The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 2.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +12.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

OpenStack is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 104 87 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.71% 12.46% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 73 106
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing OpenStack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Cardiff

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack in Cardiff.

Salary trend for OpenStack in Cardiff

OpenStack
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) yum
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Gentoo
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Gentoo
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) New Relic
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace