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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenBSD
Rank 862 871 879
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 40 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.020% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 39 6 15
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 £37,500 £38,750 £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
31150 29431 32710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.32% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25848 25031 27949
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 £62,500 £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 1 September 2014 within the UK.

OpenBSD Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenBSD
Top 11 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 1 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
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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 0 31 £45,000 -14.28% 3
London -7 15 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hertfordshire 0 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England -4 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South East - 7 £37,500 - 1
Brighton - 5 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £25,000 - 1
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 51 (83.61%) Linux
1 51 (83.61%) Debian
2 41 (67.21%) Ubuntu
3 40 (65.57%) Puppet
4 35 (57.38%) FreeBSD
5 27 (44.26%) Open Source
6 25 (40.98%) Node.js
6 25 (40.98%) Python
7 23 (37.70%) Mercurial
8 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
9 21 (34.43%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
9 21 (34.43%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (31.15%) AIX
11 17 (27.87%) MySQL
11 17 (27.87%) Bash Shell
11 17 (27.87%) Ruby
12 16 (26.23%) Degree
12 16 (26.23%) Social Media
13 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
13 15 (24.59%) Nagios
14 14 (22.95%) LAMP
14 14 (22.95%) Load Testing
14 14 (22.95%) Build Automation
15 13 (21.31%) Big Data
15 13 (21.31%) Sphinx
15 13 (21.31%) Redis
15 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
15 13 (21.31%) KVM
15 13 (21.31%) Cacti

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (40.98%) Node.js
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) nginx
3 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) Zope
4 1 (1.64%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.39%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) NAS
3 8 (13.11%) SMTP
3 8 (13.11%) DNS
4 7 (11.48%) Network Security
4 7 (11.48%) IPsec
5 6 (9.84%) IMAP
5 6 (9.84%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (9.84%) VPN
6 5 (8.20%) DHCP
6 5 (8.20%) OpenVPN
6 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.92%) VLAN
7 3 (4.92%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (4.92%) VRRP
7 3 (4.92%) SSL
8 2 (3.28%) SAN
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
8 2 (3.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) MySQL
2 13 (21.31%) Redis
2 13 (21.31%) Big Data
3 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Mercurial
2 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (16.39%) Grunt
5 1 (1.64%) Emacs
General
1 1 (1.64%) Games
1 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Administrator
2 40 (65.57%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (62.30%) Linux Administrator
4 37 (60.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (21.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 13 (21.31%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 13 (21.31%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (16.39%) Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (8.20%) UNIX Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) Network Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) UNIX Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Network Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) LAMP
2 13 (21.31%) Sphinx
3 10 (16.39%) CSS3
3 10 (16.39%) WebSockets
3 10 (16.39%) Backbone.js
3 10 (16.39%) D3.js
3 10 (16.39%) Highcharts JS
3 10 (16.39%) Sass
3 10 (16.39%) LESS
3 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.39%) Ajax
3 10 (16.39%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) CSS
3 10 (16.39%) HTML5
4 8 (13.11%) Django
5 2 (3.28%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 27 (44.26%) Open Source
2 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
3 16 (26.23%) Social Media
4 13 (21.31%) Replication
5 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
5 8 (13.11%) Physics
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Linux
1 51 (83.61%) Debian
2 41 (67.21%) Ubuntu
3 35 (57.38%) FreeBSD
4 19 (31.15%) AIX
5 11 (18.03%) UNIX
6 7 (11.48%) Windows
6 7 (11.48%) Solaris
7 6 (9.84%) Mac OS X
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) CentOS
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.28%) SELinux
9 2 (3.28%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
1 21 (34.43%) Capacity Planning
1 21 (34.43%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
3 14 (22.95%) Load Testing
3 14 (22.95%) Build Automation
4 10 (16.39%) MVC
5 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.20%) Social Media Monitoring
8 4 (6.56%) Analytics
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.28%) Service Management
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL
10 1 (1.64%) Migration
10 1 (1.64%) Web Design
10 1 (1.64%) Web Development
10 1 (1.64%) Network Management
10 1 (1.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Python
2 17 (27.87%) Ruby
2 17 (27.87%) Bash Shell
3 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) PHP
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) KVM
2 7 (11.48%) NFS
2 7 (11.48%) Samba
3 4 (6.56%) Postfix
3 4 (6.56%) OpenSSH
4 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) Squid
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.64%) Varnish
6 1 (1.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 40 (65.57%) Puppet
2 15 (24.59%) Nagios
3 13 (21.31%) Cacti
4 3 (4.92%) HAProxy
4 3 (4.92%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) NetApp
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco
2 3 (4.92%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Bristol
Netsight Internet Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago