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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank - 100 86
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.47% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £34,500 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.83%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +10.00%
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
186 211 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.73% 17.76% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 148 182 165
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 £23,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Welsh Language
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) KVM

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Google