Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1128 1139 1256
Rank change year-on-year +11 +117 -44
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 51 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.096% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 19
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +39.29% -24.32%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,625 £29,450
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.78% +12.50% -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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,247 27,206 33,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.10% 15.94% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20,824 22,171 28,199
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

OpenVPN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenVPN over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 7 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 6 months to 26 May 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
England +2 50 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London +5 32 £52,500 +5.00% 1
UK excluding London -9 19 £39,250 -12.78% 2
East of England - 13 £35,000 -
South East -23 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for OpenVPN.

1 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 30 (58.82%) Cisco
3 30 (58.82%) DevOps
4 29 (56.86%) Ansible
4 29 (56.86%) Python
4 29 (56.86%) IPsec
5 27 (52.94%) DNS
6 26 (50.98%) Bash Shell
7 25 (49.02%) CentOS
7 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (49.02%) HP
7 25 (49.02%) Firewall
8 24 (47.06%) VMware
8 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (45.10%) Puppet
9 23 (45.10%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (45.10%) Red Hat
10 22 (43.14%) PHP
10 22 (43.14%) Finance
10 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
10 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (41.18%) Docker
11 21 (41.18%) Samba
11 21 (41.18%) DHCP
12 20 (39.22%) SQL
12 20 (39.22%) SSL
12 20 (39.22%) SSH
12 20 (39.22%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP

OpenVPN
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 16 (31.37%) Confluence
1 16 (31.37%) OpenStack
1 16 (31.37%) WebLogic
1 16 (31.37%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) nginx
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Zimbra
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (35.29%) GitHub
3 16 (31.37%) IaaS
4 8 (15.69%) SaaS
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.88%) Office 365
5 3 (5.88%) Serverless
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.92%) Route 53
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) IPsec
2 27 (52.94%) DNS
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 21 (41.18%) DHCP
5 20 (39.22%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (39.22%) SSH
5 20 (39.22%) SSL
6 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
7 18 (35.29%) SMTP
7 18 (35.29%) SNMP
8 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (31.37%) FTP
8 16 (31.37%) HTTP
8 16 (31.37%) HTTPS
8 16 (31.37%) ICMP
8 16 (31.37%) IMAP
8 16 (31.37%) POP3
8 16 (31.37%) Telnet
8 16 (31.37%) VPN
8 16 (31.37%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) MongoDB
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database
3 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.76%) MySQL
6 4 (7.84%) Redis
7 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) JIRA
3 16 (31.37%) Gerrit
3 16 (31.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) GoCD
5 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Senior DevOps
2 16 (31.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 6 (11.76%) Firewall Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) SIEM Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) IT Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Web Services
2 16 (31.37%) Middleware
2 16 (31.37%) RESTful
2 16 (31.37%) SOAP
2 16 (31.37%) YAML
3 10 (19.61%) LDAP
4 7 (13.73%) React
5 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.76%) Spring
6 3 (5.88%) SAML
7 1 (1.96%) .NET
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) Kafka
7 1 (1.96%) Lucene
7 1 (1.96%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (11.76%) Fintech
2 6 (11.76%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) BYOD
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 25 (49.02%) CentOS
3 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 16 (31.37%) Android
6 16 (31.37%) Solaris
6 16 (31.37%) Ubuntu
7 15 (29.41%) Debian
8 6 (11.76%) Kali Linux
9 5 (9.80%) FreeBSD
9 5 (9.80%) Unix
10 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.92%) VMS
12 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.96%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) DevOps
2 19 (37.25%) High Availability
3 17 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (31.37%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 16 (31.37%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (31.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (31.37%) Integration Testing
4 16 (31.37%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (31.37%) Project Management
4 16 (31.37%) Release Management
4 16 (31.37%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (31.37%) Runbook
4 16 (31.37%) SDLC
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) CQRS
6 6 (11.76%) Open Source
6 6 (11.76%) SIEM
6 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Python
2 26 (50.98%) Bash Shell
3 22 (43.14%) PHP
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.76%) Java
6 6 (11.76%) Java 8
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) CEH
1 6 (11.76%) CISSP
1 6 (11.76%) CREST Certified
1 6 (11.76%) GIAC
1 6 (11.76%) Linux+ Certification
1 6 (11.76%) LPIC
1 6 (11.76%) RHCA
1 6 (11.76%) RHCE
1 6 (11.76%) RHCSA
1 6 (11.76%) SANS
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (41.18%) Docker
2 21 (41.18%) Samba
3 18 (35.29%) VirtualBox
4 11 (21.57%) pfSense
5 8 (15.69%) KVM
6 7 (13.73%) NFS
7 6 (11.76%) Snort
8 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
8 4 (7.84%) iptables
9 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
10 2 (3.92%) Corosync
10 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.96%) Dovecot
11 1 (1.96%) DRBD
11 1 (1.96%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 29 (56.86%) Ansible
2 23 (45.10%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (45.10%) Puppet
3 17 (33.33%) Nagios
4 16 (31.37%) Rancher
4 16 (31.37%) Sysdig
4 16 (31.37%) vRealize
5 7 (13.73%) Terraform
6 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
6 6 (11.76%) Nessus
6 6 (11.76%) OpenVAS
6 6 (11.76%) OSSEC
6 6 (11.76%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.96%) Icinga
7 1 (1.96%) Kibana
7 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.96%) Munin
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco
2 25 (49.02%) HP
3 24 (47.06%) VMware
4 23 (45.10%) Red Hat
5 18 (35.29%) Oracle
6 17 (33.33%) New Relic
7 16 (31.37%) AppDynamics
7 16 (31.37%) BMC
7 16 (31.37%) IBM
7 16 (31.37%) Intel
7 16 (31.37%) ServiceNow
7 16 (31.37%) Splunk
7 16 (31.37%) WorldPay
8 9 (17.65%) Juniper
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
9 7 (13.73%) SonicWALL
10 6 (11.76%) AlienVault
10 6 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (11.76%) ForeScout