Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenVPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenVPN over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1054 1127 1227
Rank change year-on-year +73 +100 -13
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 84 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.100% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 75 25 20
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £44,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%

OpenVPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,732 28,107 32,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.26% 16.82% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20,219 22,998 27,383
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OpenVPN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OpenVPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVPN in England

OpenVPN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenVPN in England.

Salary trend for OpenVPN in England

OpenVPN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenVPN in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenVPN in England

OpenVPN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVPN within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 35 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North of England +15 15 £55,000 +37.50%
East of England +24 13 £53,500 -17.69% 1
Yorkshire +26 12 £55,000 +69.23%
South East +24 10 £21,000 -55.79%
South West +18 10 £38,500 -38.40% 1
North West -10 3 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
OpenVPN
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 81 (96.43%) Linux
2 44 (52.38%) VPN
3 36 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 36 (42.86%) Firewall
4 35 (41.67%) DNS
4 35 (41.67%) Windows
5 31 (36.90%) CentOS
5 31 (36.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (35.71%) MySQL
7 28 (33.33%) Cisco
7 28 (33.33%) VMware
8 26 (30.95%) Python
8 26 (30.95%) Bash Shell
9 25 (29.76%) Debian
10 24 (28.57%) Ubuntu
11 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (27.38%) IPsec
12 20 (23.81%) DevOps
13 19 (22.62%) Wireless
14 18 (21.43%) Active Directory
15 17 (20.24%) Ansible
15 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
16 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
16 15 (17.86%) Nagios
16 15 (17.86%) nginx
17 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 14 (16.67%) Apache
17 14 (16.67%) DHCP
17 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (15.48%) Data Centre

OpenVPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (17.86%) nginx
2 14 (16.67%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.33%) Office 365
3 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.57%) SaaS
5 3 (3.57%) Serverless
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.38%) Cloudflare
6 2 (2.38%) GitHub
6 2 (2.38%) Route 53
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (52.38%) VPN
2 36 (42.86%) Firewall
3 35 (41.67%) DNS
4 23 (27.38%) IPsec
5 19 (22.62%) Wireless
6 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 14 (16.67%) DHCP
8 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (10.71%) 3G
9 9 (10.71%) 4G
9 9 (10.71%) SSL
10 8 (9.52%) VLAN
11 6 (7.14%) BGP
11 6 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (7.14%) OSPF
11 6 (7.14%) SNMP
11 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.95%) SSH
13 4 (4.76%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) MySQL
2 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) GitLab
5 2 (2.38%) GoCD
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Administrator
2 22 (26.19%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.90%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Analyst
7 9 (10.71%) Python Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) IT Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Java Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) LDAP
2 9 (10.71%) Yocto
3 8 (9.52%) React
3 8 (9.52%) Spring
4 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.76%) Web Services
6 3 (3.57%) SAML
7 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.38%) Kafka
7 2 (2.38%) LAMP
7 2 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (2.38%) Middleware
8 1 (1.19%) .NET
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.19%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.19%) jQuery
8 1 (1.19%) Lucene
8 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.19%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.52%) Fintech
3 6 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (7.14%) PKI
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) BYOD
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 81 (96.43%) Linux
2 35 (41.67%) Windows
3 31 (36.90%) CentOS
3 31 (36.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (29.76%) Debian
5 24 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
7 9 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (10.71%) VMS
7 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.14%) Kali Linux
10 4 (4.76%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.76%) Unix
11 1 (1.19%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.19%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) DevOps
2 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.29%) Release Management
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.71%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.52%) High Availability
7 7 (8.33%) BDD
7 7 (8.33%) CQRS
7 7 (8.33%) Microservices
7 7 (8.33%) MVC
7 7 (8.33%) OO
7 7 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 7 (8.33%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
7 7 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) TDD
8 6 (7.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) Bash Shell
1 26 (30.95%) Python
2 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
3 9 (10.71%) C
3 9 (10.71%) C++
4 8 (9.52%) Java
4 8 (9.52%) PHP
5 6 (7.14%) SQL
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) C#
9 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) CEH
3 6 (7.14%) CISSP
3 6 (7.14%) CREST Certified
3 6 (7.14%) GIAC
3 6 (7.14%) Linux+ Certification
3 6 (7.14%) LPIC
3 6 (7.14%) RHCA
3 6 (7.14%) RHCE
3 6 (7.14%) RHCSA
3 6 (7.14%) SANS
3 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) CCNA
5 3 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) NFS
3 12 (14.29%) pfSense
3 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.10%) Docker
5 9 (10.71%) KVM
5 9 (10.71%) Samba
6 6 (7.14%) oVirt
6 6 (7.14%) Snort
7 4 (4.76%) iptables
7 4 (4.76%) VirtualBox
8 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.38%) Corosync
9 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (1.19%) LXC
10 1 (1.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Ansible
2 15 (17.86%) Nagios
3 10 (11.90%) Puppet
4 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.14%) Bacula
5 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
5 6 (7.14%) Nessus
5 6 (7.14%) OpenVAS
5 6 (7.14%) OSSEC
5 6 (7.14%) WSUS
6 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.76%) Terraform
7 2 (2.38%) Cacti
7 2 (2.38%) Kibana
7 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.19%) logstash
8 1 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 28 (33.33%) Cisco
2 28 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.48%) HP
5 12 (14.29%) MikroTik
6 10 (11.90%) Juniper
7 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.33%) Dell
7 7 (8.33%) F5
7 7 (8.33%) Percona
7 7 (8.33%) Samsung
7 7 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 6 (7.14%) AlienVault
8 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
8 6 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (7.14%) McAfee
8 6 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.14%) Sophos
8 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire