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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 183 260 257
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -3
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 45 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.015% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 0.079% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.24%
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
1034 1272 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.27% 19.60% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1002 1171
Average salary £38,875 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,515
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 - 44 £42,500 - 6
Cheshire - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 62 (91.18%) Puppet
2 53 (77.94%) DevOps
3 42 (61.76%) Linux
4 38 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (45.59%) Git (software)
6 31 (45.59%) Ruby
7 30 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (42.65%) MongoDB
8 29 (42.65%) Degree
8 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
9 27 (39.71%) Python
10 25 (36.76%) RESTful
10 25 (36.76%) Node.js
11 24 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (35.29%) Configuration Management
12 22 (32.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
14 20 (29.41%) OOD
14 20 (29.41%) Windows
14 20 (29.41%) OO
15 19 (27.94%) RUP
15 19 (27.94%) DSDM
15 19 (27.94%) Scrum
16 18 (26.47%) Unix
17 17 (25.00%) SQL
17 17 (25.00%) Bash Shell
18 16 (23.53%) Cobbler
18 16 (23.53%) JBoss
18 16 (23.53%) Finance

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 25 (36.76%) Node.js
2 16 (23.53%) JBoss
3 15 (22.06%) CloudStack
3 15 (22.06%) WebLogic
3 15 (22.06%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.35%) Apache
5 4 (5.88%) nginx
5 4 (5.88%) WordPress
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.88%) SaaS
5 2 (2.94%) GitHub
6 1 (1.47%) Engine Yard
6 1 (1.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (5.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) Git (software)
2 22 (32.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (22.06%) JIRA
4 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) CSS Developer
7 4 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) RESTful
2 15 (22.06%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 4 (5.88%) ELK Stack
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) jQuery
4 4 (5.88%) LAMP
4 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.88%) Sensu
4 4 (5.88%) Spring
4 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 4 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) Windows
3 18 (26.47%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (77.94%) DevOps
2 38 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 20 (29.41%) OO
5 20 (29.41%) OOD
6 19 (27.94%) DSDM
6 19 (27.94%) RUP
6 19 (27.94%) Scrum
7 15 (22.06%) ITIL
7 15 (22.06%) OWASP
8 14 (20.59%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (11.76%) Open Source
9 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (5.88%) MVC
11 4 (5.88%) Presales
11 4 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) Ruby
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 27 (39.71%) Python
4 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
5 17 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 17 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (16.18%) Perl
7 8 (11.76%) Java
7 8 (11.76%) PHP
8 7 (10.29%) C
8 7 (10.29%) C++
9 4 (5.88%) Clojure
9 4 (5.88%) Groovy
9 4 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) vSphere
1 15 (22.06%) Xen
1 15 (22.06%) XenServer
2 6 (8.82%) Ceph
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 62 (91.18%) Puppet
2 30 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (23.53%) Cobbler
4 15 (22.06%) Tivoli
5 10 (14.71%) SELinux
6 5 (7.35%) Ansible
7 4 (5.88%) Grafana
7 4 (5.88%) Graphite
7 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
7 4 (5.88%) Packer
7 4 (5.88%) Terraform
7 4 (5.88%) Uchiwa
8 3 (4.41%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) EnterpriseDB
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.88%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) MuleSoft
3 4 (5.88%) WSO2
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) BMC
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 15 days ago