The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 246 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.029% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £33,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
OpenStack
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1578 1302 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.21% 19.01% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1126 1367
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in the North West

OpenStack
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £33,750 -
Cheshire -10 1 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) CentOS
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) CFEngine
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (25.00%) MariaDB
7 3 (25.00%) IaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (16.67%) PHP5
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) WordPress
8 2 (16.67%) Automotive
8 2 (16.67%) CMS
8 2 (16.67%) LAMP

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MariaDB
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Laravel
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) CFEngine
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) RightScale
3 1 (8.33%) VMware