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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVPN
Rank 811 847 863
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +16
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 47 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.11% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 5
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +82.22%

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
18604 17608 21088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.98% 16.88% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14872 13845 17157
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 13 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 6 March 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 +39 45 £45,000 -10.00% 3
London +16 22 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Bracknell - 10 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 10 £45,000 -
South East - 10 £45,000 -
North West - 7 £27,500 -
Leeds - 6 £43,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £43,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £43,000 - 1
Manchester - 5 £27,500 -
City of London -12 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 57 (82.61%) Linux
2 54 (78.26%) MySQL
3 39 (56.52%) Web Services
4 37 (53.62%) Nagios
5 36 (52.17%) VPN
5 36 (52.17%) Firewall
6 34 (49.28%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (49.28%) Bash Shell
7 33 (47.83%) Ubuntu
7 33 (47.83%) Windows
8 31 (44.93%) PHP
9 25 (36.23%) Redis
9 25 (36.23%) MariaDB
10 24 (34.78%) Cisco
11 20 (28.99%) NoSQL
11 20 (28.99%) Openswan
12 19 (27.54%) CentOS
12 19 (27.54%) SSL
13 18 (26.09%) Python
14 17 (24.64%) VoIP
14 17 (24.64%) VMware
14 17 (24.64%) Percona
15 16 (23.19%) logstash
15 16 (23.19%) Cacti
15 16 (23.19%) Splunk
16 15 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (21.74%) VLAN
16 15 (21.74%) Amazon Linux
16 15 (21.74%) Debian
16 15 (21.74%) Apache

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (21.74%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.14%) nginx
3 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.80%) WordPress
5 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.90%) ejabberd
5 2 (2.90%) Zope
5 2 (2.90%) Plone
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (49.28%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (15.94%) Amazon S3
3 11 (15.94%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (15.94%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (5.80%) Route 53
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) VPN
1 36 (52.17%) Firewall
2 19 (27.54%) SSL
3 17 (24.64%) VoIP
4 15 (21.74%) DNS
4 15 (21.74%) VLAN
5 14 (20.29%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (18.84%) IPsec
7 12 (17.39%) IPv4
8 11 (15.94%) SAN
9 9 (13.04%) SSH
10 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.14%) Network Security
12 6 (8.70%) L2TP
12 6 (8.70%) PPTP
12 6 (8.70%) LDAP
12 6 (8.70%) FTP
13 4 (5.80%) HTTP
13 4 (5.80%) SMTP
13 4 (5.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (78.26%) MySQL
2 25 (36.23%) Redis
2 25 (36.23%) MariaDB
3 20 (28.99%) NoSQL
4 11 (15.94%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (13.04%) Couchbase
6 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.80%) Big Data
8 4 (5.80%) SQLite
9 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) Emacs
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Legal
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Systems Administrator
1 35 (50.72%) Administrator
2 23 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 22 (31.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Linux Support
6 11 (15.94%) Linux Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) IT Manager
8 7 (10.14%) DBA
9 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Network Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Embedded Software Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Support Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (56.52%) Web Services
2 4 (5.80%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) LAMP
2 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.80%) JSON
2 4 (5.80%) WCF
2 4 (5.80%) .NET Compact Framework
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.25%) Open Source
5 4 (5.80%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.80%) PKI
6 3 (4.35%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.90%) Replication
7 2 (2.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (82.61%) Linux
2 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Ubuntu
3 19 (27.54%) CentOS
4 15 (21.74%) Amazon Linux
4 15 (21.74%) Debian
5 11 (15.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
6 10 (14.49%) Android
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.70%) OpenBSD
8 6 (8.70%) Solaris
9 4 (5.80%) FreeBSD
9 4 (5.80%) UNIX
9 4 (5.80%) Windows CE
9 4 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) E-Commerce
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.25%) Logistics
4 5 (7.25%) DevOps
5 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.80%) Analytics
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security
5 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.80%) ITIL
5 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.35%) Practice Management
6 3 (4.35%) Project Management
6 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Workflow
7 2 (2.90%) Web Design
7 2 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Bash Shell
2 31 (44.93%) PHP
3 18 (26.09%) Python
4 10 (14.49%) Perl
5 8 (11.59%) C
6 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) C#
7 4 (5.80%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) VCP4
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) CISSP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.45%) CISM
2 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Openswan
2 11 (15.94%) Postfix
3 9 (13.04%) XenApp
4 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.14%) XenServer
5 7 (10.14%) KVM
6 5 (7.25%) Docker
6 5 (7.25%) LXC
6 5 (7.25%) Xen
7 4 (5.80%) NFS
7 4 (5.80%) Firmware
7 4 (5.80%) Varnish
7 4 (5.80%) Ceph
7 4 (5.80%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (2.90%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (2.90%) Corosync
8 2 (2.90%) OpenSSH
8 2 (2.90%) Dovecot
8 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 37 (53.62%) Nagios
2 16 (23.19%) Cacti
2 16 (23.19%) logstash
3 14 (20.29%) Ganglia
4 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (14.49%) Puppet
6 7 (10.14%) Bacula
7 5 (7.25%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (2.90%) Munin
9 2 (2.90%) yum
9 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.90%) Ansible
9 2 (2.90%) Rsyslog
9 2 (2.90%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Cisco
2 17 (24.64%) VMware
2 17 (24.64%) Percona
3 16 (23.19%) Splunk
4 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
5 6 (8.70%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.80%) Apple
7 4 (5.80%) Assembla
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) Polycom
9 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.45%) New Relic
10 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) EMC
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago