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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 873 948 941
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -7
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 37 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.020% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 25
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +33.92%

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
16448 18009 20907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.73% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14924 16541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 19 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 30 August 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 +49 37 £47,500 +26.66% 5
South East +36 14 £47,500 - 1
London +48 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire +3 10 £47,500 - 1
Southampton - 10 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 4 £32,000 +14.28%
Sheffield +16 4 £32,000 +14.28%
South Yorkshire +13 4 £32,000 +14.28%
North West +11 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Manchester -7 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Surrey - 4 - -
Egham - 4 - -
South West +2 1 £62,500 +56.25% 2
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 - 1
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £62,500 - 2

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 42 (91.30%) Linux
2 33 (71.74%) Red Hat
2 33 (71.74%) VMware
3 32 (69.57%) CentOS
4 30 (65.22%) IPsec
4 30 (65.22%) Cisco
5 26 (56.52%) Puppet
6 24 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (50.00%) Apache
8 22 (47.83%) VPN
9 20 (43.48%) Configuration Management
9 20 (43.48%) Debian
9 20 (43.48%) VLAN
10 19 (41.30%) TCP/IP
10 19 (41.30%) Python
10 19 (41.30%) Bash Shell
11 18 (39.13%) Windows
12 17 (36.96%) PHP
13 16 (34.78%) Perl
13 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (30.43%) Firewall
14 14 (30.43%) Nagios
14 14 (30.43%) Postfix
14 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (28.26%) LAPP Stack
15 13 (28.26%) DNS
15 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (26.09%) Web Services
17 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (21.74%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) CloudFront
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) IPsec
2 22 (47.83%) VPN
3 20 (43.48%) VLAN
4 19 (41.30%) TCP/IP
5 14 (30.43%) Firewall
6 13 (28.26%) DNS
7 10 (21.74%) Asterisk PBX
7 10 (21.74%) DHCP
8 9 (19.57%) VoIP
9 7 (15.22%) Junos
9 7 (15.22%) SAN
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.04%) NAS
11 5 (10.87%) LDAP
11 5 (10.87%) SSL
12 4 (8.70%) BGP
12 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
12 4 (8.70%) MPLS
12 4 (8.70%) OSPF
12 4 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (21.74%) Couchbase
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
1 11 (23.91%) Subversion
2 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.17%) GitLab
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) French Language
2 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
2 10 (21.74%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 10 (21.74%) IT Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Associate Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Support
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (26.09%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) PHP-FPM
4 4 (8.70%) 802.1X
4 4 (8.70%) LAMP
5 2 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.17%) ELK Stack
6 1 (2.17%) MCollective
6 1 (2.17%) Middleware
6 1 (2.17%) OpenVZ
6 1 (2.17%) RESTful
6 1 (2.17%) SOAP
6 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Linux
2 32 (69.57%) CentOS
3 24 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (43.48%) Debian
5 18 (39.13%) Windows
6 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
6 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
7 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Fedora
8 1 (2.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Information Security
3 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
6 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.52%) Systematic Trading
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Bash Shell
1 19 (41.30%) Python
2 17 (36.96%) PHP
3 16 (34.78%) Perl
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) Korn
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Postfix
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) pfSense
4 9 (19.57%) Docker
5 8 (17.39%) KVM
6 7 (15.22%) LXC
7 4 (8.70%) Samba
8 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
8 2 (4.35%) iptables
8 2 (4.35%) Varnish
8 2 (4.35%) vCloud
8 2 (4.35%) Xen
9 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.17%) RHEV
9 1 (2.17%) Snort
9 1 (2.17%) Squid
9 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (56.52%) Puppet
2 14 (30.43%) Nagios
3 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (15.22%) Opsview
5 4 (8.70%) Ansible
5 4 (8.70%) ZABBIX
6 2 (4.35%) Rancher
7 1 (2.17%) Cacti
7 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.17%) Kibana
7 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.17%) logstash
7 1 (2.17%) Nessus
7 1 (2.17%) OpenVAS
7 1 (2.17%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.17%) Salt
7 1 (2.17%) Sysdig
7 1 (2.17%) Terraform
7 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Red Hat
1 33 (71.74%) VMware
2 30 (65.22%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) Dell
4 8 (17.39%) NetApp
5 7 (15.22%) Apple
5 7 (15.22%) Brocade
6 6 (13.04%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
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