Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1149 1229
Rank change year-on-year +29 +80 +34
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 49 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 30
UK median annual salary £65,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.50% +12.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £38,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £64,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +10.53% +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 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 25,455 28,040 33,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.04% 15.85% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20,129 22,764 27,569
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 9 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 16 August 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 +42 48 £65,000 +21.50% 10
UK excluding London +26 25 £40,000 -23.81% 7
London +37 24 £67,500 +17.39% 3
East of England +39 12 - -
South East -16 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North of England +25 2 £34,000 -28.42% 1
North West +11 2 £34,000 -20.00% 1
South West +5 1 £37,500 - 5
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) DevOps
3 36 (73.47%) Windows
4 34 (69.39%) Python
5 33 (67.35%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (67.35%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (67.35%) Puppet
6 32 (65.31%) Ansible
6 32 (65.31%) DNS
6 32 (65.31%) Git (software)
7 30 (61.22%) Samba
8 28 (57.14%) Cisco
9 26 (53.06%) Firewall
10 25 (51.02%) Bash Shell
11 24 (48.98%) IPsec
12 23 (46.94%) SSH
12 23 (46.94%) SSL
12 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
13 22 (44.90%) VMware
13 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (42.86%) CentOS
14 21 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
14 21 (42.86%) Docker
15 20 (40.82%) VirtualBox
15 20 (40.82%) SNMP
15 20 (40.82%) DHCP
15 20 (40.82%) PHP
15 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
15 20 (40.82%) Cisco IOS

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 17 (34.69%) Confluence
1 17 (34.69%) OpenStack
1 17 (34.69%) WebLogic
1 17 (34.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 33 (67.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (34.69%) GitHub
2 17 (34.69%) IaaS
3 16 (32.65%) SaaS
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.08%) Office 365
5 2 (4.08%) Route 53
5 2 (4.08%) Serverless
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.04%) Heroku
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) DNS
2 26 (53.06%) Firewall
3 24 (48.98%) IPsec
4 23 (46.94%) SSH
4 23 (46.94%) SSL
5 20 (40.82%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (40.82%) DHCP
5 20 (40.82%) SNMP
6 18 (36.73%) TCP/IP
7 17 (34.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (34.69%) FTP
7 17 (34.69%) HTTP
7 17 (34.69%) HTTPS
7 17 (34.69%) ICMP
7 17 (34.69%) IMAP
7 17 (34.69%) POP3
7 17 (34.69%) SMTP
7 17 (34.69%) Telnet
7 17 (34.69%) WPA2
8 13 (26.53%) OPNsense
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
3 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.08%) Power BI
5 2 (4.08%) Redis
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (34.69%) Gerrit
2 17 (34.69%) JIRA
2 17 (34.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) GitLab
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Senior DevOps
2 17 (34.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (16.33%) Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) AWS Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) DevOps Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
9 3 (6.12%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Junior
9 3 (6.12%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) LDAP
1 19 (38.78%) SOAP
1 19 (38.78%) Web Services
2 17 (34.69%) Middleware
2 17 (34.69%) RESTful
2 17 (34.69%) YAML
3 3 (6.12%) SAML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.08%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) CGI
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.04%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 36 (73.47%) Windows
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
4 21 (42.86%) CentOS
4 21 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (34.69%) Android
6 17 (34.69%) Debian
6 17 (34.69%) Solaris
6 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (32.65%) Ubuntu
8 13 (26.53%) FreeBSD
9 8 (16.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) DevOps
2 19 (38.78%) High Availability
3 17 (34.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 17 (34.69%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (34.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (34.69%) Integration Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (34.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (34.69%) Project Management
3 17 (34.69%) Release Management
3 17 (34.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (34.69%) Runbook
3 17 (34.69%) SDLC
4 13 (26.53%) Open Source
5 11 (22.45%) Analytics
6 9 (18.37%) Deep Learning
6 9 (18.37%) Video Analytics
7 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.20%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) Python
2 25 (51.02%) Bash Shell
3 20 (40.82%) PHP
3 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
4 19 (38.78%) SQL
5 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) Groovy
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CEH
1 3 (6.12%) CISM
1 3 (6.12%) CISSP
1 3 (6.12%) GIAC
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Samba
2 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (42.86%) Docker
4 20 (40.82%) VirtualBox
5 14 (28.57%) KVM
5 14 (28.57%) pfSense
6 13 (26.53%) NFS
7 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.08%) iptables
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.08%) vSphere
8 1 (2.04%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.04%) DRBD
8 1 (2.04%) QEMU
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (67.35%) Opscode Chef
1 33 (67.35%) Puppet
2 32 (65.31%) Ansible
3 19 (38.78%) Nagios
4 17 (34.69%) Rancher
4 17 (34.69%) Sysdig
4 17 (34.69%) vRealize
5 15 (30.61%) Terraform
6 13 (26.53%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.04%) Icinga
7 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.04%) Munin
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 19 (38.78%) Oracle
5 17 (34.69%) AppDynamics
5 17 (34.69%) BMC
5 17 (34.69%) HP
5 17 (34.69%) IBM
5 17 (34.69%) Intel
5 17 (34.69%) New Relic
5 17 (34.69%) ServiceNow
5 17 (34.69%) Splunk
5 17 (34.69%) WorldPay
6 13 (26.53%) PagerDuty
7 8 (16.33%) Juniper
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.08%) Veeam
10 1 (2.04%) Apple