Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 540 576
Rank change year-on-year -57 +36 +176
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 650 785 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 2.70% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 504 646 728
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% +6.82%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,875 £85,000 £82,875
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 26,916 29,050 35,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.73% 17.95% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21,872 24,056 30,355
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -91 244 £75,000 +11.11% 54
South East +43 148 £55,000 +10.00% 24
East of England +72 145 £62,500 +38.89% 13
South West -27 51 £35,691 -32.02% 5
North of England -106 50 £59,000 +2.61% 15
Yorkshire -31 34 £59,000 +2.61% 6
Midlands +7 19 £45,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +26 15 £45,000 - 1
North West -47 15 £52,500 -12.50% 8
East Midlands -4 4 £43,750 -16.67%
North East -23 1 £75,000 +114.29% 1
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 422 (64.92%) Amazon AWS
2 413 (63.54%) Linux
3 333 (51.23%) DevOps
4 329 (50.62%) VMware
5 315 (48.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 290 (44.62%) Python
7 286 (44.00%) Docker
8 276 (42.46%) Ansible
9 270 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
10 267 (41.08%) Puppet
11 214 (32.92%) Opscode Chef
11 214 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 208 (32.00%) Kubernetes
13 171 (26.31%) Configuration Management
14 149 (22.92%) Jenkins
15 146 (22.46%) Java
16 139 (21.38%) Windows
17 136 (20.92%) Git (software)
18 131 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
19 126 (19.38%) Bash Shell
20 122 (18.77%) Open Source
21 119 (18.31%) Unix
22 117 (18.00%) SQL
22 117 (18.00%) Google
22 117 (18.00%) Public Cloud
23 116 (17.85%) Ruby
24 112 (17.23%) Microsoft
25 111 (17.08%) MySQL
26 110 (16.92%) Software Engineering
27 108 (16.62%) TDD

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 74 (11.38%) Apache
2 53 (8.15%) Confluence
3 43 (6.62%) CloudStack
4 42 (6.46%) nginx
5 29 (4.46%) WebSphere
6 28 (4.31%) Apache Solr
7 26 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 21 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (3.08%) Tomcat
10 19 (2.92%) Apache Spark
11 18 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (2.00%) JBoss
13 6 (0.92%) IIS
14 5 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.77%) CMS
15 4 (0.62%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.62%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.46%) EPiServer
16 3 (0.46%) Jetty
16 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (2.62%) Documaker
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 422 (64.92%) Amazon AWS
2 315 (48.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (16.31%) IaaS
4 79 (12.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 66 (10.15%) PaaS
6 55 (8.46%) OpenShift
7 50 (7.69%) SaaS
8 42 (6.46%) GitHub
9 34 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (2.92%) Amazon S3
13 16 (2.46%) Amazon Glacier
14 13 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
15 12 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
16 11 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (1.69%) Slack
16 11 (1.69%) Trello
17 8 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.38%) TCP/IP
2 68 (10.46%) DNS
3 50 (7.69%) Firewall
4 44 (6.77%) DHCP
5 42 (6.46%) HTTP
6 29 (4.46%) AMQP
7 25 (3.85%) VSAN
8 23 (3.54%) SAN
8 23 (3.54%) SSL
9 22 (3.38%) NAS
10 21 (3.23%) IPsec
11 20 (3.08%) SNMP
11 20 (3.08%) SSH
12 19 (2.92%) VPN
13 18 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (2.77%) FTP
13 18 (2.77%) Network Security
14 17 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (2.62%) OpenVPN
14 17 (2.62%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (17.08%) MySQL
2 103 (15.85%) MongoDB
3 88 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (12.92%) NoSQL
5 66 (10.15%) SQL Server
6 46 (7.08%) Redis
7 42 (6.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (4.92%) Relational Database
9 28 (4.31%) Hadoop
10 26 (4.00%) Big Data
10 26 (4.00%) MariaDB
11 24 (3.69%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.46%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.54%) Riak
14 8 (1.23%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.23%) HBase
15 7 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.92%) Aerospike
16 6 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 4 (0.62%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 149 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 136 (20.92%) Git (software)
3 53 (8.15%) JIRA
4 43 (6.62%) Vagrant
5 37 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (4.92%) Subversion
6 32 (4.92%) TeamCity
7 29 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 28 (4.31%) Maven
9 18 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (2.62%) Gerrit
11 16 (2.46%) Gradle
12 15 (2.31%) GoCD
12 15 (2.31%) Selenium
13 12 (1.85%) Artifactory
13 12 (1.85%) Protractor
14 9 (1.38%) JMeter
14 9 (1.38%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.38%) MSI
15 7 (1.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (11.54%) Finance
2 55 (8.46%) Retail
3 28 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.15%) Banking
5 11 (1.69%) Legal
6 10 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.54%) Marketing
7 9 (1.38%) Back Office
8 6 (0.92%) Games
9 5 (0.77%) Advertising
9 5 (0.77%) Electronics
9 5 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) French Language
10 3 (0.46%) German Language
10 3 (0.46%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (22.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (14.77%) Cloud Engineer
3 80 (12.31%) Architect
4 70 (10.77%) Developer
5 62 (9.54%) Linux Engineer
6 47 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
7 46 (7.08%) Cloud Architect
8 44 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (6.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 41 (6.31%) Platform Engineer
11 39 (6.00%) Administrator
11 39 (6.00%) Software Engineer
12 37 (5.69%) Consultant
13 36 (5.54%) Java Developer
13 36 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
14 31 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
14 31 (4.77%) Java Engineer
15 29 (4.46%) Linux Administrator
16 28 (4.31%) Java Software Engineer
16 28 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.38%) Web Services
2 55 (8.46%) Middleware
3 49 (7.54%) Node.js
4 48 (7.38%) RESTful
5 44 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
6 41 (6.31%) AngularJS
7 39 (6.00%) .NET
8 38 (5.85%) Spring
9 37 (5.69%) HTML
10 32 (4.92%) CSS
10 32 (4.92%) LAMP
11 28 (4.31%) Spring Boot
12 23 (3.54%) LAPP Stack
13 20 (3.08%) JSON
14 19 (2.92%) YAML
15 18 (2.77%) LEMP Stack
15 18 (2.77%) SOAP
16 16 (2.46%) HTML5
17 15 (2.31%) REST
18 13 (2.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 117 (18.00%) Public Cloud
2 100 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 63 (9.69%) Computer Science
4 62 (9.54%) Private Cloud
5 46 (7.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 37 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
7 36 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (3.23%) Replication
9 18 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (2.46%) Fintech
11 14 (2.15%) Management Information System
12 13 (2.00%) Fat Client
12 13 (2.00%) Thin Client
13 12 (1.85%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.69%) Equities
14 11 (1.69%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.69%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.69%) NHS
15 9 (1.38%) Cloud Native
15 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 413 (63.54%) Linux
2 139 (21.38%) Windows
3 119 (18.31%) Unix
4 57 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (8.46%) CentOS
6 48 (7.38%) Windows Server
7 45 (6.92%) Ubuntu
8 30 (4.62%) Debian
9 26 (4.00%) Solaris
10 23 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (3.38%) CoreOS
12 21 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (2.92%) Android
14 13 (2.00%) AIX
14 13 (2.00%) VMS
15 6 (0.92%) HPUX
16 5 (0.77%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.31%) OpenBSD
18 2 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (51.23%) DevOps
2 270 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (26.31%) Configuration Management
4 131 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (18.77%) Open Source
6 110 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 108 (16.62%) TDD
8 95 (14.62%) Scrum
9 76 (11.69%) Microservices
10 64 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 58 (8.92%) Presales
11 58 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (8.77%) BDD
13 56 (8.62%) Migration
14 51 (7.85%) Mentoring
15 49 (7.54%) High Availability
15 49 (7.54%) ITIL
16 46 (7.08%) Project Management
17 43 (6.62%) Deployment Automation
17 43 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (44.62%) Python
2 146 (22.46%) Java
3 126 (19.38%) Bash Shell
4 117 (18.00%) SQL
5 116 (17.85%) Ruby
6 94 (14.46%) PowerShell
7 76 (11.69%) JavaScript
8 50 (7.69%) PHP
9 45 (6.92%) C#
9 45 (6.92%) Shell Script
10 40 (6.15%) Go
10 40 (6.15%) Perl
11 24 (3.69%) C++
11 24 (3.69%) Java 8
12 23 (3.54%) Scala
13 15 (2.31%) C
14 5 (0.77%) R
15 4 (0.62%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (14.92%) Degree
2 37 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.92%) MCSE
6 19 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.15%) CCNA
8 10 (1.54%) Master's Degree
9 9 (1.38%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.08%) CISSP
11 6 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.46%) RHCE
12 3 (0.46%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.31%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (0.31%) CHECK Team Member
13 2 (0.31%) OSCP
13 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.31%) VCP6
14 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.46%) QA
2 14 (2.15%) GCP
3 8 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) COBIT
5 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 286 (44.00%) Docker
2 214 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (12.31%) vSphere
4 49 (7.54%) Hyper-V
5 47 (7.23%) KVM
6 41 (6.31%) Ceph
7 34 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (4.77%) Xen
9 28 (4.31%) VirtualBox
10 25 (3.85%) Active Directory
10 25 (3.85%) VMware NSX
11 23 (3.54%) vCloud
12 18 (2.77%) QEMU
12 18 (2.77%) XenServer
13 17 (2.62%) iptables
13 17 (2.62%) Samba
14 14 (2.15%) XenApp
15 11 (1.69%) LXC
16 8 (1.23%) HDFS
17 7 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 276 (42.46%) Ansible
2 267 (41.08%) Puppet
3 214 (32.92%) Opscode Chef
4 208 (32.00%) Kubernetes
5 102 (15.69%) Terraform
6 64 (9.85%) Nagios
7 51 (7.85%) Salt
8 45 (6.92%) vRealize
9 26 (4.00%) Kibana
9 26 (4.00%) Rancher
10 24 (3.69%) Cobbler
11 17 (2.62%) Sysdig
11 17 (2.62%) ZABBIX
12 16 (2.46%) SCCM
13 14 (2.15%) Mesos
14 9 (1.38%) Packer
15 7 (1.08%) HAProxy
15 7 (1.08%) NetBackup
15 7 (1.08%) SCVMM
16 6 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 329 (50.62%) VMware
2 117 (18.00%) Google
3 112 (17.23%) Microsoft
4 98 (15.08%) Oracle
5 83 (12.77%) Red Hat
6 70 (10.77%) IBM
7 53 (8.15%) Cisco
8 40 (6.15%) Splunk
9 36 (5.54%) SaltStack
10 31 (4.77%) AppDynamics
10 31 (4.77%) HP
11 27 (4.15%) New Relic
12 26 (4.00%) Citrix
12 26 (4.00%) ServiceNow
13 24 (3.69%) Juniper
14 20 (3.08%) Ivanti
15 17 (2.62%) BMC
15 17 (2.62%) Intel
15 17 (2.62%) WorldPay
16 15 (2.31%) NetApp