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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 630 765 865
Rank change year-on-year
+135 +100
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 260 114 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 0.50% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 203 102 28
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £49,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +90.38%

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
23519 22621 23485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 20.99% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 18617 20462
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +125 248 £55,000 +11.11% 18
London +80 145 £62,500 +31.57% 13
South East -3 34 £42,500 -34.61% 2
East of England - 28 £60,000 - 1
City of London +27 19 £55,000 -8.33%
East Midlands +20 16 £49,000 -1.01%
Cambridge - 16 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 15 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire -9 14 £49,000 +15.29%
Northampton -2 13 £49,000 +15.29%
West Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 -
Leeds - 11 £45,000 -
Essex - 9 £56,250 -
Berkshire +15 8 £53,500 -46.50% 1
Reading +11 8 £53,500 -46.50% 1
Hampshire - 8 £50,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Marlow - 7 - -
East Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Brighton - 7 £40,000 -
South West -9 5 £41,000 -
Bristol 0 4 £41,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £50,750 -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Surrey -19 2 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North West -19 2 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Scotland - 2 £38,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 360 (74.69%) Linux
2 217 (45.02%) Java
3 215 (44.61%) Puppet
4 211 (43.78%) DevOps
5 202 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (41.91%) Opscode Chef
6 183 (37.97%) Python
7 157 (32.57%) Windows
8 156 (32.37%) MySQL
9 143 (29.67%) VMware
10 141 (29.25%) Ruby
11 135 (28.01%) Open Source
12 125 (25.93%) Apache
13 115 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 109 (22.61%) Jenkins
15 101 (20.95%) UNIX
16 97 (20.12%) E-Commerce
16 97 (20.12%) Configuration Management
16 97 (20.12%) NoSQL
17 92 (19.09%) Perl
17 92 (19.09%) Nagios
18 90 (18.67%) Tomcat
19 85 (17.63%) Red Hat
20 80 (16.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 80 (16.60%) Bash Shell
21 72 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
22 69 (14.32%) Oracle
22 69 (14.32%) Git (software)
23 68 (14.11%) ITIL
24 67 (13.90%) Finance

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 125 (25.93%) Apache
2 90 (18.67%) Tomcat
3 47 (9.75%) nginx
4 46 (9.54%) Node.js
5 26 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (4.77%) WebSphere
7 22 (4.56%) JBoss
8 19 (3.94%) Apache Solr
9 18 (3.73%) IIS
10 16 (3.32%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.90%) CloudStack
12 13 (2.70%) SAS
13 10 (2.07%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
17 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
17 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.41%) Confluence
18 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.70%) SPSS
3 2 (0.41%) Stata
3 2 (0.41%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (9.34%) IaaS
4 43 (8.92%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (8.09%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (7.88%) Google Apps
7 32 (6.64%) SoftLayer
8 31 (6.43%) SaaS
9 21 (4.36%) PaaS
10 19 (3.94%) OpenShift
11 16 (3.32%) IBM SmartCloud
11 16 (3.32%) GitHub
12 10 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (1.87%) Rackspace Cloud
14 8 (1.66%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.66%) Terremark
15 5 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.62%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.62%) Office 365
16 3 (0.62%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.45%) SAN
2 44 (9.13%) DNS
3 36 (7.47%) LAN
4 35 (7.26%) WAN
4 35 (7.26%) Firewall
5 34 (7.05%) Internet
6 23 (4.77%) VoIP
7 19 (3.94%) Network Security
8 17 (3.53%) Software-Defined Networking
9 16 (3.32%) HTTP
9 16 (3.32%) BIG-IP
10 13 (2.70%) Kerberos
11 12 (2.49%) SNMP
12 11 (2.28%) Broadband
12 11 (2.28%) NAS
13 10 (2.07%) TCP/IP
14 9 (1.87%) DHCP
15 8 (1.66%) Wireless
15 8 (1.66%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (32.37%) MySQL
2 97 (20.12%) NoSQL
3 58 (12.03%) MongoDB
4 55 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (10.58%) Relational Database
6 49 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 48 (9.96%) Hadoop
8 44 (9.13%) Big Data
9 37 (7.68%) Redis
10 32 (6.64%) RDBMS
11 24 (4.98%) SQL Server
12 6 (1.24%) DB2
12 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.04%) MemSQL
13 5 (1.04%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.83%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.83%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.62%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 109 (22.61%) Jenkins
2 69 (14.32%) Git (software)
3 45 (9.34%) Maven
4 26 (5.39%) Subversion
5 23 (4.77%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.53%) Artifactory
7 13 (2.70%) GCC
7 13 (2.70%) LLVM
7 13 (2.70%) Ant
8 10 (2.07%) Gradle
9 8 (1.66%) Juju
10 7 (1.45%) Hudson
10 7 (1.45%) JIRA
10 7 (1.45%) Bugzilla
11 5 (1.04%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.62%) FishEye
General
1 67 (13.90%) Finance
2 33 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.36%) Banking
4 19 (3.94%) Marketing
5 14 (2.90%) Retail
6 13 (2.70%) Games
6 13 (2.70%) Front Office
7 11 (2.28%) Publishing
8 10 (2.07%) Law
9 6 (1.24%) Electronics
10 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.62%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.41%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 101 (20.95%) Architect
2 89 (18.46%) Systems Administrator
3 81 (16.80%) Administrator
4 79 (16.39%) Linux Administrator
5 78 (16.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 77 (15.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 31 (6.43%) Software Engineer
8 31 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (5.81%) Designer
10 26 (5.39%) Consultant
11 25 (5.19%) Developer
11 25 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
12 24 (4.98%) Infrastructure Designer
13 23 (4.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (4.36%) Team Leader
16 20 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
17 16 (3.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 15 (3.11%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.62%) Web Services
2 31 (6.43%) LAMP
3 26 (5.39%) HTML
3 26 (5.39%) .NET
4 22 (4.56%) RESTful
5 21 (4.36%) REST
6 19 (3.94%) HTML5
6 19 (3.94%) J2EE
7 16 (3.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (3.11%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (2.90%) XML
10 10 (2.07%) CSS
10 10 (2.07%) JSON
10 10 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (1.87%) jQuery
12 8 (1.66%) Spring
13 7 (1.45%) Django
13 7 (1.45%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.45%) Flash
13 7 (1.45%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 135 (28.01%) Open Source
2 52 (10.79%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.56%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.53%) Clustering
5 16 (3.32%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.07%) Device Driver
9 9 (1.87%) Replication
9 9 (1.87%) PMI
9 9 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.87%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (1.87%) Physics
10 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.66%) Mobile Games
11 7 (1.45%) PKI
11 7 (1.45%) IPTV
11 7 (1.45%) CMDB
12 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 360 (74.69%) Linux
2 157 (32.57%) Windows
3 101 (20.95%) UNIX
4 80 (16.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (12.03%) Ubuntu
6 47 (9.75%) CentOS
7 32 (6.64%) Debian
8 22 (4.56%) Mac OS X
9 20 (4.15%) Android
9 20 (4.15%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.87%) SUSE
13 5 (1.04%) Fedora
14 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.62%) OpenBSD
15 3 (0.62%) Solaris
16 2 (0.41%) AIX
16 2 (0.41%) VMS
16 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (43.78%) DevOps
2 202 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (20.12%) E-Commerce
3 97 (20.12%) Configuration Management
4 68 (14.11%) ITIL
5 65 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (12.03%) Scrum
7 44 (9.13%) Software Engineering
8 36 (7.47%) OOP
9 35 (7.26%) OO
10 33 (6.85%) Project Management
11 28 (5.81%) Mentoring
12 26 (5.39%) Enterprise Architecture
13 25 (5.19%) TOGAF
13 25 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (4.77%) Kanban
15 22 (4.56%) Technical Architecture
16 21 (4.36%) Load Balancing
17 20 (4.15%) UML
18 18 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 217 (45.02%) Java
2 183 (37.97%) Python
3 141 (29.25%) Ruby
4 92 (19.09%) Perl
5 80 (16.60%) Bash Shell
6 47 (9.75%) PHP
7 41 (8.51%) PowerShell
8 38 (7.88%) SQL
9 36 (7.47%) C++
10 31 (6.43%) C
11 25 (5.19%) JavaScript
12 23 (4.77%) C#
13 14 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.28%) Scala
15 10 (2.07%) Korn
16 7 (1.45%) Tcl
17 3 (0.62%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.62%) VB
17 3 (0.62%) R
18 2 (0.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 63 (13.07%) Degree
2 14 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.49%) ISEB
4 11 (2.28%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.04%) CCNA
9 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.62%) RHCE
11 2 (0.41%) PMP
11 2 (0.41%) MBA
11 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.41%) MCSE
11 2 (0.41%) CISSP
11 2 (0.41%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.21%) LPIC
12 1 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.94%) SLA
2 9 (1.87%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 115 (23.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (12.66%) KVM
3 39 (8.09%) vCloud
4 32 (6.64%) vSphere
5 29 (6.02%) Xen
6 24 (4.98%) Hyper-V
6 24 (4.98%) Varnish
7 20 (4.15%) Active Directory
8 15 (3.11%) NFS
9 13 (2.70%) QEMU
10 12 (2.49%) Docker
10 12 (2.49%) XenServer
10 12 (2.49%) LXC
11 8 (1.66%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.66%) Ceph
12 6 (1.24%) Firmware
13 5 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.83%) Samba
14 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 215 (44.61%) Puppet
2 202 (41.91%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (19.09%) Nagios
4 65 (13.49%) Salt
5 62 (12.86%) Graphite
6 59 (12.24%) Ansible
7 56 (11.62%) ZABBIX
8 36 (7.47%) Ganglia
9 30 (6.22%) Vagrant
10 20 (4.15%) logstash
11 18 (3.73%) HAProxy
11 18 (3.73%) OpenView
12 16 (3.32%) collectd
12 16 (3.32%) StatsD
13 9 (1.87%) Zenoss
14 8 (1.66%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.66%) CA SiteMinder
15 7 (1.45%) SELinux
16 6 (1.24%) Cobbler
17 5 (1.04%) Cacti
Vendors
1 143 (29.67%) VMware
2 85 (17.63%) Red Hat
3 69 (14.32%) Oracle
4 62 (12.86%) Cisco
5 57 (11.83%) Google
6 51 (10.58%) Microsoft
6 51 (10.58%) Rackspace
7 48 (9.96%) SaltStack
8 40 (8.30%) HP
9 39 (8.09%) IBM
10 22 (4.56%) Akamai
11 14 (2.90%) Dell
12 13 (2.70%) Business Objects
13 11 (2.28%) Intel
13 11 (2.28%) Cognos
13 11 (2.28%) NetApp
14 10 (2.07%) F5
14 10 (2.07%) Perforce
15 9 (1.87%) hybris
16 8 (1.66%) SAP
Surrey
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 17 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 17 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus, Excellent Corporate Benefits, F
Posted: 20 days ago
London
RecruitingStaff.co.uk
Posted: 21 days ago
Blackburn
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago