The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVPN
Rank 881 872 883
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 24 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.035% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,750 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20450 19764 21060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.45% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15888 17385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 -12 24 £40,000 -5.88% 4
London -40 9 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Brighton - 8 £28,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £28,000 -
South East - 8 £28,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 - 1
South West - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 - 1

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) VPN
3 23 (56.10%) DNS
3 23 (56.10%) Bash Shell
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) MySQL
5 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
6 20 (48.78%) CentOS
6 20 (48.78%) Postfix
7 19 (46.34%) DHCP
7 19 (46.34%) PHP
7 19 (46.34%) IPsec
8 16 (39.02%) SSH
8 16 (39.02%) NFS
8 16 (39.02%) Cisco
9 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
10 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (34.15%) Ubuntu
11 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
11 13 (31.71%) Apache
12 12 (29.27%) Perl
12 12 (29.27%) FTP
12 12 (29.27%) VMware
12 12 (29.27%) VLAN
12 12 (29.27%) Degree
12 12 (29.27%) Puppet
13 11 (26.83%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (26.83%) LAMP
14 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management

OpenVPN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
2 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) nginx
2 9 (21.95%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Drupal
3 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.76%) Jetty
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Route 53
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) VPN
2 23 (56.10%) DNS
3 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
4 19 (46.34%) DHCP
4 19 (46.34%) IPsec
5 16 (39.02%) SSH
6 12 (29.27%) VLAN
6 12 (29.27%) FTP
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (21.95%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (19.51%) IMAP
10 8 (19.51%) Wireshark
10 8 (19.51%) VoIP
10 8 (19.51%) DSL
10 8 (19.51%) SSL
10 8 (19.51%) SNMP
11 7 (17.07%) Firewall
12 6 (14.63%) Internet
12 6 (14.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) MySQL
2 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQLite
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.51%) Mercurial
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 4 (9.76%) Hudson
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (9.76%) Publishing
2 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Administrator
2 9 (21.95%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Support
3 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Support Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) LAMP
2 4 (9.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) CentOS
4 14 (34.15%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.07%) Solaris
5 7 (17.07%) Debian
6 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) UNIX
7 4 (9.76%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps
3 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) High Availability
7 3 (7.32%) SIEM
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.32%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Bash Shell
2 19 (46.34%) PHP
3 12 (29.27%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) Python
6 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) C++
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) C
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Postfix
2 16 (39.02%) NFS
3 9 (21.95%) Samba
4 7 (17.07%) OpenSSH
5 4 (9.76%) Varnish
5 4 (9.76%) VirtualBox
5 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.76%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (9.76%) KVM
6 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.32%) Squid
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
8 1 (2.44%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) Nagios
3 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.76%) Capistrano
4 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
4 4 (9.76%) ZABBIX
4 4 (9.76%) Cacti
5 3 (7.32%) Munin
5 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (7.32%) OpenView
5 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (2.44%) SCOM
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 8 (19.51%) Polycom
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 6 (14.63%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Sun
7 3 (7.32%) Compuware
7 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Aruba
7 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.88%) Perforce
8 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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