The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVPN
Rank 916 882 874
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 19 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.027% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 20
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £22,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -35.71%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 8 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 18 £50,000 +60.00% 1
London -38 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
City of London - 14 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £31,000 -
Scotland - 1 £31,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) CentOS
3 26 (68.42%) Perl
4 25 (65.79%) Puppet
5 24 (63.16%) MySQL
5 24 (63.16%) DNS
6 22 (57.89%) Clustering
7 20 (52.63%) VMware
7 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
7 20 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (50.00%) Windows
8 19 (50.00%) DHCP
8 19 (50.00%) HTTP
8 19 (50.00%) SSH
9 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
10 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
10 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
10 16 (42.11%) Nagios
10 16 (42.11%) IIS
10 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
10 16 (42.11%) WSUS
10 16 (42.11%) SCOM
10 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
11 15 (39.47%) NFS
11 15 (39.47%) Apache
12 14 (36.84%) SSL
12 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
13 13 (34.21%) Git (software)

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (42.11%) IIS
2 15 (39.47%) Apache
3 12 (31.58%) nginx
4 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 6 (15.79%) Jetty
4 6 (15.79%) GlassFish
5 5 (13.16%) Drupal
5 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
5 5 (13.16%) MediaWiki
6 2 (5.26%) TWiki
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) DNS
2 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 19 (50.00%) DHCP
3 19 (50.00%) HTTP
3 19 (50.00%) SSH
4 14 (36.84%) SSL
5 13 (34.21%) SNMP
6 12 (31.58%) VPN
7 10 (26.32%) IPsec
8 9 (23.68%) IMAP
9 7 (18.42%) Firewall
9 7 (18.42%) IPv4
10 6 (15.79%) LDAP
11 4 (10.53%) FTP
12 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (7.89%) Broadband
12 3 (7.89%) SMTP
13 2 (5.26%) OSPF
13 2 (5.26%) SAN
13 2 (5.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
3 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 7 (18.42%) MariaDB
3 7 (18.42%) Redis
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.89%) SQLite
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.95%) Mercurial
3 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) Hudson
4 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.26%) SCons
5 2 (5.26%) WiX
5 2 (5.26%) MSI
5 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Linux Engineer
1 15 (39.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (39.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Server Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Server Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) MSMQ
1 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (15.79%) Java EE
3 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) CentOS
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (28.95%) Debian
5 10 (26.32%) Ubuntu
6 7 (18.42%) UNIX
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.63%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) High Availability
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Load Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) OWASP
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Information Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Perl
2 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
4 11 (28.95%) Python
5 10 (26.32%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) PHP
8 5 (13.16%) Ruby
8 5 (13.16%) C++
9 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) NFS
4 9 (23.68%) Postfix
5 6 (15.79%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (13.16%) OpenSSH
6 5 (13.16%) Varnish
6 5 (13.16%) VirtualBox
7 4 (10.53%) KVM
8 3 (7.89%) Samba
9 2 (5.26%) Squid
10 1 (2.63%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
2 20 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (42.11%) Nagios
3 16 (42.11%) WSUS
3 16 (42.11%) SCOM
3 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (15.79%) ZABBIX
4 6 (15.79%) Cacti
5 5 (13.16%) Capistrano
5 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
6 3 (7.89%) Munin
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £36000.00 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago