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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 555 712 797
Rank change year-on-year
+157 +85
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 370 211 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.18% 0.094%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 0.85% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 290 174 79
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -11.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £49,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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
22656 24961 22573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.70% 21.22% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18883 20808 19181
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 7 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 7 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 +147 356 £55,000 +12.24% 35
London +127 186 £60,000 - 15
South East +55 48 £44,750 +11.87% 9
South West +32 46 £75,000 +100.00% 1
Bristol - 43 £75,000 - 1
Berkshire - 35 £44,750 - 6
Reading - 32 £44,750 - 6
Yorkshire -1 22 £62,500 +38.88% 2
East of England +6 21 £66,000 +46.66% 4
Northamptonshire +5 21 £50,000 +2.04% 1
East Midlands -7 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Northampton +2 20 £50,000 +2.04% 1
West Yorkshire -10 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds -12 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
City of London +58 16 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Watford - 9 £72,500 - 1
Hampshire - 9 £42,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £72,500 - 3
Essex +7 6 - -
West Midlands -17 6 £51,250 +70.83%
North West +10 5 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Cambridge +9 5 £61,000 -7.92%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £61,000 -7.92% 1
Brighton +19 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex +17 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester +6 3 £40,000 - 3
Newbury - 3 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £42,500 -
Fareham - 3 £42,000 -
County Antrim - 3 - -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 483 (71.56%) Linux
2 390 (57.78%) Amazon AWS
3 346 (51.26%) Python
4 302 (44.74%) DevOps
5 300 (44.44%) Puppet
6 285 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
7 271 (40.15%) Java
8 255 (37.78%) VMware
9 249 (36.89%) Opscode Chef
10 244 (36.15%) Apache
11 232 (34.37%) Ruby
11 232 (34.37%) Jenkins
12 216 (32.00%) MySQL
13 189 (28.00%) Git (software)
14 182 (26.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 177 (26.22%) Oracle
15 177 (26.22%) Perl
16 170 (25.19%) Windows
17 164 (24.30%) Bash Shell
17 164 (24.30%) Ansible
18 148 (21.93%) Nagios
19 146 (21.63%) Web Services
20 140 (20.74%) UNIX
21 129 (19.11%) Degree
22 127 (18.81%) DNS
23 126 (18.67%) Tomcat
24 121 (17.93%) Google
25 120 (17.78%) Open Source
26 117 (17.33%) Red Hat
27 113 (16.74%) Configuration Management

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 244 (36.15%) Apache
2 126 (18.67%) Tomcat
3 88 (13.04%) nginx
4 57 (8.44%) JBoss
5 44 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (5.04%) Node.js
7 33 (4.89%) IIS
8 28 (4.15%) WebLogic
9 27 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 27 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (2.96%) Apache Spark
11 16 (2.37%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.48%) Drupal
13 9 (1.33%) CloudStack
13 9 (1.33%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.04%) Mule ESB
14 7 (1.04%) Mule
14 7 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.04%) Confluence
15 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.04%) MS Office
4 3 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 390 (57.78%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (13.78%) PaaS
3 77 (11.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 76 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 68 (10.07%) IaaS
6 65 (9.63%) SaaS
7 50 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (6.52%) Google Apps
9 38 (5.63%) Google App Engine
10 32 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (3.41%) HP Helion
12 19 (2.81%) SoftLayer
12 19 (2.81%) Sumo Logic
12 19 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (2.07%) Joyent
14 13 (1.93%) Heroku
14 13 (1.93%) IBM SmartCloud
15 12 (1.78%) Terremark
16 10 (1.48%) Engine Yard
17 9 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 127 (18.81%) DNS
2 106 (15.70%) Firewall
3 93 (13.78%) TCP/IP
4 86 (12.74%) WAN
5 82 (12.15%) LAN
6 73 (10.81%) HTTP
7 68 (10.07%) SAN
8 42 (6.22%) Internet
9 41 (6.07%) VLAN
10 39 (5.78%) LDAP
11 32 (4.74%) SSL
11 32 (4.74%) Network Security
12 21 (3.11%) BIG-IP
13 19 (2.81%) VPN
14 17 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (2.37%) Software-Defined Networking
16 15 (2.22%) SMTP
17 14 (2.07%) NAS
18 13 (1.93%) Cisco IOS
19 12 (1.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (32.00%) MySQL
2 109 (16.15%) NoSQL
3 101 (14.96%) MongoDB
4 97 (14.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 74 (10.96%) Relational Database
6 70 (10.37%) Couchbase
7 53 (7.85%) SQL Server
8 51 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (7.26%) Hadoop
10 45 (6.67%) Redis
11 34 (5.04%) Big Data
12 33 (4.89%) RDBMS
13 32 (4.74%) HBase
13 32 (4.74%) Oracle Database
14 27 (4.00%) MemSQL
15 15 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.48%) CouchDB
17 9 (1.33%) OpenTSDB
18 7 (1.04%) Mahout
19 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 232 (34.37%) Jenkins
2 189 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 74 (10.96%) Maven
4 58 (8.59%) Hudson
5 51 (7.56%) Subversion
6 45 (6.67%) Ant
7 34 (5.04%) Artifactory
8 32 (4.74%) Cucumber
9 29 (4.30%) JIRA
10 28 (4.15%) TeamCity
11 27 (4.00%) Gerrit
12 25 (3.70%) Gradle
13 21 (3.11%) Grunt
14 7 (1.04%) GCC
14 7 (1.04%) LLVM
14 7 (1.04%) JUnit
14 7 (1.04%) Bugzilla
14 7 (1.04%) Liquibase
14 7 (1.04%) Flyway
15 4 (0.59%) JMeter
General
1 90 (13.33%) Finance
2 57 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.59%) Marketing
4 22 (3.26%) Retail
5 15 (2.22%) Online Betting
6 14 (2.07%) Banking
7 12 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.78%) Advertising
8 8 (1.19%) Games
8 8 (1.19%) Electronics
8 8 (1.19%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (21.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (12.59%) Architect
3 84 (12.44%) Developer
3 84 (12.44%) Administrator
4 71 (10.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 64 (9.48%) Software Engineer
6 62 (9.19%) Linux Administrator
7 58 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
8 54 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
9 36 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 35 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
12 27 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
13 25 (3.70%) Consultant
14 24 (3.56%) Designer
15 23 (3.41%) Principal Engineer
15 23 (3.41%) Infrastructure Designer
15 23 (3.41%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (21.63%) Web Services
2 92 (13.63%) HTML
3 80 (11.85%) CSS
4 75 (11.11%) LAMP
5 63 (9.33%) jQuery
6 50 (7.41%) .NET
7 48 (7.11%) RESTful
8 42 (6.22%) AngularJS
9 41 (6.07%) ActiveMQ
10 40 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
11 38 (5.63%) HTML5
12 34 (5.04%) XML
13 30 (4.44%) Ajax
13 30 (4.44%) JSON
14 29 (4.30%) REST
15 28 (4.15%) CSS3
15 28 (4.15%) Akka
16 25 (3.70%) MCollective
17 23 (3.41%) Catalyst
18 22 (3.26%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.96%) Data Centre
2 88 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 68 (10.07%) Computer Science
4 58 (8.59%) Private Cloud
5 38 (5.63%) Replication
6 28 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (3.85%) Clustering
9 20 (2.96%) Management Information System
10 19 (2.81%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.52%) Physics
12 15 (2.22%) Device Driver
12 15 (2.22%) Mobile App
12 15 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
12 15 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
13 12 (1.78%) CMDB
13 12 (1.78%) IPTV
14 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 483 (71.56%) Linux
2 170 (25.19%) Windows
3 140 (20.74%) UNIX
4 88 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (12.15%) CentOS
6 77 (11.41%) Ubuntu
7 27 (4.00%) Debian
8 21 (3.11%) CoreOS
9 19 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (2.52%) Android
11 16 (2.37%) Solaris
12 13 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.93%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.63%) AIX
14 10 (1.48%) SUSE
14 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (1.04%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.89%) HPUX
16 6 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (44.74%) DevOps
2 285 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (17.78%) Open Source
4 113 (16.74%) Configuration Management
5 106 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (15.41%) Software Engineering
7 96 (14.22%) E-Commerce
8 93 (13.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 74 (10.96%) Scrum
9 74 (10.96%) Load Balancing
10 65 (9.63%) ITIL
11 59 (8.74%) TDD
12 54 (8.00%) SOA
13 46 (6.81%) SDLC
14 39 (5.78%) Build Automation
15 33 (4.89%) Mentoring
16 31 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
16 31 (4.59%) Kanban
17 29 (4.30%) BDD
17 29 (4.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 346 (51.26%) Python
2 271 (40.15%) Java
3 232 (34.37%) Ruby
4 177 (26.22%) Perl
5 164 (24.30%) Bash Shell
6 111 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 101 (14.96%) SQL
8 87 (12.89%) PHP
9 72 (10.67%) Scala
10 52 (7.70%) Shell Script
11 47 (6.96%) C++
12 46 (6.81%) Go
13 43 (6.37%) PowerShell
14 42 (6.22%) C#
15 41 (6.07%) Clojure
16 32 (4.74%) Korn
17 28 (4.15%) C
18 9 (1.33%) AWK
18 9 (1.33%) sed
19 8 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 129 (19.11%) Degree
2 54 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (6.52%) CCNA
4 20 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.33%) PMP
7 9 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.04%) RHCE
9 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.89%) CISSP
9 6 (0.89%) CCNP
10 5 (0.74%) CCIE
10 5 (0.74%) MCSA
10 5 (0.74%) CEH
10 5 (0.74%) HP MASE
11 4 (0.59%) VCDX
11 4 (0.59%) VCAP
11 4 (0.59%) MCITP
11 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.41%) QA
2 15 (2.22%) SLA
3 11 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 182 (26.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (13.48%) Docker
3 73 (10.81%) KVM
4 60 (8.89%) Xen
5 58 (8.59%) Hyper-V
6 52 (7.70%) vSphere
7 45 (6.67%) Active Directory
8 43 (6.37%) vCloud
9 40 (5.93%) LXC
10 30 (4.44%) VirtualBox
11 22 (3.26%) XenServer
12 20 (2.96%) VMware ESX
13 19 (2.81%) HDFS
14 15 (2.22%) Squid
15 13 (1.93%) qmail
16 11 (1.63%) NFS
17 8 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (1.19%) iptables
18 7 (1.04%) QEMU
19 6 (0.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 300 (44.44%) Puppet
2 249 (36.89%) Opscode Chef
3 164 (24.30%) Ansible
4 148 (21.93%) Nagios
5 80 (11.85%) Salt
6 78 (11.56%) ZABBIX
7 43 (6.37%) Graphite
8 42 (6.22%) Vagrant
9 34 (5.04%) logstash
10 30 (4.44%) Ganglia
10 30 (4.44%) collectd
11 27 (4.00%) Cobbler
12 21 (3.11%) Kubernetes
13 14 (2.07%) Cacti
14 12 (1.78%) yum
15 11 (1.63%) CFEngine
16 9 (1.33%) HAProxy
16 9 (1.33%) OpenView
16 9 (1.33%) Opsview
17 8 (1.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 255 (37.78%) VMware
2 177 (26.22%) Oracle
3 121 (17.93%) Google
4 117 (17.33%) Red Hat
5 102 (15.11%) Rackspace
6 100 (14.81%) Cisco
7 79 (11.70%) Microsoft
8 65 (9.63%) Splunk
9 64 (9.48%) HP
10 47 (6.96%) SaltStack
11 42 (6.22%) IBM
12 37 (5.48%) F5
13 31 (4.59%) Citrix
14 22 (3.26%) EMC
15 20 (2.96%) New Relic
16 19 (2.81%) Akamai
16 19 (2.81%) Juniper
17 14 (2.07%) BMC
18 11 (1.63%) Cognos
18 11 (1.63%) Atlassian
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Bens inc ESOP Share Award
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bens inc ESOP Share Award
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
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Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EveryCloud
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
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West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + unbelievable benefits!
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Unspecified Really great package, full details upon request
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