Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 798 609 703
Rank change year-on-year -189 +94 -76
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 191 70 371
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 1.13% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 139 63 316
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,900 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -16.00% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,250 £82,500 £98,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% -16.00% -

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 14,924 6,193 18,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.55% 14.06% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,622 5,202 15,127
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,250 £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 £90,000 £90,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -103 67 £56,250 +21.62% 9
London -219 55 £87,500 +22.81% 26
Midlands -72 41 £52,500 -12.50% 6
East of England -75 35 £52,500 -25.00% 6
North of England -115 30 £54,000 +8.00% 3
West Midlands -91 26 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North West -83 25 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East Midlands - 15 £55,000 - 3
South West -95 9 £72,250 +60.56% 1
Yorkshire -100 9 £62,500 +38.89%
North East - 3 £47,500 -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 117 (61.26%) Linux
2 89 (46.60%) Kubernetes
3 84 (43.98%) DevOps
4 77 (40.31%) Azure
4 77 (40.31%) AWS
5 76 (39.79%) Docker
6 71 (37.17%) Ansible
6 71 (37.17%) Python
7 66 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (29.84%) VMware
9 51 (26.70%) Terraform
10 45 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (23.04%) Java
12 42 (21.99%) Social Skills
13 41 (21.47%) Windows
13 41 (21.47%) GCP
14 38 (19.90%) Microservices
14 38 (19.90%) Jenkins
15 37 (19.37%) Software Engineering
16 34 (17.80%) Open Source
16 34 (17.80%) Private Cloud
17 32 (16.75%) Git (software)
17 32 (16.75%) Degree
18 30 (15.71%) Puppet
19 29 (15.18%) Elastic Stack
19 29 (15.18%) TDD
19 29 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
20 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
21 27 (14.14%) Web Services
21 27 (14.14%) REST

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 13 (6.81%) nginx
2 10 (5.24%) Apache
3 9 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.19%) Confluence
5 3 (1.57%) IIS
5 3 (1.57%) Jetty
6 2 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.05%) Traffic Server
7 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 77 (40.31%) AWS
1 77 (40.31%) Azure
2 41 (21.47%) GCP
3 21 (10.99%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (7.85%) Amazon EKS
5 14 (7.33%) Serverless
6 12 (6.28%) OpenShift
7 11 (5.76%) GitHub
8 10 (5.24%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (4.19%) IaaS
9 8 (4.19%) PaaS
9 8 (4.19%) SaaS
10 5 (2.62%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.09%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (2.09%) Datadog
11 4 (2.09%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.57%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.95%) HTTP
2 15 (7.85%) DNS
3 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.76%) Firewall
5 8 (4.19%) 5G
5 8 (4.19%) Internet
5 8 (4.19%) PBX
5 8 (4.19%) SMTP
5 8 (4.19%) Softswitch
5 8 (4.19%) VoIP
6 7 (3.66%) BGP
7 6 (3.14%) MPLS
8 5 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (2.62%) VPN
8 5 (2.62%) WAN
9 4 (2.09%) InfiniBand
9 4 (2.09%) Network Security
9 4 (2.09%) SAN
10 3 (1.57%) DHCP
10 3 (1.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (12.57%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.85%) MySQL
4 11 (5.76%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.71%) Big Data
6 5 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.62%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.09%) SQLite
8 3 (1.57%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.05%) ArangoDB
9 2 (1.05%) HBase
9 2 (1.05%) OpenStack Swift
9 2 (1.05%) Redis
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.52%) ClickHouse
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (19.90%) Jenkins
2 32 (16.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.85%) GitLab
4 13 (6.81%) JIRA
5 7 (3.66%) Maven
6 4 (2.09%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.09%) Gradle
6 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.57%) Subversion
8 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.05%) GoCD
8 2 (1.05%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.05%) JUnit
8 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.05%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.52%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
General
1 42 (21.99%) Social Skills
2 20 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.33%) Finance
4 14 (7.33%) Public Sector
5 9 (4.71%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (3.14%) Automotive
6 6 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.57%) Electronics
8 3 (1.57%) Games
8 3 (1.57%) Legal
8 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.57%) Marketing
9 2 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.05%) Retail
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (23.56%) Architect
2 28 (14.66%) Developer
3 19 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.33%) Software Engineer
6 11 (5.76%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) Python Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Backend Developer
8 9 (4.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Design Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.19%) Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.19%) Voice Design Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Voice Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Junior
10 7 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.18%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (14.14%) REST
2 27 (14.14%) Web Services
3 19 (9.95%) Spring
3 19 (9.95%) Spring Boot
4 17 (8.90%) Node.js
5 15 (7.85%) Kafka
6 10 (5.24%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.24%) RESTful
7 9 (4.71%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (4.71%) XML
8 8 (4.19%) Apache Camel
8 8 (4.19%) JSON
8 8 (4.19%) LAMP
8 8 (4.19%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (4.19%) Vue.js
9 6 (3.14%) React
10 4 (2.09%) Django
10 4 (2.09%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Private Cloud
2 25 (13.09%) Cloud Native
2 25 (13.09%) Public Cloud
3 21 (10.99%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.85%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.85%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.19%) User Experience
6 7 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.14%) Social Media
8 4 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.09%) NHS
9 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.05%) Clustering
10 2 (1.05%) Life Science
10 2 (1.05%) Online Games
11 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.52%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 117 (61.26%) Linux
2 41 (21.47%) Windows
3 20 (10.47%) Unix
4 13 (6.81%) Ubuntu
5 11 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.19%) SUSE
7 7 (3.66%) CentOS
8 4 (2.09%) Debian
8 4 (2.09%) Solaris
8 4 (2.09%) VMS
8 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.57%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.98%) DevOps
2 66 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.90%) Microservices
4 37 (19.37%) Software Engineering
5 34 (17.80%) Open Source
6 29 (15.18%) TDD
7 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
8 27 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (10.47%) Load Balancing
10 19 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (8.90%) Configuration Management
11 17 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (7.33%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.33%) Migration
14 13 (6.81%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (6.81%) Front End Development
15 12 (6.28%) Full Stack Development
15 12 (6.28%) Validation
16 11 (5.76%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.17%) Python
2 44 (23.04%) Java
3 25 (13.09%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.04%) Perl
5 20 (10.47%) SQL
6 13 (6.81%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.28%) Java 8
8 11 (5.76%) C++
8 11 (5.76%) Ruby
9 10 (5.24%) Java 11
9 10 (5.24%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.19%) Go
11 7 (3.66%) C
12 5 (2.62%) Rust
13 4 (2.09%) C#
13 4 (2.09%) R
14 3 (1.57%) Scala
15 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.52%) Groovy
16 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Degree
2 17 (8.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.24%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.09%) JNCIE
4 4 (2.09%) MCSA
4 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.09%) VCAP
5 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.05%) IISP
6 2 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.52%) CISMP
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.09%) GxP
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 3 (1.57%) NIST
4 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.05%) NCSC
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (39.79%) Docker
2 45 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.42%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.24%) KVM
5 8 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.66%) Xen
7 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
7 6 (3.14%) NFS
8 5 (2.62%) Ceph
9 4 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (2.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.57%) iptables
10 3 (1.57%) LXC
10 3 (1.57%) vSphere
11 2 (1.05%) Squid
11 2 (1.05%) Varnish
12 1 (0.52%) Firmware
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (46.60%) Kubernetes
2 71 (37.17%) Ansible
3 51 (26.70%) Terraform
4 30 (15.71%) Puppet
5 16 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.81%) Salt
7 9 (4.71%) Rancher
8 8 (4.19%) Packer
9 5 (2.62%) Grafana
9 5 (2.62%) Kibana
9 5 (2.62%) logstash
9 5 (2.62%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.09%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.09%) Proxmox
11 3 (1.57%) Mesos
12 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
12 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.05%) SCOM
12 2 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (29.84%) VMware
2 26 (13.61%) Google
3 21 (10.99%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.42%) Oracle
5 15 (7.85%) Cisco
6 13 (6.81%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.76%) Juniper
8 9 (4.71%) Rackspace
9 8 (4.19%) GENBAND
9 8 (4.19%) Pega
9 8 (4.19%) Sonus
9 8 (4.19%) WSO2
10 6 (3.14%) LexisNexis
11 5 (2.62%) SaltStack
12 4 (2.09%) F5
12 4 (2.09%) Facebook
12 4 (2.09%) IBM
12 4 (2.09%) SAP
13 3 (1.57%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.57%) Splunk