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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 570 686 788
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +102
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 345 225 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 0.93% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 259 190 88
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%

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
22132 24075 21525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.99% 20.96% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18450 19573 18230
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +102 331 £55,000 +4.76% 41
London +47 149 £60,000 +4.34% 26
South East +53 67 £44,750 +5.29% 4
Berkshire - 50 £44,750 - 2
Reading - 49 £44,750 - 1
Yorkshire +28 38 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West +24 36 £70,000 +70.73% 1
Bristol +8 35 £70,000 +70.73% 1
Leeds +32 32 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +23 32 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands -23 14 £52,500 +16.66% 4
City of London +16 11 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Northamptonshire -3 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -8 11 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Northampton -12 10 £51,250 +13.88% 2
North West +12 9 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Hertfordshire +1 8 £70,000 -30.00% 1
Manchester +9 7 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Surrey +3 7 £52,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £70,750 -
West Midlands - 6 £57,500 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £70,750 -
Wales -8 5 - -
Watford -10 5 £72,500 -27.50%
Flintshire - 5 - -
North Wales - 5 - -
Brighton +6 4 £45,000 +5.88%
East Sussex 0 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire - 4 £27,000 -
Telford - 4 - -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 492 (74.77%) Linux
2 375 (56.99%) Amazon AWS
3 348 (52.89%) Python
4 298 (45.29%) DevOps
5 297 (45.14%) Puppet
6 282 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 266 (40.43%) VMware
8 246 (37.39%) Opscode Chef
9 245 (37.23%) Apache
9 245 (37.23%) Java
10 222 (33.74%) Jenkins
11 217 (32.98%) MySQL
12 199 (30.24%) Ruby
13 198 (30.09%) Git (software)
14 192 (29.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 172 (26.14%) Oracle
16 166 (25.23%) Windows
16 166 (25.23%) Bash Shell
17 160 (24.32%) Ansible
18 153 (23.25%) Perl
19 148 (22.49%) Nagios
20 145 (22.04%) UNIX
21 125 (19.00%) Web Services
22 121 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
22 121 (18.39%) Google
23 120 (18.24%) Degree
24 119 (18.09%) Configuration Management
25 116 (17.63%) Software Engineering
26 113 (17.17%) DNS
27 112 (17.02%) Tomcat

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 245 (37.23%) Apache
2 112 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 96 (14.59%) nginx
4 54 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (7.29%) JBoss
6 37 (5.62%) Node.js
7 29 (4.41%) WebLogic
8 27 (4.10%) IIS
9 26 (3.95%) Apache Spark
10 21 (3.19%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.82%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.82%) Drupal
12 10 (1.52%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.52%) Jetty
13 9 (1.37%) CloudStack
14 8 (1.22%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.22%) Mule
15 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 16 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.28%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 375 (56.99%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (15.50%) PaaS
3 96 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (14.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 64 (9.73%) IaaS
6 59 (8.97%) SaaS
7 47 (7.14%) Google App Engine
8 34 (5.17%) Google Apps
9 30 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (3.65%) Sumo Logic
11 24 (3.65%) HP Helion
12 15 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (2.28%) SoftLayer
13 12 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (1.82%) Route 53
14 11 (1.67%) Joyent
15 9 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (1.37%) Datadog
16 7 (1.06%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (17.17%) DNS
2 96 (14.59%) LAN
2 96 (14.59%) WAN
3 95 (14.44%) TCP/IP
4 92 (13.98%) Firewall
5 91 (13.83%) HTTP
6 70 (10.64%) SAN
7 54 (8.21%) Internet
8 49 (7.45%) SSL
9 48 (7.29%) LDAP
10 37 (5.62%) Network Security
11 29 (4.41%) SMTP
12 24 (3.65%) VPN
12 24 (3.65%) VLAN
13 20 (3.04%) SNMP
14 17 (2.58%) NAS
15 15 (2.28%) BIG-IP
16 14 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
17 13 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
18 11 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (32.98%) MySQL
2 85 (12.92%) MongoDB
3 79 (12.01%) NoSQL
4 78 (11.85%) Couchbase
5 74 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 61 (9.27%) Hadoop
7 56 (8.51%) SQL Server
8 50 (7.60%) Relational Database
9 49 (7.45%) Redis
10 48 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (6.38%) HBase
12 37 (5.62%) Big Data
13 35 (5.32%) MemSQL
14 33 (5.02%) Oracle Database
15 18 (2.74%) OpenTSDB
16 17 (2.58%) RDBMS
17 15 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (1.06%) OpenStack Swift
18 7 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
19 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 222 (33.74%) Jenkins
2 198 (30.09%) Git (software)
3 95 (14.44%) Maven
4 63 (9.57%) Hudson
5 54 (8.21%) Ant
6 39 (5.93%) Artifactory
7 36 (5.47%) TeamCity
8 35 (5.32%) Gerrit
9 30 (4.56%) Subversion
9 30 (4.56%) Gradle
10 27 (4.10%) Cucumber
11 26 (3.95%) Grunt
12 24 (3.65%) JIRA
13 8 (1.22%) JUnit
14 7 (1.06%) Liquibase
14 7 (1.06%) Flyway
15 4 (0.61%) Juju
15 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
16 3 (0.46%) LLVM
16 3 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
General
1 111 (16.87%) Finance
2 65 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.56%) Retail
4 25 (3.80%) Online Betting
5 21 (3.19%) Marketing
6 19 (2.89%) Banking
7 12 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.67%) Electronics
9 10 (1.52%) Advertising
10 8 (1.22%) Billing
10 8 (1.22%) Games
11 3 (0.46%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Legal
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 127 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (15.50%) Administrator
3 72 (10.94%) Architect
4 70 (10.64%) Developer
4 70 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
4 70 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 66 (10.03%) Linux Engineer
5 66 (10.03%) Systems Administrator
6 64 (9.73%) Software Engineer
7 38 (5.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 27 (4.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (3.65%) Automation Engineer
11 23 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
12 22 (3.34%) Java Developer
13 21 (3.19%) Principal Software Engineer
13 21 (3.19%) Principal Engineer
13 21 (3.19%) Designer
14 20 (3.04%) Infrastructure Designer
15 19 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (19.00%) Web Services
2 75 (11.40%) HTML
3 65 (9.88%) CSS
4 64 (9.73%) LAMP
5 55 (8.36%) jQuery
6 42 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 39 (5.93%) HTML5
8 36 (5.47%) Akka
8 36 (5.47%) ActiveMQ
9 34 (5.17%) CSS3
10 33 (5.02%) REST
11 30 (4.56%) RESTful
12 29 (4.41%) XML
13 28 (4.26%) .NET
13 28 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (3.80%) JSON
15 24 (3.65%) Ajax
16 19 (2.89%) SOAP
17 17 (2.58%) Catalyst
17 17 (2.58%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.92%) Public Cloud
2 82 (12.46%) Data Centre
3 63 (9.57%) Private Cloud
4 48 (7.29%) Computer Science
5 38 (5.78%) Replication
6 26 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.13%) Digital Media
8 14 (2.13%) Clustering
9 11 (1.67%) DTV
10 10 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.06%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.91%) Semantic Web
14 5 (0.76%) Social Media
14 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.76%) DataPower
14 5 (0.76%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.76%) Physics
14 5 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 492 (74.77%) Linux
2 166 (25.23%) Windows
3 145 (22.04%) UNIX
4 87 (13.22%) CentOS
5 71 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (10.64%) Ubuntu
7 26 (3.95%) Solaris
7 26 (3.95%) CoreOS
8 25 (3.80%) Debian
9 18 (2.74%) AIX
10 15 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.82%) HPUX
11 12 (1.82%) Fedora
11 12 (1.82%) Android
12 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.52%) SUSE
13 10 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (45.29%) DevOps
2 282 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (18.09%) Configuration Management
5 116 (17.63%) Software Engineering
6 107 (16.26%) Open Source
7 94 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 71 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 70 (10.64%) ITIL
10 63 (9.57%) Scrum
11 60 (9.12%) TDD
12 56 (8.51%) Load Balancing
13 41 (6.23%) SDLC
13 41 (6.23%) Build Automation
14 39 (5.93%) Mentoring
15 34 (5.17%) Kanban
15 34 (5.17%) Incident Management
15 34 (5.17%) SOA
16 32 (4.86%) Service Delivery
16 32 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 348 (52.89%) Python
2 245 (37.23%) Java
3 199 (30.24%) Ruby
4 166 (25.23%) Bash Shell
5 153 (23.25%) Perl
6 97 (14.74%) JavaScript
7 92 (13.98%) PHP
8 77 (11.70%) Scala
9 72 (10.94%) SQL
10 54 (8.21%) Go
11 51 (7.75%) Clojure
12 46 (6.99%) Shell Script
13 45 (6.84%) C++
14 41 (6.23%) PowerShell
15 36 (5.47%) C#
16 15 (2.28%) C
16 15 (2.28%) AWK
16 15 (2.28%) sed
17 13 (1.98%) Korn
18 10 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (18.24%) Degree
2 60 (9.12%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (6.08%) CCNA
4 18 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.13%) CCIE
6 13 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.82%) PMP
7 12 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.82%) CCNP
8 8 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.06%) CISSP
10 6 (0.91%) RHCE
11 5 (0.76%) JNCIP
11 5 (0.76%) CEH
11 5 (0.76%) HP MASE
12 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.61%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.61%) CCDP
13 3 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.19%) QA
2 18 (2.74%) SLA
3 10 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 192 (29.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (15.50%) Docker
3 76 (11.55%) Xen
4 70 (10.64%) KVM
5 48 (7.29%) Hyper-V
6 46 (6.99%) vSphere
7 44 (6.69%) vCloud
8 42 (6.38%) LXC
9 34 (5.17%) VirtualBox
10 33 (5.02%) Active Directory
11 24 (3.65%) XenServer
11 24 (3.65%) HDFS
12 21 (3.19%) qmail
12 21 (3.19%) Squid
13 14 (2.13%) iptables
14 10 (1.52%) NFS
15 9 (1.37%) VMware ESX
15 9 (1.37%) pfSense
16 7 (1.06%) QEMU
17 6 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 297 (45.14%) Puppet
2 246 (37.39%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (24.32%) Ansible
4 148 (22.49%) Nagios
5 101 (15.35%) ZABBIX
6 73 (11.09%) Salt
7 43 (6.53%) Vagrant
8 36 (5.47%) logstash
8 36 (5.47%) Graphite
9 28 (4.26%) Kubernetes
9 28 (4.26%) Ganglia
10 18 (2.74%) yum
11 17 (2.58%) Cacti
11 17 (2.58%) collectd
11 17 (2.58%) OpenView
12 15 (2.28%) Zenoss
12 15 (2.28%) Opsview
13 14 (2.13%) CFEngine
14 11 (1.67%) Cobbler
15 9 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 266 (40.43%) VMware
2 172 (26.14%) Oracle
3 121 (18.39%) Google
4 104 (15.81%) Red Hat
5 99 (15.05%) Cisco
6 91 (13.83%) Rackspace
7 87 (13.22%) Splunk
8 72 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 59 (8.97%) HP
10 39 (5.93%) SaltStack
11 33 (5.02%) F5
12 32 (4.86%) IBM
13 30 (4.56%) Citrix
14 24 (3.65%) Juniper
14 24 (3.65%) New Relic
15 19 (2.89%) EMC
16 16 (2.43%) Atlassian
17 15 (2.28%) NetApp
18 12 (1.82%) BMC
18 12 (1.82%) SAP
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
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C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
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West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
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Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
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