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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 240 231 226
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.080% 0.069% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £41,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £49,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +90.38%
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
1333 1302 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.23% 22.35% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1135 1055
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 0 4 £41,000 -
Dorset - 1 £29,000 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) C
2 8 (72.73%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) Device Driver
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 8 (72.73%) Physics
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Vyatta

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Device Driver
1 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
1 8 (72.73%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Vyatta