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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 842 894 885
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -9
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 41 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.065% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +63 40 £47,500 +11.76% 4
London +58 23 £47,500 +7.34% 1
South East - 12 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 11 £50,000 -
City of London +38 7 £52,500 +45.83% 1
North West - 5 £37,500 - 2
Manchester - 5 £37,500 - 2
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +21 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Edinburgh +19 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (81.11%) Linux
2 63 (70.00%) VPN
3 62 (68.89%) MySQL
4 49 (54.44%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (50.00%) Firewall
6 43 (47.78%) IPsec
6 43 (47.78%) Web Services
7 38 (42.22%) Bash Shell
8 35 (38.89%) PHP
9 34 (37.78%) Nagios
10 33 (36.67%) SSL
11 32 (35.56%) CentOS
11 32 (35.56%) Ubuntu
12 31 (34.44%) Cisco
12 31 (34.44%) L2TP
13 30 (33.33%) VMware
13 30 (33.33%) MariaDB
14 27 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
15 26 (28.89%) PPTP
16 25 (27.78%) Windows
16 25 (27.78%) Python
17 24 (26.67%) Amazon Linux
18 23 (25.56%) Telecoms
19 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (23.33%) Apache
21 20 (22.22%) DNS
22 19 (21.11%) Debian
22 19 (21.11%) KVM
23 18 (20.00%) Redis
24 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (23.33%) Apache
2 17 (18.89%) nginx
3 4 (4.44%) WordPress
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.11%) Jetty
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (54.44%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (18.89%) Route 53
4 16 (17.78%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (13.33%) Amazon S3
5 12 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (6.67%) Datadog
7 4 (4.44%) SaaS
8 1 (1.11%) IaaS
8 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (70.00%) VPN
2 45 (50.00%) Firewall
3 43 (47.78%) IPsec
4 33 (36.67%) SSL
5 31 (34.44%) L2TP
6 26 (28.89%) PPTP
7 20 (22.22%) DNS
8 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
9 13 (14.44%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (12.22%) Internet
11 10 (11.11%) VoIP
12 9 (10.00%) VLAN
13 8 (8.89%) IPv4
13 8 (8.89%) SAN
14 6 (6.67%) MPLS
14 6 (6.67%) OSPF
14 6 (6.67%) BGP
14 6 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (5.56%) 4G
15 5 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (68.89%) MySQL
2 30 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 18 (20.00%) Redis
4 12 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.67%) Couchbase
7 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.44%) SQLite
8 4 (4.44%) Big Data
9 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Subversion
3 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 23 (25.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Law
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Administrator
1 39 (43.33%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (18.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (14.44%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Linux Support
5 12 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Design Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) DBA
7 7 (7.78%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Embedded Software Developer
10 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.78%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) XML
2 4 (4.44%) CSS
2 4 (4.44%) LAMP
2 4 (4.44%) WCF
2 4 (4.44%) JSON
2 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.44%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (3.33%) MCollective
4 1 (1.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) PKI
2 8 (8.89%) Cryptography
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (81.11%) Linux
2 32 (35.56%) CentOS
2 32 (35.56%) Ubuntu
3 25 (27.78%) Windows
4 24 (26.67%) Amazon Linux
5 19 (21.11%) Debian
6 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (11.11%) Android
7 10 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.44%) Windows CE
9 4 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (3.33%) UNIX
11 2 (2.22%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.22%) Solaris
11 2 (2.22%) OpenBSD
12 1 (1.11%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.89%) Analytics
4 7 (7.78%) DevOps
4 7 (7.78%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.78%) Network Design
5 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (5.56%) Information Security
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.44%) CRM
7 4 (4.44%) Scrum
7 4 (4.44%) SIEM
7 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) Bash Shell
2 35 (38.89%) PHP
3 25 (27.78%) Python
4 15 (16.67%) Perl
4 15 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.00%) C
6 8 (8.89%) C++
7 4 (4.44%) C#
8 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) CCNP
3 2 (2.22%) CCNA
3 2 (2.22%) CCDP
3 2 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (1.11%) VCAP
4 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.11%) CISM
4 1 (1.11%) GIAC
4 1 (1.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.11%) KVM
3 16 (17.78%) Xen
4 15 (16.67%) Openswan
5 7 (7.78%) XenApp
6 6 (6.67%) XenServer
6 6 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (4.44%) Firmware
7 4 (4.44%) Snort
7 4 (4.44%) Docker
8 3 (3.33%) pfSense
8 3 (3.33%) vCloud
8 3 (3.33%) Postfix
8 3 (3.33%) NFS
8 3 (3.33%) iptables
9 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.22%) Sendmail
9 2 (2.22%) Dovecot
9 2 (2.22%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (2.22%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 34 (37.78%) Nagios
2 17 (18.89%) logstash
3 14 (15.56%) Cacti
4 13 (14.44%) Puppet
4 13 (14.44%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (12.22%) Ganglia
6 6 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 5 (5.56%) Bacula
8 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.33%) Munin
9 3 (3.33%) OSSEC
9 3 (3.33%) Nessus
9 3 (3.33%) Pacemaker
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (2.22%) yum
10 2 (2.22%) Rsyslog
11 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) Cisco
2 30 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (18.89%) Red Hat
4 13 (14.44%) Splunk
5 12 (13.33%) Percona
6 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.78%) Citrix
8 6 (6.67%) HP
9 4 (4.44%) Juniper
9 4 (4.44%) Apple
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle
9 4 (4.44%) Assembla
10 3 (3.33%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.22%) NetApp
11 2 (2.22%) Symantec
11 2 (2.22%) McAfee
11 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
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