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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 210 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.058% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
1075 753 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.69% 16.57% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 904 645 878
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Joyent
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (100.00%) Public Cloud

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Joyent
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace