Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 554 669
Rank change year-on-year +38 +115 +160
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 828 734 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 2.44% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 685 601 528
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 27,771 30,068 36,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.10% 18.05% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22,986 25,374 30,817
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +74 390 £70,000 - 47
East of England +95 158 £67,500 +22.73% 27
South East +22 144 £55,000 +10.00% 25
North of England -82 53 £60,000 +14.29% 9
South West -1 47 £45,000 -28.00% 6
Midlands +27 34 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +23 28 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire -15 25 £59,000 +2.61% 3
North West -53 19 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North East -15 9 £65,000 +73.33%
East Midlands +12 6 £52,500 -12.50%
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 557 (67.27%) Linux
2 503 (60.75%) Amazon AWS
2 503 (60.75%) DevOps
3 430 (51.93%) Python
4 366 (44.20%) Puppet
5 361 (43.60%) Docker
6 344 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
7 333 (40.22%) VMware
8 328 (39.61%) Ansible
9 325 (39.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 295 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
11 278 (33.57%) Kubernetes
12 257 (31.04%) Java
13 247 (29.83%) Jenkins
14 219 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
15 190 (22.95%) Configuration Management
16 187 (22.58%) Bash Shell
17 179 (21.62%) Data Centre
18 178 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 175 (21.14%) Open Source
20 172 (20.77%) Ruby
21 162 (19.57%) Degree
22 161 (19.44%) Unix
23 158 (19.08%) SQL
24 155 (18.72%) MySQL
24 155 (18.72%) NoSQL
25 154 (18.60%) Software Engineering
26 146 (17.63%) TDD
26 146 (17.63%) MongoDB
27 141 (17.03%) 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 80 (9.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 63 (7.61%) Apache
3 58 (7.00%) CloudStack
4 43 (5.19%) nginx
5 41 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (4.59%) Apache Spark
7 37 (4.47%) Confluence
8 36 (4.35%) Tomcat
9 34 (4.11%) JBoss
10 30 (3.62%) WebSphere
11 26 (3.14%) WebLogic
12 25 (3.02%) Apache Solr
13 18 (2.17%) IIS
14 11 (1.33%) Jetty
15 10 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.85%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.72%) CMS
17 6 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
18 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
18 5 (0.60%) iPlanet
Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.24%) HipChat
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 503 (60.75%) Amazon AWS
2 325 (39.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 58 (7.00%) IaaS
5 56 (6.76%) PaaS
6 47 (5.68%) SaaS
7 37 (4.47%) OpenShift
8 29 (3.50%) GitHub
9 26 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (2.05%) Google Compute Engine
12 13 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
14 10 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (1.21%) Google App Engine
14 10 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (0.97%) Loggly
17 7 (0.85%) Slack
18 6 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 116 (14.01%) TCP/IP
2 57 (6.88%) HTTP
3 56 (6.76%) Firewall
4 54 (6.52%) DNS
5 53 (6.40%) Internet
6 47 (5.68%) VPN
7 34 (4.11%) DHCP
7 34 (4.11%) SSL
8 25 (3.02%) IPsec
8 25 (3.02%) NAS
9 24 (2.90%) WAN
10 23 (2.78%) LAN
10 23 (2.78%) SAN
11 18 (2.17%) VLAN
12 16 (1.93%) Software-Defined Networking
12 16 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.81%) SNMP
14 14 (1.69%) Network Security
15 13 (1.57%) Broadband
15 13 (1.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (18.72%) MySQL
1 155 (18.72%) NoSQL
2 146 (17.63%) MongoDB
3 94 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (9.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 79 (9.54%) Redis
6 74 (8.94%) Hadoop
7 61 (7.37%) Big Data
8 50 (6.04%) MariaDB
9 48 (5.80%) Relational Database
10 36 (4.35%) Riak
11 28 (3.38%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.66%) Apache Hive
12 22 (2.66%) Couchbase
13 20 (2.42%) SQL Server
14 12 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.97%) DB2
17 7 (0.85%) HBase
18 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 247 (29.83%) Jenkins
2 129 (15.58%) Git (software)
3 57 (6.88%) JIRA
4 51 (6.16%) Maven
5 46 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 42 (5.07%) Vagrant
7 41 (4.95%) TeamCity
8 29 (3.50%) Gradle
9 19 (2.29%) Subversion
10 16 (1.93%) Artifactory
11 14 (1.69%) Ant
12 13 (1.57%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.45%) Travis CI
14 11 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.21%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.97%) GoCD
16 8 (0.97%) Selenium
17 7 (0.85%) GitLab
18 6 (0.72%) Grunt
General
1 73 (8.82%) Retail
2 69 (8.33%) Finance
3 18 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.69%) Games
5 13 (1.57%) Banking
6 7 (0.85%) Publishing
7 6 (0.72%) Russian Language
8 5 (0.60%) Marketing
9 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Advertising
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 198 (23.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 119 (14.37%) Developer
3 109 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
4 74 (8.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 63 (7.61%) Architect
6 59 (7.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 56 (6.76%) Platform Engineer
8 54 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
8 54 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 50 (6.04%) Consultant
10 48 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
11 42 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 38 (4.59%) Senior Developer
13 37 (4.47%) VMware Engineer
14 36 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
15 34 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
15 34 (4.11%) Software Engineer
16 32 (3.86%) Administrator
16 32 (3.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 30 (3.62%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.99%) Web Services
2 71 (8.57%) Node.js
3 62 (7.49%) HTML
4 54 (6.52%) RESTful
5 50 (6.04%) AngularJS
6 48 (5.80%) Spring
7 46 (5.56%) REST
8 41 (4.95%) LAMP
9 39 (4.71%) HTML5
10 38 (4.59%) .NET
11 35 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
12 32 (3.86%) LEMP Stack
13 28 (3.38%) CSS
13 28 (3.38%) J2EE
13 28 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (3.26%) JSON
15 24 (2.90%) React
16 23 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
16 23 (2.78%) Sensu
17 20 (2.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 179 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 112 (13.53%) Computer Science
3 103 (12.44%) Private Cloud
4 101 (12.20%) Public Cloud
5 44 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 27 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (3.02%) User Experience
10 19 (2.29%) Replication
11 15 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (1.57%) Life Science
13 12 (1.45%) Fintech
13 12 (1.45%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.09%) Blog
14 9 (1.09%) Cloud Native
14 9 (1.09%) Clustering
14 9 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.85%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 557 (67.27%) Linux
2 161 (19.44%) Unix
3 141 (17.03%) Windows
4 81 (9.78%) Ubuntu
5 59 (7.13%) CentOS
6 46 (5.56%) Debian
7 44 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.11%) CoreOS
9 25 (3.02%) Windows Server
10 23 (2.78%) AIX
11 10 (1.21%) SUSE
12 9 (1.09%) HPUX
12 9 (1.09%) Solaris
13 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.60%) Android
15 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (60.75%) DevOps
2 344 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
4 190 (22.95%) Configuration Management
5 175 (21.14%) Open Source
6 154 (18.60%) Software Engineering
7 146 (17.63%) TDD
8 128 (15.46%) Scrum
9 88 (10.63%) BDD
10 77 (9.30%) Microservices
11 71 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 69 (8.33%) Migration
13 65 (7.85%) Test Automation
14 64 (7.73%) High Availability
15 52 (6.28%) E-Commerce
16 50 (6.04%) Presales
17 46 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (5.43%) ITIL
18 45 (5.43%) Mathematics
18 45 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 430 (51.93%) Python
2 257 (31.04%) Java
3 187 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 172 (20.77%) Ruby
5 158 (19.08%) SQL
6 97 (11.71%) JavaScript
7 77 (9.30%) Go
8 73 (8.82%) Perl
9 70 (8.45%) PowerShell
10 69 (8.33%) Shell Script
11 42 (5.07%) C#
12 41 (4.95%) Scala
13 37 (4.47%) PHP
14 35 (4.23%) C
15 32 (3.86%) C++
16 11 (1.33%) R
17 9 (1.09%) Lua
18 5 (0.60%) Julia
18 5 (0.60%) Korn
19 4 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 162 (19.57%) Degree
2 51 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.02%) Master's Degree
4 20 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.93%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.45%) CCIE
7 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.09%) CCNA
8 9 (1.09%) CHECK Team Leader
8 9 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
8 9 (1.09%) MCSE
8 9 (1.09%) OSCP
9 8 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.85%) CISSP
10 7 (0.85%) OCP
10 7 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.72%) JNCIE
11 6 (0.72%) PhD
12 5 (0.60%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.29%) QA
2 18 (2.17%) GCP
3 11 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.09%) SLA
5 6 (0.72%) COBIT
5 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 361 (43.60%) Docker
2 178 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (11.84%) vSphere
4 56 (6.76%) Ceph
5 54 (6.52%) Xen
6 40 (4.83%) Hyper-V
7 33 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.26%) KVM
8 27 (3.26%) XenServer
9 22 (2.66%) VMware NSX
10 19 (2.29%) Active Directory
11 15 (1.81%) LXC
12 13 (1.57%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.57%) XenApp
13 12 (1.45%) Varnish
14 8 (0.97%) GPFS
14 8 (0.97%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 6 (0.72%) HDFS
16 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 366 (44.20%) Puppet
2 328 (39.61%) Ansible
3 295 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
4 278 (33.57%) Kubernetes
5 101 (12.20%) Terraform
6 60 (7.25%) Nagios
7 58 (7.00%) Salt
8 37 (4.47%) ZABBIX
9 33 (3.99%) Cobbler
10 27 (3.26%) Tivoli
11 22 (2.66%) logstash
12 19 (2.29%) Mesos
13 17 (2.05%) HAProxy
13 17 (2.05%) vRealize
14 16 (1.93%) Grafana
15 12 (1.45%) Graphite
16 11 (1.33%) Packer
17 10 (1.21%) Graylog
17 10 (1.21%) Icinga
17 10 (1.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 333 (40.22%) VMware
2 110 (13.29%) Oracle
3 101 (12.20%) Google
4 98 (11.84%) Red Hat
5 76 (9.18%) Microsoft
6 71 (8.57%) SaltStack
7 50 (6.04%) IBM
8 33 (3.99%) Cisco
9 32 (3.86%) AppDynamics
9 32 (3.86%) Juniper
10 26 (3.14%) EnterpriseDB
11 21 (2.54%) Atlassian
11 21 (2.54%) Citrix
11 21 (2.54%) HP
11 21 (2.54%) Splunk
12 18 (2.17%) Rackspace
13 14 (1.69%) Ivanti
13 14 (1.69%) New Relic
14 13 (1.57%) NetApp
15 9 (1.09%) Intel