The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.076% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 174 237 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.04% 18.04% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 138 193 183
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,522
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for OpenStack in Cheshire

OpenStack
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 3 £40,000 -
OpenStack
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) PowerHA
2 8 (72.73%) CFEngine
2 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (72.73%) OpenShift
2 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Ansible
2 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 8 (72.73%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Veritas
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) Nagios
2 8 (72.73%) Clustering
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
5 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Flash
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
6 3 (27.27%) .NET

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (18.18%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) Flash
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) WebGL
1 3 (27.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) API Design
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Personalization
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) RHCSA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
1 8 (72.73%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Ansible
1 8 (72.73%) CFEngine
1 8 (72.73%) Nagios
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
1 8 (72.73%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) Zend