The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 508 594 732
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +138
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 410 386 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 1.93% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 311 308 212
Median salary £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,950 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+8.59% +8.06%

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
16253 20042 23302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.13% 18.87% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13604 16759 19508
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 386 £65,000 +8.33% 47
London +22 155 £70,000 +12.00% 17
South East +68 74 £51,500 -6.36% 6
North West +1 40 £52,500 +47.88% 14
Yorkshire +30 39 £60,000 +29.03% 4
South West +31 38 £62,500 -10.71% 1
West Yorkshire +35 36 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Leeds +33 32 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Bristol +23 29 £67,500 -3.57%
Surrey +46 28 £47,500 -9.52%
Manchester -2 27 £52,500 +47.88% 10
City of London +27 25 £65,000 - 3
Berkshire +9 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
East of England +32 16 £52,500 -23.91% 4
Reading +12 14 £55,750 +11.50%
East Midlands +5 14 £60,000 +20.00%
Scotland +32 12 £50,750 +6.84%
Hampshire +9 12 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Woking +9 11 £47,500 -9.52%
East Sussex - 11 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 10 £68,750 -0.36% 1
Nottinghamshire - 10 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 10 £60,000 -
Brighton - 9 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 7 - -
Erskine - 7 - -
Cambridge +14 6 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 5 £37,500 -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 466 (59.06%) Puppet
2 440 (55.77%) Amazon AWS
3 425 (53.87%) Linux
4 415 (52.60%) Python
5 383 (48.54%) Opscode Chef
6 369 (46.77%) DevOps
7 337 (42.71%) Ansible
8 284 (35.99%) Ruby
9 280 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
10 269 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
11 243 (30.80%) VMware
12 239 (30.29%) Configuration Management
13 224 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 218 (27.63%) Java
15 210 (26.62%) Oracle
16 209 (26.49%) Bash Shell
17 201 (25.48%) Scrum
17 201 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 200 (25.35%) Docker
19 194 (24.59%) Jenkins
20 190 (24.08%) Windows
21 185 (23.45%) MySQL
21 185 (23.45%) Perl
22 179 (22.69%) SQL
23 175 (22.18%) Unix
24 157 (19.90%) DSDM
25 153 (19.39%) vSphere
26 145 (18.38%) Microsoft
27 144 (18.25%) JBoss
28 143 (18.12%) Firewall

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 144 (18.25%) JBoss
2 143 (18.12%) WebSphere
3 138 (17.49%) WebLogic
4 131 (16.60%) CloudStack
5 101 (12.80%) Apache
6 82 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
7 81 (10.27%) Tomcat
8 72 (9.13%) Apache Spark
9 56 (7.10%) Apache Solr
10 55 (6.97%) Jetty
11 41 (5.20%) nginx
12 37 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (3.68%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (2.92%) IIS
15 22 (2.79%) Confluence
16 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
18 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
18 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
18 3 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) FastStats
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 440 (55.77%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (11.15%) IaaS
4 66 (8.37%) PaaS
5 47 (5.96%) SaaS
6 46 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (3.55%) IBM Cloud
9 25 (3.17%) Office 365
10 23 (2.92%) SoftLayer
11 21 (2.66%) Sumo Logic
12 16 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (1.90%) GitHub
14 12 (1.52%) Heroku
15 11 (1.39%) OpenShift
16 9 (1.14%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 5 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
18 5 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
18 5 (0.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 143 (18.12%) Firewall
2 62 (7.86%) DNS
3 54 (6.84%) SAN
4 36 (4.56%) Internet
5 35 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 33 (4.18%) BGP
6 33 (4.18%) NAS
7 31 (3.93%) OSPF
8 30 (3.80%) Network Security
9 28 (3.55%) LAN
10 26 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (3.30%) MPLS
11 25 (3.17%) Wireless
12 24 (3.04%) HTTP
13 23 (2.92%) WAN
14 22 (2.79%) VPN
15 21 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (2.53%) IPsec
16 20 (2.53%) IPv4
17 19 (2.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (23.45%) MySQL
2 137 (17.36%) NoSQL
3 132 (16.73%) MongoDB
4 120 (15.21%) Hadoop
5 102 (12.93%) SQL Server
6 99 (12.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 98 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
8 93 (11.79%) Redis
9 76 (9.63%) Big Data
10 70 (8.87%) Riak
11 56 (7.10%) Couchbase
12 24 (3.04%) Relational Database
13 22 (2.79%) HBase
14 18 (2.28%) CouchDB
15 13 (1.65%) MariaDB
16 11 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (1.01%) DB2
17 8 (1.01%) Neo4j
17 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 194 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 120 (15.21%) Git (software)
3 64 (8.11%) TeamCity
4 60 (7.60%) Subversion
5 48 (6.08%) Vagrant
6 41 (5.20%) Maven
7 32 (4.06%) JIRA
8 25 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 23 (2.92%) Ant
10 22 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (2.79%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.66%) Travis CI
12 16 (2.03%) Gradle
13 14 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (1.65%) GitLab
15 11 (1.39%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.39%) Selenium
16 10 (1.27%) FishEye
16 10 (1.27%) JUnit
16 10 (1.27%) Trac
General
1 94 (11.91%) Finance
2 79 (10.01%) Banking
3 55 (6.97%) Retail
3 55 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.66%) Law
5 16 (2.03%) Legal
6 15 (1.90%) Games
7 12 (1.52%) Online Betting
7 12 (1.52%) Publishing
8 11 (1.39%) Marketing
9 10 (1.27%) Front Office
10 9 (1.14%) French Language
10 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.76%) Advertising
13 5 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.63%) Electronics
14 4 (0.51%) German Language
14 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 207 (26.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 116 (14.70%) Developer
3 104 (13.18%) Architect
4 85 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
5 68 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 52 (6.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 50 (6.34%) Cloud Architect
7 50 (6.34%) Java Developer
8 49 (6.21%) Consultant
9 48 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 43 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 42 (5.32%) Administrator
12 39 (4.94%) Network Engineer
13 38 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
14 37 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (4.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 31 (3.93%) Software Engineer
17 30 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
17 30 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
18 29 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (14.32%) .NET
2 90 (11.41%) ELK Stack
3 72 (9.13%) AngularJS
4 69 (8.75%) LAMP
5 54 (6.84%) React
6 53 (6.72%) Lucene
7 42 (5.32%) Web Services
8 36 (4.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 33 (4.18%) Sensu
10 24 (3.04%) HTML
10 24 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (2.53%) Node.js
11 20 (2.53%) RESTful
12 18 (2.28%) LEMP Stack
13 17 (2.15%) CSS
13 17 (2.15%) Spring
14 16 (2.03%) jQuery
15 14 (1.77%) LAPP Stack
15 14 (1.77%) XML
16 12 (1.52%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.18%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.46%) Computer Science
3 43 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 41 (5.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 38 (4.82%) Public Cloud
6 30 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.30%) Visualisation
8 23 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.41%) Clustering
9 19 (2.41%) FlexPod
10 18 (2.28%) VCE vBlock
11 16 (2.03%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.77%) EMC VNX
13 13 (1.65%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.27%) Mathematics
15 10 (1.27%) Online Games
16 9 (1.14%) Biology
16 9 (1.14%) iPad
16 9 (1.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 425 (53.87%) Linux
2 190 (24.08%) Windows
3 175 (22.18%) Unix
4 96 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (5.58%) Ubuntu
6 42 (5.32%) CentOS
7 40 (5.07%) Apple iOS
8 39 (4.94%) Android
9 35 (4.44%) Debian
10 27 (3.42%) Windows Server
11 18 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.65%) CoreOS
12 13 (1.65%) Fedora
13 12 (1.52%) Solaris
14 10 (1.27%) SUSE
15 9 (1.14%) AIX
15 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.89%) HPUX
18 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (46.77%) DevOps
2 280 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
4 239 (30.29%) Configuration Management
5 201 (25.48%) Scrum
6 157 (19.90%) DSDM
7 136 (17.24%) RUP
8 111 (14.07%) ITIL
9 101 (12.80%) Open Source
10 84 (10.65%) TDD
11 79 (10.01%) Mentoring
12 69 (8.75%) Presales
12 69 (8.75%) Software Engineering
13 68 (8.62%) OO
14 65 (8.24%) Coaching
15 63 (7.98%) Web Development
16 62 (7.86%) Software Delivery
17 61 (7.73%) OWASP
18 58 (7.35%) Kanban
18 58 (7.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 415 (52.60%) Python
2 284 (35.99%) Ruby
3 218 (27.63%) Java
4 209 (26.49%) Bash Shell
5 185 (23.45%) Perl
6 179 (22.69%) SQL
7 113 (14.32%) Shell Script
8 87 (11.03%) Go
9 84 (10.65%) JavaScript
9 84 (10.65%) PowerShell
10 75 (9.51%) PHP
11 66 (8.37%) C#
12 26 (3.30%) C++
13 13 (1.65%) Scala
14 11 (1.39%) Tcl
15 6 (0.76%) C
15 6 (0.76%) Groovy
16 5 (0.63%) Clojure
17 4 (0.51%) Korn
18 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (9.76%) Degree
2 45 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.30%) VCDX
5 24 (3.04%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.92%) CCNA
7 16 (2.03%) CCIE
8 14 (1.77%) RHCE
9 13 (1.65%) CCNP
10 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.01%) VCAP
13 6 (0.76%) MCSA
13 6 (0.76%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.63%) RHCA
15 4 (0.51%) CCDP
15 4 (0.51%) MCSE
16 3 (0.38%) CCDA
16 3 (0.38%) MCP
17 2 (0.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 14 (1.77%) QA
3 8 (1.01%) HIPAA
3 8 (1.01%) SLA
4 6 (0.76%) GCP
4 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 201 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 200 (25.35%) Docker
3 153 (19.39%) vSphere
4 118 (14.96%) Xen
5 113 (14.32%) XenServer
6 70 (8.87%) Hyper-V
7 62 (7.86%) Active Directory
8 53 (6.72%) vCloud
9 50 (6.34%) KVM
10 37 (4.69%) Ceph
11 15 (1.90%) VirtualBox
12 12 (1.52%) Varnish
13 11 (1.39%) Squid
14 10 (1.27%) HDFS
14 10 (1.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 10 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.89%) LXC
15 7 (0.89%) PowerHA
16 6 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 466 (59.06%) Puppet
2 383 (48.54%) Opscode Chef
3 337 (42.71%) Ansible
4 117 (14.83%) Salt
5 77 (9.76%) Cobbler
5 77 (9.76%) Tivoli
6 68 (8.62%) Kibana
7 60 (7.60%) logstash
8 45 (5.70%) Nagios
9 43 (5.45%) Terraform
10 41 (5.20%) HAProxy
11 29 (3.68%) Kubernetes
12 27 (3.42%) vRealize
13 26 (3.30%) Grafana
14 24 (3.04%) Graphite
15 21 (2.66%) Packer
16 19 (2.41%) ZABBIX
17 18 (2.28%) Riemann
18 17 (2.15%) Opsview
19 16 (2.03%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 243 (30.80%) VMware
2 210 (26.62%) Oracle
3 145 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 102 (12.93%) Cisco
5 98 (12.42%) EnterpriseDB
6 88 (11.15%) Red Hat
7 48 (6.08%) Google
7 48 (6.08%) Rackspace
8 39 (4.94%) Splunk
9 37 (4.69%) EMC
10 32 (4.06%) Atlassian
11 30 (3.80%) Citrix
12 29 (3.68%) SaltStack
13 28 (3.55%) NetApp
14 23 (2.92%) F5
14 23 (2.92%) HP
15 22 (2.79%) Palo Alto
16 20 (2.53%) Juniper
17 19 (2.41%) Nimsoft
18 14 (1.77%) Isilon
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Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: Competetive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: From £120,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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