Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenBSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenBSD over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenBSD
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1202 1223 1284
Rank change year-on-year +21 +61 -12
Permanent jobs citing OpenBSD 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.002% 0.002% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
UK median annual salary £70,000 £35,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -54.84% +72.22%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -25.56%

OpenBSD is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44255 47095 57597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 24.77% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35703 39958 48614
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,735
% change year-on-year - +0.67% +5.96%

OpenBSD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenBSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenBSD in the UK

OpenBSD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenBSD in the UK

OpenBSD
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenBSD within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +61 1 £70,000 +100.00%
London - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing OpenBSD 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 OpenBSD.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

OpenBSD
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix