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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 891 942 969
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +27
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 24 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 22
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +33.92%

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
16583 18590 20776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.92% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13798 15290 16608
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +48 24 £47,500 +26.66% 5
South East +31 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
London +42 6 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Yorkshire +30 6 £31,500 +12.50%
Sheffield +23 6 £31,500 +12.50%
South Yorkshire +15 6 £31,500 +12.50%
Hampshire +7 6 £47,500 - 1
Southampton - 6 £47,500 - 1
North West +3 3 - - 1
Manchester -11 3 - - 1
Egham - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 27 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 24 (72.73%) IPsec
4 23 (69.70%) VMware
5 22 (66.67%) CentOS
6 21 (63.64%) Puppet
7 19 (57.58%) Cisco
8 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
9 17 (51.52%) Apache
9 17 (51.52%) Python
10 15 (45.45%) Nagios
11 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
11 14 (42.42%) VPN
12 13 (39.39%) Debian
13 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (36.36%) Windows
13 12 (36.36%) Perl
13 12 (36.36%) PHP
14 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (33.33%) VLAN
15 10 (30.30%) Subversion
15 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
15 10 (30.30%) Web Services
16 9 (27.27%) Postfix
16 9 (27.27%) nginx
16 9 (27.27%) Degree

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 17 (51.52%) Apache
2 9 (27.27%) nginx
3 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.06%) CloudFront
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) IPsec
2 14 (42.42%) VPN
3 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (33.33%) VLAN
4 9 (27.27%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (24.24%) DHCP
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) Firewall
6 6 (18.18%) Junos
6 6 (18.18%) SSL
6 6 (18.18%) VoIP
7 5 (15.15%) LDAP
7 5 (15.15%) NAS
7 5 (15.15%) SAN
8 4 (12.12%) FTP
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) HTTP
9 3 (9.09%) POP3
9 3 (9.09%) SMTP
9 3 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (18.18%) Couchbase
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
1 10 (30.30%) Subversion
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Support
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Associate Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (18.18%) PHP-FPM
4 4 (12.12%) LAMP
5 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) YAML
6 2 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Fintech
2 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) CentOS
3 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Debian
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
8 3 (9.09%) Android
8 3 (9.09%) Solaris
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Information Security
6 5 (15.15%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Systematic Trading
8 2 (6.06%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 17 (51.52%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) Perl
3 12 (36.36%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Docker
2 9 (27.27%) Postfix
3 7 (21.21%) KVM
4 6 (18.18%) LXC
4 6 (18.18%) pfSense
4 6 (18.18%) Samba
5 3 (9.09%) VirtualBox
5 3 (9.09%) Xen
6 2 (6.06%) Varnish
7 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) Puppet
2 15 (45.45%) Nagios
3 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (18.18%) Opsview
5 4 (12.12%) Ansible
6 3 (9.09%) Rancher
6 3 (9.09%) Sysdig
6 3 (9.09%) vRealize
7 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
8 1 (3.03%) Cacti
8 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 19 (57.58%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) Apple
4 6 (18.18%) Brocade
4 6 (18.18%) Dell
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) NetApp
6 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
6 3 (9.09%) BMC
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (9.09%) Intel
6 3 (9.09%) New Relic
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.09%) Splunk
7 2 (6.06%) WorldPay
8 1 (3.03%) Google
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: 40,000 + benefits
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