The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 86 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.092% 0.25% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -5.55%
OpenStack
Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
195 211 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.99% 17.38% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 158 178 169
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OpenStack
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in South Wales

OpenStack
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Cardiff -5 1 £35,000 +2.94%
OpenStack
Wales

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Welsh Language
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) YUM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft