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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / North West
Rank 209 221 251
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 37 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.29% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 1.52% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 1
Median salary £70,000 £35,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+97.18% -56.96%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%

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
1015 1050 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.19% 19.30% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 881 862 1187
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -6 28 £70,000 +97.18% 8
Cheshire - 7 £52,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 61 (92.42%) Puppet
2 53 (80.30%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (78.79%) Python
4 44 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (65.15%) Ruby
5 43 (65.15%) Linux
6 42 (63.64%) DevOps
7 39 (59.09%) Bash Shell
7 39 (59.09%) DSDM
7 39 (59.09%) Scrum
8 38 (57.58%) Oracle
8 38 (57.58%) Unix
9 35 (53.03%) RUP
9 35 (53.03%) vSphere
10 33 (50.00%) Xen
11 32 (48.48%) SQL
11 32 (48.48%) Configuration Management
12 31 (46.97%) Shell Script
12 31 (46.97%) XenServer
12 31 (46.97%) EnterpriseDB
12 31 (46.97%) CloudStack
13 28 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (40.91%) Cobbler
14 27 (40.91%) Ansible
14 27 (40.91%) Tivoli
15 25 (37.88%) WebLogic
15 25 (37.88%) JBoss
15 25 (37.88%) WebSphere
16 23 (34.85%) Windows

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 31 (46.97%) CloudStack
2 25 (37.88%) JBoss
2 25 (37.88%) WebLogic
2 25 (37.88%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Solr
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Spark
3 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.61%) Jetty
3 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Confluence
5 3 (4.55%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.12%) OpenShift
4 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.52%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Heroku
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) SAN
3 4 (6.06%) DHCP
3 4 (6.06%) DNS
3 4 (6.06%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 8 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.61%) Big Data
4 7 (10.61%) Couchbase
4 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
4 7 (10.61%) Redis
4 7 (10.61%) Riak
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.03%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.52%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) GoCD
7 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (19.70%) Banking
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) ELK Stack
3 8 (12.12%) RESTful
4 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.61%) Lucene
4 7 (10.61%) React
5 5 (7.58%) Node.js
6 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.55%) LAMP
8 2 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (3.03%) Sensu
9 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.52%) Sphinx
9 1 (1.52%) Spring
9 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.52%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.52%) XML
9 1 (1.52%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Linux
2 38 (57.58%) Unix
3 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.12%) Android
6 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (63.64%) DevOps
4 39 (59.09%) DSDM
4 39 (59.09%) Scrum
5 35 (53.03%) RUP
6 32 (48.48%) Configuration Management
7 18 (27.27%) ITIL
8 16 (24.24%) OWASP
9 10 (15.15%) OO
10 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.61%) Coaching
11 7 (10.61%) Concurrent Programming
11 7 (10.61%) Kanban
11 7 (10.61%) Mobile Development
11 7 (10.61%) Multithreading
11 7 (10.61%) Software Delivery
11 7 (10.61%) TDD
11 7 (10.61%) UML
11 7 (10.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) Python
2 43 (65.15%) Ruby
3 39 (59.09%) Bash Shell
4 32 (48.48%) SQL
5 31 (46.97%) Shell Script
6 17 (25.76%) Perl
7 13 (19.70%) Java
8 9 (13.64%) Go
8 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 8 (12.12%) C#
10 5 (7.58%) PHP
11 4 (6.06%) C++
11 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.52%) Clojure
12 1 (1.52%) Groovy
12 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) RHCE
5 2 (3.03%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) vSphere
2 33 (50.00%) Xen
3 31 (46.97%) XenServer
4 14 (21.21%) Docker
5 7 (10.61%) PowerHA
5 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
6 4 (6.06%) vCloud
7 2 (3.03%) Varnish
8 1 (1.52%) Ceph
8 1 (1.52%) KVM
8 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (92.42%) Puppet
2 53 (80.30%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (40.91%) Ansible
3 27 (40.91%) Cobbler
3 27 (40.91%) Tivoli
4 8 (12.12%) Salt
5 7 (10.61%) CFEngine
5 7 (10.61%) Kibana
5 7 (10.61%) logstash
5 7 (10.61%) Nagios
6 5 (7.58%) Terraform
7 2 (3.03%) Grafana
7 2 (3.03%) Graphite
7 2 (3.03%) Packer
7 2 (3.03%) Uchiwa
8 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.52%) Pacemaker
8 1 (1.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Oracle
2 31 (46.97%) EnterpriseDB
3 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 10 (15.15%) VMware
6 7 (10.61%) Veritas
7 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.03%) Google
8 2 (3.03%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.03%) WSO2
9 1 (1.52%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.52%) SAP
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