Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1084 1080 1194
Rank change year-on-year -4 +114 +50
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 42 77 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.047% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 36
England median annual salary £65,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.50% +12.63% +26.67%
10th Percentile £29,150 £33,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.50% +12.63% +26.67%

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 22,979 26,366 30,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.00% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,271 21,582 24,955
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +16 25 £67,500 +35.00% 1
South East +7 7 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +21 6 - -
North of England +17 3 £34,000 -38.18%
North West 0 3 £34,000 -20.00%
South West -10 1 £37,500 -6.25% 2
OpenVPN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing OpenVPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) Windows
3 30 (71.43%) DevOps
4 27 (64.29%) Ansible
5 26 (61.90%) Git (software)
5 26 (61.90%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (61.90%) DNS
6 25 (59.52%) Python
6 25 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (59.52%) Puppet
7 24 (57.14%) Firewall
8 23 (54.76%) Samba
9 19 (45.24%) Debian
10 18 (42.86%) Ubuntu
10 18 (42.86%) LDAP
11 17 (40.48%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (40.48%) Bash Shell
11 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
11 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
12 16 (38.10%) Terraform
12 16 (38.10%) Cisco
13 15 (35.71%) VMware
13 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (35.71%) pfSense
13 15 (35.71%) SaaS
14 14 (33.33%) Open Source
14 14 (33.33%) ZABBIX
14 14 (33.33%) KVM
14 14 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (33.33%) OPNsense

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 10 (23.81%) Confluence
2 9 (21.43%) Apache
2 9 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.90%) nginx
4 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (35.71%) SaaS
3 10 (23.81%) GitHub
4 9 (21.43%) IaaS
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.76%) npm
6 2 (4.76%) Office 365
7 1 (2.38%) Cloudflare
7 1 (2.38%) Heroku
7 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) DNS
2 24 (57.14%) Firewall
3 14 (33.33%) DHCP
3 14 (33.33%) IPsec
3 14 (33.33%) OPNsense
4 13 (30.95%) SSH
4 13 (30.95%) SSL
5 12 (28.57%) SNMP
6 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
7 10 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (21.43%) FTP
8 9 (21.43%) HTTP
8 9 (21.43%) HTTPS
8 9 (21.43%) ICMP
8 9 (21.43%) IMAP
8 9 (21.43%) POP3
8 9 (21.43%) SMTP
8 9 (21.43%) Telnet
8 9 (21.43%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Power BI
4 2 (4.76%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
3 10 (23.81%) JIRA
4 9 (21.43%) Gerrit
4 9 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (7.14%) GitLab
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) webpack
7 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.38%) Hudson
7 1 (2.38%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Administrator
2 12 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) AWS Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (23.81%) DevOps Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Junior
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) LDAP
2 12 (28.57%) SOAP
3 9 (21.43%) Middleware
3 9 (21.43%) RESTful
3 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 9 (21.43%) YAML
4 5 (11.90%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.76%) Redux
6 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.38%) CGI
7 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.38%) LAMP
7 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) Windows
3 19 (45.24%) Debian
4 18 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
6 14 (33.33%) CentOS
6 14 (33.33%) FreeBSD
7 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.43%) Android
9 9 (21.43%) Solaris
9 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) DevOps
2 14 (33.33%) Open Source
3 12 (28.57%) Analytics
4 10 (23.81%) Deep Learning
4 10 (23.81%) Video Analytics
5 9 (21.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.43%) High Availability
5 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 9 (21.43%) Release Management
5 9 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Runbook
5 9 (21.43%) SDLC
6 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Python
2 17 (40.48%) Bash Shell
3 13 (30.95%) PHP
4 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
7 3 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CEH
1 3 (7.14%) CISM
1 3 (7.14%) CISSP
1 3 (7.14%) GIAC
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Samba
2 15 (35.71%) pfSense
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (33.33%) KVM
3 14 (33.33%) NFS
4 12 (28.57%) VirtualBox
5 10 (23.81%) Docker
6 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.14%) Squid
7 3 (7.14%) vSphere
8 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (64.29%) Ansible
2 26 (61.90%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (59.52%) Puppet
4 16 (38.10%) Terraform
5 14 (33.33%) ZABBIX
6 11 (26.19%) Nagios
7 9 (21.43%) Rancher
7 9 (21.43%) Sysdig
7 9 (21.43%) vRealize
8 1 (2.38%) Consul
8 1 (2.38%) OfficeScan
8 1 (2.38%) Packer
8 1 (2.38%) Proxmox
8 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) PagerDuty
4 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
5 11 (26.19%) Splunk
6 9 (21.43%) AppDynamics
6 9 (21.43%) BMC
6 9 (21.43%) HP
6 9 (21.43%) IBM
6 9 (21.43%) Intel
6 9 (21.43%) New Relic
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 9 (21.43%) ServiceNow
6 9 (21.43%) WorldPay
7 6 (14.29%) Juniper
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.76%) Veeam
10 1 (2.38%) Apple