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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 250 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £49,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +90.38%
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
1554 1367 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.26% 20.38% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1179 1440
Average salary £35,335 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +1 1 £82,500 +3.12%
Manchester -21 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) CFEngine
4 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
4 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) HTML

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Terremark
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) WATIR
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Laravel
2 1 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) PHP5
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) CFEngine
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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