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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 869 920 -
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 31 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.011% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -

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
19052 20831 20546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.18% 17.30% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15527 16660 16643
Average salary £45,000 £44,010 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.24% +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +78 30 £45,000 +5.88% 4
London +32 10 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South East +3 10 £50,000 +78.57%
North West - 9 £37,500 - 2
Manchester - 9 £37,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £50,000 -
City of London +42 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +15 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Edinburgh +13 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Sheffield - 1 £28,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 66 (80.49%) Linux
2 60 (73.17%) VPN
3 56 (68.29%) MySQL
4 46 (56.10%) IPsec
4 46 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (47.56%) Bash Shell
5 39 (47.56%) Firewall
6 33 (40.24%) PHP
6 33 (40.24%) CentOS
7 32 (39.02%) Web Services
8 30 (36.59%) Python
9 29 (35.37%) Nagios
9 29 (35.37%) L2TP
9 29 (35.37%) PPTP
9 29 (35.37%) Ubuntu
10 28 (34.15%) Cisco
11 27 (32.93%) VMware
12 26 (31.71%) SSL
12 26 (31.71%) MariaDB
13 23 (28.05%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (26.83%) Apache
15 21 (25.61%) Windows
15 21 (25.61%) DNS
15 21 (25.61%) Telecoms
15 21 (25.61%) Route 53
15 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (23.17%) Amazon Linux
17 18 (21.95%) Amazon ELB
17 18 (21.95%) KVM
18 17 (20.73%) nginx

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (26.83%) Apache
2 17 (20.73%) nginx
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.44%) WordPress
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (28.05%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (25.61%) Route 53
4 18 (21.95%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (9.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (9.76%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (9.76%) Amazon S3
6 4 (4.88%) SaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Datadog
7 1 (1.22%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (73.17%) VPN
2 46 (56.10%) IPsec
3 39 (47.56%) Firewall
4 29 (35.37%) L2TP
4 29 (35.37%) PPTP
5 26 (31.71%) SSL
6 21 (25.61%) DNS
7 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 13 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (13.41%) Internet
10 10 (12.20%) VLAN
10 10 (12.20%) VoIP
11 8 (9.76%) IPv4
11 8 (9.76%) SAN
12 6 (7.32%) MPLS
12 6 (7.32%) OSPF
12 6 (7.32%) BGP
12 6 (7.32%) Network Security
13 5 (6.10%) 3G
13 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (68.29%) MySQL
2 26 (31.71%) MariaDB
3 12 (14.63%) Redis
4 8 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.88%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.44%) Big Data
8 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.22%) SQLite
8 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (25.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Systems Administrator
1 33 (40.24%) Administrator
2 16 (19.51%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (18.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Linux Support
6 8 (9.76%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) DBA
8 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Web Services
2 9 (10.98%) LAMP
3 3 (3.66%) MCollective
4 2 (2.44%) CSS
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (1.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.22%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.22%) Java EE
5 1 (1.22%) JSON
5 1 (1.22%) WCF
5 1 (1.22%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.07%) PKI
3 11 (13.41%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) Clustering
5 3 (3.66%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 66 (80.49%) Linux
2 33 (40.24%) CentOS
3 29 (35.37%) Ubuntu
4 21 (25.61%) Windows
5 19 (23.17%) Amazon Linux
6 16 (19.51%) Debian
7 9 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.10%) Android
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.88%) UNIX
10 3 (3.66%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.44%) Solaris
11 2 (2.44%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.22%) FreeNAS
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Server Hardening
2 12 (14.63%) DevOps
3 11 (13.41%) Analytics
4 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.98%) Scrum
5 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
6 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (9.76%) TDD
6 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.54%) Network Design
7 7 (8.54%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security
9 4 (4.88%) ITIL
9 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.88%) CRM
9 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) Bash Shell
2 33 (40.24%) PHP
3 30 (36.59%) Python
4 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
4 15 (18.29%) Perl
5 11 (13.41%) C++
6 5 (6.10%) Ruby
7 4 (4.88%) C
8 3 (3.66%) Java
9 2 (2.44%) SQL
10 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.22%) C#
10 1 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) CCNP
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) CCDP
3 2 (2.44%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (1.22%) CCSP
4 1 (1.22%) VCAP
4 1 (1.22%) CISM
4 1 (1.22%) GIAC
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (21.95%) KVM
3 15 (18.29%) Xen
4 12 (14.63%) Openswan
5 9 (10.98%) Docker
6 6 (7.32%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (6.10%) XenApp
8 4 (4.88%) XenServer
8 4 (4.88%) Snort
8 4 (4.88%) Postfix
9 3 (3.66%) vCloud
9 3 (3.66%) pfSense
9 3 (3.66%) NFS
9 3 (3.66%) iptables
10 2 (2.44%) SpamAssassin
10 2 (2.44%) OpenSIPS
10 2 (2.44%) Ceph
10 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.44%) Varnish
10 2 (2.44%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) Nagios
2 16 (19.51%) Puppet
3 13 (15.85%) logstash
4 12 (14.63%) Vagrant
4 12 (14.63%) Cacti
5 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (10.98%) Ganglia
7 5 (6.10%) Bacula
8 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.66%) Nessus
9 3 (3.66%) Munin
9 3 (3.66%) OSSEC
9 3 (3.66%) Pacemaker
10 2 (2.44%) Rsyslog
10 2 (2.44%) yum
10 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
11 1 (1.22%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Cisco
2 27 (32.93%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
4 11 (13.41%) Splunk
5 10 (12.20%) Percona
6 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.32%) HP
8 5 (6.10%) Citrix
9 4 (4.88%) Juniper
9 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle
10 3 (3.66%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) McAfee
11 2 (2.44%) NetApp
11 2 (2.44%) Apple
11 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.22%) Assembla
12 1 (1.22%) New Relic
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