The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 99 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 6 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.74% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 4.06% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £61,000 £66,250 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.92% +23.83%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
OpenStack
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
238 320 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.38% 18.22% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 213 261 282
Average salary £43,900 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in Cambridge

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
3 13 (46.43%) Open Source
3 13 (46.43%) KVM
4 12 (42.86%) Python
5 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (25.00%) LLVM
8 7 (25.00%) GCC
8 7 (25.00%) Ruby
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) C
8 7 (25.00%) UML
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) QEMU
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) MongoDB

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) CloudStack
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) HP Helion
2 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) CouchDB
3 5 (17.86%) Neo4j
3 5 (17.86%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) LLVM
1 7 (25.00%) GCC
2 4 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) HTML5
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) POSIX
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) Struts
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Symfony
4 1 (3.57%) CakePHP
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (17.86%) Physics
4 5 (17.86%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Statistics
4 5 (17.86%) Informatics
4 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
5 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 4 (14.29%) NHS
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
7 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Open Source
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) UML
3 7 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 5 (17.86%) Memory Management
4 5 (17.86%) Hidden Markov Model
4 5 (17.86%) Game Theory
4 5 (17.86%) Gibbs Sampling
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) OOD
4 5 (17.86%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Product Management
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) C
3 7 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) Haskell
4 5 (17.86%) R
4 5 (17.86%) Go
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) KVM
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) QEMU
4 5 (17.86%) Xen
4 5 (17.86%) Docker
4 5 (17.86%) LXC
4 5 (17.86%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.14%) Firmware
7 1 (3.57%) Varnish
7 1 (3.57%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Mesos
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) Pegasus
4 4 (14.29%) Veeam
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) Google
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Zend