The table below looks at the statistics for CloudStack skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache CloudStack
Rank 874 876 893
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing CloudStack 22 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.094% 0.023% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 7
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £52,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23409 21548 24138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.18% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19056 18278 20635
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CloudStack within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CloudStack
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CloudStack within the UK.

CloudStack Salary Trend in the UK

CloudStack
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CloudStack within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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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
England -17 22 £52,500 +10.52%
London +8 16 £56,250 +18.42%
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CloudStack 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 CloudStack.

1 34 (73.91%) Linux
1 34 (73.91%) Apache
1 34 (73.91%) Python
2 31 (67.39%) Ruby
3 30 (65.22%) Degree
4 29 (63.04%) Tomcat
5 25 (54.35%) Java
5 25 (54.35%) UNIX
6 24 (52.17%) Hadoop
7 23 (50.00%) Puppet
8 22 (47.83%) Perl
8 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (45.65%) KVM
10 20 (43.48%) PHP
10 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
10 20 (43.48%) VMware
10 20 (43.48%) Xen
11 19 (41.30%) MySQL
11 19 (41.30%) ITIL
11 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (41.30%) Bash Shell
11 19 (41.30%) MongoDB
11 19 (41.30%) OpenStack
12 18 (39.13%) WebLogic
12 18 (39.13%) Solaris
12 18 (39.13%) JBoss
12 18 (39.13%) LDAP
12 18 (39.13%) NFS
12 18 (39.13%) RHCE
12 18 (39.13%) SAN

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CloudStack 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 CloudStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (73.91%) Apache
2 29 (63.04%) Tomcat
3 19 (41.30%) OpenStack
4 18 (39.13%) WebLogic
4 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
5 11 (23.91%) nginx
5 11 (23.91%) Node.js
5 11 (23.91%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 18 (39.13%) LDAP
2 18 (39.13%) SAN
3 11 (23.91%) Internet
3 11 (23.91%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) Hadoop
2 19 (41.30%) MongoDB
2 19 (41.30%) MySQL
3 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Hudson
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (34.78%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Military
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Administrator
1 18 (39.13%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (34.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) LAMP
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) Apache Flex
3 6 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Clustering
2 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
3 11 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (23.91%) Cryptography
3 11 (23.91%) PKI
4 6 (13.04%) Firmware
5 3 (6.52%) Online Games
6 2 (4.35%) Open Source
6 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
6 2 (4.35%) IPTV
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Linux
2 25 (54.35%) UNIX
3 18 (39.13%) SUSE
3 18 (39.13%) Ubuntu
3 18 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (39.13%) Solaris
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) DevOps
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (23.91%) Requirements Engineering
4 11 (23.91%) Security Management
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) Product Management
6 6 (13.04%) Information Security
7 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.17%) Benchmarking
9 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.17%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Python
2 31 (67.39%) Ruby
3 25 (54.35%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) Perl
5 20 (43.48%) PHP
6 19 (41.30%) Bash Shell
7 12 (26.09%) C++
7 12 (26.09%) C
8 11 (23.91%) C#
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Degree
2 18 (39.13%) RHCE
2 18 (39.13%) Linux+ Certification
2 18 (39.13%) LPIC
3 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) KVM
2 20 (43.48%) Xen
3 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (39.13%) NFS
4 18 (39.13%) Postfix
4 18 (39.13%) Sendmail
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (26.09%) Ansible
4 11 (23.91%) collectd
4 11 (23.91%) Nagios
4 11 (23.91%) Opsview
5 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) JBoss
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) Akamai
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Acme Packet
5 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce