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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenBSD
Rank 870 857 875
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 34 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.060% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 15
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31106 29778 32287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 27.35% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26023 25261 27679
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenBSD over the 3 months to 23 July 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 23 July 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 -24 30 £45,000 -5.26% 2
London -30 15 £50,000 +2.56%
South East +1 11 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Brighton - 10 £32,000 -
East Sussex - 10 £32,000 -
Hertfordshire -14 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England -14 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent - 1 - - 1

OpenBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (88.89%) Linux
2 43 (79.63%) Debian
3 39 (72.22%) Puppet
4 33 (61.11%) Ubuntu
5 28 (51.85%) FreeBSD
6 25 (46.30%) Open Source
7 24 (44.44%) Python
8 20 (37.04%) Node.js
9 19 (35.19%) Configuration Management
10 18 (33.33%) Mercurial
11 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
11 17 (31.48%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (31.48%) Ruby
11 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
12 16 (29.63%) MySQL
12 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (27.78%) Nagios
13 15 (27.78%) Social Media
14 14 (25.93%) Load Testing
14 14 (25.93%) Degree
14 14 (25.93%) Load Balancing
14 14 (25.93%) LAMP
14 14 (25.93%) Build Automation
15 13 (24.07%) Big Data
15 13 (24.07%) Sphinx
15 13 (24.07%) Redis
15 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
15 13 (24.07%) AIX
15 13 (24.07%) Replication
15 13 (24.07%) SaaS

OpenBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (37.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.52%) Firewall
3 8 (14.81%) NAS
4 7 (12.96%) VPN
5 6 (11.11%) DNS
5 6 (11.11%) SMTP
5 6 (11.11%) Network Security
5 6 (11.11%) IPsec
6 5 (9.26%) IMAP
6 5 (9.26%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (9.26%) DHCP
7 4 (7.41%) OpenVPN
7 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.56%) LAN
8 3 (5.56%) WAN
9 2 (3.70%) LDAP
9 2 (3.70%) SSL
9 2 (3.70%) Wireless
9 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MySQL
2 13 (24.07%) Redis
2 13 (24.07%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Grunt
General
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Administrator
2 37 (68.52%) Systems Administrator
3 36 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
4 35 (64.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (24.07%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 13 (24.07%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (24.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Support Assistant
10 1 (1.85%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Network Support
10 1 (1.85%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) LAMP
2 13 (24.07%) Sphinx
3 8 (14.81%) Django
4 5 (9.26%) HTML5
4 5 (9.26%) Ajax
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) CSS3
4 5 (9.26%) WebSockets
4 5 (9.26%) Backbone.js
4 5 (9.26%) D3.js
4 5 (9.26%) Highcharts JS
4 5 (9.26%) Sass
4 5 (9.26%) LESS
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Open Source
2 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
3 15 (27.78%) Social Media
4 13 (24.07%) Replication
5 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.56%) Physics
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (88.89%) Linux
2 43 (79.63%) Debian
3 33 (61.11%) Ubuntu
4 28 (51.85%) FreeBSD
5 13 (24.07%) AIX
6 10 (18.52%) UNIX
7 7 (12.96%) Windows
8 6 (11.11%) Solaris
9 5 (9.26%) Mac OS X
9 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.56%) CentOS
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.85%) SELinux
11 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Configuration Management
2 17 (31.48%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (25.93%) Build Automation
4 14 (25.93%) Load Balancing
4 14 (25.93%) Load Testing
5 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Social Media Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Network Management
9 1 (1.85%) Change Control
9 1 (1.85%) Service Management
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Python
2 17 (31.48%) Ruby
2 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) PHP
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) KVM
2 6 (11.11%) NFS
2 6 (11.11%) Samba
3 5 (9.26%) Postfix
4 4 (7.41%) OpenSSH
5 2 (3.70%) Snort
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.85%) Squid
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 39 (72.22%) Puppet
2 15 (27.78%) Nagios
3 13 (24.07%) Cacti
4 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) NetApp
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco
2 3 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) Google
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago