Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1122 1186
Rank change year-on-year +11 +64 +88
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 41 77 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.044% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 37
UK median annual salary £65,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.50% +12.63% +26.67%
10th Percentile £29,150 £33,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -29.91% +12.63% +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 24,315 27,697 32,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 15.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,241 22,533 26,331
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -4 40 £65,000 +21.50% 3
London +22 23 £67,500 +35.00% 1
UK excluding London +6 18 £37,500 -29.91% 2
South East +16 7 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +18 6 - -
North of England +36 3 £34,000 -38.18%
North West +12 3 £34,000 -20.00%
South West -4 1 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (92.68%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 29 (70.73%) DevOps
4 26 (63.41%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (63.41%) Puppet
4 26 (63.41%) DNS
4 26 (63.41%) Git (software)
5 25 (60.98%) Python
5 25 (60.98%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (60.98%) Ansible
6 24 (58.54%) Firewall
7 23 (56.10%) Samba
8 19 (46.34%) Debian
9 18 (43.90%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (43.90%) Ubuntu
9 18 (43.90%) LDAP
10 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
10 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
11 16 (39.02%) Cisco
12 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (36.59%) VMware
12 15 (36.59%) SaaS
12 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
12 15 (36.59%) pfSense
12 15 (36.59%) KVM
13 14 (34.15%) PagerDuty
13 14 (34.15%) Open Source
13 14 (34.15%) CentOS
13 14 (34.15%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (34.15%) OPNsense

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 9 (21.95%) Confluence
1 9 (21.95%) OpenStack
1 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
1 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.51%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 25 (60.98%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (36.59%) SaaS
3 9 (21.95%) GitHub
3 9 (21.95%) IaaS
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.88%) Office 365
6 1 (2.44%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.44%) Heroku
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) DNS
2 24 (58.54%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) DHCP
3 14 (34.15%) IPsec
3 14 (34.15%) OPNsense
4 13 (31.71%) SSH
4 13 (31.71%) SSL
5 12 (29.27%) SNMP
6 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
7 10 (24.39%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (21.95%) FTP
8 9 (21.95%) HTTP
8 9 (21.95%) HTTPS
8 9 (21.95%) ICMP
8 9 (21.95%) IMAP
8 9 (21.95%) POP3
8 9 (21.95%) SMTP
8 9 (21.95%) Telnet
8 9 (21.95%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Power BI
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 9 (21.95%) Gerrit
3 9 (21.95%) JIRA
3 9 (21.95%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Administrator
2 12 (29.27%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) AWS Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (24.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Junior
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) LDAP
2 12 (29.27%) SOAP
3 9 (21.95%) Middleware
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 9 (21.95%) YAML
4 3 (7.32%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (7.32%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) CGI
6 1 (2.44%) LAMP
6 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 19 (46.34%) Debian
4 18 (43.90%) Ubuntu
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) CentOS
6 14 (34.15%) FreeBSD
7 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) Android
9 9 (21.95%) Solaris
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (9.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) DevOps
2 14 (34.15%) Open Source
3 12 (29.27%) Analytics
4 10 (24.39%) Deep Learning
4 10 (24.39%) Video Analytics
5 9 (21.95%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 9 (21.95%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.95%) High Availability
5 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (21.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Release Management
5 9 (21.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (21.95%) Runbook
5 9 (21.95%) SDLC
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Python
2 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
3 13 (31.71%) PHP
4 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.76%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CEH
1 3 (7.32%) CISM
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
1 3 (7.32%) GIAC
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Samba
2 15 (36.59%) KVM
2 15 (36.59%) pfSense
2 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (34.15%) NFS
4 12 (29.27%) VirtualBox
5 11 (26.83%) Docker
6 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.44%) DRBD
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.44%) QEMU
8 1 (2.44%) Squid
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (63.41%) Puppet
2 25 (60.98%) Ansible
3 14 (34.15%) Terraform
3 14 (34.15%) ZABBIX
4 11 (26.83%) Nagios
5 9 (21.95%) Rancher
5 9 (21.95%) Sysdig
5 9 (21.95%) vRealize
6 1 (2.44%) Icinga
6 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.44%) Munin
6 1 (2.44%) OfficeScan
6 1 (2.44%) Proxmox
6 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) PagerDuty
4 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
5 9 (21.95%) AppDynamics
5 9 (21.95%) BMC
5 9 (21.95%) HP
5 9 (21.95%) IBM
5 9 (21.95%) Intel
5 9 (21.95%) New Relic
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 9 (21.95%) ServiceNow
5 9 (21.95%) Splunk
5 9 (21.95%) WorldPay
6 6 (14.63%) Juniper
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) Apple