The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 798 845 913
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +68
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 119 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.034% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.16% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 87 33 6
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25137 23188 25082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 20.88% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20671 19507 21871
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +25 106 £49,000 -14.78% 25
London -15 63 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South East -5 12 £50,000 -13.04% 3
East Midlands -14 10 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Berkshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -8 7 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Northampton -9 7 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Leeds - 7 £65,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
North West - 6 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 6 £40,000 -
City of London -18 5 £76,250 -15.27% 3
East of England -11 4 £45,000 -15.88% 2
Scotland -12 4 - -
Glasgow -12 4 - -
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 - 2
Chippenham - 4 £40,000 -
South West - 4 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury - 3 £44,000 -
Surrey -4 2 £57,500 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
Woodbridge - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leicester - 2 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £48,000 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 177 (76.96%) Linux
2 118 (51.30%) MySQL
3 114 (49.57%) Python
4 112 (48.70%) Puppet
5 90 (39.13%) Java
6 89 (38.70%) Opscode Chef
7 79 (34.35%) Ruby
8 71 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (28.26%) VMware
10 62 (26.96%) Nagios
11 61 (26.52%) Windows
11 61 (26.52%) NoSQL
12 60 (26.09%) CentOS
12 60 (26.09%) KVM
13 59 (25.65%) Configuration Management
14 57 (24.78%) Perl
15 56 (24.35%) Tomcat
15 56 (24.35%) MongoDB
16 54 (23.48%) Apache
16 54 (23.48%) Oracle
17 49 (21.30%) Jenkins
18 47 (20.43%) UNIX
18 47 (20.43%) E-Commerce
19 46 (20.00%) Red Hat
20 45 (19.57%) Ubuntu
21 44 (19.13%) Amazon AWS
22 43 (18.70%) Open Source
23 42 (18.26%) Bash Shell
24 41 (17.83%) Clustering
25 38 (16.52%) Software Engineering

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (24.35%) Tomcat
2 54 (23.48%) Apache
3 20 (8.70%) IIS
4 17 (7.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (6.52%) CloudStack
6 10 (4.35%) Node.js
7 7 (3.04%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.61%) Lync
9 5 (2.17%) nginx
10 4 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.74%) SugarCRM
10 4 (1.74%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.74%) Drupal
10 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 2 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.13%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (13.04%) IaaS
3 26 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (10.00%) SaaS
5 22 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (9.13%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (7.83%) Heroku
8 16 (6.96%) Engine Yard
9 15 (6.52%) Google Apps
10 12 (5.22%) Google App Engine
10 12 (5.22%) Amazon S3
11 11 (4.78%) PaaS
12 2 (0.87%) Joyent
12 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.43%) GitHub
13 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.35%) SAN
1 33 (14.35%) DNS
2 32 (13.91%) TCP/IP
3 23 (10.00%) NAS
4 22 (9.57%) Firewall
4 22 (9.57%) VPN
5 19 (8.26%) VLAN
6 17 (7.39%) BIG-IP
6 17 (7.39%) LAN
6 17 (7.39%) WAN
7 13 (5.65%) Internet
8 11 (4.78%) Network Security
9 7 (3.04%) SNMP
10 6 (2.61%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (2.61%) VoIP
11 5 (2.17%) HTTP
11 5 (2.17%) LDAP
12 4 (1.74%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
14 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (51.30%) MySQL
2 61 (26.52%) NoSQL
3 56 (24.35%) MongoDB
4 33 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (13.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (13.04%) Redis
7 29 (12.61%) Relational Database
7 29 (12.61%) RDBMS
8 26 (11.30%) SQL Server
9 15 (6.52%) Big Data
10 13 (5.65%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.04%) CouchDB
12 6 (2.61%) HBase
13 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
13 5 (2.17%) Voldemort
14 4 (1.74%) Pentaho
14 4 (1.74%) Hazelcast
14 4 (1.74%) OrientDB
15 3 (1.30%) DB2
16 2 (0.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (21.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.83%) Subversion
3 16 (6.96%) JIRA
4 12 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.78%) Maven
5 11 (4.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 8 (3.48%) Hudson
6 8 (3.48%) Selenium
7 6 (2.61%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.17%) Juju
9 4 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.74%) FishEye
9 4 (1.74%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.43%) Ant
10 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (8.70%) Games
2 18 (7.83%) Finance
3 12 (5.22%) Legal
4 8 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.61%) Retail
6 5 (2.17%) Back Office
7 4 (1.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (19.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (16.96%) Administrator
3 35 (15.22%) Linux Administrator
3 35 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (13.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 30 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (10.43%) Developer
7 22 (9.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (9.57%) Architect
8 16 (6.96%) Designer
8 16 (6.96%) Infrastructure Designer
9 13 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.78%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (3.48%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.04%) Consultant
15 6 (2.61%) Lead Architect
15 6 (2.61%) Senior Developer
16 5 (2.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.48%) Web Services
2 17 (7.39%) XML
3 16 (6.96%) MCollective
3 16 (6.96%) JSON
4 14 (6.09%) HTML
5 12 (5.22%) J2EE
6 10 (4.35%) REST
6 10 (4.35%) RESTful
7 9 (3.91%) .NET
7 9 (3.91%) Middleware
7 9 (3.91%) Spring
7 9 (3.91%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (3.48%) Django
9 5 (2.17%) CSS
9 5 (2.17%) LAMP
9 5 (2.17%) MapReduce
10 4 (1.74%) OpenID
10 4 (1.74%) OAuth
10 4 (1.74%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.70%) Open Source
2 41 (17.83%) Clustering
3 38 (16.52%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 16 (6.96%) Device Driver
6 12 (5.22%) Replication
7 9 (3.91%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.74%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.74%) GIS
8 4 (1.74%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.30%) Physics
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.87%) CMDB
10 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 177 (76.96%) Linux
2 61 (26.52%) Windows
3 60 (26.09%) CentOS
4 47 (20.43%) UNIX
5 45 (19.57%) Ubuntu
6 31 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (7.83%) Debian
8 8 (3.48%) Android
8 8 (3.48%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.74%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.74%) SUSE
9 4 (1.74%) Gentoo
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.74%) Solaris
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Fedora
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.65%) Configuration Management
3 47 (20.43%) E-Commerce
4 38 (16.52%) Software Engineering
4 38 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (10.87%) OO
5 25 (10.87%) Project Management
6 24 (10.43%) OOP
7 19 (8.26%) ITIL
8 18 (7.83%) Load Balancing
9 15 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
10 13 (5.65%) High Availability
11 9 (3.91%) MVC
12 8 (3.48%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.48%) Release Management
12 8 (3.48%) SOA
13 7 (3.04%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.04%) Scrum
14 6 (2.61%) TDD
14 6 (2.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 114 (49.57%) Python
2 90 (39.13%) Java
3 79 (34.35%) Ruby
4 57 (24.78%) Perl
5 42 (18.26%) Bash Shell
6 37 (16.09%) Shell Script
7 36 (15.65%) PHP
8 27 (11.74%) JavaScript
9 25 (10.87%) SQL
10 18 (7.83%) C++
11 16 (6.96%) C
11 16 (6.96%) Korn
12 7 (3.04%) C#
13 4 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (8.70%) Degree
2 15 (6.52%) RHCE
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.65%) QA
2 6 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (26.09%) KVM
2 30 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (13.04%) vCloud
3 26 (11.30%) Xen
4 18 (7.83%) Varnish
5 17 (7.39%) vSphere
6 10 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.04%) Active Directory
8 6 (2.61%) XenApp
8 6 (2.61%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.17%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.74%) XenServer
11 3 (1.30%) Samba
12 2 (0.87%) Squid
13 1 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 112 (48.70%) Puppet
2 89 (38.70%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (26.96%) Nagios
4 27 (11.74%) Vagrant
5 24 (10.43%) HAProxy
6 19 (8.26%) collectd
7 17 (7.39%) StatsD
8 16 (6.96%) Cobbler
9 8 (3.48%) CFEngine
9 8 (3.48%) ZABBIX
9 8 (3.48%) Ansible
10 6 (2.61%) Cacti
11 4 (1.74%) OpenView
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.43%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.43%) SCOM
12 1 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (28.26%) VMware
2 54 (23.48%) Oracle
3 46 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 36 (15.65%) Rackspace
5 33 (14.35%) Google
6 19 (8.26%) Cisco
7 17 (7.39%) Microsoft
8 15 (6.52%) hybris
9 14 (6.09%) JBoss
10 13 (5.65%) Citrix
11 9 (3.91%) HP
12 7 (3.04%) SAP
13 6 (2.61%) New Relic
13 6 (2.61%) IBM
14 5 (2.17%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.17%) Foundry
15 4 (1.74%) Acme Packet
15 4 (1.74%) Akamai
15 4 (1.74%) Talend
15 4 (1.74%) SendGrid
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Salary: Unspecified
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City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + excellent share options
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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North West
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
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London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
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Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
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Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
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Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
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Isleworth, Middlesex
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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