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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 610 783 873
Rank change year-on-year
+173 +90
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 272 107 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.10% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 0.48% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 191 86 15
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.00%

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
22191 22382 22394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 20.95% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18608 18192 19068
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015 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 3 March 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
England +160 255 £51,500 +14.44% 43
London +97 150 £60,000 +29.72% 25
South East +4 29 £57,500 -6.12% 4
East of England - 27 £55,000 - 2
Cambridge - 20 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 20 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +35 19 £49,000 -
Northamptonshire +4 15 £49,000 -
South West -15 15 £41,000 +2.50% 3
City of London +21 14 £55,000 -45.00% 3
Berkshire +12 14 £62,500 -37.50% 2
Northampton +2 14 £49,000 -
Bristol - 13 £41,000 - 3
Essex - 7 - - 1
Surrey +2 5 £46,250 -19.56%
West Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 - 7
Reading -2 4 £72,500 -27.50% 1
Leeds - 4 £50,500 - 5
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 3 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £45,000 -
North West -32 2 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Wales - 2 £44,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
South Wales - 2 £44,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £51,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 - 1

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 370 (68.90%) Linux
2 265 (49.35%) Java
3 258 (48.04%) Puppet
4 222 (41.34%) Opscode Chef
5 212 (39.48%) Python
6 210 (39.11%) DevOps
7 199 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
8 186 (34.64%) VMware
9 167 (31.10%) Ruby
10 165 (30.73%) Windows
11 154 (28.68%) MySQL
12 142 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 134 (24.95%) Jenkins
14 128 (23.84%) Apache
15 127 (23.65%) NoSQL
16 126 (23.46%) Open Source
17 124 (23.09%) Perl
18 105 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
19 104 (19.37%) Nagios
19 104 (19.37%) Oracle
20 103 (19.18%) Tomcat
20 103 (19.18%) Red Hat
20 103 (19.18%) Configuration Management
21 101 (18.81%) UNIX
22 96 (17.88%) Bash Shell
23 91 (16.95%) Ansible
24 90 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 90 (16.76%) E-Commerce
24 90 (16.76%) Web Services
25 82 (15.27%) Degree

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 128 (23.84%) Apache
2 103 (19.18%) Tomcat
3 45 (8.38%) nginx
4 41 (7.64%) JBoss
5 38 (7.08%) Node.js
6 33 (6.15%) WebSphere
7 25 (4.66%) IIS
8 24 (4.47%) WebLogic
9 23 (4.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (2.98%) Apache Solr
12 15 (2.79%) GlassFish
13 14 (2.61%) SAS
14 12 (2.23%) CloudStack
15 8 (1.49%) SharePoint
16 7 (1.30%) Confluence
17 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
18 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
19 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
19 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.61%) SPSS
3 2 (0.37%) Stata
3 2 (0.37%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (11.73%) IaaS
4 52 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (8.38%) PaaS
7 42 (7.82%) Google Apps
8 39 (7.26%) SaaS
9 33 (6.15%) SoftLayer
10 24 (4.47%) OpenShift
11 21 (3.91%) IBM SmartCloud
12 19 (3.54%) GitHub
12 19 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (2.79%) Terremark
14 12 (2.23%) Heroku
15 10 (1.86%) Engine Yard
15 10 (1.86%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.86%) Joyent
16 5 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.41%) DNS
2 62 (11.55%) SAN
3 60 (11.17%) Firewall
4 39 (7.26%) TCP/IP
5 36 (6.70%) WAN
6 33 (6.15%) LAN
7 31 (5.77%) Internet
8 30 (5.59%) Network Security
9 21 (3.91%) Software-Defined Networking
10 18 (3.35%) BIG-IP
10 18 (3.35%) VLAN
11 16 (2.98%) NAS
12 15 (2.79%) VPN
12 15 (2.79%) HTTP
13 13 (2.42%) Kerberos
14 12 (2.23%) VoIP
15 11 (2.05%) Broadband
15 11 (2.05%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.86%) SSL
16 10 (1.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (28.68%) MySQL
2 127 (23.65%) NoSQL
3 73 (13.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 67 (12.48%) MongoDB
5 56 (10.43%) Relational Database
6 49 (9.12%) Big Data
7 48 (8.94%) Hadoop
8 45 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (6.89%) SQL Server
10 30 (5.59%) RDBMS
11 28 (5.21%) Redis
12 10 (1.86%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.68%) Mahout
14 8 (1.49%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.30%) CouchDB
16 6 (1.12%) DB2
16 6 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (1.12%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.93%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 134 (24.95%) Jenkins
2 79 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 54 (10.06%) Subversion
4 44 (8.19%) Maven
5 20 (3.72%) Artifactory
6 19 (3.54%) JIRA
6 19 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.35%) Ant
8 14 (2.61%) Gradle
9 13 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.23%) Hudson
11 11 (2.05%) GCC
11 11 (2.05%) LLVM
12 10 (1.86%) Bugzilla
13 6 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.93%) FishEye
15 4 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (0.74%) VisualVM
15 4 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 57 (10.61%) Finance
2 38 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.77%) Marketing
4 23 (4.28%) Banking
5 16 (2.98%) Games
6 13 (2.42%) Front Office
7 9 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.49%) Retail
9 6 (1.12%) Electronics
10 4 (0.74%) Law
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
11 3 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 115 (21.42%) Architect
2 105 (19.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (11.55%) Systems Administrator
4 60 (11.17%) Linux Administrator
5 59 (10.99%) Administrator
6 57 (10.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 43 (8.01%) Developer
8 40 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
9 36 (6.70%) Software Engineer
9 36 (6.70%) Consultant
10 34 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
11 31 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
12 30 (5.59%) Technical Architect
13 29 (5.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 28 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (5.03%) Designer
16 24 (4.47%) Infrastructure Designer
17 19 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
17 19 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 17 (3.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.76%) Web Services
2 55 (10.24%) HTML
3 51 (9.50%) .NET
4 40 (7.45%) RESTful
5 34 (6.33%) LAMP
6 33 (6.15%) CSS
7 30 (5.59%) jQuery
8 26 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (4.66%) ActiveMQ
10 24 (4.47%) J2EE
11 23 (4.28%) HTML5
12 20 (3.72%) REST
12 20 (3.72%) Spring
13 17 (3.17%) Hibernate
14 15 (2.79%) MCollective
15 13 (2.42%) .NET Framework
16 12 (2.23%) Middleware
16 12 (2.23%) ASP.NET
16 12 (2.23%) XML
16 12 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 126 (23.46%) Open Source
2 61 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.03%) Mathematics
3 27 (5.03%) Clustering
4 24 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.72%) Device Driver
6 19 (3.54%) Physics
6 19 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.98%) Mainframe
8 14 (2.61%) CMDB
9 13 (2.42%) Replication
10 12 (2.23%) Over-the-Top Content
11 10 (1.86%) Cryptography
11 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.68%) IPTV
12 9 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.30%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 370 (68.90%) Linux
2 165 (30.73%) Windows
3 101 (18.81%) UNIX
4 90 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (9.31%) CentOS
6 46 (8.57%) Ubuntu
7 23 (4.28%) Android
8 22 (4.10%) Debian
9 18 (3.35%) Mac OS X
10 17 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.17%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.86%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.12%) SUSE
13 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.93%) Solaris
13 5 (0.93%) AIX
14 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.56%) OpenBSD
15 3 (0.56%) HPUX
15 3 (0.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (39.11%) DevOps
2 199 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (19.18%) Configuration Management
4 90 (16.76%) E-Commerce
5 74 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (12.48%) ITIL
7 54 (10.06%) Scrum
8 47 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 42 (7.82%) Load Balancing
10 38 (7.08%) SOA
11 36 (6.70%) Project Management
12 33 (6.15%) OO
13 29 (5.40%) Technical Architecture
14 28 (5.21%) OOP
15 25 (4.66%) UML
15 25 (4.66%) TOGAF
16 24 (4.47%) Enterprise Architecture
16 24 (4.47%) Migration
16 24 (4.47%) Kanban
17 23 (4.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 265 (49.35%) Java
2 212 (39.48%) Python
3 167 (31.10%) Ruby
4 124 (23.09%) Perl
5 96 (17.88%) Bash Shell
6 65 (12.10%) SQL
7 57 (10.61%) PHP
8 54 (10.06%) JavaScript
9 47 (8.75%) PowerShell
10 38 (7.08%) C
11 35 (6.52%) C++
12 31 (5.77%) C#
13 30 (5.59%) Korn
14 21 (3.91%) Scala
15 20 (3.72%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.61%) Tcl
17 11 (2.05%) Golang
18 8 (1.49%) R
19 5 (0.93%) Haskell
20 3 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (15.27%) Degree
2 19 (3.54%) VCP4
3 16 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (2.23%) CCNA
5 12 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.30%) ISEB
8 6 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.56%) RHCE
12 2 (0.37%) PMP
12 2 (0.37%) MCSE
12 2 (0.37%) MCSA
12 2 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.37%) VCDX
12 2 (0.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.05%) QA
2 9 (1.68%) SLA
3 6 (1.12%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 142 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (12.10%) KVM
3 42 (7.82%) vCloud
3 42 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 38 (7.08%) vSphere
5 35 (6.52%) Active Directory
6 29 (5.40%) Docker
7 27 (5.03%) Xen
8 19 (3.54%) VMware ESX
9 15 (2.79%) Varnish
9 15 (2.79%) NFS
10 12 (2.23%) XenServer
11 11 (2.05%) QEMU
11 11 (2.05%) LXC
12 6 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (1.12%) Firmware
13 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.74%) Samba
14 4 (0.74%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 258 (48.04%) Puppet
2 222 (41.34%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (19.37%) Nagios
4 91 (16.95%) Ansible
5 68 (12.66%) Salt
6 61 (11.36%) Graphite
7 52 (9.68%) ZABBIX
8 36 (6.70%) collectd
8 36 (6.70%) Vagrant
9 34 (6.33%) Ganglia
10 29 (5.40%) logstash
11 22 (4.10%) Cobbler
12 21 (3.91%) StatsD
13 15 (2.79%) HAProxy
14 14 (2.61%) OpenView
15 11 (2.05%) SELinux
16 9 (1.68%) Cacti
17 8 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
17 8 (1.49%) SCOrch
18 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 186 (34.64%) VMware
2 104 (19.37%) Oracle
3 103 (19.18%) Red Hat
4 73 (13.59%) Google
5 69 (12.85%) Microsoft
6 68 (12.66%) Cisco
7 67 (12.48%) Rackspace
8 54 (10.06%) SaltStack
8 54 (10.06%) HP
9 53 (9.87%) IBM
10 20 (3.72%) Dell
10 20 (3.72%) Akamai
11 15 (2.79%) F5
12 14 (2.61%) Business Objects
12 14 (2.61%) NetApp
13 12 (2.23%) Cognos
14 11 (2.05%) SAP
15 9 (1.68%) Citrix
16 7 (1.30%) Atlassian
16 7 (1.30%) New Relic
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and benef
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £140,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable and
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and bene
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus Car Allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum depending on your level of experienc
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 5 days ago