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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 833 889 866
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -23
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 42 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.093% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 6
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +80.00%
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
18938 19346 21281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.32% 17.20% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15139 15366 17267
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
London +20 24 £50,000 - 5
South East - 10 £50,000 - 1
North West - 5 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £43,000 -
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (79.49%) Linux
2 55 (70.51%) MySQL
3 49 (62.82%) VPN
4 44 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (53.85%) Web Services
6 38 (48.72%) Firewall
7 33 (42.31%) Bash Shell
8 31 (39.74%) IPsec
8 31 (39.74%) Ubuntu
8 31 (39.74%) PHP
9 29 (37.18%) Nagios
10 28 (35.90%) VMware
10 28 (35.90%) CentOS
10 28 (35.90%) MariaDB
11 27 (34.62%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (33.33%) SSL
13 25 (32.05%) L2TP
14 24 (30.77%) Amazon Linux
15 23 (29.49%) Cisco
15 23 (29.49%) Windows
16 22 (28.21%) Python
17 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
18 20 (25.64%) Apache
18 20 (25.64%) PPTP
18 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (24.36%) Debian
20 18 (23.08%) Redis
20 18 (23.08%) KVM
21 17 (21.79%) logstash
22 16 (20.51%) nginx

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (25.64%) Apache
2 16 (20.51%) nginx
3 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.13%) WordPress
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (34.62%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (16.67%) Route 53
4 12 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (15.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.41%) Datadog
6 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (62.82%) VPN
2 38 (48.72%) Firewall
3 31 (39.74%) IPsec
4 26 (33.33%) SSL
5 25 (32.05%) L2TP
6 20 (25.64%) PPTP
7 15 (19.23%) DNS
8 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 11 (14.10%) Internet
10 9 (11.54%) VoIP
11 8 (10.26%) SAN
12 7 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (8.97%) VLAN
13 6 (7.69%) IPv4
14 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (5.13%) ZigBee
15 4 (5.13%) 802.15
15 4 (5.13%) FTP
15 4 (5.13%) HTTP
15 4 (5.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (70.51%) MySQL
2 28 (35.90%) MariaDB
3 18 (23.08%) Redis
4 12 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (12.82%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.41%) Couchbase
7 4 (5.13%) Big Data
7 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.13%) SQLite
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
1 36 (46.15%) Administrator
2 16 (20.51%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (19.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Linux Support
5 12 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) IT Manager
7 7 (8.97%) Network Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) DBA
8 6 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Embedded Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Administrator
11 2 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.85%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) XML
2 4 (5.13%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.13%) JSON
2 4 (5.13%) WCF
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (3.85%) MCollective
3 3 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
3 4 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (79.49%) Linux
2 31 (39.74%) Ubuntu
3 28 (35.90%) CentOS
4 24 (30.77%) Amazon Linux
5 23 (29.49%) Windows
6 19 (24.36%) Debian
7 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
8 10 (12.82%) Android
9 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (5.13%) Windows CE
11 2 (2.56%) UNIX
11 2 (2.56%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.56%) Solaris
11 2 (2.56%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.28%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.41%) ITIL
4 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.13%) Information Security
5 4 (5.13%) Network Design
5 4 (5.13%) Analytics
5 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.85%) DevOps
6 3 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.85%) Project Management
6 3 (3.85%) Change Management
6 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.85%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.56%) CRM
7 2 (2.56%) Workflow
7 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Bash Shell
2 31 (39.74%) PHP
3 22 (28.21%) Python
4 15 (19.23%) Perl
5 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.26%) C
7 4 (5.13%) C#
7 4 (5.13%) C++
8 3 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) CCIE
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.28%) CCNP
3 1 (1.28%) CCDP
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.08%) KVM
3 16 (20.51%) Xen
4 14 (17.95%) Openswan
5 8 (10.26%) XenApp
6 7 (8.97%) XenServer
7 4 (5.13%) Firmware
7 4 (5.13%) Postfix
8 2 (2.56%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.56%) Dovecot
8 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.56%) Snort
8 2 (2.56%) NFS
8 2 (2.56%) Varnish
8 2 (2.56%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (2.56%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (2.56%) vCloud
8 2 (2.56%) pfSense
8 2 (2.56%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) Nagios
2 17 (21.79%) logstash
3 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (15.38%) Cacti
4 10 (12.82%) Ganglia
5 8 (10.26%) Puppet
6 5 (6.41%) Bacula
7 3 (3.85%) Pacemaker
7 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.85%) Munin
8 2 (2.56%) OSSEC
8 2 (2.56%) yum
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.56%) Nessus
8 2 (2.56%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) VMware
2 23 (29.49%) Cisco
3 16 (20.51%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.10%) Splunk
4 11 (14.10%) Percona
5 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix
7 5 (6.41%) HP
8 4 (5.13%) Apple
8 4 (5.13%) Assembla
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.56%) McAfee
9 2 (2.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.28%) New Relic
10 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
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