20 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 15.79% 28.17% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 36
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

VPN
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Acronis
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware