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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 240 239 256
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.078% 0.11% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.54% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
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
1314 1473 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.44% 20.91% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1240 1270
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,500 £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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 3 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -9 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £67,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) KVM
2 4 (57.14%) Ceph
3 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Varnish
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) FreeBSD

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Jetty
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (28.57%) OpenVPN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
4 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Memcached
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) OpenBSD
4 2 (28.57%) FreeBSD
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) KVM
1 4 (57.14%) Ceph
2 3 (42.86%) Varnish
3 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
3 2 (28.57%) Openswan
3 2 (28.57%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (28.57%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (28.57%) Corosync
3 2 (28.57%) Postfix
3 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) iptables
4 1 (14.29%) GlusterFS
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) Cacti
3 2 (28.57%) Munin
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (28.57%) logstash
3 2 (28.57%) Rsyslog
3 2 (28.57%) Bacula
3 2 (28.57%) yum
3 2 (28.57%) Pacemaker
4 1 (14.29%) cPanel
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (14.29%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Percona
4 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (14.29%) RightScale
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago