The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVPN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenVPN over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenVPN
UK
Rank 840 913 913
Rank change year-on-year
+73 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 4 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.095% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 36
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £31,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%

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
13891 16769 18928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13928 15374
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OpenVPN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OpenVPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 4 £32,500 +3.17%
South East - 3 £25,000 -
Southampton - 2 £23,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £23,250 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Slough - 1 £70,000 -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing OpenVPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) IPsec
3 20 (71.43%) VMware
4 17 (60.71%) CentOS
5 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 16 (57.14%) VPN
5 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 15 (53.57%) Windows
6 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (53.57%) VLAN
7 14 (50.00%) Puppet
8 13 (46.43%) Apache
9 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (39.29%) pfSense
10 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
10 11 (39.29%) PHP
11 10 (35.71%) Web Services
11 10 (35.71%) Dell
11 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
11 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (32.14%) Postfix
12 9 (32.14%) Firewall
12 9 (32.14%) DNS
13 8 (28.57%) Debian
13 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (28.57%) Information Security
13 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (28.57%) Couchbase

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.14%) CloudFront
3 2 (7.14%) Route 53
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) IPsec
2 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 16 (57.14%) VPN
3 15 (53.57%) VLAN
4 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.29%) DHCP
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) SSH
7 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security
8 2 (7.14%) OSPF
8 2 (7.14%) RTP
8 2 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (28.57%) Couchbase
1 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Grunt
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) French Language
1 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.86%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Associate Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 8 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (28.57%) PHP-FPM
3 3 (10.71%) 802.1X
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
4 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) ELK Stack
5 1 (3.57%) MCollective
5 1 (3.57%) Memcached
5 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) CentOS
3 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (28.57%) Debian
7 7 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (7.14%) Unix
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.57%) Fedora
9 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (10.71%) Network Design
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PHP
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCIE
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) pfSense
2 9 (32.14%) Postfix
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) KVM
5 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.14%) Docker
6 2 (7.14%) iptables
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) oVirt
6 2 (7.14%) Samba
6 2 (7.14%) vCloud
7 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) LXC
7 1 (3.57%) RHEV
7 1 (3.57%) Snort
7 1 (3.57%) Squid
7 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Bacula
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.57%) cPanel
4 1 (3.57%) Kibana
4 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.57%) logstash
4 1 (3.57%) Nessus
4 1 (3.57%) OpenVAS
4 1 (3.57%) Opsview
4 1 (3.57%) OSSEC
4 1 (3.57%) Plesk
4 1 (3.57%) Rancher
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) VMware
3 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 10 (35.71%) Dell
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Sonatype
8 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire