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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 838 855 873
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 41 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.016% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.096% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 January 2015 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 27 January 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 +23 39 £45,000 -10.00% 9
London +25 18 £56,250 +12.50% 7
Bracknell - 10 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 10 £45,000 -
South East - 10 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +2 6 £43,000 +56.36% 1
Leeds -1 6 £43,000 +56.36% 1
Yorkshire -12 6 £43,000 +56.36% 1
North West - 5 £27,500 - 1
City of London -2 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Manchester - 4 £27,500 - 1
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 51 (78.46%) MySQL
3 36 (55.38%) VPN
3 36 (55.38%) Nagios
4 33 (50.77%) Web Services
4 33 (50.77%) Windows
5 32 (49.23%) PHP
5 32 (49.23%) Bash Shell
6 30 (46.15%) Firewall
7 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (43.08%) Ubuntu
9 26 (40.00%) Cisco
10 24 (36.92%) Redis
11 22 (33.85%) MariaDB
12 20 (30.77%) DNS
13 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
14 17 (26.15%) VoIP
15 16 (24.62%) Python
15 16 (24.62%) SSL
15 16 (24.62%) VMware
15 16 (24.62%) Openswan
15 16 (24.62%) CentOS
16 15 (23.08%) VLAN
16 15 (23.08%) SSH
16 15 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (21.54%) Debian
17 14 (21.54%) Apache
17 14 (21.54%) Percona
18 13 (20.00%) Splunk
18 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (21.54%) Apache
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.23%) nginx
4 5 (7.69%) IIS
5 4 (6.15%) WordPress
5 4 (6.15%) Zope
5 4 (6.15%) Plone
5 4 (6.15%) ejabberd
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 10 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
3 10 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.62%) Route 53
4 3 (4.62%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) VPN
2 30 (46.15%) Firewall
3 20 (30.77%) DNS
4 17 (26.15%) VoIP
5 16 (24.62%) SSL
6 15 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (23.08%) SSH
6 15 (23.08%) VLAN
7 12 (18.46%) IPsec
8 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.38%) IPv4
10 9 (13.85%) Network Security
11 8 (12.31%) SAN
11 8 (12.31%) DHCP
11 8 (12.31%) FTP
12 6 (9.23%) IMAP
12 6 (9.23%) SMTP
12 6 (9.23%) OSPF
12 6 (9.23%) BGP
12 6 (9.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (78.46%) MySQL
2 24 (36.92%) Redis
3 22 (33.85%) MariaDB
4 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
5 10 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (13.85%) Couchbase
7 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (7.69%) Big Data
9 3 (4.62%) SQLite
10 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Emacs
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.15%) Games
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Administrator
2 33 (50.77%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (33.85%) Linux Administrator
4 21 (32.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (23.08%) Support Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (15.38%) Linux Support
7 10 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) IT Manager
8 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) DBA
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Support
9 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Network Administrator
11 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) LAMP
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) XML
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.62%) JSON
4 3 (4.62%) WCF
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (3.08%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.69%) Open Source
5 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.15%) PKI
6 3 (4.62%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 33 (50.77%) Windows
3 28 (43.08%) Ubuntu
4 16 (24.62%) CentOS
5 14 (21.54%) Debian
6 13 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
7 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 10 (15.38%) Android
9 7 (10.77%) OpenBSD
9 7 (10.77%) Solaris
10 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.69%) FreeBSD
11 5 (7.69%) UNIX
12 3 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (4.62%) Windows CE
13 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
13 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.15%) Analytics
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps
5 4 (6.15%) Web Development
5 4 (6.15%) Logistics
5 4 (6.15%) Web Design
6 3 (4.62%) Information Security
6 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) PHP
1 32 (49.23%) Bash Shell
2 16 (24.62%) Python
3 8 (12.31%) C
4 7 (10.77%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.15%) C++
7 3 (4.62%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CISM
3 1 (1.54%) GIAC
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Openswan
2 13 (20.00%) Postfix
3 7 (10.77%) XenApp
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.69%) XenServer
5 5 (7.69%) Varnish
5 5 (7.69%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (7.69%) KVM
5 5 (7.69%) Docker
5 5 (7.69%) Ceph
5 5 (7.69%) LXC
6 4 (6.15%) Xen
7 3 (4.62%) NFS
7 3 (4.62%) Firmware
7 3 (4.62%) Samba
8 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
8 2 (3.08%) OpenSSH
9 1 (1.54%) vSphere
9 1 (1.54%) Dovecot
9 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (55.38%) Nagios
2 13 (20.00%) Cacti
2 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (20.00%) logstash
3 12 (18.46%) Ganglia
4 10 (15.38%) Puppet
5 7 (10.77%) Bacula
6 4 (6.15%) Ganeti
6 4 (6.15%) HAProxy
6 4 (6.15%) Ansible
6 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
7 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.54%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.54%) WSUS
8 1 (1.54%) Munin
8 1 (1.54%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Cisco
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 14 (21.54%) Percona
4 13 (20.00%) Splunk
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.46%) Citrix
6 7 (10.77%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) Polycom
8 4 (6.15%) Apple
9 3 (4.62%) Assembla
10 2 (3.08%) Juniper
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) Oracle
11 1 (1.54%) NetApp
11 1 (1.54%) EMC
11 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago