The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 202 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.095% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.73%
OpenStack
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1047 996 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.85% 18.87% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 859 856 824
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the West Midlands region.

OpenStack Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenStack across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

OpenStack Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OpenStack
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Warwickshire - 3 £60,000 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Vagrant
3 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (70.00%) Ansible
3 7 (70.00%) Joyent
3 7 (70.00%) Rackspace
3 7 (70.00%) IaaS
3 7 (70.00%) Google
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) SLA
3 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (70.00%) Public Cloud
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Joyent
2 7 (70.00%) IaaS
2 7 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (70.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Vagrant
2 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Rackspace
1 7 (70.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle