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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 216 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 31 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.086% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 0
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.00%
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
1379 1115 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.38% 19.25% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 949 1078
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 - 29 £41,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (83.78%) Python
2 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
3 25 (67.57%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) Degree
5 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
7 16 (43.24%) UNIX
8 15 (40.54%) C
9 14 (37.84%) C++
9 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
9 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
9 14 (37.84%) Physics
9 14 (37.84%) Hudson
9 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (37.84%) Docker
10 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (35.14%) VMware
10 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (32.43%) Google
11 12 (32.43%) Ant
11 12 (32.43%) Scala
11 12 (32.43%) Clojure
11 12 (32.43%) Google App Engine
11 12 (32.43%) Artifactory
11 12 (32.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (29.73%) LXC
12 11 (29.73%) Xen
13 10 (27.03%) Oracle
13 10 (27.03%) HP

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (21.62%) Apache
1 8 (21.62%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (32.43%) Google App Engine
2 12 (32.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (21.62%) HP Helion
4 7 (18.92%) SaaS
4 7 (18.92%) PaaS
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Hudson
2 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (32.43%) Artifactory
3 12 (32.43%) Ant
4 8 (21.62%) Gradle
4 8 (21.62%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Principal Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Development Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) LAMP
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
1 14 (37.84%) Physics
2 8 (21.62%) Device Driver
3 7 (18.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.41%) Debian
4 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
2 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.92%) Data Management
5 6 (16.22%) Build Automation
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) Python
2 21 (56.76%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) C
4 14 (37.84%) C++
5 12 (32.43%) Scala
5 12 (32.43%) Clojure
6 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
6 8 (21.62%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PhD
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 11 (29.73%) LXC
2 11 (29.73%) Xen
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) KVM
4 2 (5.41%) Gluster
4 2 (5.41%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) Samba
4 2 (5.41%) Squid
4 2 (5.41%) oVirt
4 2 (5.41%) GFS2
4 2 (5.41%) RHEV
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Nagios
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
1 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (16.22%) Ansible
2 6 (16.22%) Salt
3 2 (5.41%) Pacemaker
3 2 (5.41%) SELinux
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.41%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Google
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Vyatta
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago