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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVPN
Rank 867 858 879
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 27 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 23
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +75.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +57.14%

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
20560 19004 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 17.58% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 15365 17841
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 13 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 27 August 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 -48 26 £29,000 -38.94% 2
South East - 12 £28,000 -
Brighton - 11 £28,000 -
East Sussex - 11 £28,000 -
London -20 9 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
City of London +11 1 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (97.56%) Linux
2 28 (68.29%) VPN
3 25 (60.98%) MySQL
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 24 (58.54%) DNS
4 24 (58.54%) TCP/IP
5 23 (56.10%) PHP
5 23 (56.10%) Bash Shell
6 22 (53.66%) Postfix
7 21 (51.22%) Cisco
8 20 (48.78%) DHCP
8 20 (48.78%) SSH
9 15 (36.59%) VLAN
9 15 (36.59%) CentOS
9 15 (36.59%) FTP
9 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
9 15 (36.59%) IPsec
10 14 (34.15%) LAMP
10 14 (34.15%) VMware
10 14 (34.15%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (31.71%) Degree
11 13 (31.71%) NFS
12 12 (29.27%) Apache
12 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
12 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (26.83%) DSL
13 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (26.83%) IIS
13 11 (26.83%) VoIP
13 11 (26.83%) Citrix

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
1 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 11 (26.83%) IIS
3 8 (19.51%) nginx
4 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
4 4 (9.76%) Drupal
5 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.88%) Jetty
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Zope
6 1 (2.44%) Plone
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Route 53
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) VPN
2 24 (58.54%) DNS
2 24 (58.54%) TCP/IP
3 20 (48.78%) DHCP
3 20 (48.78%) SSH
4 15 (36.59%) VLAN
4 15 (36.59%) IPsec
4 15 (36.59%) FTP
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (26.83%) Wireshark
6 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (26.83%) VoIP
6 11 (26.83%) DSL
7 9 (21.95%) Internet
8 7 (17.07%) SSL
8 7 (17.07%) IMAP
8 7 (17.07%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (14.63%) Network Security
9 6 (14.63%) SNMP
9 6 (14.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQLite
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Mercurial
3 4 (9.76%) Hudson
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Emacs
6 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (9.76%) Publishing
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Support
3 11 (26.83%) Support Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Support Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Support Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (21.95%) Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) CentOS
4 11 (26.83%) Ubuntu
5 8 (19.51%) Solaris
6 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
6 5 (12.20%) Debian
6 5 (12.20%) OpenBSD
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.32%) UNIX
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Web Development
5 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.32%) SIEM
6 3 (7.32%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) High Availability
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) PHP
1 23 (56.10%) Bash Shell
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
6 3 (7.32%) C
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Postfix
2 13 (31.71%) NFS
3 8 (19.51%) Samba
4 7 (17.07%) OpenSSH
5 5 (12.20%) Varnish
6 4 (9.76%) VirtualBox
7 3 (7.32%) Squid
7 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (7.32%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
8 2 (4.88%) KVM
9 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
9 1 (2.44%) Openswan
9 1 (2.44%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Nagios
3 4 (9.76%) Capistrano
3 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (7.32%) OpenView
4 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (7.32%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.88%) Cacti
6 1 (2.44%) Munin
6 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) Polycom
4 11 (26.83%) Citrix
5 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.07%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Sun
7 3 (7.32%) Compuware
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Aruba
7 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.88%) Perforce
8 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Juniper
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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