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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 222 250 247
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 21 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 7
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1008 1251 1417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 19.02% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 839 957 1151
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 20 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Lancashire - 1 £38,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 62 (96.88%) Puppet
2 59 (92.19%) DevOps
3 42 (65.63%) Ruby
4 40 (62.50%) Linux
5 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (54.69%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (53.13%) Scrum
8 34 (53.13%) RUP
8 34 (53.13%) DSDM
9 33 (51.56%) Python
10 32 (50.00%) Shell Script
11 29 (45.31%) Unix
11 29 (45.31%) Configuration Management
12 27 (42.19%) SQL
12 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
12 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
13 26 (40.63%) MongoDB
13 26 (40.63%) Cobbler
13 26 (40.63%) Windows
13 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
13 26 (40.63%) JBoss
13 26 (40.63%) Xen
14 25 (39.06%) Firewall
14 25 (39.06%) Tivoli
14 25 (39.06%) ITIL
14 25 (39.06%) .NET
14 25 (39.06%) Oracle
14 25 (39.06%) WebLogic
14 25 (39.06%) CloudStack

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 26 (40.63%) JBoss
2 25 (39.06%) CloudStack
2 25 (39.06%) WebLogic
2 25 (39.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) nginx
5 2 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Engine Yard
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.06%) Neo4j
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (15.63%) Vagrant
5 9 (14.06%) Maven
6 7 (10.94%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Developer
4 9 (14.06%) AWS Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Integration Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) RESTful
3 17 (26.56%) Node.js
4 9 (14.06%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (14.06%) Apache Camel
4 9 (14.06%) ELK Stack
4 9 (14.06%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (14.06%) Sensu
4 9 (14.06%) Spring
4 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
4 9 (14.06%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) MCollective
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Unix
3 26 (40.63%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) DevOps
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (53.13%) DSDM
4 34 (53.13%) RUP
4 34 (53.13%) Scrum
5 29 (45.31%) Configuration Management
6 25 (39.06%) ITIL
6 25 (39.06%) OWASP
7 13 (20.31%) OO
7 13 (20.31%) OOD
7 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
8 12 (18.75%) Open Source
9 9 (14.06%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (14.06%) MVC
9 9 (14.06%) Open Source Development
9 9 (14.06%) Service Management
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Ruby
2 33 (51.56%) Python
3 32 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
4 27 (42.19%) SQL
5 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
6 12 (18.75%) Java
7 9 (14.06%) Clojure
7 9 (14.06%) Groovy
7 9 (14.06%) Scala
8 7 (10.94%) C++
8 7 (10.94%) Perl
9 6 (9.38%) C
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Xen
2 25 (39.06%) vSphere
2 25 (39.06%) XenServer
3 6 (9.38%) Ceph
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 62 (96.88%) Puppet
2 35 (54.69%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (40.63%) Cobbler
4 25 (39.06%) Tivoli
5 9 (14.06%) Grafana
5 9 (14.06%) Graphite
5 9 (14.06%) Packer
5 9 (14.06%) Terraform
5 9 (14.06%) Uchiwa
6 4 (6.25%) Ansible
6 4 (6.25%) SELinux
7 3 (4.69%) CFEngine
7 3 (4.69%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.06%) EnterpriseDB
2 25 (39.06%) Oracle
3 12 (18.75%) Atlassian
4 9 (14.06%) Google
4 9 (14.06%) MuleSoft
4 9 (14.06%) WSO2
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) BMC
7 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
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