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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 878 883 870
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 22 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 20
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%

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
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 12 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 31 August 2015. 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 +11 22 £37,500 +29.31%
North West +17 10 £37,500 +25.00%
Manchester +12 10 £37,500 +25.00%
London +2 7 £42,500 -5.55%
South East +5 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £28,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 58 (92.06%) VPN
2 53 (84.13%) Linux
3 52 (82.54%) IPsec
4 38 (60.32%) MySQL
5 35 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (53.97%) CentOS
7 33 (52.38%) Bash Shell
7 33 (52.38%) PPTP
8 32 (50.79%) Python
9 29 (46.03%) PHP
10 27 (42.86%) L2TP
11 26 (41.27%) Firewall
11 26 (41.27%) Route 53
12 23 (36.51%) Telecoms
13 22 (34.92%) Ubuntu
14 20 (31.75%) DNS
14 20 (31.75%) Cisco
14 20 (31.75%) Puppet
15 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (28.57%) VMware
16 18 (28.57%) PKI
16 18 (28.57%) Apache
16 18 (28.57%) Analytics
16 18 (28.57%) Data Centre
17 17 (26.98%) Amazon ELB
17 17 (26.98%) Vagrant
17 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (26.98%) Debian
18 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
18 16 (25.40%) DevOps

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (28.57%) Apache
2 15 (23.81%) nginx
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.59%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 35 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (41.27%) Route 53
3 17 (26.98%) Amazon ELB
4 15 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.76%) Google Apps
6 3 (4.76%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (3.17%) SaaS
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.59%) IaaS
8 1 (1.59%) PaaS
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) VPN
2 52 (82.54%) IPsec
3 33 (52.38%) PPTP
4 27 (42.86%) L2TP
5 26 (41.27%) Firewall
6 20 (31.75%) DNS
7 15 (23.81%) SSL
8 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (17.46%) Internet
11 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
11 6 (9.52%) BGP
11 6 (9.52%) MPLS
11 6 (9.52%) OSPF
12 5 (7.94%) 4G
12 5 (7.94%) 3G
12 5 (7.94%) DHCP
13 4 (6.35%) Network Security
14 3 (4.76%) LDAP
14 3 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (60.32%) MySQL
2 14 (22.22%) MariaDB
3 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.59%) Redis
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 23 (36.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (31.75%) Administrator
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (11.11%) Design Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Principal Security Consultant
11 1 (1.59%) Senior Design Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) DevOps Administrator
11 1 (1.59%) Linux Support Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Security Consultant
11 1 (1.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) LAMP
2 13 (20.63%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) PKI
1 18 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.81%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) CentOS
3 22 (34.92%) Ubuntu
4 17 (26.98%) Debian
5 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 11 (17.46%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (4.76%) OpenBSD
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Analytics
3 16 (25.40%) DevOps
4 15 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) Migration
5 14 (22.22%) TDD
5 14 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 14 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.11%) Network Design
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) SIEM
8 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 3 (4.76%) Open Source
8 3 (4.76%) Information Security
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Bash Shell
2 32 (50.79%) Python
3 29 (46.03%) PHP
4 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 15 (23.81%) C++
5 14 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
6 4 (6.35%) Java
7 3 (4.76%) Go
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) CCNP
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) CCDP
2 2 (3.17%) CCIE
2 2 (3.17%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) VCAP
3 1 (1.59%) CCSP
3 1 (1.59%) GIAC
3 1 (1.59%) CISM
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) KVM
2 15 (23.81%) Docker
3 14 (22.22%) Xen
4 6 (9.52%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (6.35%) Snort
5 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.35%) Postfix
6 3 (4.76%) vCloud
6 3 (4.76%) pfSense
7 2 (3.17%) Samba
8 1 (1.59%) LXC
8 1 (1.59%) iptables
8 1 (1.59%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Puppet
2 17 (26.98%) Vagrant
3 13 (20.63%) Nagios
4 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.76%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.76%) OSSEC
5 3 (4.76%) Nessus
6 2 (3.17%) Munin
7 1 (1.59%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.59%) logstash
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.59%) Cacti
7 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Cisco
2 18 (28.57%) VMware
3 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) Google
6 3 (4.76%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee
7 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.59%) Splunk
8 1 (1.59%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Edgar Stewart
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago