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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 561 699 774
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +75
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 362 234 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 0.94% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 280 198 81
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%

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
22174 24905 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.25% 21.29% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18464 20534 18696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +113 346 £55,000 +10.00% 44
London +83 169 £59,000 +2.60% 22
South East +37 59 £44,750 +11.87% 8
Berkshire - 45 £44,750 - 6
Reading - 43 £44,750 - 6
South West +25 41 £70,000 +70.73% 2
Bristol +25 38 £70,000 +70.73% 2
Yorkshire +14 27 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Leeds +22 23 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Yorkshire +16 23 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East of England -1 20 £66,000 +25.71% 4
Northamptonshire +1 17 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands -13 17 £50,000 +11.11%
Northampton -1 16 £51,250 +9.04%
City of London +30 13 £50,500 -8.18% 2
Hertfordshire -4 10 £70,000 +55.55%
North West -6 9 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire - 9 £34,500 -
Watford - 8 £72,500 -
Manchester +6 7 £40,000 - 2
Wales +3 5 - -
Essex +2 5 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £61,000 +1.66% 4
Cambridge -4 5 £61,000 +1.66% 4
Flintshire - 5 - -
North Wales - 5 - -
East Sussex +21 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Brighton +19 4 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands -10 4 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Newbury - 4 £46,250 -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 493 (72.61%) Linux
2 386 (56.85%) Amazon AWS
3 349 (51.40%) Python
4 312 (45.95%) DevOps
5 301 (44.33%) Puppet
6 299 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
7 264 (38.88%) Java
8 259 (38.14%) VMware
9 249 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
10 245 (36.08%) Apache
11 232 (34.17%) Jenkins
12 226 (33.28%) Ruby
13 216 (31.81%) MySQL
14 198 (29.16%) Git (software)
15 187 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 176 (25.92%) Oracle
17 171 (25.18%) Windows
17 171 (25.18%) Ansible
18 169 (24.89%) Bash Shell
19 162 (23.86%) Perl
20 148 (21.80%) Nagios
21 144 (21.21%) UNIX
22 138 (20.32%) Web Services
23 137 (20.18%) Degree
24 126 (18.56%) DNS
25 124 (18.26%) Open Source
26 123 (18.11%) Google
27 120 (17.67%) Tomcat
28 116 (17.08%) Red Hat
29 115 (16.94%) Configuration Management

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 245 (36.08%) Apache
2 120 (17.67%) Tomcat
3 89 (13.11%) nginx
4 51 (7.51%) JBoss
5 45 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (5.60%) Node.js
7 31 (4.57%) IIS
8 25 (3.68%) WebLogic
9 24 (3.53%) WebSphere
9 24 (3.53%) Apache Spark
10 18 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (2.06%) GlassFish
12 12 (1.77%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.77%) Drupal
13 10 (1.47%) CloudStack
14 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.18%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.18%) Mule
15 7 (1.03%) Apache Solr
15 7 (1.03%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 386 (56.85%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (13.99%) PaaS
3 87 (12.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 82 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 68 (10.01%) IaaS
6 65 (9.57%) SaaS
7 43 (6.33%) Google App Engine
7 43 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (5.74%) Google Apps
9 28 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (3.53%) Sumo Logic
11 23 (3.39%) HP Helion
12 17 (2.50%) SoftLayer
12 17 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (1.77%) Joyent
13 12 (1.77%) Route 53
14 11 (1.62%) IBM SmartCloud
15 10 (1.47%) Heroku
16 9 (1.33%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 126 (18.56%) DNS
2 109 (16.05%) Firewall
3 96 (14.14%) WAN
4 93 (13.70%) TCP/IP
5 92 (13.55%) LAN
6 84 (12.37%) HTTP
7 70 (10.31%) SAN
8 53 (7.81%) Internet
9 41 (6.04%) LDAP
10 37 (5.45%) SSL
11 35 (5.15%) Network Security
12 33 (4.86%) VLAN
13 24 (3.53%) VPN
14 19 (2.80%) BIG-IP
15 18 (2.65%) SMTP
16 17 (2.50%) SNMP
16 17 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
17 15 (2.21%) Software-Defined Networking
18 14 (2.06%) NAS
19 13 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (31.81%) MySQL
2 103 (15.17%) NoSQL
3 100 (14.73%) MongoDB
4 93 (13.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 75 (11.05%) Couchbase
6 70 (10.31%) Relational Database
7 59 (8.69%) SQL Server
8 56 (8.25%) Hadoop
9 53 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (7.22%) Redis
11 40 (5.89%) HBase
12 33 (4.86%) Big Data
13 32 (4.71%) Oracle Database
14 28 (4.12%) MemSQL
15 27 (3.98%) RDBMS
16 15 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.91%) OpenTSDB
18 10 (1.47%) CouchDB
19 7 (1.03%) Mahout
20 6 (0.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 232 (34.17%) Jenkins
2 198 (29.16%) Git (software)
3 89 (13.11%) Maven
4 62 (9.13%) Hudson
5 49 (7.22%) Ant
6 41 (6.04%) Subversion
7 37 (5.45%) Artifactory
8 32 (4.71%) Cucumber
9 29 (4.27%) TeamCity
10 28 (4.12%) JIRA
10 28 (4.12%) Gerrit
11 27 (3.98%) Gradle
12 26 (3.83%) Grunt
13 9 (1.33%) JUnit
14 7 (1.03%) Liquibase
14 7 (1.03%) Flyway
15 5 (0.74%) LLVM
15 5 (0.74%) GCC
16 4 (0.59%) Juju
16 4 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 99 (14.58%) Finance
2 63 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.12%) Marketing
4 22 (3.24%) Retail
5 20 (2.95%) Online Betting
6 15 (2.21%) Banking
7 13 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.47%) Advertising
8 10 (1.47%) Games
8 10 (1.47%) Electronics
9 8 (1.18%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (21.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (13.40%) Administrator
3 83 (12.22%) Developer
4 77 (11.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 76 (11.19%) Architect
6 64 (9.43%) Software Engineer
7 63 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
8 62 (9.13%) Linux Administrator
9 57 (8.39%) Linux Engineer
10 36 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 30 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
12 28 (4.12%) Senior Developer
13 27 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
14 26 (3.83%) Automation Engineer
15 24 (3.53%) Consultant
15 24 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
16 23 (3.39%) Java Developer
17 22 (3.24%) Senior Manager
17 22 (3.24%) Principal Engineer
17 22 (3.24%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.32%) Web Services
2 95 (13.99%) HTML
3 85 (12.52%) CSS
4 68 (10.01%) LAMP
5 66 (9.72%) jQuery
6 49 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 46 (6.77%) .NET
8 44 (6.48%) ActiveMQ
8 44 (6.48%) HTML5
9 42 (6.19%) RESTful
10 34 (5.01%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (5.01%) REST
10 34 (5.01%) CSS3
11 33 (4.86%) XML
12 29 (4.27%) JSON
12 29 (4.27%) Akka
13 28 (4.12%) Ajax
14 21 (3.09%) Catalyst
15 20 (2.95%) DBIx::Class
15 20 (2.95%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 87 (12.81%) Public Cloud
3 64 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 59 (8.69%) Private Cloud
5 42 (6.19%) Replication
6 30 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 29 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (3.53%) Clustering
9 18 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.36%) Mathematics
11 14 (2.06%) Physics
11 14 (2.06%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.91%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
13 12 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
14 10 (1.47%) IPTV
14 10 (1.47%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.47%) DTV
15 9 (1.33%) CMDB
16 8 (1.18%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 493 (72.61%) Linux
2 171 (25.18%) Windows
3 144 (21.21%) UNIX
4 90 (13.25%) CentOS
5 81 (11.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (11.63%) Ubuntu
7 30 (4.42%) Debian
8 26 (3.83%) CoreOS
9 21 (3.09%) Solaris
10 17 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (2.21%) AIX
11 15 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (2.06%) Android
13 13 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.62%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.47%) SUSE
16 9 (1.33%) HPUX
17 6 (0.88%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.74%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (45.95%) DevOps
2 299 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (18.26%) Open Source
4 115 (16.94%) Configuration Management
5 114 (16.79%) Software Engineering
6 113 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 89 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 74 (10.90%) Scrum
10 73 (10.75%) ITIL
11 71 (10.46%) Load Balancing
12 59 (8.69%) TDD
13 49 (7.22%) SOA
14 44 (6.48%) SDLC
15 41 (6.04%) Build Automation
16 38 (5.60%) Mentoring
17 34 (5.01%) Kanban
18 32 (4.71%) BDD
18 32 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
18 32 (4.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 349 (51.40%) Python
2 264 (38.88%) Java
3 226 (33.28%) Ruby
4 169 (24.89%) Bash Shell
5 162 (23.86%) Perl
6 114 (16.79%) JavaScript
7 103 (15.17%) SQL
8 90 (13.25%) PHP
9 79 (11.63%) Scala
10 55 (8.10%) Go
11 49 (7.22%) C++
12 47 (6.92%) Shell Script
13 46 (6.77%) Clojure
14 45 (6.63%) C#
15 40 (5.89%) PowerShell
16 26 (3.83%) C
17 25 (3.68%) Korn
18 13 (1.91%) AWK
18 13 (1.91%) sed
19 10 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 137 (20.18%) Degree
2 55 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (6.19%) CCNA
4 21 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (1.77%) PMP
7 12 (1.77%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.18%) CCIE
9 7 (1.03%) CISSP
9 7 (1.03%) RHCE
10 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.88%) CCNP
11 5 (0.74%) MCSA
11 5 (0.74%) CEH
11 5 (0.74%) HP MASE
12 4 (0.59%) VCDX
12 4 (0.59%) VCAP
12 4 (0.59%) MCITP
12 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.83%) QA
2 18 (2.65%) SLA
3 10 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 187 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (15.17%) Docker
3 71 (10.46%) Xen
3 71 (10.46%) KVM
4 56 (8.25%) Hyper-V
5 51 (7.51%) vSphere
6 46 (6.77%) vCloud
7 43 (6.33%) LXC
8 42 (6.19%) Active Directory
9 34 (5.01%) VirtualBox
10 24 (3.53%) XenServer
10 24 (3.53%) HDFS
11 16 (2.36%) VMware ESX
12 15 (2.21%) Squid
13 14 (2.06%) qmail
14 11 (1.62%) NFS
14 11 (1.62%) iptables
15 9 (1.33%) pfSense
16 7 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (0.88%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 301 (44.33%) Puppet
2 249 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
3 171 (25.18%) Ansible
4 148 (21.80%) Nagios
5 94 (13.84%) ZABBIX
6 79 (11.63%) Salt
7 45 (6.63%) Vagrant
8 39 (5.74%) Graphite
9 31 (4.57%) logstash
10 28 (4.12%) Ganglia
11 26 (3.83%) Kubernetes
12 22 (3.24%) collectd
13 20 (2.95%) Cobbler
14 15 (2.21%) yum
15 14 (2.06%) Cacti
16 13 (1.91%) Opsview
17 12 (1.77%) OpenView
17 12 (1.77%) CFEngine
18 9 (1.33%) Zenoss
19 8 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 259 (38.14%) VMware
2 176 (25.92%) Oracle
3 123 (18.11%) Google
4 116 (17.08%) Red Hat
5 102 (15.02%) Cisco
6 98 (14.43%) Rackspace
7 83 (12.22%) Microsoft
8 79 (11.63%) Splunk
9 59 (8.69%) HP
10 48 (7.07%) SaltStack
11 37 (5.45%) F5
12 35 (5.15%) Citrix
12 35 (5.15%) IBM
13 25 (3.68%) New Relic
14 22 (3.24%) Juniper
15 20 (2.95%) EMC
16 15 (2.21%) Atlassian
16 15 (2.21%) Akamai
17 12 (1.77%) BMC
18 10 (1.47%) SAP
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Salary: Salary negotiable 20% plus full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: Salary negotiable 20% plus full benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: excellent benefits
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year + + bonus, Contributory Pension, Private Health et
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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