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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 677 761 845
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +84
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 229 103 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.094% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 0.47% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 194 84 37
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 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +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
24183 21821 24635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 20.00% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19731 18450 21085
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +110 225 £52,500 -4.54% 25
London +43 112 £57,500 +4.54% 13
East Midlands +15 34 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East -4 27 £41,250 -31.25% 2
East of England - 27 £52,500 - 3
Northamptonshire 0 21 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Northampton -2 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cambridge - 17 £60,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 17 £60,000 - 3
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 -
Brighton - 15 £40,000 -
City of London +1 13 £55,000 -27.86% 5
West Yorkshire -17 13 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -23 13 £45,000 - 3
Leicestershire - 13 £42,500 - 1
Leeds -16 12 £45,000 - 3
Leicester - 11 £42,500 - 1
North West -7 6 £33,750 -
South West -8 5 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey -9 4 - - 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £72,500 -
Dorset -1 3 £37,500 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol +3 2 £41,000 - 1
Wales -1 2 £35,000 +2.94% 1

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 299 (76.47%) Linux
2 171 (43.73%) DevOps
3 164 (41.94%) MySQL
4 152 (38.87%) Python
5 151 (38.62%) Puppet
6 150 (38.36%) Opscode Chef
7 144 (36.83%) Java
8 119 (30.43%) Apache
9 113 (28.90%) E-Commerce
10 107 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (27.37%) Ruby
11 104 (26.60%) Open Source
12 89 (22.76%) Configuration Management
13 87 (22.25%) VMware
14 84 (21.48%) KVM
15 83 (21.23%) UNIX
15 83 (21.23%) Windows
16 74 (18.93%) Jenkins
17 71 (18.16%) Perl
18 70 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 67 (17.14%) ITIL
20 65 (16.62%) Nagios
20 65 (16.62%) MongoDB
21 64 (16.37%) NoSQL
22 61 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 60 (15.35%) Ubuntu
24 58 (14.83%) Red Hat
24 58 (14.83%) Tomcat
24 58 (14.83%) CentOS
25 56 (14.32%) Bash Shell

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 119 (30.43%) Apache
2 58 (14.83%) Tomcat
3 38 (9.72%) nginx
4 28 (7.16%) Node.js
5 25 (6.39%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (5.12%) CloudStack
7 12 (3.07%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.81%) IIS
9 9 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.05%) SAS
11 5 (1.28%) MTS
12 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.02%) SugarCRM
12 4 (1.02%) Drupal
12 4 (1.02%) Lync
12 4 (1.02%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.51%) WordPress
13 2 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.05%) SPSS
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (8.95%) SaaS
4 32 (8.18%) IaaS
5 31 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (6.65%) Google Apps
7 20 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (3.32%) PaaS
9 7 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (1.28%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.51%) Route 53
12 1 (0.26%) Heroku
12 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.25%) SAN
2 34 (8.70%) Internet
3 25 (6.39%) WAN
3 25 (6.39%) LAN
4 21 (5.37%) DNS
4 21 (5.37%) Firewall
5 19 (4.86%) VoIP
6 18 (4.60%) BIG-IP
7 12 (3.07%) HTTP
8 11 (2.81%) NAS
9 10 (2.56%) SNMP
10 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.05%) VPN
12 7 (1.79%) DHCP
12 7 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
12 7 (1.79%) VLAN
12 7 (1.79%) Network Security
13 6 (1.53%) LDAP
14 5 (1.28%) SSL
15 4 (1.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (41.94%) MySQL
2 65 (16.62%) MongoDB
3 64 (16.37%) NoSQL
4 56 (14.32%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (10.49%) Relational Database
6 39 (9.97%) Redis
7 30 (7.67%) RDBMS
8 28 (7.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (5.12%) Hadoop
10 19 (4.86%) Big Data
11 17 (4.35%) SQL Server
12 13 (3.32%) Couchbase
13 8 (2.05%) DB2
14 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.02%) Pentaho
15 4 (1.02%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.77%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.51%) HBase
18 1 (0.26%) Riak
18 1 (0.26%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 74 (18.93%) Jenkins
2 42 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.65%) Maven
4 14 (3.58%) Juju
4 14 (3.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (3.32%) Gerrit
5 13 (3.32%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.81%) LLVM
6 11 (2.81%) GCC
7 10 (2.56%) Hudson
8 6 (1.53%) Subversion
9 4 (1.02%) Selenium
9 4 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.02%) Ant
9 4 (1.02%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.77%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 48 (12.28%) Finance
2 30 (7.67%) Retail
3 21 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.12%) Games
5 10 (2.56%) Publishing
6 8 (2.05%) Law
7 3 (0.77%) Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 3 (0.77%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.51%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 83 (21.23%) Systems Administrator
2 80 (20.46%) Administrator
3 70 (17.90%) Linux Administrator
4 65 (16.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 54 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 50 (12.79%) Architect
7 41 (10.49%) Developer
8 31 (7.93%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 22 (5.63%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.12%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (4.35%) Designer
12 17 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.09%) Technical Architect
13 16 (4.09%) Infrastructure Designer
14 14 (3.58%) Java Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Web Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) Operations Engineer
16 12 (3.07%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.21%) Web Services
2 24 (6.14%) RESTful
3 20 (5.12%) LAMP
4 18 (4.60%) Django
4 18 (4.60%) XML
5 15 (3.84%) JSON
6 14 (3.58%) HTML
6 14 (3.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (3.32%) REST
7 13 (3.32%) Akka
8 12 (3.07%) .NET
9 9 (2.30%) J2EE
9 9 (2.30%) CSS
9 9 (2.30%) jQuery
10 7 (1.79%) Memcached
11 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.53%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 104 (26.60%) Open Source
2 54 (13.81%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.86%) Clustering
4 13 (3.32%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.81%) PMI
6 11 (2.81%) Replication
7 10 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.56%) Cryptography
8 9 (2.30%) PKI
8 9 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.05%) IPTV
10 7 (1.79%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.28%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.02%) Mobile Games
12 4 (1.02%) GIS
12 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.02%) Firmware
12 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 299 (76.47%) Linux
2 83 (21.23%) UNIX
2 83 (21.23%) Windows
3 61 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (15.35%) Ubuntu
5 58 (14.83%) CentOS
6 32 (8.18%) Debian
7 15 (3.84%) Mac OS X
7 15 (3.84%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.58%) SUSE
9 13 (3.32%) Fedora
10 5 (1.28%) Android
11 3 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.77%) uClinux
12 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.51%) SELinux
12 2 (0.51%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.51%) VMS
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (43.73%) DevOps
2 113 (28.90%) E-Commerce
3 107 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (22.76%) Configuration Management
5 67 (17.14%) ITIL
6 45 (11.51%) Scrum
6 45 (11.51%) Software Engineering
7 38 (9.72%) Project Management
8 36 (9.21%) OOP
8 36 (9.21%) OO
8 36 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (7.67%) Incident Management
10 28 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (6.91%) Service Delivery
12 22 (5.63%) TOGAF
13 21 (5.37%) Agile Project Management
14 19 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (4.86%) Load Balancing
15 17 (4.35%) Kanban
15 17 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 152 (38.87%) Python
2 144 (36.83%) Java
3 107 (27.37%) Ruby
4 71 (18.16%) Perl
5 56 (14.32%) Bash Shell
6 44 (11.25%) PHP
7 41 (10.49%) SQL
8 30 (7.67%) JavaScript
9 26 (6.65%) C
9 26 (6.65%) Shell Script
10 20 (5.12%) C++
11 18 (4.60%) C#
12 13 (3.32%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.77%) PHP5
14 2 (0.51%) Korn
15 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) PMI Certification
2 11 (2.81%) ISEB
3 10 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.51%) RHCE
5 2 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.26%) CCIE
6 1 (0.26%) CCSP
6 1 (0.26%) CCNP
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CCVP
6 1 (0.26%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.16%) SLA
2 17 (4.35%) QA
3 9 (2.30%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (21.48%) KVM
2 70 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.70%) vCloud
4 33 (8.44%) Xen
5 27 (6.91%) Varnish
6 26 (6.65%) vSphere
7 11 (2.81%) QEMU
7 11 (2.81%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.56%) Active Directory
9 8 (2.05%) XenServer
10 6 (1.53%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.53%) Docker
10 6 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.28%) Samba
12 4 (1.02%) NFS
12 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.02%) XenApp
13 3 (0.77%) Gluster
14 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 151 (38.62%) Puppet
2 150 (38.36%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (16.62%) Nagios
4 33 (8.44%) Salt
5 28 (7.16%) Vagrant
6 26 (6.65%) ZABBIX
7 25 (6.39%) OpenView
7 25 (6.39%) Ansible
8 19 (4.86%) HAProxy
9 17 (4.35%) Ganglia
10 15 (3.84%) Zenoss
11 12 (3.07%) logstash
12 11 (2.81%) collectd
13 9 (2.30%) StatsD
14 8 (2.05%) Kibana
15 7 (1.79%) Graylog2
15 7 (1.79%) Cobbler
16 3 (0.77%) CFEngine
17 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
17 2 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 87 (22.25%) VMware
2 58 (14.83%) Red Hat
3 50 (12.79%) Oracle
4 39 (9.97%) Rackspace
5 36 (9.21%) Google
6 35 (8.95%) Cisco
7 34 (8.70%) SaltStack
8 32 (8.18%) Microsoft
8 32 (8.18%) HP
9 21 (5.37%) hybris
10 17 (4.35%) Akamai
11 15 (3.84%) Perforce
12 11 (2.81%) Citrix
13 10 (2.56%) JBoss
14 9 (2.30%) SoftLayer
15 8 (2.05%) Splunk
15 8 (2.05%) Cognos
15 8 (2.05%) Business Objects
15 8 (2.05%) IBM
15 8 (2.05%) Intel
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