Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 810 614 754
Rank change year-on-year -196 +140 -24
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 199 128 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 1.59% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 110 87 213
10th Percentile £46,925 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,553 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £80,000 £96,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -

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 14,562 8,058 16,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.98% 14.02% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,455 6,595 13,687
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -186 62 £87,500 +25.00% 24
South East -109 49 £57,500 -20.69% 10
East of England -72 41 £57,500 -20.69% 5
Midlands -64 39 £52,500 -27.59% 1
South West -34 21 £57,500 +27.78% 1
East Midlands - 21 £55,000 - 1
North of England -123 20 £55,750 -7.08% 1
West Midlands -65 18 £52,500 -27.59%
North West -94 16 £55,750 +11.50% 1
Yorkshire -71 6 £52,500 -12.50%
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 131 (65.83%) Linux
2 107 (53.77%) Kubernetes
3 92 (46.23%) Python
4 86 (43.22%) DevOps
4 86 (43.22%) Docker
5 83 (41.71%) AWS
6 79 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (37.69%) Ansible
8 70 (35.18%) Java
9 62 (31.16%) Terraform
10 56 (28.14%) VMware
10 56 (28.14%) Degree
10 56 (28.14%) Git (software)
11 54 (27.14%) Azure
12 53 (26.63%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (26.63%) CI/CD
13 48 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (23.12%) Analytical Skills
15 45 (22.61%) Microservices
15 45 (22.61%) Puppet
16 44 (22.11%) Software Engineering
17 39 (19.60%) Open Source
18 38 (19.10%) Data Centre
19 36 (18.09%) Social Skills
20 35 (17.59%) Jenkins
20 35 (17.59%) Computer Science
21 33 (16.58%) Configuration Management
21 33 (16.58%) Windows
21 33 (16.58%) Mentoring
22 32 (16.08%) GCP

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 8 (4.02%) Confluence
2 7 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.52%) nginx
3 3 (1.51%) Apache
3 3 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.51%) Ethereum
3 3 (1.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Drupal
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 83 (41.71%) AWS
2 54 (27.14%) Azure
3 32 (16.08%) GCP
4 19 (9.55%) OpenShift
5 14 (7.04%) Amazon EKS
6 13 (6.53%) Serverless
7 12 (6.03%) GitHub
8 11 (5.53%) Amazon ECS
8 11 (5.53%) SaaS
9 9 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (4.52%) IaaS
10 7 (3.52%) Datadog
10 7 (3.52%) PaaS
11 6 (3.02%) Rubrik
12 5 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.51%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (1.51%) Stackdriver
14 3 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.03%) Firewall
2 12 (6.03%) LAN
3 10 (5.03%) HTTP
3 10 (5.03%) WAN
4 9 (4.52%) DNS
5 7 (3.52%) InfiniBand
5 7 (3.52%) Network Security
6 6 (3.02%) 5G
6 6 (3.02%) PBX
6 6 (3.02%) Softswitch
6 6 (3.02%) VoIP
7 5 (2.51%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.51%) SD-WAN
8 3 (1.51%) Internet
8 3 (1.51%) SAN
8 3 (1.51%) SMTP
8 3 (1.51%) SSL
9 2 (1.01%) Broadband
9 2 (1.01%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.07%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (12.06%) MySQL
3 20 (10.05%) InfluxDB
4 17 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.03%) Big Data
5 10 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.52%) Data Mining
6 9 (4.52%) MariaDB
6 9 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.52%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.51%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.01%) SQLite
10 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.51%) ArangoDB
10 3 (1.51%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (28.14%) Git (software)
2 35 (17.59%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.54%) GitLab
4 12 (6.03%) JIRA
5 5 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.51%) Maven
5 5 (2.51%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.51%) Buildbot
7 3 (1.51%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.51%) GoCD
7 3 (1.51%) Gradle
7 3 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.01%) Mocha
8 2 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.50%) Emacs
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (23.12%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (18.09%) Social Skills
3 26 (13.07%) Finance
4 20 (10.05%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.04%) Presentation Skills
6 12 (6.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (4.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (4.52%) Law
8 8 (4.02%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (3.52%) Public Sector
10 6 (3.02%) Automotive
11 5 (2.51%) Retail
12 3 (1.51%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 2 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (1.01%) Games
14 1 (0.50%) French Language
14 1 (0.50%) Legal
14 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.11%) Architect
2 28 (14.07%) Software Engineer
3 25 (12.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (9.55%) Developer
6 16 (8.04%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.54%) Senior Architect
8 12 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) IT Architect
11 9 (4.52%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Digital Architect
11 9 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Senior Digital Architect
11 9 (4.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 8 (4.02%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) Backend Developer
13 7 (3.52%) Python Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (3.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.08%) REST
2 30 (15.08%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (12.06%) Node.js
4 23 (11.56%) RESTful
5 19 (9.55%) Spring
5 19 (9.55%) Spring Boot
6 18 (9.05%) .NET
7 13 (6.53%) Web Services
8 11 (5.53%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.52%) Apache Camel
9 9 (4.52%) Kafka
10 7 (3.52%) React
11 5 (2.51%) JSON
12 4 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (2.01%) gRPC
12 4 (2.01%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (2.01%) LDAP
12 4 (2.01%) LEMP Stack
12 4 (2.01%) WebAssembly
12 4 (2.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 31 (15.58%) Private Cloud
3 21 (10.55%) Public Cloud
4 17 (8.54%) Social Media
5 16 (8.04%) Cloud Native
5 16 (8.04%) Management Information System
6 13 (6.53%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (5.03%) Replication
8 9 (4.52%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (4.52%) Cyberattack
8 9 (4.52%) PKI
8 9 (4.52%) Smartphone
9 8 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (2.51%) Cybercrime
11 5 (2.51%) Grid Computing
11 5 (2.51%) Life Science
12 4 (2.01%) NHS
13 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 131 (65.83%) Linux
2 33 (16.58%) Windows
3 18 (9.05%) Unix
4 16 (8.04%) CentOS
5 14 (7.04%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.51%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.51%) Debian
9 2 (1.01%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.50%) HPUX
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.22%) DevOps
2 79 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.63%) CI/CD
3 53 (26.63%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (22.61%) Microservices
5 44 (22.11%) Software Engineering
6 39 (19.60%) Open Source
7 35 (17.59%) Computer Science
8 33 (16.58%) Configuration Management
8 33 (16.58%) Mentoring
9 31 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (12.06%) Collaborative Working
10 24 (12.06%) Data Analysis
11 22 (11.06%) Full Stack Development
11 22 (11.06%) Load Balancing
12 21 (10.55%) TDD
12 21 (10.55%) Test Automation
13 20 (10.05%) Migration
13 20 (10.05%) Process Improvement
13 20 (10.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (46.23%) Python
2 70 (35.18%) Java
3 30 (15.08%) Bash
4 26 (13.07%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.07%) Perl
5 24 (12.06%) Go
6 15 (7.54%) SQL
7 13 (6.53%) C++
8 10 (5.03%) Java 11
8 10 (5.03%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.03%) Ruby
9 9 (4.52%) Java 8
10 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.51%) C
11 5 (2.51%) Rust
12 4 (2.01%) R
13 3 (1.51%) C#
14 2 (1.01%) Groovy
15 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (28.14%) Degree
2 26 (13.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.51%) MCSA
5 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.51%) VCAP
6 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.01%) PhD
7 3 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.01%) IISP
9 1 (0.50%) CCIE
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CISMP
9 1 (0.50%) CISSP
9 1 (0.50%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.52%) GxP
3 5 (2.51%) QA
4 3 (1.51%) NIST
4 3 (1.51%) SLA
5 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.01%) NCSC
6 1 (0.50%) GDPR
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (43.22%) Docker
2 48 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.56%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.54%) KVM
5 16 (8.04%) Active Directory
5 16 (8.04%) Xen
6 14 (7.04%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 14 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (4.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (3.02%) NFS
8 6 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.51%) Ceph
9 5 (2.51%) vSphere
10 3 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (1.01%) iptables
11 2 (1.01%) LXC
11 2 (1.01%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.50%) RHEV
12 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 107 (53.77%) Kubernetes
2 75 (37.69%) Ansible
3 62 (31.16%) Terraform
4 45 (22.61%) Puppet
5 25 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (8.54%) Grafana
7 13 (6.53%) Packer
8 12 (6.03%) logstash
8 12 (6.03%) Prometheus
9 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (3.02%) Kibana
10 6 (3.02%) Salt
11 4 (2.01%) Mesos
11 4 (2.01%) Proxmox
12 3 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.51%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.01%) CSIRT
13 2 (1.01%) Rancher
13 2 (1.01%) VxRail
13 2 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (28.14%) VMware
2 24 (12.06%) Cisco
3 19 (9.55%) Google
3 19 (9.55%) Oracle
4 15 (7.54%) Juniper
4 15 (7.54%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.03%) Fortinet
7 9 (4.52%) Pega
7 9 (4.52%) Perforce
7 9 (4.52%) WSO2
8 7 (3.52%) Facebook
9 6 (3.02%) GENBAND
9 6 (3.02%) Rackspace
9 6 (3.02%) Sonus
9 6 (3.02%) Splunk
10 5 (2.51%) New Relic
11 4 (2.01%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.01%) F5
12 3 (1.51%) SaltStack