The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 137 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.080% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £72,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
OpenStack
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
403 460 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.12% 18.51% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 330 372 346
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Reading region.

OpenStack Salary Trend in Reading

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 11 (78.57%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) Network Management
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (71.43%) Broadband
4 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (42.86%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (14.29%) Puppet
8 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (14.29%) Graphite
8 2 (14.29%) collectd
8 2 (14.29%) logstash
8 2 (14.29%) Big Data
8 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) Nagios
8 2 (14.29%) HTTP
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Xen

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Broadband
2 8 (57.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (42.86%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Principal Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Principal Solutions Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) OSGi
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (7.14%) MCollective
2 1 (7.14%) Sensu
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Open Source
2 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Network Management
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) qmail
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Cacti
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) collectd
1 2 (14.29%) logstash
1 2 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (7.14%) Linux-HA
2 1 (7.14%) Rsyslog
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec