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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache CloudStack
Rank 870 857 874
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing CloudStack 9 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.040% 0.069% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 4
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
22292 21856 22907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 21.07% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18957 17911 19840
Average salary £43,875 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 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 27 January 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
London +17 9 £60,000 +20.00%
England -5 9 £60,000 +20.00%

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) Apache
3 29 (76.32%) Ruby
4 28 (73.68%) Tomcat
5 27 (71.05%) UNIX
6 26 (68.42%) Java
6 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (60.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (55.26%) DNS
10 20 (52.63%) Ansible
10 20 (52.63%) DevOps
11 19 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (50.00%) collectd
11 19 (50.00%) Node.js
11 19 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (50.00%) Opsview
11 19 (50.00%) Graphite
11 19 (50.00%) Akamai
11 19 (50.00%) Apache Flex
11 19 (50.00%) nginx
11 19 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (50.00%) Nagios
11 19 (50.00%) Web Services
11 19 (50.00%) Python
11 19 (50.00%) Security Management
12 18 (47.37%) Degree
13 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
14 12 (31.58%) Puppet
15 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) Apache
2 28 (73.68%) Tomcat
3 19 (50.00%) nginx
3 19 (50.00%) Node.js
3 19 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (26.32%) OpenStack
5 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
5 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
5 9 (23.68%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) DNS
2 11 (28.95%) SAN
3 9 (23.68%) LDAP
3 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
5 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
3 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
4 9 (23.68%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Hudson
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.05%) Law
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Linux Administrator
1 11 (28.95%) Administrator
2 10 (26.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 19 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) LAMP
3 4 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.26%) libvirt
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.63%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
2 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
2 7 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (13.16%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Online Games
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) UNIX
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 9 (23.68%) Solaris
4 9 (23.68%) SUSE
4 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
4 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) DevOps
3 19 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (50.00%) Security Management
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security
8 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Product Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Network Management
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Ruby
2 26 (68.42%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) Perl
4 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
5 9 (23.68%) PHP
6 8 (21.05%) C
6 8 (21.05%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) RHCSA
2 9 (23.68%) RHCE
2 9 (23.68%) Linux+ Certification
2 9 (23.68%) LPIC
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (28.95%) NFS
1 11 (28.95%) KVM
2 9 (23.68%) Xen
2 9 (23.68%) Postfix
2 9 (23.68%) Sendmail
3 6 (15.79%) Firmware
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (52.63%) Ansible
3 19 (50.00%) Opsview
3 19 (50.00%) Graphite
3 19 (50.00%) collectd
3 19 (50.00%) Nagios
4 12 (31.58%) Puppet
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Akamai
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Rackspace