Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1098 1106 1195
Rank change year-on-year +8 +89 +91
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 35 88 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 76 35
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £32,200 £22,125 £31,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,875 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -28.57% +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 23,978 27,610 31,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.98% 15.47% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,831 22,350 25,435
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Top 10 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 10 December 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 34 £57,500 +15.00% 6
London +76 23 £67,500 +35.00%
UK excluding London +10 12 £37,500 -28.57% 8
South East +18 4 £37,500 +78.57%
West Midlands +34 3 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Midlands +31 3 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North West +12 3 £34,000 -24.44%
North of England -1 3 £34,000 -38.18%
South West -2 1 £37,500 -2.60% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) DevOps
3 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
3 22 (62.86%) Windows
4 21 (60.00%) Firewall
4 21 (60.00%) Ansible
4 21 (60.00%) Terraform
5 20 (57.14%) DNS
5 20 (57.14%) Ubuntu
5 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (54.29%) Debian
7 18 (51.43%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
7 18 (51.43%) Puppet
8 17 (48.57%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (48.57%) Python
9 16 (45.71%) LDAP
9 16 (45.71%) pfSense
10 15 (42.86%) KVM
10 15 (42.86%) PagerDuty
10 15 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (42.86%) OPNsense
10 15 (42.86%) NFS
10 15 (42.86%) FreeBSD
10 15 (42.86%) ZABBIX
10 15 (42.86%) Open Source
10 15 (42.86%) SaaS
10 15 (42.86%) Samba
11 13 (37.14%) Analytics
12 12 (34.29%) Apache

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 12 (34.29%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (42.86%) SaaS
3 5 (14.29%) GitHub
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.43%) npm
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.71%) Office 365
5 2 (5.71%) Route 53
6 1 (2.86%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.86%) Heroku
6 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) DNS
3 15 (42.86%) OPNsense
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 5 (14.29%) VoIP
6 4 (11.43%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (11.43%) IPsec
7 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) SNMP
7 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) SSH
8 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.86%) BGP
9 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.86%) L2TP
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.14%) Redis
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Power BI
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) GitLab
4 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Selenium
4 4 (11.43%) webpack
5 3 (8.57%) Hudson
5 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (11.43%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Administrator
1 13 (37.14%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) AWS Administrator
3 10 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) LDAP
2 7 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (11.43%) Redux
3 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 3 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.86%) CGI
6 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) SCADA
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Ubuntu
4 19 (54.29%) Debian
5 15 (42.86%) FreeBSD
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (11.43%) CentOS
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.71%) Unix
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) DevOps
2 15 (42.86%) Open Source
3 13 (37.14%) Analytics
4 11 (31.43%) Video Analytics
5 10 (28.57%) Deep Learning
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.71%) Network Management
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Validation
10 1 (2.86%) Change Control
10 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) CEH
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) pfSense
2 15 (42.86%) KVM
2 15 (42.86%) NFS
2 15 (42.86%) Samba
3 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (14.29%) Squid
5 4 (11.43%) Docker
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (8.57%) VirtualBox
6 3 (8.57%) vSphere
7 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) Ansible
1 21 (60.00%) Terraform
2 18 (51.43%) Puppet
3 17 (48.57%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (42.86%) ZABBIX
5 3 (8.57%) Packer
6 2 (5.71%) Nagios
6 2 (5.71%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.86%) Consul
7 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.86%) OfficeScan
7 1 (2.86%) Proxmox
7 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) PagerDuty
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Splunk
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto