Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVPN
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 741 1005 1095
Rank change year-on-year +264 +90 +14
Permanent jobs citing OpenVPN 22 19 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 29
Median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £40,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% -10.38%

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 9,008 18,871 22,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.17% 15.05% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,176 15,065 17,844
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

OpenVPN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenVPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenVPN.

Salary trend for OpenVPN in the UK

OpenVPN
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenVPN over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +248 16 £52,500 -19.23% 10
UK excluding London +217 16 £52,500 +31.25% 7
West Midlands - 9 £47,500 - 1
Midlands - 9 £47,500 - 1
London +205 6 £50,000 -23.08% 4
Work from Home -62 5 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
Scotland +37 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South East - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) AWS
3 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
4 14 (63.64%) DevOps
5 13 (59.09%) VPN
6 12 (54.55%) Python
6 12 (54.55%) Docker
7 11 (50.00%) Terraform
7 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (45.45%) Prometheus
8 10 (45.45%) GitLab
8 10 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
9 8 (36.36%) Ansible
9 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (36.36%) Apache
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) MySQL
10 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
10 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (31.82%) GitHub
10 7 (31.82%) Puppet
10 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
10 7 (31.82%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (27.27%) Opsgenie
11 6 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (27.27%) logstash
11 6 (27.27%) Graylog
11 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket

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 8 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Pulsar
2 4 (18.18%) nginx
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) AWS
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon ECS
3 7 (31.82%) GitHub
4 6 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 4 (18.18%) GCP
6 4 (18.18%) Route 53
7 3 (13.64%) Azure
8 2 (9.09%) IaaS
9 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (4.55%) G Suite
9 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) SSH
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) L2TP
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (45.45%) GitLab
4 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
5 4 (18.18%) Artifactory
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) Travis CI
6 3 (13.64%) Grunt
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Python Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Kafka
1 5 (22.73%) LAMP
1 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (4.55%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 3 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Security Management
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) ERP
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
6 2 (9.09%) ABAP
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Postfix
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) pfSense
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Terraform
2 10 (45.45%) Prometheus
3 8 (36.36%) Ansible
4 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
4 7 (31.82%) Puppet
5 6 (27.27%) Graylog
5 6 (27.27%) logstash
5 6 (27.27%) Opsgenie
6 4 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (18.18%) Grafana
6 4 (18.18%) Munin
6 4 (18.18%) Nagios
7 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (4.55%) FreeIPA
8 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Lets Encrypt
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco