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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 619 788 865
Rank change year-on-year
+169 +77
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 284 108 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.096% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 0.46% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 204 80 20
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
22175 23555 22709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.61% 21.04% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18502 19221 19170
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £68,750 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +171 264 £52,750 +17.22% 27
London +125 141 £60,000 +23.07% 15
South East +18 33 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East of England - 28 £57,500 - 3
South West -2 27 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Bristol - 25 £41,000 - 4
Berkshire +18 23 £62,500 +38.88%
Cambridgeshire - 22 £57,500 - 2
Cambridge - 22 £57,500 - 2
East Midlands +23 15 £49,000 - 2
City of London +19 14 £54,000 -29.18% 4
Northamptonshire 0 11 £49,000 - 1
Northampton +3 10 £49,000 - 1
Reading +5 8 £72,500 -
Essex - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 £85,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £85,000 - 2
Leeds - 5 £85,000 - 2
Newbury +14 4 £57,500 +30.68%
Surrey +7 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Leicestershire +17 3 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland +14 2 £34,000 - 1
North West -2 2 £36,250 -14.70%
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £58,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Oxford - 2 £58,750 -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 365 (67.34%) Linux
2 253 (46.68%) Java
3 251 (46.31%) Puppet
4 218 (40.22%) Opscode Chef
5 216 (39.85%) Python
6 211 (38.93%) DevOps
7 203 (37.45%) VMware
8 196 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
9 163 (30.07%) Ruby
10 162 (29.89%) Windows
11 154 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 147 (27.12%) Jenkins
13 140 (25.83%) MySQL
14 128 (23.62%) Apache
15 125 (23.06%) Perl
16 120 (22.14%) Open Source
17 119 (21.96%) NoSQL
18 107 (19.74%) Red Hat
19 105 (19.37%) Oracle
20 104 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
21 100 (18.45%) Web Services
21 100 (18.45%) UNIX
22 99 (18.27%) Nagios
22 99 (18.27%) Configuration Management
23 98 (18.08%) Ansible
24 97 (17.90%) Tomcat
25 94 (17.34%) Bash Shell
26 87 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 84 (15.50%) Git (software)
28 81 (14.94%) Degree

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 128 (23.62%) Apache
2 97 (17.90%) Tomcat
3 50 (9.23%) nginx
4 42 (7.75%) JBoss
5 32 (5.90%) Node.js
6 31 (5.72%) WebSphere
7 26 (4.80%) IIS
8 25 (4.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (4.06%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.58%) SAS
12 13 (2.40%) GlassFish
13 11 (2.03%) CloudStack
13 11 (2.03%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.85%) Confluence
15 8 (1.48%) SharePoint
16 6 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
18 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
19 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.58%) SPSS
3 2 (0.37%) Stata
3 2 (0.37%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (11.81%) IaaS
3 63 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (9.59%) PaaS
5 44 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (7.75%) SaaS
8 37 (6.83%) Google Apps
9 32 (5.90%) SoftLayer
10 26 (4.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (4.61%) OpenShift
11 25 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (3.32%) IBM SmartCloud
13 14 (2.58%) GitHub
13 14 (2.58%) Terremark
14 12 (2.21%) Heroku
15 11 (2.03%) Joyent
16 10 (1.85%) Engine Yard
16 10 (1.85%) Google App Engine
17 7 (1.29%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.02%) DNS
2 63 (11.62%) Firewall
3 59 (10.89%) SAN
4 53 (9.78%) TCP/IP
5 45 (8.30%) WAN
6 42 (7.75%) LAN
7 34 (6.27%) Internet
8 29 (5.35%) Software-Defined Networking
9 26 (4.80%) Network Security
10 25 (4.61%) HTTP
11 18 (3.32%) VLAN
12 17 (3.14%) VPN
13 16 (2.95%) BIG-IP
13 16 (2.95%) NAS
14 14 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (2.40%) SSL
15 13 (2.40%) DHCP
16 11 (2.03%) LDAP
16 11 (2.03%) Kerberos
16 11 (2.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (25.83%) MySQL
2 119 (21.96%) NoSQL
3 74 (13.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 61 (11.25%) MongoDB
5 50 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 46 (8.49%) SQL Server
6 46 (8.49%) Big Data
7 44 (8.12%) Hadoop
8 34 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.80%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.87%) Redis
11 17 (3.14%) Couchbase
12 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.48%) Mahout
14 7 (1.29%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.11%) DB2
15 6 (1.11%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.11%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 147 (27.12%) Jenkins
2 84 (15.50%) Git (software)
3 52 (9.59%) Subversion
4 36 (6.64%) Maven
5 24 (4.43%) JIRA
5 24 (4.43%) Ant
6 22 (4.06%) Artifactory
7 18 (3.32%) Hudson
8 17 (3.14%) Gradle
8 17 (3.14%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.77%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.66%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.66%) GCC
10 9 (1.66%) LLVM
11 6 (1.11%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.92%) JUnit
13 4 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.74%) JMeter
13 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.74%) VisualVM
General
1 54 (9.96%) Finance
2 40 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.54%) Marketing
4 27 (4.98%) Banking
5 14 (2.58%) Games
6 10 (1.85%) Front Office
6 10 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.66%) Retail
8 7 (1.29%) Electronics
9 5 (0.92%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Law
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (21.03%) Architect
2 104 (19.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (11.99%) Systems Administrator
4 62 (11.44%) Administrator
5 60 (11.07%) Linux Administrator
6 57 (10.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 47 (8.67%) Developer
8 41 (7.56%) Software Engineer
8 41 (7.56%) Consultant
8 41 (7.56%) Linux Engineer
9 32 (5.90%) Systems Engineer
10 31 (5.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 30 (5.54%) Technical Architect
12 27 (4.98%) AWS Architect
13 26 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
14 22 (4.06%) Designer
15 21 (3.87%) Infrastructure Designer
15 21 (3.87%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.14%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (18.45%) Web Services
2 59 (10.89%) HTML
3 49 (9.04%) .NET
4 43 (7.93%) LAMP
5 40 (7.38%) RESTful
6 38 (7.01%) CSS
7 33 (6.09%) jQuery
8 31 (5.72%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (4.80%) ActiveMQ
10 24 (4.43%) J2EE
11 21 (3.87%) Spring
12 19 (3.51%) HTML5
13 18 (3.32%) Hibernate
14 17 (3.14%) REST
15 16 (2.95%) Ajax
15 16 (2.95%) XML
16 15 (2.77%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.77%) MCollective
17 14 (2.58%) .NET Framework
18 13 (2.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 120 (22.14%) Open Source
2 55 (10.15%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.35%) Mathematics
4 24 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.43%) Clustering
5 22 (4.06%) Physics
5 22 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.87%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.51%) Device Driver
8 16 (2.95%) Mainframe
9 15 (2.77%) Over-the-Top Content
10 13 (2.40%) Replication
10 13 (2.40%) CMDB
11 12 (2.21%) IPTV
12 10 (1.85%) Cryptography
12 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.48%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 365 (67.34%) Linux
2 162 (29.89%) Windows
3 100 (18.45%) UNIX
4 87 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (9.04%) CentOS
6 45 (8.30%) Ubuntu
7 22 (4.06%) Android
8 20 (3.69%) Debian
9 18 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.14%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.77%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.11%) SUSE
15 5 (0.92%) AIX
15 5 (0.92%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.74%) Solaris
16 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (38.93%) DevOps
2 196 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (18.27%) Configuration Management
4 80 (14.76%) E-Commerce
5 73 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (11.25%) ITIL
7 58 (10.70%) Scrum
8 53 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 41 (7.56%) SOA
10 39 (7.20%) Load Balancing
11 34 (6.27%) Project Management
12 28 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (4.80%) OO
14 25 (4.61%) TDD
14 25 (4.61%) TOGAF
15 24 (4.43%) MVC
15 24 (4.43%) Migration
15 24 (4.43%) Kanban
16 22 (4.06%) UML
17 21 (3.87%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 253 (46.68%) Java
2 216 (39.85%) Python
3 163 (30.07%) Ruby
4 125 (23.06%) Perl
5 94 (17.34%) Bash Shell
6 77 (14.21%) SQL
7 61 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 56 (10.33%) PHP
9 46 (8.49%) PowerShell
10 40 (7.38%) C
11 36 (6.64%) C++
12 30 (5.54%) C#
13 29 (5.35%) Scala
14 28 (5.17%) Korn
15 25 (4.61%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.58%) Tcl
17 13 (2.40%) Golang
18 10 (1.85%) Clojure
19 7 (1.29%) R
20 5 (0.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 81 (14.94%) Degree
2 24 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.95%) CCNA
5 15 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.48%) RHCE
9 6 (1.11%) ISEB
10 5 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.74%) CCIE
11 4 (0.74%) CCNP
11 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.74%) HP MASE
12 3 (0.55%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.37%) VCDX
13 2 (0.37%) VCAP
13 2 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.40%) QA
2 8 (1.48%) SLA
3 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.11%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (11.25%) KVM
3 46 (8.49%) Hyper-V
4 45 (8.30%) Active Directory
5 38 (7.01%) vSphere
5 38 (7.01%) Docker
6 37 (6.83%) vCloud
7 30 (5.54%) Xen
8 17 (3.14%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.95%) NFS
10 14 (2.58%) LXC
11 12 (2.21%) Varnish
11 12 (2.21%) XenServer
12 9 (1.66%) QEMU
13 6 (1.11%) GlusterFS
13 6 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (1.11%) Firmware
14 5 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 251 (46.31%) Puppet
2 218 (40.22%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (18.27%) Nagios
4 98 (18.08%) Ansible
5 64 (11.81%) Salt
6 51 (9.41%) Graphite
7 49 (9.04%) ZABBIX
8 33 (6.09%) Ganglia
9 32 (5.90%) Vagrant
10 30 (5.54%) collectd
11 26 (4.80%) Cobbler
12 24 (4.43%) logstash
13 14 (2.58%) StatsD
13 14 (2.58%) HAProxy
14 11 (2.03%) SELinux
15 9 (1.66%) OpenView
15 9 (1.66%) Cacti
16 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 6 (1.11%) Check_MK
17 5 (0.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 203 (37.45%) VMware
2 107 (19.74%) Red Hat
3 105 (19.37%) Oracle
4 77 (14.21%) Cisco
5 75 (13.84%) Google
6 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
7 64 (11.81%) Rackspace
8 58 (10.70%) HP
9 52 (9.59%) IBM
10 44 (8.12%) SaltStack
11 21 (3.87%) Dell
12 19 (3.51%) F5
12 19 (3.51%) Akamai
13 15 (2.77%) NetApp
14 14 (2.58%) Cognos
14 14 (2.58%) Business Objects
14 14 (2.58%) Citrix
15 13 (2.40%) EMC
16 12 (2.21%) SAP
16 12 (2.21%) Juniper
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55k per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 48k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus Car Allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago