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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenVPN
UK
Rank 840 918 912
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -6
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 6 15 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% 0.086% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 45
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £31,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
13570 17522 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.14% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 14559 15746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 8 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 23 February 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 +85 5 £40,000 +26.98% 1
South East - 5 £40,000 -
Slough - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £23,250 -
Southampton - 2 £23,250 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) IPsec
3 10 (62.50%) VPN
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco
4 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (56.25%) Apache
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (43.75%) CentOS
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Puppet
6 7 (43.75%) Dell
6 7 (43.75%) MySQL
6 7 (43.75%) pfSense
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) VLAN
8 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (31.25%) PHP
9 4 (25.00%) Information Security
9 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) HP
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Postfix
9 4 (25.00%) 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 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (12.50%) CloudFront
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Route 53
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) IPsec
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Junos
7 2 (12.50%) NAS
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) SSH
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.25%) 802.11
8 1 (6.25%) BGP
8 1 (6.25%) DHCP
8 1 (6.25%) LDAP
8 1 (6.25%) MPLS
8 1 (6.25%) RTP
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) SMTP
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (18.75%) Redis
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Grunt
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) French Language
1 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (25.00%) PHP-FPM
3 3 (18.75%) LAMP
3 3 (18.75%) Memcached
4 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) CentOS
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) pfSense
2 4 (25.00%) Postfix
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) KVM
3 3 (18.75%) Samba
3 3 (18.75%) Varnish
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) NFS
4 2 (12.50%) oVirt
5 1 (6.25%) Gluster
5 1 (6.25%) iptables
5 1 (6.25%) Snort
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) cPanel
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Plesk
3 2 (12.50%) Bacula
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) Nessus
4 1 (6.25%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (6.25%) OpenVAS
4 1 (6.25%) OSSEC
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos
7 1 (6.25%) AlienVault
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
7 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
7 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire