The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 862 862 835
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 22 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 20
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -38.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
OpenVPN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenVPN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OpenVPN Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenVPN
Salary Trend in England

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

OpenVPN Salary Trend in England

OpenVPN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenVPN across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in England

OpenVPN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
North West +11 10 £37,500 +25.00%
London +10 7 £42,500 -5.55%
South East +6 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OpenVPN 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 OpenVPN.

1 58 (92.06%) VPN
2 53 (84.13%) Linux
3 52 (82.54%) IPsec
4 38 (60.32%) MySQL
5 35 (55.56%) CentOS
5 35 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (53.97%) Bash Shell
7 33 (52.38%) Python
7 33 (52.38%) PPTP
8 30 (47.62%) PHP
9 27 (42.86%) L2TP
10 26 (41.27%) Firewall
10 26 (41.27%) Route 53
11 23 (36.51%) Telecoms
11 23 (36.51%) Ubuntu
12 20 (31.75%) Puppet
13 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
13 19 (30.16%) DNS
13 19 (30.16%) Cisco
13 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (28.57%) Debian
14 18 (28.57%) VMware
14 18 (28.57%) PKI
14 18 (28.57%) Apache
14 18 (28.57%) Analytics
15 17 (26.98%) Amazon ELB
15 17 (26.98%) Vagrant
15 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
16 16 (25.40%) Shell Script

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OpenVPN 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 OpenVPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (28.57%) Apache
2 16 (25.40%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.59%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 35 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (41.27%) Route 53
3 17 (26.98%) Amazon ELB
4 15 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.76%) Google Apps
6 3 (4.76%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.17%) SaaS
8 1 (1.59%) PaaS
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) VPN
2 52 (82.54%) IPsec
3 33 (52.38%) PPTP
4 27 (42.86%) L2TP
5 26 (41.27%) Firewall
6 19 (30.16%) DNS
7 14 (22.22%) SSL
8 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
9 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (19.05%) Internet
10 6 (9.52%) MPLS
10 6 (9.52%) OSPF
10 6 (9.52%) BGP
10 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.94%) 3G
11 5 (7.94%) 4G
12 4 (6.35%) Network Security
12 4 (6.35%) DHCP
13 3 (4.76%) LDAP
14 2 (3.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (60.32%) MySQL
2 15 (23.81%) MariaDB
3 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Redis
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (36.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (31.75%) Administrator
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Security Consultant
11 1 (1.59%) Technical Support
11 1 (1.59%) Architect
11 1 (1.59%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Senior Consultant
11 1 (1.59%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) LAMP
2 13 (20.63%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (28.57%) PKI
3 15 (23.81%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Linux
2 35 (55.56%) CentOS
3 23 (36.51%) Ubuntu
4 18 (28.57%) Debian
5 12 (19.05%) Windows
6 11 (17.46%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (4.76%) OpenBSD
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Analytics
3 16 (25.40%) DevOps
4 15 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (23.81%) Migration
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
5 14 (22.22%) TDD
5 14 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 14 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 7 (11.11%) Network Design
6 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) SIEM
8 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.76%) Information Security
8 3 (4.76%) Open Source
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Bash Shell
2 33 (52.38%) Python
3 30 (47.62%) PHP
4 16 (25.40%) Shell Script
5 15 (23.81%) C++
5 15 (23.81%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) Go
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
1 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) CCIE
2 2 (3.17%) CCNP
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) CCDP
2 2 (3.17%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) CISM
3 1 (1.59%) GIAC
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.59%) CCSP
3 1 (1.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) KVM
2 15 (23.81%) Docker
3 14 (22.22%) Xen
4 6 (9.52%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (6.35%) Postfix
5 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.35%) Snort
6 3 (4.76%) vCloud
7 2 (3.17%) pfSense
7 2 (3.17%) Samba
8 1 (1.59%) NFS
8 1 (1.59%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Puppet
2 17 (26.98%) Vagrant
3 12 (19.05%) Nagios
4 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.76%) Nessus
5 3 (4.76%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.76%) OSSEC
6 2 (3.17%) Munin
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.59%) Cacti
7 1 (1.59%) logstash
7 1 (1.59%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Cisco
2 18 (28.57%) VMware
3 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.76%) Sourcefire
6 3 (4.76%) Google
7 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.59%) Splunk