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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 909 941
Rank change year-on-year +46 +32  
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 20 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.084% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 33
Median salary £50,000 £35,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.86% -20.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +38.88% -30.00%  

OpenVPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OpenVPN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenVPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 11 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 20 £50,000 +39.86% 4
London +39 14 £57,500 -17.85%
South East +49 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey - 2 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £43,750 -
Reading - 2 £43,750 -
Manchester -26 1 £37,500 -
North West -41 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 - 2
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Colchester - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing OpenVPN 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 OpenVPN.

1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) VPN
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (63.33%) Puppet
5 18 (60.00%) Firewall
6 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
7 15 (50.00%) Docker
7 15 (50.00%) Cisco
7 15 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (46.67%) CentOS
8 14 (46.67%) Apache
9 13 (43.33%) MySQL
9 13 (43.33%) Windows
9 13 (43.33%) nginx
10 12 (40.00%) IPsec
10 12 (40.00%) DevOps
11 9 (30.00%) Ansible
11 9 (30.00%) Terraform
11 9 (30.00%) Dell
11 9 (30.00%) High Availability
11 9 (30.00%) Varnish
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (26.67%) Junos
12 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
12 8 (26.67%) Apache Solr
12 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
12 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 8 (26.67%) ZABBIX
12 8 (26.67%) HP

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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) nginx
3 8 (26.67%) Apache Solr
3 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (26.67%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) Jetty
6 1 (3.33%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (26.67%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
3 8 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (23.33%) Google App Engine
4 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.33%) Office 365
5 1 (3.33%) Route 53
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) VPN
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) IPsec
4 8 (26.67%) DNS
4 8 (26.67%) Junos
4 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (23.33%) DHCP
5 7 (23.33%) SAN
6 6 (20.00%) SNMP
7 5 (16.67%) BGP
7 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 5 (16.67%) HTTP
7 5 (16.67%) MPLS
7 5 (16.67%) OSPF
7 5 (16.67%) SSL
7 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (26.67%) Big Data
2 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Administrator
1 12 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (23.33%) Kafka
1 7 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.00%) Memcached
3 2 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) JMX
4 1 (3.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 8 (26.67%) Fintech
2 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) CentOS
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.67%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Unix
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) High Availability
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) Machine Learning
4 7 (23.33%) Microservices
5 6 (20.00%) Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
8 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Security Management
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Docker
2 9 (30.00%) Varnish
3 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Corosync
4 1 (3.33%) Gluster
4 1 (3.33%) iptables
4 1 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) Postfix
4 1 (3.33%) Samba
4 1 (3.33%) Squid
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) Ansible
2 9 (30.00%) Terraform
3 8 (26.67%) HAProxy
3 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 8 (26.67%) logstash
3 8 (26.67%) Mesos
3 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (26.67%) Packer
3 8 (26.67%) Salt
3 8 (26.67%) ZABBIX
4 7 (23.33%) Kibana
5 4 (13.33%) Nagios
6 3 (10.00%) cPanel
6 3 (10.00%) Graphite
6 3 (10.00%) Graylog
6 3 (10.00%) Plesk
7 1 (3.33%) Bacula
7 1 (3.33%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Dell
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) New Relic
5 6 (20.00%) Juniper
6 5 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Open-E
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
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