The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank - 119 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.062% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £80,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
OpenStack
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
289 305 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.82% 18.79% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 237 248 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in Cheshire

OpenStack
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Terremark

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Terremark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace