The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 234 243 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.028% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +41.17%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1497 1389 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.03% 19.14% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1198 1377
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
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
England

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
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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 - 7 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire -4 2 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 11 (78.57%) MySQL
3 10 (71.43%) PHP
3 10 (71.43%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) CentOS
5 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) Puppet
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) Perl
7 5 (35.71%) DevOps
8 4 (28.57%) Java
9 3 (21.43%) Replication
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Nagios
9 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) RHCE
9 3 (21.43%) CFEngine
9 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (21.43%) Kibana
9 3 (21.43%) logstash
10 2 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
10 2 (14.29%) Laravel
10 2 (14.29%) Node.js
10 2 (14.29%) Route 53
10 2 (14.29%) Big Data
10 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
10 2 (14.29%) IaaS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Route 53
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) Laravel
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 10 (71.43%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) PHP
3 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) CFEngine
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) logstash
2 3 (21.43%) Kibana
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) RightScale
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