The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 621 620 613
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 7 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
OpenVPN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7092 7860 7196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.69% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6073 6483 6015
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OpenVPN Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenVPN
Salary Trend in London

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

OpenVPN Salary Trend in London

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) VPN
3 23 (79.31%) IPsec
4 19 (65.52%) MySQL
5 18 (62.07%) Ubuntu
5 18 (62.07%) CentOS
6 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (58.62%) Bash Shell
6 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (58.62%) VMware
6 17 (58.62%) PPTP
6 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
7 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
7 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
7 16 (55.17%) Apache
8 15 (51.72%) Debian
8 15 (51.72%) L2TP
9 14 (48.28%) Shell Script
9 14 (48.28%) Python
9 14 (48.28%) Perl
9 14 (48.28%) PHP
9 14 (48.28%) MariaDB
9 14 (48.28%) nginx
9 14 (48.28%) KVM
10 13 (44.83%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (44.83%) Xen
11 11 (37.93%) Route 53
11 11 (37.93%) Web Services
11 11 (37.93%) Internet
12 10 (34.48%) Amazon Linux

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 16 (55.17%) Apache
2 14 (48.28%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.45%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (44.83%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (37.93%) Route 53
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) VPN
2 23 (79.31%) IPsec
3 17 (58.62%) PPTP
4 15 (51.72%) L2TP
5 11 (37.93%) Internet
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
8 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) Network Security
10 2 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (6.90%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.90%) SSL
10 2 (6.90%) LDAP
10 2 (6.90%) SSH
11 1 (3.45%) IMAP
11 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MySQL
2 14 (48.28%) MariaDB
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (58.62%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Ubuntu
2 18 (62.07%) CentOS
3 15 (51.72%) Debian
4 10 (34.48%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) CRM
1 4 (13.79%) SIEM
2 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
3 2 (6.90%) Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps
3 2 (6.90%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Bash Shell
2 14 (48.28%) Perl
2 14 (48.28%) PHP
2 14 (48.28%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) CCIE
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) CCDP
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.45%) CCSP
3 1 (3.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (48.28%) KVM
3 13 (44.83%) Xen
4 4 (13.79%) Postfix
4 4 (13.79%) Snort
5 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.34%) vCloud
6 2 (6.90%) pfSense
6 2 (6.90%) Samba
7 1 (3.45%) NFS
7 1 (3.45%) XenServer
7 1 (3.45%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (3.45%) Docker
7 1 (3.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) OSSEC
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Munin
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.90%) McAfee
7 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.90%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Vyatta
8 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.45%) Splunk