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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 679 763 875
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +112
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 224 113 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 0.52% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 190 102 25
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 £42,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,250 £82,500
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
23785 21566 23787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.21% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19364 18338 20342
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 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 19 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 +88 219 £55,000 - 31
London +9 102 £60,000 +14.28% 15
South East -13 30 £42,500 -29.16% 7
East of England - 29 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 25 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Northamptonshire -7 21 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Yorkshire -16 19 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -16 19 £45,000 - 4
Northampton -9 18 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Leeds -14 16 £45,000 - 4
Cambridge - 16 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £60,000 - 1
East Sussex - 14 £42,500 -
Brighton - 14 £42,500 -
City of London +12 13 £55,000 - 4
Surrey 0 11 £40,000 -42.85% 3
Hertfordshire - 7 £100,000 -
South West -23 6 £41,000 +9.33% 2
North West -13 5 £41,250 -
Watford - 5 £100,000 -
Bristol - 4 £41,000 - 1
Leicester - 4 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Marlow - 3 - -
South Wales +7 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Wales -2 2 £35,000 +2.94%

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 317 (73.72%) Linux
2 187 (43.49%) DevOps
3 170 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (38.14%) MySQL
5 161 (37.44%) Python
6 158 (36.74%) Java
7 156 (36.28%) Puppet
8 155 (36.05%) Opscode Chef
9 121 (28.14%) Apache
10 120 (27.91%) E-Commerce
11 118 (27.44%) Ruby
12 117 (27.21%) Open Source
13 98 (22.79%) UNIX
14 94 (21.86%) Windows
15 90 (20.93%) VMware
16 87 (20.23%) Configuration Management
17 79 (18.37%) ITIL
17 79 (18.37%) Jenkins
18 78 (18.14%) KVM
19 77 (17.91%) Perl
19 77 (17.91%) Nagios
20 71 (16.51%) NoSQL
20 71 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 69 (16.05%) Ubuntu
22 65 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 63 (14.65%) Red Hat
24 62 (14.42%) Bash Shell
24 62 (14.42%) Computer Science
24 62 (14.42%) MongoDB

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 121 (28.14%) Apache
2 59 (13.72%) Tomcat
3 38 (8.84%) nginx
4 31 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (6.98%) Node.js
6 19 (4.42%) CloudStack
7 18 (4.19%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.09%) IIS
10 8 (1.86%) SAS
11 7 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.16%) MTS
13 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.47%) SugarCRM
14 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.47%) CMS
14 2 (0.47%) Drupal
14 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) SPSS
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (10.93%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (8.60%) SaaS
5 33 (7.67%) Google Apps
6 32 (7.44%) IaaS
7 29 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (3.49%) PaaS
9 8 (1.86%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.16%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.47%) Route 53
12 2 (0.47%) GitHub
13 1 (0.23%) Joyent
13 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.70%) SAN
2 34 (7.91%) Internet
3 29 (6.74%) LAN
3 29 (6.74%) WAN
4 25 (5.81%) Firewall
5 23 (5.35%) DNS
6 21 (4.88%) VoIP
7 12 (2.79%) BIG-IP
8 11 (2.56%) HTTP
9 9 (2.09%) Broadband
9 9 (2.09%) SNMP
9 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.09%) NAS
10 8 (1.86%) Network Security
11 7 (1.63%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (1.40%) VLAN
12 6 (1.40%) VPN
12 6 (1.40%) LDAP
12 6 (1.40%) DHCP
13 5 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (38.14%) MySQL
2 71 (16.51%) NoSQL
3 62 (14.42%) MongoDB
4 58 (13.49%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (11.16%) Relational Database
6 41 (9.53%) Redis
7 36 (8.37%) RDBMS
8 31 (7.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (5.35%) Hadoop
10 21 (4.88%) Big Data
11 14 (3.26%) SQL Server
12 13 (3.02%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.40%) DB2
14 3 (0.70%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.47%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.47%) Pentaho
16 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 79 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 46 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.74%) Maven
4 16 (3.72%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.72%) Juju
5 14 (3.26%) GCC
5 14 (3.26%) LLVM
6 13 (3.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 13 (3.02%) Gerrit
7 10 (2.33%) Hudson
8 6 (1.40%) Subversion
9 4 (0.93%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.70%) Ant
11 2 (0.47%) Selenium
11 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
General
1 53 (12.33%) Finance
2 29 (6.74%) Retail
3 24 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.95%) Games
5 12 (2.79%) Marketing
6 10 (2.33%) Publishing
7 8 (1.86%) Law
8 5 (1.16%) Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.47%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.47%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 87 (20.23%) Systems Administrator
2 83 (19.30%) Administrator
3 74 (17.21%) Linux Administrator
4 69 (16.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 63 (14.65%) Architect
6 61 (14.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (8.84%) Developer
8 37 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (6.05%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (5.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.88%) Designer
12 20 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.42%) Infrastructure Designer
14 18 (4.19%) Head of Architecture
15 17 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (3.72%) Technical Architect
17 14 (3.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 13 (3.02%) Team Leader
18 13 (3.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.84%) Web Services
2 27 (6.28%) RESTful
3 23 (5.35%) LAMP
4 20 (4.65%) REST
5 19 (4.42%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (4.42%) .NET
6 18 (4.19%) XML
7 16 (3.72%) JSON
7 16 (3.72%) Django
8 13 (3.02%) HTML
8 13 (3.02%) Akka
9 9 (2.09%) CSS
9 9 (2.09%) J2EE
9 9 (2.09%) jQuery
10 7 (1.63%) Memcached
11 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 117 (27.21%) Open Source
2 62 (14.42%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.42%) Clustering
3 19 (4.42%) Mathematics
4 16 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.79%) Cryptography
6 11 (2.56%) PKI
6 11 (2.56%) PMI
6 11 (2.56%) Replication
6 11 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.09%) IPTV
8 9 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.40%) Firmware
9 6 (1.40%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.16%) CMDB
10 5 (1.16%) Physics
11 4 (0.93%) Online Games
11 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 317 (73.72%) Linux
2 98 (22.79%) UNIX
3 94 (21.86%) Windows
4 69 (16.05%) Ubuntu
5 63 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (14.19%) CentOS
7 34 (7.91%) Debian
8 18 (4.19%) Mac OS X
8 18 (4.19%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.26%) SUSE
10 13 (3.02%) Fedora
11 6 (1.40%) Android
12 3 (0.70%) OpenBSD
12 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.47%) Solaris
13 2 (0.47%) VMS
13 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.47%) uClinux
13 2 (0.47%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (43.49%) DevOps
2 170 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (27.91%) E-Commerce
4 87 (20.23%) Configuration Management
5 79 (18.37%) ITIL
6 48 (11.16%) Scrum
7 42 (9.77%) Software Engineering
8 40 (9.30%) Project Management
9 39 (9.07%) Mentoring
10 37 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (8.37%) OOP
12 35 (8.14%) OO
12 35 (8.14%) Incident Management
13 31 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
14 30 (6.98%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.35%) TOGAF
15 23 (5.35%) Enterprise Architecture
15 23 (5.35%) Load Balancing
16 20 (4.65%) Kanban
16 20 (4.65%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (37.44%) Python
2 158 (36.74%) Java
3 118 (27.44%) Ruby
4 77 (17.91%) Perl
5 62 (14.42%) Bash Shell
6 47 (10.93%) PHP
7 37 (8.60%) SQL
8 29 (6.74%) C
9 27 (6.28%) JavaScript
10 26 (6.05%) Shell Script
11 23 (5.35%) C#
12 22 (5.12%) C++
13 17 (3.95%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.70%) Korn
14 3 (0.70%) PHP5
15 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.23%) R
15 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (11.40%) Degree
2 12 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.56%) ISEB
4 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.47%) MBA
5 2 (0.47%) RHCE
5 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.23%) CCIE
6 1 (0.23%) CCSP
6 1 (0.23%) CCNP
6 1 (0.23%) CCVP
6 1 (0.23%) MCITP
6 1 (0.23%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.98%) SLA
2 13 (3.02%) QA
3 11 (2.56%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (18.14%) KVM
2 71 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.07%) vCloud
4 28 (6.51%) vSphere
4 28 (6.51%) Xen
5 20 (4.65%) Varnish
6 14 (3.26%) QEMU
6 14 (3.26%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.02%) Active Directory
8 9 (2.09%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.09%) XenServer
9 7 (1.63%) Docker
10 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.93%) NFS
11 4 (0.93%) Samba
12 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.70%) XenApp
12 3 (0.70%) Gluster
13 1 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 156 (36.28%) Puppet
2 155 (36.05%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (17.91%) Nagios
4 33 (7.67%) ZABBIX
4 33 (7.67%) Salt
5 30 (6.98%) OpenView
6 26 (6.05%) Ansible
7 22 (5.12%) Vagrant
8 21 (4.88%) Ganglia
9 18 (4.19%) Zenoss
10 12 (2.79%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.86%) Kibana
11 8 (1.86%) logstash
12 7 (1.63%) Graylog2
12 7 (1.63%) collectd
12 7 (1.63%) Cobbler
13 5 (1.16%) StatsD
14 4 (0.93%) CFEngine
15 3 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
15 3 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 90 (20.93%) VMware
2 63 (14.65%) Red Hat
3 50 (11.63%) Oracle
4 46 (10.70%) Microsoft
5 45 (10.47%) Google
5 45 (10.47%) Rackspace
6 38 (8.84%) Cisco
7 37 (8.60%) HP
8 29 (6.74%) SaltStack
9 22 (5.12%) Akamai
10 20 (4.65%) hybris
11 19 (4.42%) Perforce
12 13 (3.02%) SoftLayer
13 9 (2.09%) IBM
14 8 (1.86%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.86%) Cognos
14 8 (1.86%) Intel
14 8 (1.86%) Splunk
15 7 (1.63%) Citrix
15 7 (1.63%) JBoss
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum - bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £80k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £80k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ensighten
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago