Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 581 542
Rank change year-on-year -140 -39 +42
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 349 683 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 2.51% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 279 540 622
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £39,729
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 20,590 27,199 28,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.31% 16.85% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,201 22,165 23,832
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,400 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -10 175 £70,000 -6.67% 5
South East -50 63 £57,500 +4.55% 2
East of England -26 54 £45,591 -27.06% 1
North of England +20 28 £45,000 -23.73% 4
North West +34 23 £45,000 -14.29% 2
South West -13 14 £48,500 +18.29% 2
Midlands +13 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Midlands +41 7 £55,000 +25.71%
Yorkshire -23 5 £82,500 +39.83% 2
West Midlands -7 1 £57,500 +27.78% 2
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 225 (64.47%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (53.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (51.58%) Linux
3 180 (51.58%) DevOps
4 158 (45.27%) Python
5 156 (44.70%) Docker
6 142 (40.69%) Kubernetes
7 139 (39.83%) Ansible
8 130 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (28.08%) VMware
9 98 (28.08%) Open Source
9 98 (28.08%) Puppet
10 89 (25.50%) Ruby
11 87 (24.93%) Google Cloud Platform
12 83 (23.78%) Data Centre
13 80 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 77 (22.06%) Scrum
15 73 (20.92%) PaaS
16 67 (19.20%) Opscode Chef
17 66 (18.91%) Git (software)
18 65 (18.62%) Jenkins
19 64 (18.34%) Terraform
20 62 (17.77%) Google
21 61 (17.48%) Configuration Management
22 59 (16.91%) IaaS
23 57 (16.33%) Degree
24 56 (16.05%) Windows
25 51 (14.61%) SQL
26 50 (14.33%) Bash Shell
27 48 (13.75%) Java

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 30 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (6.30%) nginx
3 19 (5.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (5.16%) CloudStack
5 16 (4.58%) Apache
6 15 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 14 (4.01%) IIS
8 12 (3.44%) JBoss
8 12 (3.44%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.29%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.29%) Confluence
9 8 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.43%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.29%) Jetty
12 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.29%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.29%) Odoo
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 225 (64.47%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (53.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (24.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 73 (20.92%) PaaS
5 59 (16.91%) IaaS
6 48 (13.75%) OpenShift
7 44 (12.61%) GitHub
8 23 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (6.30%) SaaS
10 15 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (3.44%) Heroku
12 8 (2.29%) DigitalOcean
12 8 (2.29%) Trello
13 7 (2.01%) Azure Stack
14 5 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.43%) npm
15 3 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.86%) Route 53
16 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
17 1 (0.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.18%) Firewall
2 31 (8.88%) WAN
3 26 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.88%) DNS
5 19 (5.44%) SAN
6 15 (4.30%) Network Security
7 14 (4.01%) LAN
8 12 (3.44%) VPN
9 11 (3.15%) HTTP
9 11 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (3.15%) Wireless
9 11 (3.15%) WLAN
10 10 (2.87%) Internet
10 10 (2.87%) SSL
11 6 (1.72%) AMQP
12 5 (1.43%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.43%) IPv4
12 5 (1.43%) IPv6
12 5 (1.43%) Skype
12 5 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (11.46%) MySQL
3 36 (10.32%) MongoDB
4 33 (9.46%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.88%) Big Data
6 20 (5.73%) NoSQL
7 17 (4.87%) SQL Server
8 15 (4.30%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.15%) Amazon Athena
9 11 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.15%) Redis
10 10 (2.87%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.57%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 65 (18.62%) Jenkins
3 41 (11.75%) JIRA
4 14 (4.01%) Gradle
5 13 (3.72%) CA Release Automation
6 12 (3.44%) Maven
6 12 (3.44%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.87%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.01%) git-flow
9 6 (1.72%) CircleCI
9 6 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.43%) Selenium
11 4 (1.15%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.15%) GoCD
12 3 (0.86%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.86%) NUnit
12 3 (0.86%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 41 (11.75%) Finance
2 20 (5.73%) Legal
3 13 (3.72%) Marketing
4 11 (3.15%) Retail
5 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.01%) French Language
6 7 (2.01%) German Language
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
7 4 (1.15%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (25.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (15.47%) Developer
3 51 (14.61%) Architect
4 35 (10.03%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (8.31%) Senior Developer
6 28 (8.02%) Software Developer
7 26 (7.45%) Consultant
8 24 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (6.59%) Senior Software Developer
10 22 (6.30%) Network Architect
11 21 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
12 20 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (5.44%) Software Engineer
14 18 (5.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 17 (4.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 16 (4.58%) Support Engineer
17 15 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 14 (4.01%) Cloud Architect
18 14 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
19 13 (3.72%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.03%) RabbitMQ
2 30 (8.60%) RESTful
3 26 (7.45%) Web Services
4 22 (6.30%) JSON
4 22 (6.30%) Node.js
5 18 (5.16%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.16%) Spring
6 17 (4.87%) .NET
6 17 (4.87%) Kafka
6 17 (4.87%) REST
7 15 (4.30%) YAML
8 13 (3.72%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (3.44%) CSS
9 12 (3.44%) Spring Boot
10 10 (2.87%) HTML
10 10 (2.87%) Vue.js
11 9 (2.58%) D3.js
11 9 (2.58%) Java EE
12 8 (2.29%) HTML5
12 8 (2.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.78%) Data Centre
2 47 (13.47%) Public Cloud
3 42 (12.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 29 (8.31%) Private Cloud
5 13 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.44%) Enterprise Cloud
7 11 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.29%) Clustering
10 8 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.01%) Life Science
11 7 (2.01%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.72%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.72%) Fintech
12 6 (1.72%) Replication
12 6 (1.72%) User Experience
13 5 (1.43%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 180 (51.58%) Linux
2 56 (16.05%) Windows
3 30 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (8.02%) Ubuntu
5 25 (7.16%) Windows Server
6 22 (6.30%) Unix
7 19 (5.44%) CentOS
8 7 (2.01%) Debian
9 6 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (1.43%) Android
10 5 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.57%) Solaris
12 1 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (51.58%) DevOps
2 130 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (28.08%) Open Source
4 77 (22.06%) Scrum
5 61 (17.48%) Configuration Management
6 47 (13.47%) Computer Science
7 45 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (10.32%) Software Engineering
10 35 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (8.88%) Biology
11 31 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (8.31%) Microservices
13 27 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (7.16%) Bioinformatics
14 25 (7.16%) Migration
14 25 (7.16%) Project Management
15 24 (6.88%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (6.59%) TDD
16 23 (6.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 158 (45.27%) Python
2 89 (25.50%) Ruby
3 51 (14.61%) SQL
4 50 (14.33%) Bash Shell
5 48 (13.75%) Java
6 43 (12.32%) PowerShell
7 36 (10.32%) Perl
8 34 (9.74%) JavaScript
9 33 (9.46%) Go
10 14 (4.01%) C
11 11 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.87%) Java 8
13 9 (2.58%) C#
14 6 (1.72%) C++
14 6 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.43%) ES7
15 5 (1.43%) ES8
15 5 (1.43%) PHP
16 4 (1.15%) VBScript
17 3 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (16.33%) Degree
2 26 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (6.59%) CISSP
4 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.44%) TOGAF Certification
5 11 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.87%) MCSE
7 9 (2.58%) CCNA
7 9 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.58%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (2.58%) RHCE
8 6 (1.72%) MBA
8 6 (1.72%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.43%) GIAC
9 5 (1.43%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.43%) SANS
9 5 (1.43%) SSCP
10 4 (1.15%) CISM
10 4 (1.15%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.45%) SLA
2 4 (1.15%) GDPR
3 3 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.86%) QA
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) PSD2
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 156 (44.70%) Docker
2 80 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.45%) Active Directory
4 22 (6.30%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.30%) Xen
5 17 (4.87%) vSphere
6 12 (3.44%) NFS
7 11 (3.15%) KVM
8 10 (2.87%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 9 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (1.72%) VMware NSX
13 4 (1.15%) Varnish
13 4 (1.15%) vCloud
13 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.57%) Ceph
14 2 (0.57%) Corosync
14 2 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 142 (40.69%) Kubernetes
2 139 (39.83%) Ansible
3 98 (28.08%) Puppet
4 67 (19.20%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (18.34%) Terraform
6 32 (9.17%) Salt
7 15 (4.30%) Packer
8 13 (3.72%) BladeLogic
9 12 (3.44%) Nagios
10 10 (2.87%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (2.58%) Juju
11 9 (2.58%) NetBackup
12 8 (2.29%) SCCM
12 8 (2.29%) vRealize
13 7 (2.01%) SCOM
13 7 (2.01%) vCenter Server
14 5 (1.43%) HAProxy
14 5 (1.43%) Mesos
14 5 (1.43%) SCSM
14 5 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 98 (28.08%) VMware
2 62 (17.77%) Google
3 40 (11.46%) Microsoft
4 33 (9.46%) Red Hat
5 30 (8.60%) Cisco
6 22 (6.30%) Oracle
7 20 (5.73%) IBM
8 15 (4.30%) NetApp
8 15 (4.30%) Riverbed
9 13 (3.72%) Atlassian
9 13 (3.72%) Ivanti
10 9 (2.58%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.29%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.72%) F5
13 6 (1.72%) Veritas
14 5 (1.43%) Juniper
14 5 (1.43%) SaltStack
15 4 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.15%) Symantec