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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 901 908 961
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +53
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 9 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.039% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.22% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 7 38 10
Median salary £31,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +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
16806 18794 20300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.10% 17.79% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13928 15114 16213
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 1 June 2016 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 10 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 1 June 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 -10 8 £33,250 -30.00% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 - 2
Sheffield - 3 £31,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 - 2
North West +13 2 - - 1
London +6 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Manchester -10 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 16 (76.19%) Nagios
3 13 (61.90%) Apache
3 13 (61.90%) Python
3 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
4 11 (52.38%) Puppet
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) MySQL
5 10 (47.62%) IPsec
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) CentOS
6 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (38.10%) Firewall
7 8 (38.10%) Perl
7 8 (38.10%) KVM
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) VPN
9 6 (28.57%) Debian
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (28.57%) Xen
9 6 (28.57%) Docker
10 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 5 (23.81%) LAMP
10 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (23.81%) PHP
10 5 (23.81%) Active Directory

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 (61.90%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
2 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 3 (14.29%) Confluence
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) GitHub
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) IPsec
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) FTP
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (19.05%) SNMP
5 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (14.29%) ICMP
6 3 (14.29%) IMAP
6 3 (14.29%) Junos
6 3 (14.29%) SSH
6 3 (14.29%) Telnet
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) IT Support
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Junior
2 4 (19.05%) Junior IT Support
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Support
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) LAMP
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) YAML
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Fintech
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) CentOS
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Debian
6 3 (14.29%) Android
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) OpenBSD
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Perl
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) RHCE
3 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) KVM
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 6 (28.57%) Xen
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) Dovecot
4 4 (19.05%) QEMU
5 3 (14.29%) LXC
5 3 (14.29%) Samba
5 3 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Nagios
2 11 (52.38%) Puppet
3 4 (19.05%) Ansible
3 4 (19.05%) Cacti
3 4 (19.05%) Munin
3 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (19.05%) Pacemaker
4 3 (14.29%) Opsview
4 3 (14.29%) vRealize
5 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Google
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) AppDynamics
4 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) BMC
4 3 (14.29%) Brocade
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) New Relic
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) WorldPay
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
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