Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 533 630
Rank change year-on-year -56 +97 +85
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 648 854 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 2.87% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 519 701 669
England median annual salary £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,000 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% +4.17% +9.09%

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 26,079 29,772 34,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.72% 17.92% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21,070 24,070 29,130
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 -58 308 £70,000 - 37
South East -10 125 £55,000 - 16
East of England +77 113 £60,000 -4.00% 18
North of England -34 60 £58,250 -2.92% 11
Yorkshire +8 35 £59,000 +2.61% 3
South West -25 35 £42,500 -15.00% 8
North West -12 23 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Midlands -7 6 £42,500 -19.05% 3
West Midlands +27 3 - - 1
East Midlands -13 3 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North East -27 2 £62,500 +26.26% 3
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 407 (62.81%) Amazon AWS
2 398 (61.42%) Linux
3 329 (50.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 314 (48.46%) VMware
5 311 (47.99%) Python
6 295 (45.52%) DevOps
7 286 (44.14%) Ansible
8 276 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
9 273 (42.13%) Puppet
10 264 (40.74%) Docker
11 212 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 210 (32.41%) Opscode Chef
13 202 (31.17%) Kubernetes
14 162 (25.00%) Configuration Management
15 147 (22.69%) Unix
16 146 (22.53%) Google
17 144 (22.22%) Ruby
18 138 (21.30%) Open Source
19 137 (21.14%) Bash Shell
20 133 (20.52%) Windows
21 132 (20.37%) Java
22 128 (19.75%) Microsoft
23 126 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
24 124 (19.14%) Jenkins
25 122 (18.83%) Terraform
26 116 (17.90%) SQL
27 115 (17.75%) IaaS
28 112 (17.28%) Red Hat
28 112 (17.28%) Scrum
29 111 (17.13%) Public Cloud

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 51 (7.87%) CloudStack
2 44 (6.79%) Apache
3 43 (6.64%) WebLogic
4 36 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 30 (4.63%) Confluence
6 26 (4.01%) JBoss
6 26 (4.01%) Tomcat
7 23 (3.55%) nginx
8 21 (3.24%) GlassFish
9 16 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.85%) Apache Spark
12 11 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (1.70%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.70%) Skype for Business
13 8 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.23%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.77%) IIS
16 4 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.47%) Documaker
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 407 (62.81%) Amazon AWS
2 329 (50.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 115 (17.75%) IaaS
5 73 (11.27%) PaaS
6 71 (10.96%) OpenShift
7 59 (9.10%) GitHub
8 52 (8.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (6.48%) SaaS
10 26 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (2.62%) Trello
12 10 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.54%) Amazon S3
12 10 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.39%) DigitalOcean
13 9 (1.39%) Office 365
13 9 (1.39%) Route 53
13 9 (1.39%) Slack
14 7 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (1.08%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.58%) Firewall
2 85 (13.12%) DNS
3 78 (12.04%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.86%) HTTP
5 37 (5.71%) VPN
6 33 (5.09%) DHCP
7 31 (4.78%) SAN
8 27 (4.17%) Internet
9 25 (3.86%) IPsec
10 23 (3.55%) SSL
11 21 (3.24%) AMQP
11 21 (3.24%) WAN
12 20 (3.09%) SMTP
13 19 (2.93%) Reverse Proxy
14 18 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (2.78%) Network Security
15 17 (2.62%) FTP
16 16 (2.47%) HTTPS
16 16 (2.47%) POP3
16 16 (2.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.49%) NoSQL
3 66 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (10.03%) MySQL
5 63 (9.72%) MongoDB
6 46 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 26 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.55%) Big Data
10 18 (2.78%) Redis
11 17 (2.62%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.16%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.85%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.77%) Aerospike
15 5 (0.77%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.77%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.77%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 124 (19.14%) Jenkins
2 106 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.10%) Vagrant
4 46 (7.10%) JIRA
5 40 (6.17%) Maven
6 29 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 29 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 28 (4.32%) Subversion
8 20 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (3.09%) Selenium
9 16 (2.47%) Gerrit
9 16 (2.47%) Protractor
10 15 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.85%) Artifactory
11 12 (1.85%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.70%) Travis CI
13 10 (1.54%) GitLab
14 9 (1.39%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.39%) MSBuild
15 8 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 110 (16.98%) Finance
2 33 (5.09%) Retail
3 32 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.93%) Law
5 18 (2.78%) Banking
5 18 (2.78%) Legal
6 17 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.16%) Advertising
8 12 (1.85%) Marketing
9 11 (1.70%) Back Office
9 11 (1.70%) Games
10 10 (1.54%) French Language
10 10 (1.54%) German Language
10 10 (1.54%) Swedish Language
11 7 (1.08%) Electronics
12 3 (0.46%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 146 (22.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 97 (14.97%) Architect
3 86 (13.27%) Cloud Engineer
4 79 (12.19%) Developer
5 64 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
6 43 (6.64%) Cloud Architect
7 38 (5.86%) Automation Engineer
8 36 (5.56%) Administrator
9 33 (5.09%) AWS Engineer
9 33 (5.09%) Java Developer
9 33 (5.09%) Platform Engineer
10 32 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
11 31 (4.78%) Software Engineer
11 31 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
12 30 (4.63%) Senior DevOps
12 30 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 29 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
14 27 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (4.17%) Software Developer
15 26 (4.01%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.65%) Web Services
2 50 (7.72%) RESTful
3 46 (7.10%) Middleware
4 41 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
5 31 (4.78%) HTML
6 30 (4.63%) Spring
7 29 (4.48%) CSS
7 29 (4.48%) Node.js
7 29 (4.48%) Spring Boot
8 25 (3.86%) REST
9 24 (3.70%) LAMP
10 22 (3.40%) .NET
11 21 (3.24%) SOAP
12 20 (3.09%) AngularJS
13 19 (2.93%) HTML5
13 19 (2.93%) LAPP Stack
14 17 (2.62%) Velocity
14 17 (2.62%) YAML
15 16 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
16 14 (2.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 111 (17.13%) Public Cloud
2 110 (16.98%) Data Centre
3 73 (11.27%) Private Cloud
4 63 (9.72%) Computer Science
5 62 (9.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 35 (5.40%) Replication
7 29 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (4.17%) Cloud Native
9 25 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (2.62%) Fintech
11 17 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (2.47%) Management Information System
13 15 (2.31%) Equities
13 15 (2.31%) Fixed Income
14 14 (2.16%) Life Science
15 10 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (1.54%) Clustering
15 10 (1.54%) NHS
16 9 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 398 (61.42%) Linux
2 147 (22.69%) Unix
3 133 (20.52%) Windows
4 86 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (9.10%) Windows Server
6 50 (7.72%) CentOS
7 39 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 32 (4.94%) Solaris
9 31 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (4.63%) Debian
11 21 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (2.93%) Android
13 18 (2.78%) AIX
14 14 (2.16%) CoreOS
15 9 (1.39%) VMS
16 7 (1.08%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.77%) OpenBSD
18 4 (0.62%) HPUX
19 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
20 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (45.52%) DevOps
2 276 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 138 (21.30%) Open Source
5 112 (17.28%) Scrum
6 93 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (12.65%) TDD
9 78 (12.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 73 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (10.49%) Microservices
12 62 (9.57%) Software Engineering
13 59 (9.10%) ITIL
14 57 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 56 (8.64%) Migration
16 53 (8.18%) Mentoring
17 52 (8.02%) Project Management
18 49 (7.56%) Deployment Automation
19 47 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
19 47 (7.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 311 (47.99%) Python
2 144 (22.22%) Ruby
3 137 (21.14%) Bash Shell
4 132 (20.37%) Java
5 116 (17.90%) SQL
6 98 (15.12%) PowerShell
7 64 (9.88%) JavaScript
8 52 (8.02%) Go
9 45 (6.94%) Shell Script
10 41 (6.33%) PHP
11 39 (6.02%) C#
11 39 (6.02%) Perl
12 16 (2.47%) Java 8
12 16 (2.47%) Scala
13 14 (2.16%) C++
14 11 (1.70%) C
15 9 (1.39%) AWK
16 4 (0.62%) ES6
16 4 (0.62%) Korn
16 4 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (12.96%) Degree
2 37 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 29 (4.48%) RHCE
6 22 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (2.78%) CCNA
8 15 (2.31%) MCSE
8 15 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.31%) RHCA
9 14 (2.16%) Master's Degree
10 13 (2.01%) CCIE
10 13 (2.01%) CCNP
11 12 (1.85%) AWS Certification
12 9 (1.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 7 (1.08%) VCP6
14 6 (0.93%) MBA
15 5 (0.77%) OCP
15 5 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.62%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.78%) GCP
2 24 (3.70%) QA
3 7 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) GDPR
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 264 (40.74%) Docker
2 212 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (12.04%) vSphere
4 57 (8.80%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 43 (6.64%) Active Directory
7 42 (6.48%) KVM
8 39 (6.02%) Xen
9 32 (4.94%) Ceph
10 25 (3.86%) XenServer
11 24 (3.70%) VirtualBox
12 20 (3.09%) QEMU
13 18 (2.78%) VMware NSX
14 17 (2.62%) iptables
14 17 (2.62%) vCloud
15 16 (2.47%) Samba
16 8 (1.23%) Lustre
17 7 (1.08%) NFS
17 7 (1.08%) XenApp
18 5 (0.77%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 286 (44.14%) Ansible
2 273 (42.13%) Puppet
3 210 (32.41%) Opscode Chef
4 202 (31.17%) Kubernetes
5 122 (18.83%) Terraform
6 71 (10.96%) Salt
7 40 (6.17%) Nagios
8 39 (6.02%) vRealize
9 31 (4.78%) Rancher
10 30 (4.63%) SCCM
11 26 (4.01%) Cobbler
12 18 (2.78%) vCenter Server
13 17 (2.62%) Packer
14 16 (2.47%) Prometheus
14 16 (2.47%) Sysdig
15 14 (2.16%) Kibana
16 13 (2.01%) Graphite
17 12 (1.85%) Grafana
17 12 (1.85%) HAProxy
17 12 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 314 (48.46%) VMware
2 146 (22.53%) Google
3 128 (19.75%) Microsoft
4 112 (17.28%) Red Hat
5 102 (15.74%) Oracle
6 75 (11.57%) Cisco
7 56 (8.64%) IBM
8 41 (6.33%) Juniper
9 38 (5.86%) Splunk
10 28 (4.32%) NetApp
11 25 (3.86%) SaltStack
12 22 (3.40%) HP
13 21 (3.24%) New Relic
14 20 (3.09%) ServiceNow
15 19 (2.93%) Citrix
16 18 (2.78%) Ivanti
17 17 (2.62%) AppDynamics
18 16 (2.47%) Palo Alto
18 16 (2.47%) SolarWinds
18 16 (2.47%) WorldPay