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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenBSD
Rank - 901 855
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 0 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.073% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 25
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary - £32,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -21.47%

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
29419 31400 29542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.52% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24625 26299 24870
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Ceph
2 4 (66.67%) FreeBSD
2 4 (66.67%) Debian
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) KVM
4 2 (33.33%) logstash
4 2 (33.33%) Rsyslog
4 2 (33.33%) Bacula
4 2 (33.33%) Django
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) yum
4 2 (33.33%) Foundry
4 2 (33.33%) Varnish
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Dovecot
4 2 (33.33%) Openswan
4 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 2 (33.33%) HSRP
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) IPv6
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) FreeBSD
2 4 (66.67%) Debian
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Ceph
2 3 (50.00%) KVM
3 2 (33.33%) iptables
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Postfix
3 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (33.33%) Varnish
3 2 (33.33%) Dovecot
3 2 (33.33%) Openswan
3 2 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (33.33%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (33.33%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) Munin
1 2 (33.33%) yum
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (33.33%) logstash
1 2 (33.33%) Rsyslog
1 2 (33.33%) Bacula
1 2 (33.33%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 2 (33.33%) Foundry
1 2 (33.33%) Percona
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