The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.35% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
OpenStack
South Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
134 115 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.49% 19.93% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 125 94 68
Average salary £30,565 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in Cardiff

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) KVM
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Welsh Language
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft