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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 853 804 624
Rank change year-on-year -49 -180 +70
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 285 167 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 1.30% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 91 119 110
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,000 £39,883
25th Percentile £62,500 £51,125 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% +19.05% -19.23%
75th Percentile £92,500 £78,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.83% +14.29% -19.23%

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

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,680 12,821 7,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.70% 12.56% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,207 8,625 5,800
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,475 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,503 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,575 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.86% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in England

OpenStack
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in England.

Salary trend for OpenStack in England

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenStack in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in England

OpenStack
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -63 163 £72,500 - 16
South East -67 36 £60,000 +4.35% 9
East of England -64 28 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North of England -71 24 £60,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands -55 23 - -
East Midlands -4 21 - -
South West -1 18 £65,000 -29.73%
North West -63 15 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire -19 9 £105,000 +58.49%
West Midlands -67 2 - -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 246 (86.32%) AWS
2 207 (72.63%) Linux
3 181 (63.51%) Docker
4 179 (62.81%) Kubernetes
5 177 (62.11%) Azure
6 155 (54.39%) DevOps
7 150 (52.63%) Python
8 139 (48.77%) Ansible
9 115 (40.35%) Agile
10 95 (33.33%) GCP
11 93 (32.63%) Problem-Solving
12 92 (32.28%) Degree
13 88 (30.88%) Mentoring
14 79 (27.72%) Configuration Management
15 71 (24.91%) Jenkins
16 70 (24.56%) Git (software)
17 69 (24.21%) Finance
18 68 (23.86%) Bash
18 68 (23.86%) Puppet
19 67 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
20 64 (22.46%) Big Data
21 62 (21.75%) Data Centre
22 61 (21.40%) MySQL
23 60 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
24 59 (20.70%) Terraform
24 59 (20.70%) Collaborative Working
24 59 (20.70%) CI/CD
25 58 (20.35%) SQL
26 56 (19.65%) Containerisation
27 55 (19.30%) CentOS

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (7.37%) nginx
2 9 (3.16%) Confluence
3 8 (2.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (2.81%) CMS
3 8 (2.81%) Headless CMS
3 8 (2.81%) Jetty
4 7 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.40%) Apache
5 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.70%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Stata
2 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.35%) Blender
2 1 (0.35%) Maya
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 246 (86.32%) AWS
2 177 (62.11%) Azure
3 95 (33.33%) GCP
4 53 (18.60%) OpenShift
5 17 (5.96%) MinIO
5 17 (5.96%) PaaS
6 15 (5.26%) Datadog
6 15 (5.26%) IaaS
7 14 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (3.16%) Amazon S3
8 9 (3.16%) SaaS
9 8 (2.81%) Amplience
9 8 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.81%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
9 8 (2.81%) Serverless
10 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.33%) Firewall
2 21 (7.37%) DNS
3 19 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.67%) WAN
4 14 (4.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.91%) NAS
4 14 (4.91%) SAN
5 13 (4.56%) Internet
6 10 (3.51%) HTTP
6 10 (3.51%) LAN
7 9 (3.16%) 5G
7 9 (3.16%) DHCP
7 9 (3.16%) SD-WAN
7 9 (3.16%) SMTP
7 9 (3.16%) Software-Defined Networking
8 8 (2.81%) VLAN
8 8 (2.81%) Wireless
9 7 (2.46%) SSL
9 7 (2.46%) WLAN
10 2 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.46%) Big Data
2 61 (21.40%) MySQL
3 60 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (11.58%) Data Mining
5 33 (11.58%) MongoDB
6 31 (10.88%) NoSQL
7 28 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (9.82%) Hadoop
8 27 (9.47%) SQL Server
9 21 (7.37%) ArangoDB
9 21 (7.37%) InfluxDB
10 11 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (2.81%) Couchbase
12 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.75%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 71 (24.91%) Jenkins
2 70 (24.56%) Git (software)
3 51 (17.89%) GitLab
4 30 (10.53%) Maven
5 28 (9.82%) Bitbucket
6 23 (8.07%) Travis CI
7 21 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (7.37%) CircleCI
7 21 (7.37%) Gradle
8 18 (6.32%) JIRA
9 14 (4.91%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.81%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.81%) JUnit
11 4 (1.40%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.40%) GoCD
12 3 (1.05%) Buildbot
12 3 (1.05%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.70%) Mocha
General
1 69 (24.21%) Finance
2 67 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (13.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 36 (12.63%) Games
5 33 (11.58%) Public Sector
6 30 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 20 (7.02%) Law
8 15 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (3.86%) Retail
10 10 (3.51%) Marketing
10 10 (3.51%) Social Skills
11 9 (3.16%) Aerospace
11 9 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (2.81%) Legal
13 7 (2.46%) Back Office
13 7 (2.46%) Financial Institution
14 3 (1.05%) Electronics
15 2 (0.70%) Advertising
15 2 (0.70%) Automotive
15 2 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (41.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (19.30%) Architect
3 33 (11.58%) IT Architect
4 32 (11.23%) Digital Architect
5 30 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 29 (10.18%) Principal Architect
7 26 (9.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (7.72%) Developer
8 22 (7.72%) Senior DevOps
8 22 (7.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (6.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 17 (5.96%) Embedded Engineer
11 16 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (4.91%) Principal Engineer
12 14 (4.91%) Principal Software Engineer
13 9 (3.16%) Cloud Developer
13 9 (3.16%) Cloud Software Developer
13 9 (3.16%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.16%) Telecoms Architect
14 8 (2.81%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.49%) REST
2 41 (14.39%) RESTful
3 33 (11.58%) Kafka
4 30 (10.53%) .NET
5 29 (10.18%) Elastic Stack
6 24 (8.42%) Node.js
7 21 (7.37%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (5.96%) CSS
8 17 (5.96%) HTML
8 17 (5.96%) Web Services
9 12 (4.21%) JSON
10 9 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (3.16%) gRPC
10 9 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (3.16%) React
10 9 (3.16%) Sass
10 9 (3.16%) Spring
10 9 (3.16%) XML
11 8 (2.81%) Akka
11 8 (2.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 62 (21.75%) Data Centre
2 44 (15.44%) Private Cloud
3 37 (12.98%) Social Media
4 26 (9.12%) Replication
5 23 (8.07%) Smartphone
6 21 (7.37%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (7.02%) Public Cloud
8 18 (6.32%) Cyberattack
8 18 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (5.96%) Social Network
10 15 (5.26%) Life Science
11 12 (4.21%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (3.86%) Algorithms
13 9 (3.16%) Online Games
13 9 (3.16%) Satnav
13 9 (3.16%) Tandem
14 8 (2.81%) Management Information System
14 8 (2.81%) PMI
14 8 (2.81%) User Experience
15 7 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 207 (72.63%) Linux
2 55 (19.30%) CentOS
3 30 (10.53%) Windows
4 25 (8.77%) Unix
5 22 (7.72%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.91%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (4.91%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.46%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.75%) Debian
9 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (54.39%) DevOps
2 115 (40.35%) Agile
3 93 (32.63%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (30.88%) Mentoring
5 79 (27.72%) Configuration Management
6 59 (20.70%) CI/CD
6 59 (20.70%) Collaborative Working
7 56 (19.65%) Containerisation
8 55 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 52 (18.25%) Business Strategy
10 51 (17.89%) Software Engineering
11 49 (17.19%) Computer Science
11 49 (17.19%) Deployment Automation
12 48 (16.84%) Data Analysis
13 47 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (16.14%) Open Source
15 45 (15.79%) Test Automation
16 43 (15.09%) Load Balancing
17 42 (14.74%) Mathematics
18 41 (14.39%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 150 (52.63%) Python
2 68 (23.86%) Bash
3 58 (20.35%) SQL
4 50 (17.54%) Java
5 40 (14.04%) Go
6 20 (7.02%) Ruby
7 17 (5.96%) Groovy
8 15 (5.26%) Perl
9 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.21%) C++
11 8 (2.81%) Scala
12 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.40%) C
14 2 (0.70%) C#
14 2 (0.70%) R
15 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (32.28%) Degree
2 41 (14.39%) AWS Certification
3 37 (12.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (10.88%) Azure Certification
4 31 (10.88%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (4.21%) CCA
6 10 (3.51%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 8 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.81%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.11%) MySQL Certification
8 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.05%) PhD
10 2 (0.70%) CCNP
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.70%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.70%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.58%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.40%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) QA
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 181 (63.51%) Docker
2 45 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (6.32%) Active Directory
5 16 (5.61%) KVM
6 15 (5.26%) Xen
7 9 (3.16%) LXC
8 8 (2.81%) Ceph
8 8 (2.81%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.46%) vSphere
10 3 (1.05%) NFS
11 2 (0.70%) Lustre
12 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.35%) DRBD
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 179 (62.81%) Kubernetes
2 139 (48.77%) Ansible
3 68 (23.86%) Puppet
4 59 (20.70%) Terraform
5 42 (14.74%) Grafana
5 42 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (12.98%) Prometheus
7 22 (7.72%) Salt
8 21 (7.37%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.16%) Mesos
10 8 (2.81%) logstash
11 7 (2.46%) Rancher
11 7 (2.46%) SCOM
12 6 (2.11%) Proxmox
13 4 (1.40%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.70%) Juju
15 1 (0.35%) Argo
15 1 (0.35%) Icinga
15 1 (0.35%) Packer
15 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 53 (18.60%) VMware
2 49 (17.19%) Google
3 27 (9.47%) Oracle
3 27 (9.47%) Red Hat
4 22 (7.72%) F5
5 21 (7.37%) SaltStack
6 20 (7.02%) Perforce
7 17 (5.96%) Microsoft
7 17 (5.96%) Splunk
8 15 (5.26%) New Relic
9 10 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (3.16%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.81%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.11%) Percona
13 3 (1.05%) Juniper
14 2 (0.70%) BEA
14 2 (0.70%) Cisco
14 2 (0.70%) Nokia
15 1 (0.35%) Ericsson
15 1 (0.35%) Sun