Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 9 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 11.11% 20.48% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.00% 65.38% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 7
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £47,875 £73,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.88% -34.86% -
10th Percentile £47,250 £46,250 £30,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £49,500 £77,500
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -21.05% +26.67% +25.00%

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 West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 25 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 30.86% 31.33% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 20
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £49,800 £75,475
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.28% +7.86% -2.78%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in West Malling

VPN
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

Salary trend for VPN in West Malling

VPN
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in West Malling over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in West Malling

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 West Malling region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCIE
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) Data Security
1 8 (88.89%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (88.89%) VLAN
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
1 8 (88.89%) Problem Management
1 8 (88.89%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 7 (77.78%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Network Architecture
2 7 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (77.78%) Private Cloud
2 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
2 7 (77.78%) Zscaler
2 7 (77.78%) VPLS
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Forcepoint
2 7 (77.78%) DMZ

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) VLAN
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) DMZ
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 7 (77.78%) VPLS
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Data Security
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
1 8 (88.89%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (77.78%) Network Architecture
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCIE
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Forcepoint
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) Zscaler
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto