The table below looks at the statistics for OpenBSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenBSD over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenBSD
Rank 852 856 862
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 18 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.062% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 6
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +68.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £52,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £52,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £24,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +116.49%
OpenBSD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28891 27802 29856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 27.65% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24155 23899 25794
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

OpenBSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenBSD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OpenBSD Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenBSD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenBSD across the England region.

OpenBSD Salary Trend in England

OpenBSD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenBSD across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

OpenBSD Salary Histogram in England

OpenBSD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenBSD within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 10 £35,000 -33.33%
East of England -7 6 £47,500 -9.52%
South East -5 2 £35,000 -
OpenBSD
UK

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OpenBSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenBSD.

1 41 (83.67%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) Ubuntu
3 36 (73.47%) Debian
4 29 (59.18%) FreeBSD
5 24 (48.98%) Puppet
6 17 (34.69%) Open Source
6 17 (34.69%) MySQL
6 17 (34.69%) Python
7 16 (32.65%) Node.js
7 16 (32.65%) Mercurial
8 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
9 14 (28.57%) AIX
10 13 (26.53%) Solaris
10 13 (26.53%) Windows
10 13 (26.53%) SMTP
10 13 (26.53%) DNS
10 13 (26.53%) IMAP
10 13 (26.53%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (24.49%) KVM
11 12 (24.49%) Degree
11 12 (24.49%) Network Security
11 12 (24.49%) PHP
11 12 (24.49%) Nagios
11 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (22.45%) Firewall
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
12 11 (22.45%) Ruby
12 11 (22.45%) Social Media

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OpenBSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenBSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.65%) Node.js
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) nginx
3 4 (8.16%) ejabberd
3 4 (8.16%) Zope
3 4 (8.16%) Plone
4 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) SMTP
1 13 (26.53%) DNS
1 13 (26.53%) IMAP
2 12 (24.49%) Network Security
3 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (20.41%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (20.41%) OpenVPN
5 9 (18.37%) IPsec
6 7 (14.29%) VPN
6 7 (14.29%) DHCP
7 6 (12.24%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (10.20%) NAS
8 5 (10.20%) OSPF
8 5 (10.20%) BGP
9 4 (8.16%) SSH
9 4 (8.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (6.12%) VLAN
10 3 (6.12%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MySQL
2 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (16.33%) Redis
3 8 (16.33%) Big Data
4 4 (8.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Mercurial
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) Grunt
4 4 (8.16%) Emacs
General
1 4 (8.16%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Administrator
2 31 (63.27%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
4 27 (55.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (16.33%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) UNIX Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) LAMP
2 8 (16.33%) Ajax
2 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) CSS
2 8 (16.33%) HTML5
2 8 (16.33%) Sphinx
2 8 (16.33%) CSS3
2 8 (16.33%) WebSockets
2 8 (16.33%) Backbone.js
2 8 (16.33%) D3.js
2 8 (16.33%) Highcharts JS
2 8 (16.33%) Sass
2 8 (16.33%) LESS
2 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.20%) Django
4 2 (4.08%) Memcached
5 1 (2.04%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Open Source
2 11 (22.45%) Social Media
2 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.33%) Replication
4 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.16%) Physics
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) Ubuntu
3 36 (73.47%) Debian
4 29 (59.18%) FreeBSD
5 14 (28.57%) AIX
6 13 (26.53%) Solaris
6 13 (26.53%) Windows
7 10 (20.41%) UNIX
8 8 (16.33%) Mac OS X
8 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.08%) SELinux
9 2 (4.08%) Android
9 2 (4.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
2 13 (26.53%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
4 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.33%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 4 (8.16%) Web Design
7 4 (8.16%) Web Development
7 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
9 1 (2.04%) Change Control
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL
9 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Python
2 12 (24.49%) PHP
3 11 (22.45%) Ruby
4 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) KVM
2 11 (22.45%) Ceph
3 9 (18.37%) NFS
3 9 (18.37%) Samba
4 8 (16.33%) Postfix
5 6 (12.24%) OpenSSH
6 4 (8.16%) Varnish
6 4 (8.16%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.08%) Squid
9 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) Puppet
2 12 (24.49%) Nagios
3 8 (16.33%) Cacti
4 6 (12.24%) HAProxy
4 6 (12.24%) Ansible
5 5 (10.20%) Ganeti
6 4 (8.16%) Bacula
6 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.04%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) NetApp
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) VMware