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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank - 95 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.73%
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
208 185 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.78% 17.52% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 197 165 192
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,388 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
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%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft