The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 202 211 229
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 44 35 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.58% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 2.49% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 2
Median salary £65,000 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +76.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1450 1404 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.02% 23.08% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1190 966
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South 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 South West

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the South West

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

OpenStack Salary Histogram in the South West

OpenStack
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Bristol +5 34 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Gloucestershire +6 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Somerset - 4 £58,750 -
Avon - 1 £75,000 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 South West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 47 (58.75%) Linux
1 47 (58.75%) Telecoms
1 47 (58.75%) Software Engineering
1 47 (58.75%) Digital Media
2 46 (57.50%) Python
3 34 (42.50%) Unix
4 31 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (36.25%) C++
6 28 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 25 (31.25%) Java
8 23 (28.75%) Xen
8 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (27.50%) OO
9 22 (27.50%) Scrum
10 20 (25.00%) Degree
10 20 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 20 (25.00%) Physics
10 20 (25.00%) Puppet
10 20 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (25.00%) DevOps
11 19 (23.75%) Go
11 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
11 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (23.75%) JBoss
12 18 (22.50%) .NET
13 17 (21.25%) ITIL
13 17 (21.25%) Open Source
13 17 (21.25%) Ansible
14 16 (20.00%) Big Data
14 16 (20.00%) Salt

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 19 (23.75%) JBoss
2 16 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.50%) CloudStack
3 10 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Solr
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Spark
5 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (7.50%) Jetty
6 3 (3.75%) Apache
6 3 (3.75%) IIS
6 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.25%) Google App Engine
2 13 (16.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Firewall
1 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) LAN
2 3 (3.75%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.25%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) Big Data
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.50%) Couchbase
3 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.50%) Redis
3 6 (7.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.50%) Ant
2 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.25%) Artifactory
3 13 (16.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (13.75%) TeamCity
5 10 (12.50%) Subversion
6 3 (3.75%) Maven
7 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 47 (58.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 28 (35.00%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Development Manager
4 14 (17.50%) Software Development Manager
4 14 (17.50%) Software Manager
5 13 (16.25%) Scala Software Engineer
5 13 (16.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) C Software Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Development Team Leader
7 9 (11.25%) Development Team Manager
7 9 (11.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (11.25%) Python Software Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Software Development Team Leader
7 9 (11.25%) Software Team Leader
7 9 (11.25%) Team Leader
8 7 (8.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) LAMP
3 6 (7.50%) ELK Stack
3 6 (7.50%) Lucene
3 6 (7.50%) React
4 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.75%) HTML
4 3 (3.75%) HTML5
4 3 (3.75%) OpenDaylight
4 3 (3.75%) SOAP
5 2 (2.50%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.75%) Digital Media
2 20 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 20 (25.00%) Physics
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Linux
2 34 (42.50%) Unix
3 16 (20.00%) Windows
4 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.00%) Android
5 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.75%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) OO
3 22 (27.50%) Scrum
4 20 (25.00%) DevOps
5 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (21.25%) ITIL
6 17 (21.25%) Open Source
7 16 (20.00%) DSDM
7 16 (20.00%) RUP
8 13 (16.25%) Configuration Management
8 13 (16.25%) Functional Programming
9 12 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (13.75%) SDLC
11 10 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
11 10 (12.50%) Build Automation
11 10 (12.50%) OWASP
11 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (11.25%) Kanban
13 7 (8.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) Python
2 29 (36.25%) C++
3 25 (31.25%) Java
4 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
4 19 (23.75%) Go
5 13 (16.25%) Clojure
5 13 (16.25%) Erlang
5 13 (16.25%) Haskell
5 13 (16.25%) Scala
6 12 (15.00%) SQL
7 10 (12.50%) C
7 10 (12.50%) Ruby
7 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (11.25%) C#
9 6 (7.50%) Perl
10 3 (3.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.50%) MCITP
2 2 (2.50%) MCSA
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Xen
2 14 (17.50%) Docker
3 13 (16.25%) LXC
4 10 (12.50%) vSphere
4 10 (12.50%) XenServer
5 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (25.00%) Puppet
2 17 (21.25%) Ansible
3 16 (20.00%) Salt
4 10 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 10 (12.50%) Terraform
4 10 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 6 (7.50%) Kibana
5 6 (7.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.50%) Google
4 10 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
5 8 (10.00%) VMware
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
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