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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 225 226 273
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +47
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 40 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.22% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.30% 1.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 3
Median salary £52,500 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.88% -29.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,950 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+8.59% +8.06%
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
1212 1154 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.36% 19.11% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 949 1295
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenStack across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

OpenStack Salary Histogram in the North West

OpenStack
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 27 £52,500 +47.88% 11
Cheshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire - 4 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 56 (91.80%) Puppet
2 46 (75.41%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (75.41%) Python
3 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (65.57%) Ruby
4 40 (65.57%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (65.57%) Linux
5 38 (62.30%) DSDM
5 38 (62.30%) Scrum
5 38 (62.30%) DevOps
6 36 (59.02%) Unix
7 35 (57.38%) Oracle
7 35 (57.38%) Bash Shell
8 34 (55.74%) RUP
9 33 (54.10%) vSphere
10 31 (50.82%) Xen
11 30 (49.18%) SQL
12 29 (47.54%) WebLogic
12 29 (47.54%) JBoss
12 29 (47.54%) Configuration Management
12 29 (47.54%) Shell Script
12 29 (47.54%) WebSphere
12 29 (47.54%) XenServer
12 29 (47.54%) EnterpriseDB
12 29 (47.54%) CloudStack
13 28 (45.90%) Windows
14 25 (40.98%) Tivoli
14 25 (40.98%) Cobbler
15 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (37.70%) Microsoft

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (47.54%) CloudStack
1 29 (47.54%) JBoss
1 29 (47.54%) WebLogic
1 29 (47.54%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.84%) Apache Solr
2 6 (9.84%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.84%) Jetty
2 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.11%) OpenShift
4 6 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.92%) SaaS
6 2 (3.28%) IaaS
6 2 (3.28%) PaaS
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.64%) GitHub
7 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.64%) Heroku
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) Firewall
2 7 (11.48%) SAN
3 4 (6.56%) DHCP
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
4 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.84%) Big Data
5 6 (9.84%) Couchbase
5 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.84%) Redis
5 6 (9.84%) Riak
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (8.20%) Vagrant
5 4 (6.56%) Maven
5 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.64%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) GoCD
7 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (19.67%) Banking
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) ELK Stack
3 8 (13.11%) RESTful
4 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.84%) Lucene
4 6 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (9.84%) React
5 5 (8.20%) Node.js
6 4 (6.56%) Sensu
7 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.92%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.92%) LAMP
7 3 (4.92%) Spring
7 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.92%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.64%) Sphinx
9 1 (1.64%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.64%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 36 (59.02%) Unix
3 28 (45.90%) Windows
4 7 (11.48%) Android
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) AIX
6 2 (3.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (62.30%) DevOps
3 38 (62.30%) DSDM
3 38 (62.30%) Scrum
4 34 (55.74%) RUP
5 29 (47.54%) Configuration Management
6 23 (37.70%) ITIL
7 19 (31.15%) OWASP
8 9 (14.75%) OO
9 6 (9.84%) Coaching
9 6 (9.84%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (9.84%) Kanban
9 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.84%) Mobile Development
9 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.84%) Software Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) TDD
9 6 (9.84%) UML
9 6 (9.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Python
2 40 (65.57%) Ruby
3 35 (57.38%) Bash Shell
4 30 (49.18%) SQL
5 29 (47.54%) Shell Script
6 15 (24.59%) Perl
7 14 (22.95%) Java
8 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.11%) C#
9 8 (13.11%) Go
10 4 (6.56%) C++
10 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.92%) Clojure
11 3 (4.92%) Groovy
11 3 (4.92%) Scala
12 2 (3.28%) PHP
13 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) RHCE
5 2 (3.28%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) vSphere
2 31 (50.82%) Xen
3 29 (47.54%) XenServer
4 11 (18.03%) Docker
5 7 (11.48%) PowerHA
5 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
6 4 (6.56%) vCloud
7 2 (3.28%) Varnish
8 1 (1.64%) Ceph
8 1 (1.64%) KVM
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (91.80%) Puppet
2 46 (75.41%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (40.98%) Cobbler
3 25 (40.98%) Tivoli
4 20 (32.79%) Ansible
5 7 (11.48%) CFEngine
5 7 (11.48%) Nagios
5 7 (11.48%) Salt
6 6 (9.84%) Kibana
6 6 (9.84%) logstash
7 5 (8.20%) Terraform
8 4 (6.56%) Grafana
8 4 (6.56%) Graphite
8 4 (6.56%) Packer
8 4 (6.56%) Uchiwa
9 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.64%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Oracle
2 29 (47.54%) EnterpriseDB
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.48%) Veritas
5 7 (11.48%) VMware
6 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
7 4 (6.56%) Google
7 4 (6.56%) MuleSoft
7 4 (6.56%) WSO2
8 1 (1.64%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
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