The table below looks at the statistics for OpenBSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenBSD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenBSD
Rank 436 434 437
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.094% 0.017% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6408 5990 6931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 28.28% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5268 5164 6096
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

OpenBSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OpenBSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OpenBSD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OpenBSD Salary Trend in the South East

OpenBSD
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenBSD across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

OpenBSD Salary Histogram in the South East

OpenBSD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenBSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
East Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Kent 0 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
OpenBSD
England

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (85.00%) Debian
3 17 (85.00%) Puppet
4 16 (80.00%) Open Source
5 15 (75.00%) Ruby
5 15 (75.00%) Python
5 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (65.00%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (65.00%) Build Automation
6 13 (65.00%) Degree
6 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (65.00%) Load Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (25.00%) KVM
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Social Media
8 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) IPsec
8 3 (15.00%) FreeBSD
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) VRRP
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) SSL
9 2 (10.00%) SLA
9 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 2 (10.00%) Internet

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VLAN
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) IPsec
1 3 (15.00%) VRRP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.00%) VPLS
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Administrator
2 16 (80.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Open Source
2 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Social Media
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Debian
3 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.00%) FreeBSD
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) SELinux
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (65.00%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (65.00%) Build Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Ruby
1 15 (75.00%) Python
1 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) KVM
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) Squid
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP