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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVPN
Rank 843 823 858
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +35
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 29 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 22
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +57.14%
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -40 12 £42,500 -15.00%
South East - 12 £28,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
OpenVPN
UK

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 30 (75.00%) Windows
3 27 (67.50%) VPN
3 27 (67.50%) DNS
4 24 (60.00%) Cisco
4 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 23 (57.50%) DHCP
6 22 (55.00%) SSH
7 21 (52.50%) MySQL
7 21 (52.50%) PHP
8 20 (50.00%) Postfix
9 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
10 16 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (37.50%) FTP
11 15 (37.50%) VLAN
12 14 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (35.00%) VMware
12 14 (35.00%) LAMP
12 14 (35.00%) IPsec
13 13 (32.50%) Ubuntu
13 13 (32.50%) Solaris
13 13 (32.50%) Degree
13 13 (32.50%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
14 12 (30.00%) VoIP
15 11 (27.50%) DSL
15 11 (27.50%) Samba
15 11 (27.50%) IIS

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) IIS
3 9 (22.50%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) nginx
5 4 (10.00%) Zope
5 4 (10.00%) Plone
6 2 (5.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.50%) Drupal
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Route 53
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) VPN
1 27 (67.50%) DNS
2 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 23 (57.50%) DHCP
4 22 (55.00%) SSH
5 16 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (37.50%) VLAN
6 15 (37.50%) FTP
7 14 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (35.00%) IPsec
8 12 (30.00%) VoIP
9 11 (27.50%) DSL
9 11 (27.50%) Network Security
9 11 (27.50%) Wireshark
10 10 (25.00%) IMAP
10 10 (25.00%) SMTP
11 9 (22.50%) OSPF
11 9 (22.50%) Internet
11 9 (22.50%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (20.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MySQL
2 15 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) SQLite
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Emacs
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (10.00%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Multimedia
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Administrator
2 13 (32.50%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Systems Support
4 11 (27.50%) Support Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Systems Support Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Systems Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (17.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Project Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 30 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Solaris
3 13 (32.50%) Ubuntu
4 10 (25.00%) OpenBSD
5 8 (20.00%) CentOS
6 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.50%) Debian
9 4 (10.00%) UNIX
9 4 (10.00%) FreeBSD
10 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (17.50%) Web Development
3 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) Web Design
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) SIEM
5 3 (7.50%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Budget Control
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PHP
2 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Postfix
2 11 (27.50%) Samba
3 10 (25.00%) NFS
4 9 (22.50%) OpenSSH
5 5 (12.50%) Varnish
6 4 (10.00%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
7 3 (7.50%) Squid
7 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
9 1 (2.50%) vSphere
9 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Nagios
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (10.00%) Ansible
3 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView
3 3 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Munin
4 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Polycom
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Sun
6 3 (7.50%) Compuware
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) Aruba
6 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.00%) Perforce
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp