Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 29.21% 7.81% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 81.25% 62.50% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 3
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +69.49%
10th Percentile £46,250 £29,850 £46,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £68,000 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +48.15% -22.86%

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 32 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 35.96% 12.50% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 20
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.05% -16.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £46,250 £28,800 £38,575
90th Percentile £49,500 £66,500 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -9.41%

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 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in West Malling

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 West Malling region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) CCNA
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (96.15%) CheckPoint
3 24 (92.31%) MPLS
3 24 (92.31%) CCIE
3 24 (92.31%) CCNP
3 24 (92.31%) WAN
3 24 (92.31%) Load Balancing
3 24 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (92.31%) F5
4 23 (88.46%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (88.46%) SolarWinds
4 23 (88.46%) VLAN
4 23 (88.46%) ITIL
4 23 (88.46%) Change Management
5 19 (73.08%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (42.31%) Palo Alto
7 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
8 6 (23.08%) Juniper
9 4 (15.38%) OSPF
9 4 (15.38%) IPsec
10 3 (11.54%) BGP
10 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
10 3 (11.54%) VRRP
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) HSRP
10 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
10 3 (11.54%) Time Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (92.31%) MPLS
2 24 (92.31%) WAN
3 23 (88.46%) VLAN
4 19 (73.08%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (15.38%) IPsec
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
6 3 (11.54%) BGP
6 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
6 3 (11.54%) HSRP
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) VRRP
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
8 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Network Engineer
2 21 (80.77%) Deployment Engineer
2 21 (80.77%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 17 (65.38%) WAN Engineer
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 23 (88.46%) Change Management
2 23 (88.46%) ITIL
2 23 (88.46%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) CCNA
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (92.31%) CCIE
2 24 (92.31%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CCDA
3 2 (7.69%) CCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) CCSE
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) CheckPoint
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) F5
3 23 (88.46%) SolarWinds
4 11 (42.31%) Palo Alto
5 6 (23.08%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya