Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 660 724 616
Rank change year-on-year +64 -108 -57
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 203 349 673
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 1.71% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 168 301 546
Median annual salary £55,000 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £40,133 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £98,750 £95,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £63,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.70% -3.08% +8.33%

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 11,832 20,370 27,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.22% 15.30% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9,407 16,027 22,185
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
North of England +147 59 £52,500 +16.67% 5
London +23 47 £72,500 +3.57% 3
South East +92 38 £45,974 -20.05% 2
North West +90 35 £52,500 +16.67% 5
South West +90 31 £57,500 +16.16% 2
Yorkshire +111 23 £52,500 -36.36%
East of England +55 20 £46,158 +1.24% 2
West Midlands +87 8 £60,000 +4.35%
Midlands +82 8 £60,000 +9.09%
North East - 1 £49,482 -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 148 (72.91%) Linux
2 129 (63.55%) Python
3 126 (62.07%) Kubernetes
4 125 (61.58%) Docker
5 108 (53.20%) DevOps
6 100 (49.26%) Ansible
7 95 (46.80%) AWS
8 83 (40.89%) Azure
9 73 (35.96%) VMware
10 70 (34.48%) Bash Shell
11 65 (32.02%) Git (software)
12 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (31.03%) Terraform
13 60 (29.56%) Jenkins
14 58 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (23.65%) Opscode Chef
16 46 (22.66%) Degree
16 46 (22.66%) Ruby
17 45 (22.17%) OpenShift
18 43 (21.18%) Windows
19 42 (20.69%) JavaScript
19 42 (20.69%) GCP
20 40 (19.70%) Puppet
21 39 (19.21%) Java
22 37 (18.23%) Red Hat
22 37 (18.23%) JIRA
23 36 (17.73%) Scrum
23 36 (17.73%) Go
24 35 (17.24%) Configuration Management
24 35 (17.24%) SQL

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 28 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.42%) Confluence
4 7 (3.45%) CloudStack
5 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 95 (46.80%) AWS
2 83 (40.89%) Azure
3 45 (22.17%) OpenShift
4 42 (20.69%) GCP
5 18 (8.87%) SaaS
6 16 (7.88%) IaaS
7 15 (7.39%) PaaS
8 12 (5.91%) Heroku
9 11 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (4.43%) DigitalOcean
10 9 (4.43%) GitHub
11 8 (3.94%) Trello
12 7 (3.45%) Azure Stack
12 7 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (2.96%) Office 365
13 6 (2.96%) Power Platform
13 6 (2.96%) Slack
14 3 (1.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.82%) Software-Defined Networking
2 16 (7.88%) Internet
3 14 (6.90%) WAN
4 12 (5.91%) BGP
4 12 (5.91%) OSPF
4 12 (5.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.91%) VXLAN
5 10 (4.93%) DMZ
6 9 (4.43%) LAN
7 8 (3.94%) Firewall
8 7 (3.45%) MPLS
9 6 (2.96%) VPN
10 5 (2.46%) IPv6
10 5 (2.46%) RSVP
11 4 (1.97%) AMQP
11 4 (1.97%) InfiniBand
11 4 (1.97%) PBX
11 4 (1.97%) SMPP
11 4 (1.97%) SMS
11 4 (1.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) MySQL
2 25 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.87%) MariaDB
5 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.39%) Big Data
7 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
8 9 (4.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.96%) GIS
10 6 (2.96%) Power BI
11 5 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (2.46%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.97%) Redis
13 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.49%) Flink
14 1 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 65 (32.02%) Git (software)
2 60 (29.56%) Jenkins
3 37 (18.23%) JIRA
4 20 (9.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (8.87%) Bitbucket
6 16 (7.88%) Vagrant
7 7 (3.45%) git-flow
7 7 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.96%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.96%) Maven
8 6 (2.96%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (2.46%) GitLab
9 5 (2.46%) Subversion
10 4 (1.97%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.97%) Selenium
10 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.97%) YouTrack
11 2 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 20 (9.85%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Retail
3 10 (4.93%) Automotive
3 10 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.96%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.97%) Billing
6 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (16.75%) Administrator
3 33 (16.26%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (13.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 24 (11.82%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (9.36%) Architect
7 19 (9.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 18 (8.87%) Developer
9 17 (8.37%) Network Engineer
10 16 (7.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 15 (7.39%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 15 (7.39%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (6.40%) Software Developer
13 12 (5.91%) Python Engineer
13 12 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
14 10 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (4.93%) Open Source Engineer
14 10 (4.93%) Senior Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.34%) Web Services
2 18 (8.87%) HTML
3 15 (7.39%) Middleware
4 14 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 14 (6.90%) React
5 12 (5.91%) REST
5 12 (5.91%) Spring
6 11 (5.42%) LAMP
6 11 (5.42%) YAML
7 10 (4.93%) Vue.js
8 9 (4.43%) CSS
8 9 (4.43%) Node.js
9 8 (3.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (3.45%) RESTful
11 6 (2.96%) Java EE
11 6 (2.96%) LDAP
12 5 (2.46%) GraphQL
12 5 (2.46%) Jinja
12 5 (2.46%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.93%) Derivative
3 10 (4.93%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.45%) User Experience
6 6 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.46%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.46%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.48%) Clustering
8 3 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.48%) iSeries
9 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) PKI
9 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.49%) CCTV
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 148 (72.91%) Linux
2 43 (21.18%) Windows
3 30 (14.78%) Unix
4 27 (13.30%) CentOS
5 24 (11.82%) Ubuntu
6 21 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.90%) Debian
8 11 (5.42%) FreeBSD
8 11 (5.42%) FreeNAS
9 6 (2.96%) Android
9 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.46%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.48%) AIX
11 3 (1.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (53.20%) DevOps
2 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (17.73%) Scrum
4 35 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 30 (14.78%) Infrastructure as Code
6 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 28 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (13.30%) Kanban
8 27 (13.30%) Open Source
9 26 (12.81%) Mentoring
10 25 (12.32%) High Availability
11 23 (11.33%) Infrastructure Automation
11 23 (11.33%) Machine Learning
12 21 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (10.34%) Project Delivery
13 20 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 19 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (9.36%) Test Automation
15 18 (8.87%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 129 (63.55%) Python
2 70 (34.48%) Bash Shell
3 46 (22.66%) Ruby
4 42 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 39 (19.21%) Java
6 36 (17.73%) Go
7 35 (17.24%) SQL
8 20 (9.85%) PowerShell
9 16 (7.88%) PHP
10 13 (6.40%) Groovy
11 10 (4.93%) C
11 10 (4.93%) C++
12 7 (3.45%) Korn
12 7 (3.45%) Kotlin
12 7 (3.45%) Perl
12 7 (3.45%) R
13 5 (2.46%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.46%) C#
13 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (22.66%) Degree
2 22 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.90%) CCNA
4 13 (6.40%) CCIE
5 12 (5.91%) CCNP
5 12 (5.91%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.43%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.46%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.46%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.99%) CISSP
10 2 (0.99%) GIAC
10 2 (0.99%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.99%) MCSE
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.99%) SANS
10 2 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) GDPR
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 125 (61.58%) Docker
2 58 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.84%) KVM
4 14 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.91%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.94%) vSphere
7 5 (2.46%) vCloud
8 4 (1.97%) GPFS
8 4 (1.97%) Lustre
8 4 (1.97%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.99%) LXC
10 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.99%) Xen
11 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 126 (62.07%) Kubernetes
2 100 (49.26%) Ansible
3 63 (31.03%) Terraform
4 48 (23.65%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (19.70%) Puppet
6 34 (16.75%) Packer
7 26 (12.81%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (6.90%) Grafana
9 11 (5.42%) Kibana
9 11 (5.42%) Proxmox
10 10 (4.93%) Mesos
11 9 (4.43%) Cloudify
11 9 (4.43%) logstash
12 6 (2.96%) Rancher
12 6 (2.96%) Salt
13 5 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (1.97%) Matomo
14 4 (1.97%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
15 2 (0.99%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (35.96%) VMware
2 37 (18.23%) Red Hat
3 33 (16.26%) Google
4 28 (13.79%) SaltStack
5 18 (8.87%) Cisco
6 17 (8.37%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.42%) Atlassian
7 11 (5.42%) Percona
8 7 (3.45%) Oracle
8 7 (3.45%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.46%) Juniper
10 4 (1.97%) HP
10 4 (1.97%) Sybase
10 4 (1.97%) Zend
11 2 (0.99%) New Relic
11 2 (0.99%) Splunk
12 1 (0.49%) Alibaba
12 1 (0.49%) Arista
12 1 (0.49%) SAP
12 1 (0.49%) Tableau