Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 721 749 549
Rank change year-on-year +28 -200 +22
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 266 360 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 1.63% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 201 298 661
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £40,133 £42,350 £39,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,375 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 16,464 22,118 27,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.55% 15.81% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13,319 17,750 23,265
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.38%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in England

OpenStack
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for OpenStack in England

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in England over the 6 months to 16 February 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 16 February 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
London +11 99 £72,500 +3.57% 23
South East +62 52 £55,000 - 8
East of England +41 46 £52,500 +1.77% 4
South West +61 38 £56,250 +15.98% 5
North of England +54 26 £55,000 +25.71% 19
Yorkshire +49 19 £65,000 +13.04% 8
Midlands +26 7 £55,000 +29.41% 7
North West +32 6 £50,000 +25.00% 11
West Midlands +27 5 £55,000 +83.33% 4
East Midlands +27 2 £77,500 +40.91% 3
North East - 1 £49,482 -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 174 (65.41%) AWS
2 163 (61.28%) Linux
3 156 (58.65%) Docker
4 149 (56.02%) DevOps
5 130 (48.87%) Kubernetes
6 122 (45.86%) Python
7 120 (45.11%) Azure
8 99 (37.22%) Ansible
9 81 (30.45%) GCP
10 76 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (26.32%) Terraform
12 69 (25.94%) VMware
13 68 (25.56%) Puppet
14 62 (23.31%) Google
15 60 (22.56%) Java
16 58 (21.80%) Git (software)
17 55 (20.68%) Bash Shell
18 54 (20.30%) Jenkins
19 49 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (18.05%) Opscode Chef
20 48 (18.05%) OpenShift
20 48 (18.05%) JavaScript
20 48 (18.05%) SQL
20 48 (18.05%) Windows
21 47 (17.67%) Degree
22 46 (17.29%) Scrum
23 44 (16.54%) Open Source
24 40 (15.04%) AngularJS
25 39 (14.66%) React
26 38 (14.29%) Firewall

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 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
1 21 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.89%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.63%) Apache
4 6 (2.26%) nginx
5 3 (1.13%) Confluence
6 2 (0.75%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.38%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 174 (65.41%) AWS
2 120 (45.11%) Azure
3 81 (30.45%) GCP
4 48 (18.05%) OpenShift
5 27 (10.15%) IaaS
6 17 (6.39%) PaaS
7 16 (6.02%) Amazon ECS
8 15 (5.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (5.64%) GitHub
8 15 (5.64%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (5.64%) SaaS
9 14 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (3.38%) Trello
11 7 (2.63%) Azure Stack
11 7 (2.63%) DigitalOcean
11 7 (2.63%) Linode
12 3 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.13%) Stackdriver
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.29%) Firewall
2 33 (12.41%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.52%) Internet
4 16 (6.02%) SSL
5 15 (5.64%) LAN
5 15 (5.64%) WAN
6 12 (4.51%) DMZ
7 11 (4.14%) BGP
7 11 (4.14%) HTTPS
8 10 (3.76%) MPLS
9 8 (3.01%) Software-Defined Networking
9 8 (3.01%) VPN
9 8 (3.01%) Wireless
10 7 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.63%) Network Security
10 7 (2.63%) WLAN
11 6 (2.26%) OSPF
11 6 (2.26%) RSVP
12 5 (1.88%) NGN
12 5 (1.88%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.65%) Big Data
2 28 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (10.15%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.02%) MySQL
5 20 (7.52%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.76%) Amazon Athena
7 10 (3.76%) MariaDB
7 10 (3.76%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.76%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.13%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.75%) HBase
10 2 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.38%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.38%) Presto
Development Applications
1 58 (21.80%) Git (software)
2 54 (20.30%) Jenkins
3 38 (14.29%) JIRA
4 17 (6.39%) Bitbucket
5 14 (5.26%) git-flow
6 13 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.38%) Vagrant
8 8 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.26%) Maven
9 6 (2.26%) Subversion
10 5 (1.88%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.88%) GitLab
10 5 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.88%) YouTrack
11 4 (1.50%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.50%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.50%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.50%) Selenium
12 1 (0.38%) Gradle
12 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (10.90%) Finance
2 15 (5.64%) Automotive
3 14 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.26%) Retail
4 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.76%) Games
5 10 (3.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.63%) Marketing
7 5 (1.88%) Advertising
7 5 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.50%) Banking
8 4 (1.50%) Law
9 3 (1.13%) Electronics
9 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (22.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (16.54%) Architect
3 34 (12.78%) Developer
4 23 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 18 (6.77%) Software Developer
6 16 (6.02%) Administrator
6 16 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (5.64%) Consultant
7 15 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
8 14 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (4.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.76%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.76%) Platform Architect
11 10 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.04%) AngularJS
2 39 (14.66%) React
3 32 (12.03%) Spring
4 31 (11.65%) HTML
4 31 (11.65%) Kafka
4 31 (11.65%) Node.js
5 30 (11.28%) REST
5 30 (11.28%) Vue.js
6 28 (10.53%) Web Services
7 23 (8.65%) CSS
8 19 (7.14%) .NET
9 18 (6.77%) Java EE
9 18 (6.77%) RESTful
10 16 (6.02%) Spring Boot
11 14 (5.26%) GraphQL
12 11 (4.14%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.14%) Spring MVC
13 10 (3.76%) CSS3
13 10 (3.76%) HTML5
14 8 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.39%) Private Cloud
4 16 (6.02%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (3.01%) Cybercrime
10 7 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (2.26%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.50%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.50%) Online Games
12 4 (1.50%) Replication
13 3 (1.13%) Blog
13 3 (1.13%) Clustering
13 3 (1.13%) Derivative
13 3 (1.13%) iSeries
13 3 (1.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 163 (61.28%) Linux
2 48 (18.05%) Windows
3 30 (11.28%) Unix
4 22 (8.27%) CentOS
4 22 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.77%) Ubuntu
6 16 (6.02%) Debian
7 15 (5.64%) Android
7 15 (5.64%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.14%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.13%) AIX
9 3 (1.13%) Fedora
9 3 (1.13%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.13%) FreeNAS
9 3 (1.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (56.02%) DevOps
2 76 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.29%) Scrum
4 44 (16.54%) Open Source
5 35 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 30 (11.28%) Kanban
6 30 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 27 (10.15%) Microservices
9 25 (9.40%) Configuration Management
9 25 (9.40%) Machine Learning
9 25 (9.40%) Mentoring
10 24 (9.02%) Data Science
11 23 (8.65%) Visualisation
12 22 (8.27%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (7.52%) Infrastructure Automation
14 20 (7.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (45.86%) Python
2 60 (22.56%) Java
3 55 (20.68%) Bash Shell
4 48 (18.05%) JavaScript
4 48 (18.05%) SQL
5 34 (12.78%) Ruby
6 28 (10.53%) C
7 25 (9.40%) Go
8 17 (6.39%) C++
9 16 (6.02%) Perl
10 15 (5.64%) PHP
11 12 (4.51%) R
12 10 (3.76%) Groovy
12 10 (3.76%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.63%) C#
13 7 (2.63%) Korn
14 6 (2.26%) Scala
14 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.88%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 47 (17.67%) Degree
2 19 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (6.39%) CISSP
3 17 (6.39%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.02%) CCNA
4 16 (6.02%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.14%) MCSE
5 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (3.76%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.76%) GIAC
6 10 (3.76%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (3.76%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (3.76%) SANS
6 10 (3.76%) SSCP
7 7 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.26%) JNCIE
8 6 (2.26%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) GDPR
1 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.75%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 156 (58.65%) Docker
2 49 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.39%) KVM
4 13 (4.89%) Xen
5 12 (4.51%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.14%) vSphere
7 8 (3.01%) Active Directory
8 6 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.50%) iptables
10 4 (1.50%) vCloud
11 2 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.75%) LXC
11 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.38%) HDFS
12 1 (0.38%) Lustre
12 1 (0.38%) oVirt
12 1 (0.38%) pfSense
12 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 130 (48.87%) Kubernetes
2 99 (37.22%) Ansible
3 70 (26.32%) Terraform
4 68 (25.56%) Puppet
5 48 (18.05%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (10.90%) Packer
7 23 (8.65%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (7.14%) Mesos
9 16 (6.02%) Salt
10 13 (4.89%) logstash
11 9 (3.38%) Cloudify
11 9 (3.38%) Kibana
11 9 (3.38%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (3.01%) Grafana
13 4 (1.50%) Matomo
13 4 (1.50%) Nagios
14 3 (1.13%) FreeIPA
14 3 (1.13%) Proxmox
14 3 (1.13%) Rancher
14 3 (1.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (25.94%) VMware
2 62 (23.31%) Google
3 34 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 31 (11.65%) Red Hat
5 24 (9.02%) SaltStack
6 22 (8.27%) Oracle
7 16 (6.02%) IBM
8 11 (4.14%) Juniper
9 10 (3.76%) Cisco
10 6 (2.26%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.88%) EMC
11 5 (1.88%) Remedy
12 4 (1.50%) Citrix
12 4 (1.50%) Percona
12 4 (1.50%) Sybase
12 4 (1.50%) Veeam
12 4 (1.50%) Zend
13 3 (1.13%) F5
13 3 (1.13%) New Relic
13 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds