Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 704 653 729
Rank change year-on-year -51 +76 -118
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 184 188 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 1.72% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117 153 300
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,133 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.70% +0.80%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £94,000 £82,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -12.00% -

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 12,145 10,948 20,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.58% 14.23% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,626 8,751 16,006
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,375
25th Percentile £40,750 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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
South East +11 64 £65,000 +54.96% 7
London -22 52 £67,500 -6.90% 11
North of England -64 39 £60,000 +14.29% 4
North West -30 31 £54,000 +2.86% 4
Midlands -7 24 £57,500 -4.17%
West Midlands -24 18 £57,500 -4.17%
East of England -5 16 £72,500 +57.07% 7
South West -69 10 £77,500 +10.71% 2
Yorkshire -52 9 £62,500 +38.89%
East Midlands - 6 - -
North East - 5 £47,500 -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 91 (49.46%) DevOps
1 91 (49.46%) Kubernetes
2 89 (48.37%) Linux
3 83 (45.11%) Ansible
4 78 (42.39%) Docker
5 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (39.67%) Azure
7 66 (35.87%) AWS
7 66 (35.87%) Python
8 53 (28.80%) VMware
9 52 (28.26%) Terraform
10 44 (23.91%) OpenShift
10 44 (23.91%) Private Cloud
11 41 (22.28%) REST
12 37 (20.11%) Puppet
13 34 (18.48%) Jenkins
13 34 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (17.93%) Software Engineering
14 33 (17.93%) Social Skills
15 32 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (16.85%) GCP
17 30 (16.30%) Unix
18 28 (15.22%) Java
18 28 (15.22%) Degree
18 28 (15.22%) Elastic Stack
19 27 (14.67%) Open Source
20 25 (13.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
21 24 (13.04%) Red Hat

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 14 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.98%) nginx
3 8 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (3.80%) CloudStack
4 7 (3.80%) IIS
5 5 (2.72%) Apache
6 4 (2.17%) Camunda
6 4 (2.17%) Jetty
7 1 (0.54%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 73 (39.67%) Azure
2 66 (35.87%) AWS
3 44 (23.91%) OpenShift
4 32 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (16.85%) GCP
6 18 (9.78%) Amazon EKS
7 17 (9.24%) Serverless
8 13 (7.07%) Amazon ECS
9 12 (6.52%) PaaS
10 10 (5.43%) IaaS
11 8 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (3.80%) Datadog
12 7 (3.80%) npm
12 7 (3.80%) Pulumi
13 6 (3.26%) SaaS
14 5 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (2.17%) Amazon S3
15 4 (2.17%) Azure Sentinel
16 2 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.15%) Internet
3 14 (7.61%) BGP
3 14 (7.61%) HTTP
3 14 (7.61%) MPLS
4 13 (7.07%) 5G
5 12 (6.52%) DNS
6 10 (5.43%) SMTP
7 9 (4.89%) Firewall
8 8 (4.35%) VLAN
9 7 (3.80%) OpenFlow
10 6 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (3.26%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.26%) VoIP
11 5 (2.72%) PBX
12 3 (1.63%) 3G
12 3 (1.63%) 4G
12 3 (1.63%) Softswitch
12 3 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (1.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 16 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.52%) MySQL
4 11 (5.98%) Big Data
4 11 (5.98%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.35%) MariaDB
7 7 (3.80%) Redis
8 5 (2.72%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.63%) HBase
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.54%) ClickHouse
12 1 (0.54%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (18.48%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.07%) GitLab
4 12 (6.52%) Maven
5 8 (4.35%) Gradle
5 8 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.72%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.17%) JUnit
7 4 (2.17%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.09%) JIRA
9 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.54%) GoCD
9 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.54%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (17.93%) Social Skills
2 23 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.33%) Law
3 19 (10.33%) Public Sector
4 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.52%) Finance
6 6 (3.26%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (2.72%) Games
7 5 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.17%) Legal
8 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (17.93%) Architect
2 27 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (12.50%) Developer
4 20 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (7.61%) Network Engineer
6 10 (5.43%) Consultant
6 10 (5.43%) Network Architect
7 9 (4.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.89%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.89%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) Cloud Consultant
9 7 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.80%) Python Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) Strategy Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.28%) REST
2 28 (15.22%) Elastic Stack
3 23 (12.50%) Web Services
4 16 (8.70%) Spring Boot
5 15 (8.15%) Kafka
5 15 (8.15%) Node.js
6 11 (5.98%) RESTful
7 10 (5.43%) JSON
7 10 (5.43%) LAPP Stack
7 10 (5.43%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (5.43%) Spring
7 10 (5.43%) XML
8 9 (4.89%) Django
8 9 (4.89%) Flask
8 9 (4.89%) libvirt
9 8 (4.35%) Apache Thrift
9 8 (4.35%) React
10 7 (3.80%) .NET
10 7 (3.80%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.91%) Private Cloud
2 24 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 21 (11.41%) Data Centre
4 18 (9.78%) Cloud Native
5 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (4.89%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.72%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.72%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.17%) Online Games
10 4 (2.17%) User Experience
11 3 (1.63%) ASIC
11 3 (1.63%) Derivative
12 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (48.37%) Linux
2 30 (16.30%) Unix
3 25 (13.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (10.87%) Windows
5 10 (5.43%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.89%) CentOS
7 6 (3.26%) SUSE
8 4 (2.17%) Debian
9 3 (1.63%) Solaris
10 2 (1.09%) VMS
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (49.46%) DevOps
2 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.93%) Software Engineering
4 27 (14.67%) Open Source
5 24 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 21 (11.41%) Coaching
7 20 (10.87%) Microservices
8 18 (9.78%) Configuration Management
8 18 (9.78%) ITIL
8 18 (9.78%) Scrum
9 17 (9.24%) IT Strategy
9 17 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (8.70%) TDD
11 15 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (8.15%) SOA
12 14 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (7.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 14 (7.61%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.87%) Python
2 28 (15.22%) Java
3 23 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 21 (11.41%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.24%) SQL
6 13 (7.07%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.52%) C++
7 12 (6.52%) Java 8
8 10 (5.43%) C
9 9 (4.89%) Perl
10 4 (2.17%) Go
10 4 (2.17%) Ruby
10 4 (2.17%) Scala
10 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.54%) C#
11 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) Degree
2 24 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.72%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.17%) CCNP
6 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.17%) JNCIE
6 4 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.09%) CCIE
7 2 (1.09%) CCNA
8 1 (0.54%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) PMBOK
2 5 (2.72%) GRC
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (42.39%) Docker
2 34 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.96%) KVM
4 7 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.63%) Xen
7 2 (1.09%) Ceph
7 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.09%) NFS
8 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.54%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.54%) iptables
8 1 (0.54%) Lustre
8 1 (0.54%) LXC
8 1 (0.54%) Samba
8 1 (0.54%) Squid
8 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 91 (49.46%) Kubernetes
2 83 (45.11%) Ansible
3 52 (28.26%) Terraform
4 37 (20.11%) Puppet
5 22 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.52%) Salt
7 9 (4.89%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.17%) Kibana
8 4 (2.17%) logstash
8 4 (2.17%) Packer
8 4 (2.17%) Rancher
8 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.09%) Grafana
9 2 (1.09%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.54%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.54%) Nagios
10 1 (0.54%) SCCM
10 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (28.80%) VMware
2 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 24 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.52%) Cisco
4 12 (6.52%) Rackspace
5 11 (5.98%) Oracle
6 9 (4.89%) Google
7 8 (4.35%) Juniper
8 7 (3.80%) IBM
9 5 (2.72%) BiZZdesign
9 5 (2.72%) Citrix
9 5 (2.72%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.72%) Sparx
9 5 (2.72%) WSO2
10 4 (2.17%) Arista
10 4 (2.17%) Instagram
10 4 (2.17%) LexisNexis
10 4 (2.17%) Pega
11 3 (1.63%) GENBAND
11 3 (1.63%) Sonus