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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 216 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 37 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.40% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.92% 2.08% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 6
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +70.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
1265 1154 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.37% 19.37% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 987 1049
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 22 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Somerset +3 11 £53,750 -20.37%
Gloucestershire - 2 £72,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 40 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (57.35%) Python
4 35 (51.47%) Puppet
5 33 (48.53%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (41.18%) DevOps
7 28 (41.18%) Unix
8 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (38.24%) Oracle
9 26 (38.24%) Ansible
9 26 (38.24%) Bash Shell
10 24 (35.29%) JBoss
10 24 (35.29%) RUP
10 24 (35.29%) DSDM
10 24 (35.29%) Scrum
11 22 (32.35%) Configuration Management
12 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
12 21 (30.88%) Salt
12 21 (30.88%) WebLogic
12 21 (30.88%) Telecoms
12 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
13 20 (29.41%) Digital Media
14 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (27.94%) Xen
14 19 (27.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (27.94%) SQL
15 17 (25.00%) Java
16 16 (23.53%) Ruby
16 16 (23.53%) Open Source

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 24 (35.29%) JBoss
2 21 (30.88%) WebLogic
2 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
3 19 (27.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (23.53%) CloudStack
5 10 (14.71%) Apache Solr
5 10 (14.71%) Apache Spark
5 10 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (14.71%) Jetty
5 10 (14.71%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.41%) Apache
6 3 (4.41%) Mule
7 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 1 (1.47%) Confluence
8 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 40 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.29%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) SaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) SNMP
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) BGP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.47%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.47%) GLBP
3 1 (1.47%) HSRP
3 1 (1.47%) ICMP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) MPLS
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.47%) OSPF
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) MySQL
2 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
2 13 (19.12%) Redis
2 13 (19.12%) Riak
3 12 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
4 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
5 10 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (14.71%) Big Data
5 10 (14.71%) Couchbase
5 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.41%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.06%) TeamCity
3 11 (16.18%) Subversion
4 7 (10.29%) Maven
5 5 (7.35%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Ant
7 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.41%) GitLab
7 3 (4.41%) Mockito
7 3 (4.41%) Selenium
7 3 (4.41%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.47%) JIRA
9 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 21 (30.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Development Manager
3 10 (14.71%) Python Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Software Development Manager
3 10 (14.71%) Software Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (8.82%) Development Team Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Software Development Team Leader
6 6 (8.82%) Software Team Leader
6 6 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) LAMP
3 10 (14.71%) ELK Stack
3 10 (14.71%) Lucene
4 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.24%) React
5 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.35%) Spring
6 3 (4.41%) JPA
7 2 (2.94%) EJB
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.47%) OpenDaylight
8 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Digital Media
2 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (13.24%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.24%) Physics
4 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 28 (41.18%) Unix
3 13 (19.12%) Windows
4 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.88%) Android
7 4 (5.88%) Debian
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Fedora
8 1 (1.47%) HPUX
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) SUSE
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (41.18%) DevOps
3 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.29%) DSDM
4 24 (35.29%) RUP
4 24 (35.29%) Scrum
5 22 (32.35%) Configuration Management
6 16 (23.53%) Open Source
7 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
7 14 (20.59%) Software Delivery
8 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
8 13 (19.12%) TDD
8 13 (19.12%) Web Development
9 12 (17.65%) ITIL
10 11 (16.18%) Auto-Scaling
10 11 (16.18%) Build Automation
10 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (16.18%) OWASP
10 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (14.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) Python
2 26 (38.24%) Bash Shell
3 19 (27.94%) SQL
4 17 (25.00%) Java
5 16 (23.53%) Ruby
6 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
7 10 (14.71%) Perl
8 8 (11.76%) Go
8 8 (11.76%) PHP
9 4 (5.88%) C++
10 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.94%) C#
12 1 (1.47%) Erlang
12 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCDP
4 1 (1.47%) CCIE
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Xen
2 16 (23.53%) vSphere
2 16 (23.53%) XenServer
3 14 (20.59%) Docker
4 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.35%) KVM
6 2 (2.94%) Corosync
7 1 (1.47%) Ceph
7 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.47%) RHEV
7 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (51.47%) Puppet
2 33 (48.53%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (38.24%) Ansible
4 21 (30.88%) Salt
5 15 (22.06%) Cobbler
5 15 (22.06%) Tivoli
6 11 (16.18%) Terraform
7 10 (14.71%) Kibana
7 10 (14.71%) logstash
8 3 (4.41%) Ganeti
8 3 (4.41%) Marathon
8 3 (4.41%) Mesos
8 3 (4.41%) Nagios
9 2 (2.94%) CFEngine
9 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.94%) Linux-HA
9 2 (2.94%) Pacemaker
9 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) EnterpriseDB
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.88%) SaltStack
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Juniper
7 2 (2.94%) Intel
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.47%) Google
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
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