Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 688 643
Rank change year-on-year +82 -45 -116
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 70 374 574
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 2.01% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77 350 492
Median annual salary £55,000 £64,000 £62,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% +1.99% +0.40%
10th Percentile £39,200 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £81,750 £98,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £63,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.70% -3.08% +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 6,412 18,617 25,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.98% 14.69% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,347 15,019 20,316
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,305 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +145 21 £70,000 -12.50% 9
South East +157 17 £47,500 -17.39% 4
North of England +146 13 £47,500 -13.64% 5
North West +135 11 £50,000 -18.37% 5
South West +97 6 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East of England +90 6 £70,000 +27.27% 6
Yorkshire +98 2 £45,000 -16.28%
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 43 (61.43%) Linux
2 42 (60.00%) Ansible
3 41 (58.57%) Python
4 38 (54.29%) DevOps
4 38 (54.29%) AWS
5 37 (52.86%) Docker
6 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (48.57%) Azure
8 31 (44.29%) Kubernetes
9 30 (42.86%) Terraform
10 23 (32.86%) Puppet
11 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 19 (27.14%) VMware
13 17 (24.29%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (24.29%) Jenkins
13 17 (24.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (21.43%) CentOS
14 15 (21.43%) Ubuntu
14 15 (21.43%) Fintech
15 14 (20.00%) Windows
15 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 14 (20.00%) GCP
16 13 (18.57%) Open Source
16 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
16 13 (18.57%) Virtual Team
16 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
17 12 (17.14%) Microservices

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 9 (12.86%) Cloud Foundry
1 9 (12.86%) CloudStack
2 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) Camunda
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 1 (1.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 38 (54.29%) AWS
2 34 (48.57%) Azure
3 17 (24.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (20.00%) GCP
5 8 (11.43%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (11.43%) Amazon EKS
5 8 (11.43%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (11.43%) IaaS
6 7 (10.00%) PaaS
7 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (7.14%) Heroku
7 5 (7.14%) Serverless
8 4 (5.71%) Datadog
9 3 (4.29%) Linode
9 3 (4.29%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 5 (7.14%) Internet
3 5 (7.14%) SAN
3 5 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (5.71%) Firewall
5 3 (4.29%) AMQP
6 2 (2.86%) 3G
6 2 (2.86%) 4G
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) HTTP
6 2 (2.86%) LTE
6 2 (2.86%) MPLS
6 2 (2.86%) SMTP
6 2 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) BGP
7 1 (1.43%) InfiniBand
7 1 (1.43%) Network Security
7 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.43%) MySQL
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.86%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Power BI
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.00%) GitLab
3 7 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.86%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.43%) Buildbot
6 1 (1.43%) CMake
6 1 (1.43%) GCC
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Python Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Site Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Data Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (12.86%) REST
2 9 (12.86%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) LAMP
3 6 (8.57%) Node.js
4 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.14%) Spring
4 5 (7.14%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Flex
6 3 (4.29%) boto
6 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) YAML
8 1 (1.43%) .NET
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Thrift
8 1 (1.43%) Django
8 1 (1.43%) React
8 1 (1.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Virtual Team
2 10 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
4 8 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.71%) Cyberattack
7 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.86%) Tandem
9 1 (1.43%) CCTV
9 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) CentOS
2 15 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 14 (20.00%) Windows
4 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.57%) Unix
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.86%) FreeBSD
7 2 (2.86%) FreeNAS
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) DevOps
2 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) Fintech
4 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.57%) Open Source
5 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (17.14%) Microservices
7 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Automation
8 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.43%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.43%) Scrum
10 7 (10.00%) ETL
10 7 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (8.57%) Data Science
11 6 (8.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) Python
2 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.71%) Ruby
5 10 (14.29%) Java
6 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.57%) C
7 6 (8.57%) PHP
7 6 (8.57%) SQL
8 5 (7.14%) Go
9 4 (5.71%) Java 8
9 4 (5.71%) Rust
10 3 (4.29%) C++
11 2 (2.86%) C#
12 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) CCIE
2 5 (7.14%) CCNA
2 5 (7.14%) CCNP
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (52.86%) Docker
2 9 (12.86%) KVM
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.14%) Xen
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (5.71%) LXC
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.86%) Firmware
9 1 (1.43%) GPFS
9 1 (1.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (60.00%) Ansible
2 31 (44.29%) Kubernetes
3 30 (42.86%) Terraform
4 23 (32.86%) Puppet
5 9 (12.86%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (8.57%) Packer
6 6 (8.57%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (5.71%) logstash
7 4 (5.71%) Mesos
8 3 (4.29%) Salt
9 2 (2.86%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.86%) Grafana
9 2 (2.86%) Graylog
9 2 (2.86%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.86%) Proxmox
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) VMware
2 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) Rackspace
4 7 (10.00%) Google
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco
6 4 (5.71%) Pega
6 4 (5.71%) WSO2
7 3 (4.29%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) Percona
8 2 (2.86%) SAP
8 2 (2.86%) Splunk
9 1 (1.43%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Informatica
9 1 (1.43%) Juniper
9 1 (1.43%) OpenText
9 1 (1.43%) RightScale