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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 255 243 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.068% 0.015% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
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
1593 1302 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 19.17% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1135 1325
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 £41,250 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Ruby
2 10 (76.92%) MySQL
3 9 (69.23%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) PHP
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 6 (46.15%) CentOS
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (23.08%) MariaDB
8 3 (23.08%) IaaS
8 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (23.08%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (23.08%) Hudson
8 3 (23.08%) CFEngine
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) OOP

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) WordPress
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (15.38%) Route 53
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) MariaDB
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Hudson
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) Laravel
4 1 (7.69%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) OOP
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) PHP5
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) logstash
4 1 (7.69%) Salt
4 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) RightScale
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Google