The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenBSD
Rank 854 874 889
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 42 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.024% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 41 6 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

OpenBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenBSD
Top 13 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 17 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
England -8 33 £45,000 -14.28% 2
London +6 16 £45,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire +3 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England -6 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +4 7 £37,500 -
City of London - 4 £25,000 -
Brighton - 4 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £37,500 -
Kent +2 2 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 54 (83.08%) Debian
3 46 (70.77%) Ubuntu
4 40 (61.54%) Puppet
5 39 (60.00%) FreeBSD
6 28 (43.08%) Python
7 26 (40.00%) Open Source
8 25 (38.46%) Node.js
9 23 (35.38%) Mercurial
10 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
10 22 (33.85%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
11 21 (32.31%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (30.77%) MySQL
13 19 (29.23%) AIX
14 18 (27.69%) Nagios
14 18 (27.69%) Degree
15 17 (26.15%) Ruby
15 17 (26.15%) Bash Shell
16 16 (24.62%) Social Media
17 15 (23.08%) Load Balancing
17 15 (23.08%) KVM
18 14 (21.54%) UNIX
18 14 (21.54%) LAMP
19 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
19 13 (20.00%) Replication
19 13 (20.00%) Load Testing
19 13 (20.00%) Cacti
19 13 (20.00%) SaaS
19 13 (20.00%) Sphinx

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (38.46%) Node.js
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) nginx
3 4 (6.15%) Zope
3 4 (6.15%) Plone
4 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.46%) SMTP
2 12 (18.46%) DNS
3 11 (16.92%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) Network Security
4 10 (15.38%) IMAP
5 9 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (13.85%) OpenVPN
6 8 (12.31%) NAS
6 8 (12.31%) IPsec
7 7 (10.77%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (10.77%) VPN
8 6 (9.23%) DHCP
8 6 (9.23%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (7.69%) OSPF
9 5 (7.69%) BGP
10 4 (6.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (6.15%) SSH
11 3 (4.62%) VLAN
11 3 (4.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) MySQL
2 13 (20.00%) Redis
2 13 (20.00%) Big Data
3 11 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Mercurial
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
4 10 (15.38%) Grunt
5 4 (6.15%) Emacs
General
1 4 (6.15%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Administrator
2 44 (67.69%) Systems Administrator
3 39 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
4 38 (58.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 13 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 10 (15.38%) Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (7.69%) UNIX Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Network Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) UNIX Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) LAMP
2 13 (20.00%) Sphinx
3 10 (15.38%) CSS3
3 10 (15.38%) WebSockets
3 10 (15.38%) Backbone.js
3 10 (15.38%) D3.js
3 10 (15.38%) Highcharts JS
3 10 (15.38%) Sass
3 10 (15.38%) LESS
3 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 10 (15.38%) Ajax
3 10 (15.38%) HTML
3 10 (15.38%) CSS
3 10 (15.38%) HTML5
4 8 (12.31%) Django
5 2 (3.08%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Open Source
2 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
3 16 (24.62%) Social Media
4 13 (20.00%) Replication
5 9 (13.85%) Mathematics
5 9 (13.85%) Physics
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 54 (83.08%) Debian
3 46 (70.77%) Ubuntu
4 39 (60.00%) FreeBSD
5 19 (29.23%) AIX
6 14 (21.54%) UNIX
7 12 (18.46%) Windows
7 12 (18.46%) Solaris
8 7 (10.77%) Mac OS X
8 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.62%) CentOS
10 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.08%) SELinux
10 2 (3.08%) Android
11 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
2 21 (32.31%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 13 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 13 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 10 (15.38%) MVC
5 10 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.69%) Social Media Monitoring
7 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.15%) Web Design
8 4 (6.15%) Web Development
8 4 (6.15%) Analytics
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL
10 1 (1.54%) Migration
10 1 (1.54%) Network Management
10 1 (1.54%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Python
2 17 (26.15%) Ruby
2 17 (26.15%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) PHP
5 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.54%) CCNP
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) KVM
2 8 (12.31%) NFS
2 8 (12.31%) Samba
3 5 (7.69%) Postfix
3 5 (7.69%) OpenSSH
4 4 (6.15%) Varnish
4 4 (6.15%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.08%) Squid
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) Snort
7 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (61.54%) Puppet
2 18 (27.69%) Nagios
3 13 (20.00%) Cacti
4 6 (9.23%) HAProxy
4 6 (9.23%) Ansible
5 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) NetApp
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) HP
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.62%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Google
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