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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 193 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 46 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.049% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 0
Average salary £75,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
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
1500 1254 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.02% 20.57% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1059 843
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,330 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Bristol - 43 £75,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (94.74%) Python
2 60 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 50 (65.79%) Software Engineering
5 44 (57.89%) Java
6 43 (56.58%) Linux
7 40 (52.63%) Jenkins
8 39 (51.32%) Docker
8 39 (51.32%) Hudson
8 39 (51.32%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (50.00%) Google App Engine
9 38 (50.00%) Clojure
9 38 (50.00%) Ant
9 38 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (44.74%) UNIX
11 34 (44.74%) Artifactory
11 34 (44.74%) Scala
11 34 (44.74%) Google
12 33 (43.42%) Xen
12 33 (43.42%) LXC
13 31 (40.79%) Degree
14 28 (36.84%) VMware
15 24 (31.58%) HP
15 24 (31.58%) Web Services
15 24 (31.58%) Maven
15 24 (31.58%) Gradle
15 24 (31.58%) Rackspace
16 23 (30.26%) SaaS
16 23 (30.26%) PaaS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 22 (28.95%) Apache
2 21 (27.63%) nginx
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 38 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (30.26%) SaaS
3 23 (30.26%) PaaS
4 20 (26.32%) HP Helion
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.63%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) LAN
1 19 (25.00%) WAN
2 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.21%) HTTP
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 40 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 39 (51.32%) Hudson
4 38 (50.00%) Ant
5 34 (44.74%) Artifactory
6 24 (31.58%) Maven
6 24 (31.58%) Gradle
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Software Engineer
2 23 (30.26%) Principal Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Principal Software Engineer
4 20 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (22.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (17.11%) Developer
7 12 (15.79%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 12 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (15.79%) Development Engineer
8 10 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Administrator
11 3 (3.95%) IT Administrator
12 2 (2.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 2 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
13 1 (1.32%) Lead Software Engineer
13 1 (1.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 1 (1.32%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) Web Services
2 21 (27.63%) LAMP
3 7 (9.21%) REST
4 2 (2.63%) libvirt
5 1 (1.32%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 12 (15.79%) Physics
3 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.58%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.26%) DTV
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Linux
2 34 (44.74%) UNIX
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.63%) Debian
4 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (65.79%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.26%) Data Management
4 23 (30.26%) Configuration Management
5 20 (26.32%) DevOps
6 19 (25.00%) Build Automation
7 18 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (23.68%) SDLC
8 14 (18.42%) OO
9 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.89%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.26%) Service Management
11 4 (5.26%) Change Management
11 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (94.74%) Python
2 44 (57.89%) Java
3 38 (50.00%) Clojure
4 34 (44.74%) Scala
5 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
6 21 (27.63%) Perl
7 20 (26.32%) Ruby
8 16 (21.05%) C++
9 13 (17.11%) C
10 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
11 4 (5.26%) SQL
12 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) Degree
2 20 (26.32%) CCNA
2 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.26%) MCITP
3 4 (5.26%) MCSA
3 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) PhD
System Software
1 39 (51.32%) Docker
2 33 (43.42%) Xen
2 33 (43.42%) LXC
3 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (28.95%) KVM
5 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.63%) Samba
6 2 (2.63%) Squid
6 2 (2.63%) RHEV
6 2 (2.63%) NFS
6 2 (2.63%) Gluster
6 2 (2.63%) oVirt
6 2 (2.63%) GFS2
7 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Puppet
2 21 (27.63%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (27.63%) Nagios
3 20 (26.32%) Ansible
4 19 (25.00%) Salt
5 2 (2.63%) Pacemaker
5 2 (2.63%) SELinux
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.63%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Google
2 28 (36.84%) VMware
3 24 (31.58%) Rackspace
3 24 (31.58%) HP
4 22 (28.95%) Oracle
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat