The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVPN
Rank 869 866 883
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 28 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.13% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £27,500 -
% change year-on-year
+55.45% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OpenVPN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenVPN
Salary Trend

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

OpenVPN Salary Trend in the UK

OpenVPN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenVPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +2 28 £45,000 -10.00% 6
London +19 18 £50,000 - 4
South East - 5 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -4 3 £43,000 +56.36%
West Yorkshire -13 3 £43,000 +56.36%
Yorkshire -23 3 £43,000 +56.36%
Berkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 2 £28,000 -
Manchester - 2 £27,500 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £28,000 -
North West - 2 £27,500 - 1
City of London +23 1 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenVPN 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 OpenVPN.

1 53 (91.38%) Linux
2 42 (72.41%) VPN
3 41 (70.69%) Windows
4 39 (67.24%) MySQL
5 36 (62.07%) PHP
6 31 (53.45%) DNS
6 31 (53.45%) Cisco
7 29 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
8 25 (43.10%) SSH
9 24 (41.38%) Postfix
10 23 (39.66%) DHCP
10 23 (39.66%) Ubuntu
11 21 (36.21%) Nagios
12 20 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (34.48%) VLAN
13 19 (32.76%) VoIP
14 18 (31.03%) Firewall
14 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
14 18 (31.03%) VMware
15 17 (29.31%) Citrix
15 17 (29.31%) FTP
15 17 (29.31%) LAMP
16 16 (27.59%) Web Services
16 16 (27.59%) IPsec
16 16 (27.59%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
18 13 (22.41%) IIS
18 13 (22.41%) Degree
18 13 (22.41%) Wireshark

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenVPN 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 OpenVPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) IIS
3 10 (17.24%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.90%) nginx
5 4 (6.90%) Zope
5 4 (6.90%) Plone
5 4 (6.90%) ejabberd
6 2 (3.45%) WordPress
6 2 (3.45%) Confluence
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (5.17%) Route 53
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (72.41%) VPN
2 31 (53.45%) DNS
3 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
3 25 (43.10%) SSH
4 23 (39.66%) DHCP
5 20 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (34.48%) VLAN
6 19 (32.76%) VoIP
7 18 (31.03%) Firewall
8 17 (29.31%) FTP
9 16 (27.59%) IPsec
9 16 (27.59%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (22.41%) Wireshark
10 13 (22.41%) DSL
11 12 (20.69%) Network Security
12 11 (18.97%) Internet
12 11 (18.97%) SSL
13 10 (17.24%) SMTP
13 10 (17.24%) IMAP
14 9 (15.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (67.24%) MySQL
2 13 (22.41%) Redis
3 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 12 (20.69%) MariaDB
4 10 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (8.62%) Big Data
5 5 (8.62%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.17%) SQLite
6 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Subversion
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Emacs
2 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.90%) Games
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Systems Administrator
1 26 (44.83%) Administrator
2 18 (31.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 18 (31.03%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (27.59%) Support Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Systems Support
4 13 (22.41%) Support Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Systems Support Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Support
7 3 (5.17%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) LAMP
2 16 (27.59%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.17%) WCF
3 3 (5.17%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) Open Source
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.17%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (91.38%) Linux
2 41 (70.69%) Windows
3 23 (39.66%) Ubuntu
4 13 (22.41%) Solaris
5 12 (20.69%) CentOS
6 11 (18.97%) Debian
7 10 (17.24%) OpenBSD
8 6 (10.34%) Mac OS X
8 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
9 5 (8.62%) Android
10 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (6.90%) FreeBSD
10 4 (6.90%) UNIX
10 4 (6.90%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (5.17%) Windows CE
11 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.90%) Analytics
4 4 (6.90%) Web Development
4 4 (6.90%) SIEM
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
4 4 (6.90%) Web Design
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Logistics
5 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.17%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.17%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps
6 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL
6 2 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (1.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) PHP
2 29 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.24%) Python
4 8 (13.79%) C
5 5 (8.62%) Perl
6 4 (6.90%) C++
6 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.17%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CISM
5 1 (1.72%) GIAC
5 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) Postfix
2 8 (13.79%) Openswan
3 7 (12.07%) Samba
4 6 (10.34%) NFS
4 6 (10.34%) OpenSSH
5 5 (8.62%) Docker
5 5 (8.62%) LXC
6 4 (6.90%) Varnish
6 4 (6.90%) Ceph
6 4 (6.90%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (6.90%) XenApp
7 3 (5.17%) XenServer
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
7 3 (5.17%) Firmware
7 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
7 3 (5.17%) Squid
8 1 (1.72%) Xen
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Nagios
2 7 (12.07%) Puppet
3 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.62%) Cacti
4 5 (8.62%) Ganglia
5 4 (6.90%) HAProxy
5 4 (6.90%) Ansible
5 4 (6.90%) Ganeti
5 4 (6.90%) Bacula
6 3 (5.17%) logstash
6 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (5.17%) OpenView
6 3 (5.17%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.72%) WSUS
8 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Cisco
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) Citrix
4 13 (22.41%) Polycom
5 9 (15.52%) HP
6 7 (12.07%) Percona
7 6 (10.34%) Splunk
8 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.17%) ArcSight
9 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.17%) Aruba
9 3 (5.17%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) Compuware
9 3 (5.17%) Assembla
10 2 (3.45%) Apple
10 2 (3.45%) Juniper
10 2 (3.45%) Perforce
10 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.72%) NetApp
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