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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 208 231 212
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 42 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.082% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 1
Average salary £70,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.73% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -27.65%
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
1377 1279 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.50% 20.87% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1091 837
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,330 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 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 28 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 +16 39 £72,500 +76.82% 3
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 28 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 70 (90.91%) Python
2 64 (83.12%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (75.32%) Git (software)
4 51 (66.23%) Software Engineering
5 43 (55.84%) Docker
6 42 (54.55%) Clojure
6 42 (54.55%) Google App Engine
6 42 (54.55%) Java
6 42 (54.55%) Ant
6 42 (54.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (53.25%) Linux
8 40 (51.95%) Jenkins
9 39 (50.65%) Hudson
9 39 (50.65%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (49.35%) Google
11 37 (48.05%) Scala
11 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (48.05%) Artifactory
12 36 (46.75%) LXC
12 36 (46.75%) Xen
13 35 (45.45%) UNIX
14 29 (37.66%) VMware
15 28 (36.36%) Degree
16 25 (32.47%) Maven
16 25 (32.47%) Rackspace
16 25 (32.47%) Gradle
16 25 (32.47%) Web Services
17 24 (31.17%) Data Management
17 24 (31.17%) HP
17 24 (31.17%) SaaS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 21 (27.27%) nginx
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (83.12%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (54.55%) Google App Engine
2 42 (54.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 24 (31.17%) SaaS
3 24 (31.17%) PaaS
4 20 (25.97%) HP Helion
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.60%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) LAN
1 19 (24.68%) WAN
2 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (2.60%) SSH
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (75.32%) Git (software)
2 42 (54.55%) Ant
3 40 (51.95%) Jenkins
4 39 (50.65%) Hudson
5 37 (48.05%) Artifactory
6 25 (32.47%) Maven
6 25 (32.47%) Gradle
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.49%) Marketing
2 5 (6.49%) Electronics
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 23 (29.87%) Principal Engineer
3 21 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
4 20 (25.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (22.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (16.88%) Developer
7 12 (15.58%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) Development Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.90%) Administrator
11 3 (3.90%) IT Administrator
12 2 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (2.60%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 1 (1.30%) Lead Software Engineer
13 1 (1.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 1 (1.30%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) Web Services
2 21 (27.27%) LAMP
3 7 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (2.60%) libvirt
5 1 (1.30%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Public Cloud
2 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
2 9 (11.69%) Physics
3 8 (10.39%) Digital Media
4 5 (6.49%) DTV
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Linux
2 35 (45.45%) UNIX
3 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.60%) Debian
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Software Engineering
2 39 (50.65%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (31.17%) Data Management
5 23 (29.87%) Configuration Management
6 20 (25.97%) DevOps
7 19 (24.68%) Build Automation
8 18 (23.38%) SDLC
8 18 (23.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (18.18%) OO
10 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.79%) ITIL
12 5 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
12 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.19%) Service Management
13 4 (5.19%) Change Management
13 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
14 3 (3.90%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 70 (90.91%) Python
2 42 (54.55%) Clojure
2 42 (54.55%) Java
3 37 (48.05%) Scala
4 22 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 21 (27.27%) Perl
6 20 (25.97%) Ruby
7 13 (16.88%) C++
8 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.99%) C
10 4 (5.19%) SQL
11 3 (3.90%) Erlang
11 3 (3.90%) Go
12 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Degree
2 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.97%) CCNA
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.19%) MCSA
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.19%) MCITP
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
System Software
1 43 (55.84%) Docker
2 36 (46.75%) LXC
2 36 (46.75%) Xen
3 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (28.57%) KVM
5 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.60%) RHEV
6 2 (2.60%) GFS2
6 2 (2.60%) oVirt
6 2 (2.60%) Samba
6 2 (2.60%) NFS
6 2 (2.60%) Gluster
6 2 (2.60%) Squid
7 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Puppet
2 21 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (27.27%) Nagios
3 20 (25.97%) Ansible
4 19 (24.68%) Salt
5 2 (2.60%) Pacemaker
5 2 (2.60%) SELinux
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.60%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Google
2 29 (37.66%) VMware
3 25 (32.47%) Rackspace
4 24 (31.17%) HP
5 22 (28.57%) Oracle
6 5 (6.49%) SAP
7 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago