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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 636 766 857
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +91
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 233 109 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.10% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 167 92 28
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £69,750 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +92.15%

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
22033 21973 22832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.16% 21.07% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18745 18001 19759
Average salary £43,500 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 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
England +120 216 £55,000 +22.22% 39
London +69 129 £65,000 +44.44% 18
South East -6 28 £50,750 -21.92% 5
East of England - 21 £60,000 - 5
City of London +24 17 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands +15 16 £49,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 13 £49,000 - 1
Northampton -2 12 £49,000 - 1
Cambridge - 12 £60,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 12 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 12 £38,000 - 6
West Yorkshire - 10 £38,000 - 5
Berkshire -1 8 £60,000 -40.00% 2
South West -17 8 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Hampshire - 8 £50,500 -
Bristol +8 7 £41,000 - 2
Leeds - 7 £36,000 - 4
Essex - 7 £56,250 -
Surrey -13 5 £46,250 -28.84%
Marlow - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Reading -2 3 - - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £50,750 -
Leicestershire - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £56,250 -
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £38,000 -
Ipswich - 2 - - 1
York - 2 - -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 351 (71.78%) Linux
2 239 (48.88%) Java
3 229 (46.83%) Puppet
4 204 (41.72%) Opscode Chef
5 200 (40.90%) DevOps
6 193 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (38.45%) Python
8 158 (32.31%) Windows
9 152 (31.08%) VMware
10 148 (30.27%) MySQL
11 144 (29.45%) Ruby
12 128 (26.18%) Open Source
13 122 (24.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 120 (24.54%) Apache
15 119 (24.34%) Jenkins
16 110 (22.49%) NoSQL
17 98 (20.04%) Perl
18 97 (19.84%) UNIX
18 97 (19.84%) Configuration Management
19 95 (19.43%) Nagios
20 92 (18.81%) Red Hat
21 91 (18.61%) Tomcat
22 89 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
23 88 (18.00%) E-Commerce
24 87 (17.79%) Oracle
25 83 (16.97%) Bash Shell
26 82 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 71 (14.52%) Web Services
28 69 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
29 67 (13.70%) Git (software)

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 120 (24.54%) Apache
2 91 (18.61%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.38%) Node.js
4 38 (7.77%) nginx
5 30 (6.13%) JBoss
6 28 (5.73%) WebSphere
7 24 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (4.50%) IIS
9 20 (4.09%) WebLogic
10 17 (3.48%) Apache Solr
11 14 (2.86%) SAS
12 11 (2.25%) GlassFish
13 10 (2.04%) CloudStack
13 10 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (1.64%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.82%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.82%) Confluence
17 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
17 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.86%) SPSS
3 2 (0.41%) Stata
3 2 (0.41%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (11.04%) IaaS
4 48 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (9.00%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (8.59%) Google Apps
7 34 (6.95%) PaaS
8 33 (6.75%) SoftLayer
9 31 (6.34%) SaaS
10 23 (4.70%) OpenShift
11 19 (3.89%) GitHub
12 17 (3.48%) IBM SmartCloud
13 13 (2.66%) Terremark
13 13 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (2.04%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (1.23%) Joyent
16 5 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (1.02%) CloudFront
16 5 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.07%) SAN
2 50 (10.22%) DNS
3 43 (8.79%) Firewall
4 34 (6.95%) LAN
4 34 (6.95%) WAN
5 28 (5.73%) Internet
6 26 (5.32%) Network Security
7 23 (4.70%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.68%) Software-Defined Networking
9 17 (3.48%) VoIP
10 15 (3.07%) BIG-IP
11 14 (2.86%) NAS
12 13 (2.66%) HTTP
12 13 (2.66%) Kerberos
13 11 (2.25%) SNMP
13 11 (2.25%) Broadband
14 10 (2.04%) VLAN
15 9 (1.84%) VPN
16 8 (1.64%) DHCP
16 8 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (30.27%) MySQL
2 110 (22.49%) NoSQL
3 57 (11.66%) MongoDB
4 56 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 49 (10.02%) Hadoop
6 48 (9.82%) Big Data
6 48 (9.82%) Relational Database
7 47 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (6.75%) Redis
9 31 (6.34%) RDBMS
10 25 (5.11%) SQL Server
11 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.43%) DB2
13 6 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.02%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.82%) Mahout
15 4 (0.82%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 119 (24.34%) Jenkins
2 67 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.00%) Maven
4 40 (8.18%) Subversion
5 21 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.48%) Artifactory
7 15 (3.07%) Ant
8 14 (2.86%) LLVM
8 14 (2.86%) GCC
9 13 (2.66%) JIRA
10 11 (2.25%) Bugzilla
10 11 (2.25%) Gradle
11 8 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.43%) Hudson
13 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.02%) FishEye
14 5 (1.02%) Juju
15 4 (0.82%) VisualVM
15 4 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 62 (12.68%) Finance
2 35 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.11%) Marketing
4 22 (4.50%) Banking
5 13 (2.66%) Games
5 13 (2.66%) Front Office
6 8 (1.64%) Retail
7 7 (1.43%) Electronics
8 6 (1.23%) Law
8 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.23%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Military
11 2 (0.41%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 113 (23.11%) Architect
2 86 (17.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (14.93%) Systems Administrator
4 70 (14.31%) Linux Administrator
5 68 (13.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 67 (13.70%) Administrator
7 35 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
8 33 (6.75%) Software Engineer
9 32 (6.54%) Technical Architect
10 30 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (5.93%) Designer
11 29 (5.93%) Cloud Architect
12 28 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
13 27 (5.52%) Consultant
14 25 (5.11%) Developer
14 25 (5.11%) Infrastructure Designer
15 23 (4.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
17 16 (3.27%) Team Leader
17 16 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.52%) Web Services
2 36 (7.36%) .NET
3 31 (6.34%) LAMP
3 31 (6.34%) HTML
4 30 (6.13%) RESTful
5 24 (4.91%) J2EE
6 19 (3.89%) HTML5
6 19 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (3.89%) REST
7 17 (3.48%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (2.86%) jQuery
9 13 (2.66%) Spring
9 13 (2.66%) XML
9 13 (2.66%) CSS
10 12 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (2.25%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.84%) Middleware
12 9 (1.84%) JSON
13 7 (1.43%) Ajax
13 7 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (26.18%) Open Source
2 56 (11.45%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 20 (4.09%) Clustering
5 17 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.27%) Mainframe
7 15 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.86%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.45%) CMDB
10 11 (2.25%) Physics
11 10 (2.04%) Replication
12 9 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.64%) Mobile Games
13 8 (1.64%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.23%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 351 (71.78%) Linux
2 158 (32.31%) Windows
3 97 (19.84%) UNIX
4 82 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (9.82%) Ubuntu
5 48 (9.82%) CentOS
6 25 (5.11%) Debian
7 22 (4.50%) Android
8 17 (3.48%) Mac OS X
9 15 (3.07%) Windows 7
9 15 (3.07%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.43%) SUSE
12 4 (0.82%) Solaris
12 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (0.61%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.41%) VMS
14 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (40.90%) DevOps
2 193 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (19.84%) Configuration Management
4 88 (18.00%) E-Commerce
5 69 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (13.50%) ITIL
7 53 (10.84%) Scrum
8 44 (9.00%) Software Engineering
9 34 (6.95%) Project Management
10 32 (6.54%) OOP
10 32 (6.54%) OO
11 28 (5.73%) Load Balancing
12 27 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
13 26 (5.32%) UML
14 25 (5.11%) SOA
15 24 (4.91%) TOGAF
16 22 (4.50%) Kanban
17 21 (4.29%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 239 (48.88%) Java
2 188 (38.45%) Python
3 144 (29.45%) Ruby
4 98 (20.04%) Perl
5 83 (16.97%) Bash Shell
6 49 (10.02%) PHP
7 42 (8.59%) PowerShell
8 41 (8.38%) SQL
9 35 (7.16%) C++
10 29 (5.93%) JavaScript
11 28 (5.73%) C
12 22 (4.50%) C#
13 17 (3.48%) Korn
13 17 (3.48%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.66%) Scala
15 10 (2.04%) Tcl
16 3 (0.61%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.61%) VB
16 3 (0.61%) R
16 3 (0.61%) Golang
Qualifications
1 66 (13.50%) Degree
2 14 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (1.84%) CCNA
4 9 (1.84%) ISEB
4 9 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PMP
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.41%) RHCE
9 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.41%) MCSE
9 2 (0.41%) MBA
9 2 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.41%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.20%) LPIC
10 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.45%) SLA
2 7 (1.43%) ISO 9000
2 7 (1.43%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (24.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (11.86%) KVM
3 38 (7.77%) vCloud
4 35 (7.16%) vSphere
5 30 (6.13%) Hyper-V
6 26 (5.32%) Active Directory
7 23 (4.70%) Xen
8 18 (3.68%) Varnish
9 15 (3.07%) NFS
10 14 (2.86%) QEMU
11 13 (2.66%) Docker
11 13 (2.66%) XenServer
12 12 (2.45%) VMware ESX
13 7 (1.43%) LXC
14 6 (1.23%) Ceph
14 6 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (1.23%) Firmware
15 4 (0.82%) Samba
15 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 229 (46.83%) Puppet
2 204 (41.72%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (19.43%) Nagios
4 65 (13.29%) Salt
5 64 (13.09%) Ansible
6 60 (12.27%) Graphite
7 54 (11.04%) ZABBIX
8 34 (6.95%) Ganglia
9 33 (6.75%) Vagrant
10 25 (5.11%) collectd
10 25 (5.11%) logstash
11 20 (4.09%) StatsD
12 17 (3.48%) OpenView
13 16 (3.27%) HAProxy
14 10 (2.04%) Cobbler
15 8 (1.64%) SCOrch
15 8 (1.64%) CA SiteMinder
16 7 (1.43%) SELinux
17 6 (1.23%) Cacti
18 5 (1.02%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 152 (31.08%) VMware
2 92 (18.81%) Red Hat
3 87 (17.79%) Oracle
4 65 (13.29%) Google
5 61 (12.47%) Cisco
6 59 (12.07%) Rackspace
7 58 (11.86%) Microsoft
8 49 (10.02%) IBM
9 48 (9.82%) SaltStack
10 47 (9.61%) HP
11 20 (4.09%) Akamai
12 17 (3.48%) Dell
13 14 (2.86%) Business Objects
14 13 (2.66%) NetApp
15 12 (2.45%) Cognos
16 11 (2.25%) SAP
16 11 (2.25%) F5
17 7 (1.43%) Sony
17 7 (1.43%) Atlassian
18 6 (1.23%) Perforce
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £150,000 per annum to GBP 150,000 plus variable + ben
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sytel Reply
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago