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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 593 807 865
Rank change year-on-year
+214 +58
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 311 126 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.10% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 0.50% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 232 94 34
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.00%

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
22879 25152 23518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 20.95% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18950 20709 19834
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 April 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 24 April 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 +177 291 £55,000 +10.00% 30
London +118 154 £57,500 +4.54% 18
South East +38 36 £60,000 +20.00%
South West +10 34 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bristol - 32 £43,000 - 2
East of England +46 29 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +12 25 £62,500 +38.88%
Cambridgeshire - 21 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 21 £60,000 -
City of London +43 15 £65,000 -10.34% 5
East Midlands +20 13 £49,500 +1.02% 2
Northamptonshire +5 12 £50,000 +2.04% 2
Northampton -2 11 £49,500 +1.02% 2
Reading +3 10 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire +11 9 £85,000 +30.76% 4
Leeds +5 9 £85,000 +30.76% 4
Yorkshire -1 9 £85,000 +30.76% 4
Essex - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +14 4 £51,250 -10.86%
Scotland +18 3 £34,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £34,000 -
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury +10 2 £57,500 +30.68%
Fareham - 2 £33,000 -
Oxford - 2 £58,750 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £58,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
2 298 (54.98%) Amazon AWS
3 248 (45.76%) Puppet
4 245 (45.20%) Java
5 230 (42.44%) Python
6 223 (41.14%) DevOps
7 218 (40.22%) Opscode Chef
8 204 (37.64%) VMware
9 197 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (31.92%) Ruby
11 158 (29.15%) Jenkins
12 150 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 149 (27.49%) Windows
14 146 (26.94%) MySQL
15 139 (25.65%) Apache
16 130 (23.99%) Perl
17 119 (21.96%) Open Source
18 116 (21.40%) Oracle
19 109 (20.11%) Nagios
19 109 (20.11%) UNIX
20 108 (19.93%) NoSQL
20 108 (19.93%) Ansible
21 106 (19.56%) Web Services
22 104 (19.19%) Bash Shell
23 100 (18.45%) Red Hat
23 100 (18.45%) Configuration Management
24 97 (17.90%) Git (software)
25 95 (17.53%) Tomcat
26 88 (16.24%) Google
27 84 (15.50%) Degree

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 139 (25.65%) Apache
2 95 (17.53%) Tomcat
3 57 (10.52%) nginx
4 43 (7.93%) JBoss
5 28 (5.17%) IIS
5 28 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.17%) Node.js
6 26 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 22 (4.06%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.40%) SAS
9 12 (2.21%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.85%) Confluence
11 9 (1.66%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.48%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.48%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.92%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 298 (54.98%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (12.92%) IaaS
3 65 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (9.96%) PaaS
5 43 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (7.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (7.56%) SaaS
8 40 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (7.01%) Google Apps
10 30 (5.54%) SoftLayer
11 25 (4.61%) OpenShift
12 24 (4.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (3.14%) IBM SmartCloud
14 14 (2.58%) Terremark
15 13 (2.40%) Joyent
15 13 (2.40%) Google App Engine
16 12 (2.21%) Heroku
17 10 (1.85%) Engine Yard
17 10 (1.85%) HP Helion
18 9 (1.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 79 (14.58%) DNS
2 70 (12.92%) Firewall
3 59 (10.89%) SAN
4 58 (10.70%) TCP/IP
5 57 (10.52%) WAN
6 53 (9.78%) LAN
7 39 (7.20%) Internet
8 37 (6.83%) HTTP
9 31 (5.72%) Software-Defined Networking
10 24 (4.43%) Network Security
11 19 (3.51%) VLAN
12 17 (3.14%) SSL
13 16 (2.95%) VPN
13 16 (2.95%) LDAP
13 16 (2.95%) BIG-IP
13 16 (2.95%) NAS
14 13 (2.40%) Kerberos
15 12 (2.21%) DHCP
16 11 (2.03%) VoIP
16 11 (2.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (26.94%) MySQL
2 108 (19.93%) NoSQL
3 76 (14.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 69 (12.73%) MongoDB
5 57 (10.52%) Relational Database
6 47 (8.67%) SQL Server
7 41 (7.56%) Hadoop
8 40 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (6.64%) Big Data
10 31 (5.72%) Redis
11 27 (4.98%) RDBMS
12 24 (4.43%) Couchbase
13 13 (2.40%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.66%) Mahout
14 9 (1.66%) HBase
15 7 (1.29%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.29%) MemSQL
16 6 (1.11%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 158 (29.15%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.90%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.04%) Subversion
4 33 (6.09%) Maven
5 24 (4.43%) Hudson
6 23 (4.24%) JIRA
6 23 (4.24%) Ant
7 18 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.32%) Artifactory
8 13 (2.40%) Gradle
8 13 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.48%) LLVM
9 8 (1.48%) Bugzilla
9 8 (1.48%) Grunt
9 8 (1.48%) GCC
10 7 (1.29%) Gerrit
11 6 (1.11%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.92%) JUnit
13 4 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 49 (9.04%) Finance
2 41 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.90%) Banking
4 27 (4.98%) Marketing
5 11 (2.03%) Retail
6 10 (1.85%) Games
7 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Front Office
9 4 (0.74%) Electronics
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) Local Government
11 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (20.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 112 (20.66%) Architect
3 63 (11.62%) Administrator
4 62 (11.44%) Systems Administrator
5 57 (10.52%) Linux Administrator
6 51 (9.41%) Developer
6 51 (9.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 43 (7.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 40 (7.38%) Software Engineer
8 40 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (5.72%) Consultant
10 30 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
11 29 (5.35%) Technical Architect
12 27 (4.98%) AWS Architect
13 25 (4.61%) Senior Developer
13 25 (4.61%) Cloud Architect
14 23 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (3.87%) Designer
16 20 (3.69%) Infrastructure Designer
16 20 (3.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (19.56%) Web Services
2 68 (12.55%) HTML
3 55 (10.15%) .NET
4 54 (9.96%) LAMP
5 49 (9.04%) CSS
6 45 (8.30%) jQuery
7 41 (7.56%) RESTful
8 32 (5.90%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (4.43%) HTML5
9 24 (4.43%) J2EE
10 23 (4.24%) ActiveMQ
10 23 (4.24%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.87%) XML
12 20 (3.69%) Ajax
13 19 (3.51%) Spring
14 17 (3.14%) REST
15 16 (2.95%) MCollective
15 16 (2.95%) Hibernate
15 16 (2.95%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 119 (21.96%) Open Source
2 49 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 44 (8.12%) Public Cloud
4 34 (6.27%) Private Cloud
5 25 (4.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (4.61%) Mathematics
6 24 (4.43%) Management Information System
7 23 (4.24%) Clustering
8 22 (4.06%) Physics
8 22 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (3.87%) Replication
10 19 (3.51%) Mobile App
11 18 (3.32%) Device Driver
12 17 (3.14%) Enterprise Cloud
13 15 (2.77%) Mainframe
13 15 (2.77%) Over-the-Top Content
14 13 (2.40%) CMDB
15 12 (2.21%) IPTV
16 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 365 (67.34%) Linux
2 149 (27.49%) Windows
3 109 (20.11%) UNIX
4 77 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (8.86%) CentOS
6 44 (8.12%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.14%) Debian
9 14 (2.58%) Android
10 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.66%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.48%) CoreOS
14 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.92%) Solaris
15 5 (0.92%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.74%) AIX
17 3 (0.55%) HPUX
17 3 (0.55%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (41.14%) DevOps
2 197 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (18.45%) Configuration Management
4 77 (14.21%) E-Commerce
5 67 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 66 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (10.70%) ITIL
8 56 (10.33%) Software Engineering
9 50 (9.23%) Scrum
10 42 (7.75%) SOA
11 39 (7.20%) Load Balancing
12 33 (6.09%) TDD
13 31 (5.72%) Project Management
14 27 (4.98%) TOGAF
15 26 (4.80%) Technical Architecture
15 26 (4.80%) OO
16 25 (4.61%) Migration
17 24 (4.43%) UML
18 22 (4.06%) Mentoring
19 21 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 245 (45.20%) Java
2 230 (42.44%) Python
3 173 (31.92%) Ruby
4 130 (23.99%) Perl
5 104 (19.19%) Bash Shell
6 78 (14.39%) SQL
7 70 (12.92%) JavaScript
8 66 (12.18%) PHP
9 48 (8.86%) PowerShell
10 38 (7.01%) Scala
11 34 (6.27%) C#
12 31 (5.72%) C++
13 30 (5.54%) Shell Script
14 29 (5.35%) C
15 27 (4.98%) Korn
16 21 (3.87%) Go
17 13 (2.40%) Clojure
18 8 (1.48%) Tcl
19 7 (1.29%) R
20 5 (0.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 84 (15.50%) Degree
2 35 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (4.61%) CCNA
4 23 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.29%) RHCE
8 5 (0.92%) ISEB
8 5 (0.92%) CCIE
8 5 (0.92%) CCNP
8 5 (0.92%) HP MASE
9 3 (0.55%) VCDX
9 3 (0.55%) VCAP
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.77%) QA
2 10 (1.85%) SLA
3 9 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 150 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (9.78%) KVM
3 49 (9.04%) Active Directory
4 48 (8.86%) Hyper-V
5 46 (8.49%) Docker
6 38 (7.01%) vSphere
7 34 (6.27%) vCloud
8 32 (5.90%) Xen
9 19 (3.51%) VMware ESX
9 19 (3.51%) LXC
10 15 (2.77%) XenServer
11 12 (2.21%) NFS
11 12 (2.21%) VirtualBox
12 9 (1.66%) Varnish
13 8 (1.48%) QEMU
14 7 (1.29%) GlusterFS
15 6 (1.11%) iptables
15 6 (1.11%) HDFS
16 5 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 248 (45.76%) Puppet
2 218 (40.22%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (20.11%) Nagios
4 108 (19.93%) Ansible
5 72 (13.28%) Salt
6 52 (9.59%) ZABBIX
7 48 (8.86%) Graphite
8 38 (7.01%) Vagrant
9 32 (5.90%) Ganglia
10 29 (5.35%) collectd
11 28 (5.17%) Cobbler
12 25 (4.61%) logstash
13 14 (2.58%) StatsD
14 13 (2.40%) HAProxy
15 8 (1.48%) OpenView
15 8 (1.48%) Cacti
15 8 (1.48%) Kubernetes
16 7 (1.29%) Check_MK
16 7 (1.29%) CFEngine
17 6 (1.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 204 (37.64%) VMware
2 116 (21.40%) Oracle
3 100 (18.45%) Red Hat
4 88 (16.24%) Google
5 83 (15.31%) Cisco
6 77 (14.21%) Rackspace
7 64 (11.81%) Microsoft
8 59 (10.89%) HP
9 50 (9.23%) IBM
10 44 (8.12%) SaltStack
11 21 (3.87%) F5
11 21 (3.87%) Dell
12 20 (3.69%) Citrix
12 20 (3.69%) Akamai
13 17 (3.14%) Juniper
14 16 (2.95%) EMC
15 15 (2.77%) NetApp
16 14 (2.58%) Cognos
16 14 (2.58%) Splunk
17 13 (2.40%) Business Objects
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + On Call, Bonus, Shift Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 8K in cash travel expenses,12% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent plus benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
PGi
Salary: Competitive salary & bonus
Posted: 17 days ago