Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 605 671
Rank change year-on-year +94 +66 +188
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 884 724 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 2.20% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 726 628 586
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.49%
10th Percentile £40,625 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +9.52%

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 29675 32859 39035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.57% 18.31% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24189 27925 32710
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +117 446 £70,000 - 14
South East +33 148 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East of England +77 109 £67,500 -3.57% 11
North of England -34 82 £60,000 +41.18% 4
South West -13 58 £46,250 -26.00% 3
Yorkshire +12 39 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Midlands +47 37 £46,250 -15.91% 1
North West -26 34 £60,000 +41.18% 1
West Midlands +21 20 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +30 17 £35,000 -30.00%
North East +13 9 £65,000 +44.44%
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 619 (70.02%) Linux
2 556 (62.90%) DevOps
3 518 (58.60%) Amazon AWS
4 490 (55.43%) Python
5 447 (50.57%) Puppet
6 380 (42.99%) Ansible
7 376 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
8 355 (40.16%) Opscode Chef
9 352 (39.82%) Docker
10 322 (36.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 295 (33.37%) Jenkins
12 282 (31.90%) VMware
13 269 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
14 263 (29.75%) Java
15 256 (28.96%) Kubernetes
16 209 (23.64%) Ruby
17 208 (23.53%) Configuration Management
17 208 (23.53%) Bash Shell
18 187 (21.15%) Unix
19 181 (20.48%) SQL
19 181 (20.48%) MySQL
19 181 (20.48%) Oracle
20 170 (19.23%) Degree
21 169 (19.12%) Open Source
22 158 (17.87%) Data Centre
23 156 (17.65%) Git (software)
24 155 (17.53%) Scrum
25 154 (17.42%) MongoDB
25 154 (17.42%) NoSQL
26 152 (17.19%) Windows

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 97 (10.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 87 (9.84%) CloudStack
3 84 (9.50%) Apache
4 65 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 59 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (6.45%) nginx
7 54 (6.11%) JBoss
8 52 (5.88%) WebLogic
8 52 (5.88%) WebSphere
9 46 (5.20%) Apache Spark
10 44 (4.98%) Confluence
11 38 (4.30%) IIS
12 34 (3.85%) Jetty
13 29 (3.28%) Apache Solr
14 19 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (1.13%) SharePoint
16 9 (1.02%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.90%) CMS
17 8 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 6 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.34%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.23%) HipChat
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 518 (58.60%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (36.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (8.60%) PaaS
4 75 (8.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 67 (7.58%) IaaS
6 41 (4.64%) SaaS
7 40 (4.52%) OpenShift
8 37 (4.19%) GitHub
9 35 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
13 17 (1.92%) Google Compute Engine
14 11 (1.24%) Sumo Logic
15 8 (0.90%) Heroku
16 7 (0.79%) Office 365
17 6 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 6 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (0.68%) Google App Engine
18 5 (0.57%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 106 (11.99%) TCP/IP
2 66 (7.47%) Firewall
3 59 (6.67%) Internet
4 48 (5.43%) VPN
5 47 (5.32%) DNS
6 46 (5.20%) HTTP
7 40 (4.52%) SSL
8 30 (3.39%) IPsec
9 26 (2.94%) VLAN
10 24 (2.71%) Network Security
11 22 (2.49%) SAN
12 20 (2.26%) DHCP
12 20 (2.26%) LAN
13 19 (2.15%) NAS
13 19 (2.15%) WAN
14 13 (1.47%) Broadband
14 13 (1.47%) MPLS
14 13 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (1.24%) SMTP
15 11 (1.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (20.48%) MySQL
2 154 (17.42%) MongoDB
2 154 (17.42%) NoSQL
3 112 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
4 90 (10.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 84 (9.50%) Redis
6 83 (9.39%) Hadoop
7 75 (8.48%) Big Data
8 50 (5.66%) SQL Server
9 45 (5.09%) Riak
10 43 (4.86%) MariaDB
11 41 (4.64%) Relational Database
12 35 (3.96%) Couchbase
13 21 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.92%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.02%) DB2
17 8 (0.90%) CouchDB
18 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 295 (33.37%) Jenkins
2 156 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 69 (7.81%) JIRA
4 48 (5.43%) Maven
5 41 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (4.52%) TeamCity
7 36 (4.07%) Vagrant
8 33 (3.73%) Gradle
9 30 (3.39%) Bitbucket
10 29 (3.28%) Subversion
11 23 (2.60%) Mercurial
12 21 (2.38%) Ant
13 16 (1.81%) Travis CI
14 11 (1.24%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.13%) NUnit
15 10 (1.13%) Selenium
15 10 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.79%) GitLab
General
1 87 (9.84%) Finance
2 63 (7.13%) Retail
3 36 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.94%) Banking
5 18 (2.04%) Games
6 12 (1.36%) Marketing
7 7 (0.79%) Electronics
7 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.68%) Publishing
8 6 (0.68%) Russian Language
9 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 255 (28.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (14.59%) Developer
3 120 (13.57%) Linux Engineer
4 91 (10.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 81 (9.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 71 (8.03%) Platform Engineer
7 69 (7.81%) Architect
8 60 (6.79%) AWS DevOps
9 56 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 49 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (5.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 47 (5.32%) Administrator
12 43 (4.86%) AWS Engineer
12 43 (4.86%) Consultant
12 43 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
13 41 (4.64%) Senior DevOps
14 40 (4.52%) Senior Developer
15 39 (4.41%) Support Engineer
16 38 (4.30%) Cloud Architect
17 37 (4.19%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (9.95%) Web Services
2 68 (7.69%) HTML
3 66 (7.47%) AngularJS
4 63 (7.13%) Node.js
5 59 (6.67%) .NET
5 59 (6.67%) LAMP
5 59 (6.67%) RESTful
6 50 (5.66%) REST
7 48 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
8 45 (5.09%) LEMP Stack
9 43 (4.86%) CSS
10 36 (4.07%) HTML5
10 36 (4.07%) React
11 34 (3.85%) Spring
12 32 (3.62%) JSON
13 30 (3.39%) LAPP Stack
13 30 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (3.28%) Sensu
15 25 (2.83%) J2EE
16 20 (2.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 158 (17.87%) Data Centre
2 109 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 104 (11.76%) Private Cloud
4 79 (8.94%) Public Cloud
5 48 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (5.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 37 (4.19%) Management Information System
8 35 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (3.28%) Cloud Native
10 26 (2.94%) User Experience
11 17 (1.92%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.81%) Replication
13 14 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (1.58%) Clustering
14 12 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
16 10 (1.13%) Fintech
17 9 (1.02%) Blog
17 9 (1.02%) Life Science
18 8 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 619 (70.02%) Linux
2 187 (21.15%) Unix
3 152 (17.19%) Windows
4 80 (9.05%) Ubuntu
5 72 (8.14%) CentOS
6 55 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (4.52%) Debian
8 27 (3.05%) Windows Server
9 19 (2.15%) CoreOS
10 14 (1.58%) AIX
11 13 (1.47%) Android
12 11 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.68%) Solaris
15 5 (0.57%) HPUX
15 5 (0.57%) SUSE
15 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (62.90%) DevOps
2 376 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 208 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 169 (19.12%) Open Source
6 155 (17.53%) Scrum
7 150 (16.97%) TDD
8 135 (15.27%) Software Engineering
9 77 (8.71%) RUP
10 75 (8.48%) High Availability
11 70 (7.92%) DSDM
12 69 (7.81%) E-Commerce
13 68 (7.69%) BDD
14 66 (7.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 58 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 58 (6.56%) Test Automation
16 57 (6.45%) Migration
17 51 (5.77%) Microservices
18 49 (5.54%) Web Development
19 48 (5.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 490 (55.43%) Python
2 263 (29.75%) Java
3 209 (23.64%) Ruby
4 208 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 181 (20.48%) SQL
6 104 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 103 (11.65%) Shell Script
8 101 (11.43%) Perl
9 91 (10.29%) Go
10 58 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 52 (5.88%) PHP
12 45 (5.09%) C#
13 37 (4.19%) Scala
14 32 (3.62%) C++
15 29 (3.28%) C
16 7 (0.79%) R
17 6 (0.68%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.57%) Julia
19 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (19.23%) Degree
2 45 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.15%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.47%) CCIE
8 11 (1.24%) CISSP
9 10 (1.13%) CCNA
10 7 (0.79%) CCIE Security
10 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.79%) OCP
10 7 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.68%) PhD
12 5 (0.57%) VCAP
13 4 (0.45%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.45%) CHECK Team Leader
13 4 (0.45%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.45%) MCSE
13 4 (0.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.05%) QA
2 21 (2.38%) GCP
3 10 (1.13%) SLA
4 9 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.90%) COBIT
6 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.45%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 352 (39.82%) Docker
2 143 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (13.24%) vSphere
4 101 (11.43%) Xen
5 55 (6.22%) XenServer
6 35 (3.96%) Hyper-V
7 34 (3.85%) Ceph
8 32 (3.62%) KVM
9 27 (3.05%) Active Directory
10 26 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (2.26%) VMware NSX
12 18 (2.04%) Varnish
12 18 (2.04%) vCloud
13 13 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (1.36%) XenApp
15 8 (0.90%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.79%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.68%) GPFS
17 6 (0.68%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 447 (50.57%) Puppet
2 380 (42.99%) Ansible
3 355 (40.16%) Opscode Chef
4 256 (28.96%) Kubernetes
5 118 (13.35%) Terraform
6 56 (6.33%) Cobbler
6 56 (6.33%) Salt
7 54 (6.11%) Tivoli
8 53 (6.00%) Nagios
9 40 (4.52%) logstash
10 34 (3.85%) ZABBIX
11 28 (3.17%) HAProxy
12 23 (2.60%) Kibana
13 17 (1.92%) Grafana
14 16 (1.81%) Graphite
14 16 (1.81%) Packer
15 13 (1.47%) Mesos
16 10 (1.13%) Graylog
16 10 (1.13%) Icinga
17 9 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 282 (31.90%) VMware
2 181 (20.48%) Oracle
3 114 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 101 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 99 (11.20%) Google
6 72 (8.14%) SaltStack
7 56 (6.33%) IBM
8 53 (6.00%) EnterpriseDB
9 41 (4.64%) Cisco
10 36 (4.07%) AppDynamics
11 35 (3.96%) HP
12 27 (3.05%) Juniper
13 24 (2.71%) Atlassian
14 22 (2.49%) Citrix
14 22 (2.49%) Splunk
15 17 (1.92%) Rackspace
16 16 (1.81%) NetApp
17 14 (1.58%) ServiceNow
18 13 (1.47%) F5
19 11 (1.24%) New Relic