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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 942 930
Rank change year-on-year +96 -12  
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 12 12 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.067% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 43
Median salary £48,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,050 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  

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 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 +108 11 £47,500 +42.85% 1
South East - 9 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 9 £60,000 -
Reading - 6 £60,000 -
Slough - 3 £40,000 -
London +74 1 £35,000 +11.11%
North West - 1 £47,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) MySQL
4 11 (64.71%) Apache
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
5 10 (58.82%) CentOS
5 10 (58.82%) nginx
6 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (52.94%) Varnish
6 9 (52.94%) Firewall
6 9 (52.94%) HP
6 9 (52.94%) Dell
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
7 8 (47.06%) IPsec
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (41.18%) Puppet
8 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
8 7 (41.18%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (41.18%) HAProxy
8 7 (41.18%) logstash
8 7 (41.18%) Amazon S3
8 7 (41.18%) Apache Solr
8 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
8 7 (41.18%) ZABBIX
8 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 7 (41.18%) IIS
9 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management

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 (64.71%) Apache
2 10 (58.82%) nginx
3 7 (41.18%) Apache Solr
3 7 (41.18%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (41.18%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.88%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon S3
3 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (35.29%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (35.29%) Google App Engine
3 6 (35.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) VPN
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) IPsec
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) Junos
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) NAS
8 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.88%) 802.11
9 1 (5.88%) BGP
9 1 (5.88%) DHCP
9 1 (5.88%) LDAP
9 1 (5.88%) MPLS
9 1 (5.88%) SMTP
9 1 (5.88%) VLAN
9 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
4 4 (23.53%) Redis
5 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Administrator
1 11 (64.71%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (35.29%) Kafka
1 6 (35.29%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (23.53%) Memcached
3 2 (11.76%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) JMX
4 1 (5.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
1 6 (35.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) CentOS
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Debian
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
1 6 (35.29%) Microservices
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Energy Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Varnish
2 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) KVM
3 3 (17.65%) NFS
3 3 (17.65%) Samba
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) oVirt
4 2 (11.76%) pfSense
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Corosync
5 1 (5.88%) Gluster
5 1 (5.88%) iptables
5 1 (5.88%) Postfix
5 1 (5.88%) Squid
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HAProxy
1 7 (41.18%) logstash
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
1 7 (41.18%) ZABBIX
2 6 (35.29%) Kibana
3 4 (23.53%) cPanel
3 4 (23.53%) Plesk
4 3 (17.65%) Bacula
5 2 (11.76%) Ansible
5 2 (11.76%) Nagios
5 2 (11.76%) WSUS
6 1 (5.88%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.88%) Salt
6 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Dell
2 9 (52.94%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) New Relic
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Sophos
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
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