Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1107 1115 1237
Rank change year-on-year +8 +122 -36
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 53 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.061% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 11
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +38.89% -33.68%
10th Percentile £22,600 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -15.79%

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 24,829 26,066 32,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.29% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,919 21,343 27,247
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -4 30 £53,750 +53.57%
East of England - 10 £37,500 - 1
South East -13 9 £21,000 -53.33% 2
North of England -14 2 £57,500 +31.43%
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
OpenVPN
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 32 (60.38%) Windows
3 31 (58.49%) Firewall
4 30 (56.60%) Cisco
5 27 (50.94%) IPsec
6 25 (47.17%) VPN
6 25 (47.17%) Python
6 25 (47.17%) DevOps
7 24 (45.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (43.40%) Ansible
8 23 (43.40%) DNS
9 22 (41.51%) HP
9 22 (41.51%) Red Hat
9 22 (41.51%) VMware
9 22 (41.51%) CentOS
10 19 (35.85%) Bash Shell
11 18 (33.96%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (33.96%) Samba
11 18 (33.96%) Ubuntu
12 17 (32.08%) Finance
12 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (30.19%) Debian
13 16 (30.19%) DHCP
13 16 (30.19%) PHP
14 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
14 15 (28.30%) Puppet
14 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (28.30%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (28.30%) pfSense
15 14 (26.42%) Docker

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 8 (15.09%) Confluence
1 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
1 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
1 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) nginx
3 2 (3.77%) Zimbra
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Documaker
2 5 (9.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) GitHub
3 8 (15.09%) IaaS
3 8 (15.09%) Office 365
3 8 (15.09%) SaaS
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.66%) Serverless
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.77%) Route 53
5 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.89%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) Firewall
2 27 (50.94%) IPsec
3 25 (47.17%) VPN
4 23 (43.40%) DNS
5 16 (30.19%) DHCP
6 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (24.53%) SSH
7 13 (24.53%) SSL
8 10 (18.87%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (18.87%) SMTP
8 10 (18.87%) SNMP
9 8 (15.09%) FTP
9 8 (15.09%) HTTP
9 8 (15.09%) HTTPS
9 8 (15.09%) ICMP
9 8 (15.09%) POP3
9 8 (15.09%) Telnet
9 8 (15.09%) VLAN
9 8 (15.09%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (15.09%) MySQL
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.55%) Redis
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.98%) JIRA
4 8 (15.09%) Gerrit
4 8 (15.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) GitLab
5 1 (1.89%) GoCD
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (16.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Java Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Firewall Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Security Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) SIEM Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (9.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) IT Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) LDAP
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 9 (16.98%) Middleware
3 9 (16.98%) React
4 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
4 8 (15.09%) RESTful
4 8 (15.09%) SOAP
4 8 (15.09%) Spring
4 8 (15.09%) YAML
5 4 (7.55%) SAML
6 1 (1.89%) .NET
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) Kafka
6 1 (1.89%) Lucene
6 1 (1.89%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (15.09%) Fintech
3 6 (11.32%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) BYOD
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Robotics
6 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 32 (60.38%) Windows
3 24 (45.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (41.51%) CentOS
5 18 (33.96%) Ubuntu
6 16 (30.19%) Debian
7 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (15.09%) Android
10 8 (15.09%) Solaris
10 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
10 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
11 6 (11.32%) Kali Linux
11 6 (11.32%) Unix
12 4 (7.55%) FreeBSD
13 2 (3.77%) VMS
14 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
14 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.89%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) DevOps
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (20.75%) High Availability
3 10 (18.87%) Release Management
4 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (15.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 8 (15.09%) BDD
5 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (15.09%) CQRS
5 8 (15.09%) Integration Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Microservices
5 8 (15.09%) MVC
5 8 (15.09%) OO
5 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (15.09%) Project Management
5 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) Scrum
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Python
2 19 (35.85%) Bash Shell
3 16 (30.19%) PHP
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
6 8 (15.09%) Java
6 8 (15.09%) Java 8
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) CEH
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) CISSP
2 6 (11.32%) CREST Certified
2 6 (11.32%) GIAC
2 6 (11.32%) Linux+ Certification
2 6 (11.32%) LPIC
2 6 (11.32%) RHCA
2 6 (11.32%) RHCE
2 6 (11.32%) RHCSA
2 6 (11.32%) SANS
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Samba
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (28.30%) pfSense
4 14 (26.42%) Docker
5 13 (24.53%) NFS
6 11 (20.75%) KVM
7 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
7 8 (15.09%) VirtualBox
8 6 (11.32%) Snort
9 5 (9.43%) iptables
9 5 (9.43%) oVirt
10 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
11 2 (3.77%) Corosync
11 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Ansible
2 15 (28.30%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (28.30%) Puppet
3 10 (18.87%) Nagios
4 8 (15.09%) Rancher
4 8 (15.09%) Sysdig
4 8 (15.09%) vRealize
5 7 (13.21%) Terraform
6 6 (11.32%) FortiGate
6 6 (11.32%) Nessus
6 6 (11.32%) OpenVAS
6 6 (11.32%) OSSEC
7 5 (9.43%) Bacula
7 5 (9.43%) WSUS
7 5 (9.43%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco
2 22 (41.51%) HP
2 22 (41.51%) Red Hat
2 22 (41.51%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) Juniper
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 9 (16.98%) New Relic
5 9 (16.98%) Splunk
6 8 (15.09%) AppDynamics
6 8 (15.09%) BMC
6 8 (15.09%) Dell
6 8 (15.09%) IBM
6 8 (15.09%) Intel
6 8 (15.09%) ServiceNow
6 8 (15.09%) WorldPay
7 7 (13.21%) SonicWALL
8 6 (11.32%) F5
8 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
8 6 (11.32%) WatchGuard