The table below looks at the statistics for OpenBSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenBSD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenBSD
Rank 612 - 599
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 1 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% - 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.009% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 25
Average salary £52,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
OpenBSD
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11740 12025 12491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.29% 28.46% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10067 10072 10801
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

OpenBSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OpenBSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenBSD
Salary Trend in London

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

OpenBSD Salary Trend in London

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Ubuntu
3 8 (72.73%) IMAP
3 8 (72.73%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (63.64%) Ceph
4 7 (63.64%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) FreeBSD
4 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 7 (63.64%) Debian
5 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) SMTP
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Solaris
5 6 (54.55%) OpenVPN
5 6 (54.55%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) PHP
7 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 4 (36.36%) Apache
7 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 4 (36.36%) Nagios
7 4 (36.36%) OSPF
7 4 (36.36%) BGP
7 4 (36.36%) Web Design
7 4 (36.36%) Zope

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Zope
1 4 (36.36%) Plone
1 4 (36.36%) nginx
1 4 (36.36%) ejabberd
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) IMAP
2 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (54.55%) SMTP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) OpenVPN
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (36.36%) SSH
4 4 (36.36%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (36.36%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Emacs
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Ubuntu
3 7 (63.64%) FreeBSD
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) Debian
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Ceph
2 4 (36.36%) Postfix
2 4 (36.36%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (36.36%) Varnish
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 2 (18.18%) Samba
3 2 (18.18%) OpenSSH
3 2 (18.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) HAProxy
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Ganeti
1 4 (36.36%) Bacula
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp