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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVPN
Rank 870 973 955
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -18
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 6 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.068% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 19
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.47%

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
15506 17745 20329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.54% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 14671 16364
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

OpenVPN Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 9 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 7 December 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 +90 5 £50,000 +53.84% 5
South East - 4 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 - 2
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 2
Manchester -8 1 £40,000 -
North West -15 1 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 £70,000 -

OpenVPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) Cisco
3 30 (69.77%) IPsec
4 29 (67.44%) VMware
4 29 (67.44%) CentOS
5 26 (60.47%) Red Hat
6 25 (58.14%) Puppet
7 23 (53.49%) VLAN
8 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
8 22 (51.16%) VPN
8 22 (51.16%) Apache
8 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (48.84%) Windows
10 19 (44.19%) Configuration Management
10 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (41.86%) PHP
12 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (37.21%) Web Services
13 16 (37.21%) Postfix
14 15 (34.88%) pfSense
14 15 (34.88%) LAPP Stack
14 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
14 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (32.56%) Dell
15 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (30.23%) Couchbase
16 13 (30.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (30.23%) PHP-FPM
16 13 (30.23%) Python
16 13 (30.23%) DNS

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 22 (51.16%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) HipChat
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.98%) CloudFront
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) Route 53
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) IPsec
2 23 (53.49%) VLAN
3 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
3 22 (51.16%) VPN
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
5 11 (25.58%) Firewall
6 8 (18.60%) DHCP
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.63%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (11.63%) BGP
8 5 (11.63%) MPLS
8 5 (11.63%) SAN
8 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (9.30%) DMVPN
9 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
9 4 (9.30%) HSRP
9 4 (9.30%) Junos
9 4 (9.30%) NAS
9 4 (9.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (30.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (30.23%) Couchbase
3 7 (16.28%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Grunt
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) French Language
2 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (27.91%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (23.26%) IT Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Associate Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Web Services
2 15 (34.88%) LAPP Stack
3 13 (30.23%) PHP-FPM
4 5 (11.63%) 802.1X
5 4 (9.30%) LAMP
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) ELK Stack
7 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.33%) MCollective
7 1 (2.33%) Memcached
7 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) CentOS
3 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (48.84%) Windows
5 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (30.23%) Debian
8 8 (18.60%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.65%) Unix
11 1 (2.33%) Fedora
11 1 (2.33%) SUSE
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Configuration Management
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (4.65%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) PHP
2 13 (30.23%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.93%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Postfix
2 15 (34.88%) pfSense
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) KVM
5 4 (9.30%) Docker
6 3 (6.98%) LXC
6 3 (6.98%) Samba
6 3 (6.98%) Varnish
7 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.65%) iptables
7 2 (4.65%) vCloud
8 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.33%) NFS
8 1 (2.33%) oVirt
8 1 (2.33%) RHEV
8 1 (2.33%) Snort
8 1 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (58.14%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.95%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Nagios
4 4 (9.30%) ZABBIX
5 3 (6.98%) Opsview
6 2 (4.65%) Salt
7 1 (2.33%) Bacula
7 1 (2.33%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.33%) cPanel
7 1 (2.33%) Kibana
7 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.33%) logstash
7 1 (2.33%) Nessus
7 1 (2.33%) OpenVAS
7 1 (2.33%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.33%) Plesk
7 1 (2.33%) Rancher
7 1 (2.33%) Terraform
7 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) VMware
3 26 (60.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (32.56%) Dell
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Apple
7 3 (6.98%) Brocade
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
9 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
9 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.33%) Sophos
9 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
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