The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 675 772 862
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +90
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 230 105 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.097% 0.027%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 194 89 31
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £84,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%

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
24102 21548 24300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.00% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19619 18229 20789
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Trend

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

OpenStack Salary Trend in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenStack over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

OpenStack Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
England +96 226 £52,500 -4.54% 28
London +27 104 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East Midlands +21 33 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England - 30 £60,000 - 3
South East +1 28 £42,500 -29.16% 6
Northamptonshire +3 23 £45,000 +5.88%
Northampton -4 21 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire - 17 £60,000 - 2
Cambridge - 17 £60,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -23 15 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -24 15 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex - 15 £42,500 -
Brighton - 15 £42,500 -
Leeds -17 13 £45,000 - 3
City of London +5 12 £55,000 -6.38% 4
Leicestershire - 10 £42,500 -
Leicester - 9 £42,500 -
South West -16 7 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Surrey -5 6 - - 3
North West -6 6 £33,750 -
Suffolk - 6 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £100,000 -
Watford - 4 £100,000 -
Bristol - 4 £41,000 - 1
Dorset -1 3 £37,500 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 309 (75.74%) Linux
2 177 (43.38%) DevOps
3 162 (39.71%) MySQL
4 157 (38.48%) Python
5 152 (37.25%) Puppet
6 150 (36.76%) Opscode Chef
7 148 (36.27%) Java
8 117 (28.68%) Apache
9 115 (28.19%) E-Commerce
10 114 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (27.21%) Ruby
12 110 (26.96%) Open Source
13 92 (22.55%) UNIX
14 89 (21.81%) Windows
15 88 (21.57%) VMware
16 86 (21.08%) Configuration Management
17 83 (20.34%) KVM
18 76 (18.63%) Jenkins
19 75 (18.38%) Perl
20 71 (17.40%) ITIL
21 70 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
22 68 (16.67%) Nagios
23 66 (16.18%) NoSQL
24 63 (15.44%) MongoDB
24 63 (15.44%) Ubuntu
25 62 (15.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 60 (14.71%) CentOS
26 60 (14.71%) Red Hat
27 59 (14.46%) Computer Science
28 58 (14.22%) Bash Shell

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 117 (28.68%) Apache
2 57 (13.97%) Tomcat
3 38 (9.31%) nginx
4 30 (7.35%) Node.js
5 27 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (5.15%) CloudStack
7 14 (3.43%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 10 (2.45%) IIS
10 9 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.96%) SAS
12 5 (1.23%) MTS
13 4 (0.98%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.98%) Drupal
13 4 (0.98%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.74%) Lync
14 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.49%) CMS
15 2 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.96%) SPSS
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (9.31%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (8.82%) SaaS
5 33 (8.09%) IaaS
6 29 (7.11%) Google Apps
7 22 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (3.68%) PaaS
9 7 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.49%) Route 53
12 1 (0.25%) Heroku
12 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.78%) SAN
2 34 (8.33%) Internet
3 26 (6.37%) WAN
3 26 (6.37%) LAN
4 23 (5.64%) Firewall
5 22 (5.39%) DNS
6 21 (5.15%) VoIP
7 15 (3.68%) BIG-IP
8 12 (2.94%) HTTP
9 10 (2.45%) SNMP
9 10 (2.45%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.45%) NAS
10 8 (1.96%) VPN
11 7 (1.72%) DHCP
11 7 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (1.72%) VLAN
11 7 (1.72%) Network Security
12 6 (1.47%) LDAP
12 6 (1.47%) Broadband
13 5 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (39.71%) MySQL
2 66 (16.18%) NoSQL
3 63 (15.44%) MongoDB
4 57 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (10.78%) Relational Database
6 39 (9.56%) Redis
7 33 (8.09%) RDBMS
8 28 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 19 (4.66%) Big Data
11 15 (3.68%) SQL Server
12 13 (3.19%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.96%) DB2
14 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.98%) Pentaho
16 3 (0.74%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.74%) MariaDB
17 1 (0.25%) Riak
17 1 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 76 (18.63%) Jenkins
2 44 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.62%) Maven
4 16 (3.92%) Juju
5 13 (3.19%) Gerrit
5 13 (3.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (3.19%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.94%) LLVM
6 12 (2.94%) GCC
7 9 (2.21%) Hudson
8 6 (1.47%) Subversion
9 4 (0.98%) Selenium
9 4 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.98%) Ant
9 4 (0.98%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.74%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.49%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
General
1 48 (11.76%) Finance
2 30 (7.35%) Retail
3 24 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.66%) Games
5 10 (2.45%) Publishing
6 8 (1.96%) Law
6 8 (1.96%) Marketing
7 3 (0.74%) Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.49%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.49%) Military
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (21.08%) Systems Administrator
2 82 (20.10%) Administrator
3 73 (17.89%) Linux Administrator
4 68 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 58 (14.22%) Architect
6 56 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 40 (9.80%) Developer
8 33 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (6.37%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.41%) Designer
14 17 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
15 16 (3.92%) Technical Architect
15 16 (3.92%) Infrastructure Designer
16 14 (3.43%) Head of Architecture
16 14 (3.43%) Java Developer
17 13 (3.19%) Operations Engineer
17 13 (3.19%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.56%) Web Services
2 27 (6.62%) RESTful
3 22 (5.39%) LAMP
4 20 (4.90%) XML
5 19 (4.66%) Django
6 17 (4.17%) JSON
7 16 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (3.68%) REST
9 14 (3.43%) HTML
9 14 (3.43%) .NET
10 13 (3.19%) Akka
11 9 (2.21%) J2EE
11 9 (2.21%) CSS
11 9 (2.21%) jQuery
12 7 (1.72%) Memcached
13 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 110 (26.96%) Open Source
2 59 (14.46%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.66%) Clustering
4 18 (4.41%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.94%) Cryptography
6 11 (2.70%) PKI
6 11 (2.70%) PMI
6 11 (2.70%) Replication
6 11 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.21%) IPTV
9 7 (1.72%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.47%) Firmware
11 5 (1.23%) Physics
12 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.98%) GIS
12 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 309 (75.74%) Linux
2 92 (22.55%) UNIX
3 89 (21.81%) Windows
4 63 (15.44%) Ubuntu
5 62 (15.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (14.71%) CentOS
7 32 (7.84%) Debian
8 17 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 17 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 15 (3.68%) SUSE
10 13 (3.19%) Fedora
11 5 (1.23%) Android
12 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.74%) uClinux
13 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.49%) SELinux
13 2 (0.49%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.49%) VMS
14 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (43.38%) DevOps
2 115 (28.19%) E-Commerce
3 114 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (21.08%) Configuration Management
5 71 (17.40%) ITIL
6 46 (11.27%) Scrum
7 45 (11.03%) Software Engineering
8 39 (9.56%) Project Management
9 37 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (8.82%) OOP
10 36 (8.82%) OO
11 32 (7.84%) Incident Management
12 30 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (6.86%) Service Delivery
14 23 (5.64%) TOGAF
15 22 (5.39%) Enterprise Architecture
16 20 (4.90%) Load Balancing
16 20 (4.90%) Agile Project Management
17 18 (4.41%) Kanban
18 17 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 157 (38.48%) Python
2 148 (36.27%) Java
3 111 (27.21%) Ruby
4 75 (18.38%) Perl
5 58 (14.22%) Bash Shell
6 43 (10.54%) PHP
6 43 (10.54%) SQL
7 29 (7.11%) C
8 28 (6.86%) JavaScript
9 26 (6.37%) Shell Script
10 23 (5.64%) C++
11 20 (4.90%) C#
12 14 (3.43%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.74%) PHP5
14 2 (0.49%) Korn
15 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (10.54%) Degree
2 12 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.70%) ISEB
4 5 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.49%) RHCE
5 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) CCIE
6 1 (0.25%) CCSP
6 1 (0.25%) CCNP
6 1 (0.25%) MBA
6 1 (0.25%) CCVP
6 1 (0.25%) MCITP
6 1 (0.25%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.11%) SLA
2 16 (3.92%) QA
3 11 (2.70%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (20.34%) KVM
2 70 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.58%) vCloud
4 31 (7.60%) Xen
5 28 (6.86%) vSphere
6 24 (5.88%) Varnish
7 12 (2.94%) QEMU
7 12 (2.94%) Active Directory
8 11 (2.70%) Hyper-V
9 9 (2.21%) XenServer
10 6 (1.47%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.47%) Docker
10 6 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.98%) NFS
11 4 (0.98%) Samba
11 4 (0.98%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.98%) XenApp
12 3 (0.74%) Gluster
13 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 152 (37.25%) Puppet
2 150 (36.76%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (16.67%) Nagios
4 31 (7.60%) Salt
5 28 (6.86%) ZABBIX
6 27 (6.62%) OpenView
7 26 (6.37%) Vagrant
8 25 (6.13%) Ansible
9 18 (4.41%) Ganglia
10 16 (3.92%) Zenoss
10 16 (3.92%) HAProxy
11 10 (2.45%) logstash
12 9 (2.21%) collectd
13 8 (1.96%) Kibana
14 7 (1.72%) Graylog2
14 7 (1.72%) StatsD
14 7 (1.72%) Cobbler
15 3 (0.74%) CFEngine
16 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
16 2 (0.49%) Opsview
Vendors
1 88 (21.57%) VMware
2 60 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 50 (12.25%) Oracle
4 41 (10.05%) Rackspace
5 39 (9.56%) Google
6 38 (9.31%) Microsoft
7 36 (8.82%) Cisco
8 34 (8.33%) HP
9 32 (7.84%) SaltStack
10 20 (4.90%) hybris
11 19 (4.66%) Akamai
12 16 (3.92%) Perforce
13 10 (2.45%) Citrix
13 10 (2.45%) SoftLayer
14 8 (1.96%) Splunk
14 8 (1.96%) Intel
14 8 (1.96%) IBM
14 8 (1.96%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.96%) JBoss
14 8 (1.96%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Car, Corporate Benefits Packa
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 PA + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £90k - 120k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ensighten
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aditi
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago