The first table below looks at the demand for OpenBSD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenBSD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenBSD
Rank 899 855 912
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +57
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 18 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.056% 0.093% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 10
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,400 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +45.45%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32237 30128 33555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.13% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26870 25240 28921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

OpenBSD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenBSD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenBSD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenBSD within the UK.

OpenBSD Salary Trend in the UK

OpenBSD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenBSD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

OpenBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenBSD
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenBSD within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South East -12 8 £32,000 -20.00%
London -63 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Sussex - 7 £32,000 -
Brighton - 7 £32,000 -
Hertfordshire +13 2 £41,250 -
East of England -12 2 £41,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £41,250 -

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 27 (84.38%) Debian
3 21 (65.63%) FreeBSD
3 21 (65.63%) Ubuntu
4 20 (62.50%) Python
4 20 (62.50%) UNIX
4 20 (62.50%) Puppet
5 18 (56.25%) Open Source
6 13 (40.63%) NetApp
6 13 (40.63%) AIX
6 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
6 13 (40.63%) Degree
6 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
6 13 (40.63%) Django
6 13 (40.63%) KVM
7 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
8 9 (28.13%) Mathematics
9 8 (25.00%) CentOS
9 8 (25.00%) MySQL
10 7 (21.88%) Nagios
10 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.88%) Ruby
10 7 (21.88%) LAMP
11 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
11 5 (15.63%) NAS
11 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (15.63%) Node.js
11 5 (15.63%) Build Automation

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 5 (15.63%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Redis
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (43.75%) Linux Administrator
1 14 (43.75%) Administrator
1 14 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (40.63%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Assistant
6 1 (3.13%) IT Assistant
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Django
2 7 (21.88%) LAMP
3 3 (9.38%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Open Source
2 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (28.13%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 3 (9.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 27 (84.38%) Debian
3 21 (65.63%) FreeBSD
3 21 (65.63%) Ubuntu
4 20 (62.50%) UNIX
5 13 (40.63%) AIX
6 8 (25.00%) CentOS
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.38%) Social Media Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.88%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) KVM
2 4 (12.50%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) Postfix
3 1 (3.13%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) NetApp
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Google
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great bens
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