Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1062 1143 1143
Rank change year-on-year +81 0 +115
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 27 50 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.029% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.19% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 21
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £73,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £39,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year +21.02% -15.14% +15.63%

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 22,417 26,044 26,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 15.15% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16,978 20,666 22,008
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.20% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +77 23 £50,000 - 2
UK excluding London +83 15 £47,500 +21.02% 1
London +46 8 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
South West +32 6 £50,000 +53.85%
South East +37 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
North of England - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) DNS
3 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (48.15%) Ubuntu
4 13 (48.15%) DevOps
5 12 (44.44%) Docker
5 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 11 (40.74%) nginx
6 11 (40.74%) MySQL
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Python
7 10 (37.04%) Puppet
8 9 (33.33%) Terraform
8 9 (33.33%) Redis
8 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (33.33%) Apache
8 9 (33.33%) VPN
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 8 (29.63%) PHP
9 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
9 8 (29.63%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (29.63%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (25.93%) LAMP
10 7 (25.93%) Internet
10 7 (25.93%) Debian
11 6 (22.22%) Samba
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (22.22%) Open Source
11 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2

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 11 (40.74%) nginx
2 9 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 6 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 6 (22.22%) GitHub
2 6 (22.22%) Route 53
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.81%) OpenShift
4 3 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (7.41%) npm
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365
5 2 (7.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (25.93%) Internet
4 5 (18.52%) IPsec
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) SSL
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) OPNsense
6 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (7.41%) ICMP
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) Modbus
7 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 2 (7.41%) NAS
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (33.33%) Redis
3 8 (29.63%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (22.22%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) GitLab
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (7.41%) Hudson
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
5 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) webpack
6 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.70%) Buildbot
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.41%) Law
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Avionics
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (25.93%) LAMP
3 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) Redux
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (7.41%) Life Science
3 2 (7.41%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Online Games
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Ubuntu
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Debian
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) FreeBSD
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Deep Learning
5 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Burndown Charts
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.41%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) PHP
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
2 6 (22.22%) KVM
2 6 (22.22%) Samba
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) NFS
4 4 (14.81%) PowerDNS
4 4 (14.81%) vCloud
4 4 (14.81%) VirtualBox
5 3 (11.11%) pfSense
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) RHEV
6 2 (7.41%) Squid
6 2 (7.41%) vSphere
7 1 (3.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) Terraform
3 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
4 6 (22.22%) Ansible
4 6 (22.22%) Prometheus
5 5 (18.52%) Nagios
6 4 (14.81%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (14.81%) HAProxy
6 4 (14.81%) Packer
7 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (11.11%) ZABBIX
8 2 (7.41%) FreeIPA
8 2 (7.41%) Grafana
8 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Rackspace
1 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
1 4 (14.81%) Splunk
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) PagerDuty
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Black Duck
3 2 (7.41%) Cadence
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Draytek
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) PlateSpin
3 2 (7.41%) Synology
3 2 (7.41%) Zerto
4 1 (3.70%) Aruba
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.70%) Vyatta