The first table below looks at the demand for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank - 203 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £95,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +35.29%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1088 1021 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.38% 18.41% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 815 847 971
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
OpenStack
South East

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Berkshire region.

OpenStack Salary Trend in Berkshire

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (44.44%) KVM
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) IGMP
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) RTCP
1 1 (11.11%) RTP
1 1 (11.11%) Q.931
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) HBase
3 1 (11.11%) Riak
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) GTK+
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) uClinux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
1 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
1 4 (44.44%) KVM
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle