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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / North West
Rank 209 200 264
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +64
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 38 36 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.64% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 3.42% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 2
Median salary £67,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%

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
932 1053 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.49% 18.64% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 792 850 1068
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -27 30 £70,000 +64.70% 9
Cheshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 65 (87.84%) Puppet
2 61 (82.43%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (79.73%) Python
4 50 (67.57%) Linux
5 48 (64.86%) Ruby
6 47 (63.51%) DevOps
7 46 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (60.81%) Unix
9 43 (58.11%) Oracle
9 43 (58.11%) DSDM
9 43 (58.11%) Scrum
9 43 (58.11%) Bash Shell
10 39 (52.70%) RUP
11 37 (50.00%) vSphere
11 37 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (48.65%) Xen
13 34 (45.95%) SQL
13 34 (45.95%) Configuration Management
13 34 (45.95%) CloudStack
13 34 (45.95%) Ansible
14 33 (44.59%) EnterpriseDB
14 33 (44.59%) XenServer
14 33 (44.59%) Shell Script
15 29 (39.19%) Tivoli
15 29 (39.19%) Cobbler
16 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
17 22 (29.73%) WebLogic
17 22 (29.73%) JBoss
18 20 (27.03%) Perl

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (45.95%) CloudStack
2 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
3 22 (29.73%) JBoss
3 22 (29.73%) WebLogic
4 10 (13.51%) Jetty
4 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
5 9 (12.16%) Apache Solr
5 9 (12.16%) Apache Spark
5 9 (12.16%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.41%) Apache
6 4 (5.41%) nginx
7 3 (4.05%) Confluence
8 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.35%) IIS
9 1 (1.35%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.81%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.05%) IaaS
5 3 (4.05%) PaaS
6 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.70%) Heroku
7 1 (1.35%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.35%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.35%) GitHub
7 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) IPv4
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) MySQL
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
4 10 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (12.16%) Big Data
5 9 (12.16%) Couchbase
5 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
5 9 (12.16%) Redis
5 9 (12.16%) Riak
6 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) Subversion
4 3 (4.05%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.70%) GoCD
5 2 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
6 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.35%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (20.27%) Banking
2 9 (12.16%) Retail
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 5 (6.76%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Platform Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 11 (14.86%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
3 9 (12.16%) Lucene
3 9 (12.16%) React
4 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.41%) RESTful
5 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) Flash
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) LAMP
5 3 (4.05%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (4.05%) WebGL
5 3 (4.05%) Zend Framework
6 2 (2.70%) Sensu
7 1 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.35%) Node.js
7 1 (1.35%) Sphinx
7 1 (1.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
1 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Linux
2 45 (60.81%) Unix
3 19 (25.68%) Windows
4 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.16%) Android
5 9 (12.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.70%) AIX
6 2 (2.70%) CentOS
6 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) DevOps
2 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (58.11%) DSDM
3 43 (58.11%) Scrum
4 39 (52.70%) RUP
5 34 (45.95%) Configuration Management
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL
6 13 (17.57%) OO
7 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.22%) OWASP
8 11 (14.86%) Web Development
9 9 (12.16%) Coaching
9 9 (12.16%) Concurrent Programming
9 9 (12.16%) Kanban
9 9 (12.16%) Mobile Development
9 9 (12.16%) Multithreading
9 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
9 9 (12.16%) TDD
9 9 (12.16%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (79.73%) Python
2 48 (64.86%) Ruby
3 43 (58.11%) Bash Shell
4 34 (45.95%) SQL
5 33 (44.59%) Shell Script
6 20 (27.03%) Perl
7 15 (20.27%) Java
8 12 (16.22%) Go
9 11 (14.86%) C#
10 10 (13.51%) PHP
11 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
12 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (5.41%) C++
14 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
14 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
15 1 (1.35%) Clojure
15 1 (1.35%) Groovy
15 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) RHCE
5 2 (2.70%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) GCP
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) vSphere
2 36 (48.65%) Xen
3 33 (44.59%) XenServer
4 19 (25.68%) Docker
5 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (9.46%) PowerHA
7 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (5.41%) vCloud
8 2 (2.70%) Varnish
9 1 (1.35%) Ceph
9 1 (1.35%) KVM
9 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (87.84%) Puppet
2 61 (82.43%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (45.95%) Ansible
4 29 (39.19%) Cobbler
4 29 (39.19%) Tivoli
5 10 (13.51%) Salt
6 9 (12.16%) Kibana
6 9 (12.16%) logstash
7 7 (9.46%) CFEngine
7 7 (9.46%) Nagios
7 7 (9.46%) Terraform
8 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
8 3 (4.05%) Packer
9 2 (2.70%) Grafana
9 2 (2.70%) Graphite
9 2 (2.70%) Uchiwa
10 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.35%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) Oracle
2 33 (44.59%) EnterpriseDB
3 17 (22.97%) Red Hat
4 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.57%) VMware
6 7 (9.46%) Veritas
7 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.05%) Zend
8 2 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.70%) WSO2
9 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.35%) SaltStack
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