Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 641 709 765
Rank change year-on-year +68 +56 -210
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 147 268 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 1.66% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 156 218 298
Median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £41,875 £40,093 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £94,125 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £59,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +18.64% -5.60% -

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 9,248 16,163 21,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.65% 14.43% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,370 13,136 17,406
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,455 £28,375
90th Percentile £88,075 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +113 44 £72,500 +31.82% 14
London +114 39 £70,000 -3.45% 19
North of England +62 30 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North West +66 24 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East of England +65 21 £72,500 +38.10% 1
South West +11 10 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Midlands +41 8 £72,500 +20.83% 2
West Midlands +36 8 £72,500 +26.09% 2
Yorkshire +15 4 £60,000 -
North East +10 2 £67,500 +36.41%
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 89 (60.54%) DevOps
2 81 (55.10%) Ansible
3 76 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (45.58%) Linux
5 65 (44.22%) Docker
6 56 (38.10%) Kubernetes
7 54 (36.73%) Python
7 54 (36.73%) Azure
8 52 (35.37%) AWS
9 50 (34.01%) Puppet
10 47 (31.97%) Terraform
11 45 (30.61%) OpenShift
12 44 (29.93%) VMware
13 35 (23.81%) REST
13 35 (23.81%) Private Cloud
14 32 (21.77%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (21.09%) Red Hat
16 29 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (19.73%) Jenkins
17 28 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (19.05%) JavaScript
18 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
18 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
19 26 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (17.69%) Scrum
19 26 (17.69%) Greenfield Project
20 25 (17.01%) Java
21 23 (15.65%) Unix
21 23 (15.65%) GCP
22 22 (14.97%) Microservices

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 8 (5.44%) Camunda
2 7 (4.76%) IIS
2 7 (4.76%) nginx
3 6 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.40%) CloudStack
5 3 (2.04%) Apache
5 3 (2.04%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.68%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 54 (36.73%) Azure
2 52 (35.37%) AWS
3 45 (30.61%) OpenShift
4 23 (15.65%) GCP
5 19 (12.93%) Amazon EKS
6 17 (11.56%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (10.20%) Serverless
8 12 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (8.16%) IaaS
9 11 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (7.48%) PaaS
10 6 (4.08%) GitHub
11 5 (3.40%) Datadog
11 5 (3.40%) npm
11 5 (3.40%) Pulumi
12 4 (2.72%) SaaS
13 3 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (1.36%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (1.36%) Linode
14 2 (1.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.48%) Internet
3 7 (4.76%) Firewall
3 7 (4.76%) VLAN
4 6 (4.08%) DNS
4 6 (4.08%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.72%) BGP
5 4 (2.72%) MPLS
5 4 (2.72%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (2.04%) 5G
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.04%) HTTP
6 3 (2.04%) SAN
6 3 (2.04%) Skype
6 3 (2.04%) SMTP
6 3 (2.04%) VoIP
7 2 (1.36%) 4G
7 2 (1.36%) AMQP
7 2 (1.36%) PBX
7 2 (1.36%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (12.93%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.44%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.76%) Big Data
4 7 (4.76%) MySQL
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.08%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.40%) Redis
7 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.36%) Power BI
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.36%) Tableau
9 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Jenkins
2 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.84%) GitLab
4 7 (4.76%) Gradle
4 7 (4.76%) Maven
5 6 (4.08%) Robot Framework
6 5 (3.40%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.36%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.36%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.36%) JIRA
8 2 (1.36%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.68%) CMake
9 1 (0.68%) GCC
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (12.24%) Law
1 18 (12.24%) Public Sector
2 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Finance
4 5 (3.40%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (17.69%) Architect
2 23 (15.65%) Developer
2 23 (15.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (13.61%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) Python Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Data Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Network Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Network Technical Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Strategy Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Technical Design Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.81%) REST
2 20 (13.61%) Node.js
3 18 (12.24%) Spring Boot
4 17 (11.56%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
5 16 (10.88%) Web Services
6 14 (9.52%) Spring
7 11 (7.48%) Apache Camel
8 10 (6.80%) Django
8 10 (6.80%) Flask
8 10 (6.80%) React
9 7 (4.76%) .NET
10 6 (4.08%) OpenDaylight
11 5 (3.40%) Apache Thrift
11 5 (3.40%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (3.40%) SOAP
11 5 (3.40%) WSDL
12 4 (2.72%) CSS
12 4 (2.72%) HTML
12 4 (2.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Private Cloud
2 26 (17.69%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (12.24%) Cloud Native
3 18 (12.24%) Public Cloud
4 13 (8.84%) Virtual Team
5 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.12%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (3.40%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.40%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.72%) Derivative
9 3 (2.04%) Tandem
10 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.36%) ASIC
10 2 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.58%) Linux
2 29 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (15.65%) Unix
4 13 (8.84%) Windows
5 10 (6.80%) CentOS
6 4 (2.72%) Debian
6 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (60.54%) DevOps
2 76 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (17.69%) Scrum
5 22 (14.97%) Kanban
5 22 (14.97%) Microservices
6 20 (13.61%) Mentoring
7 19 (12.93%) Open Source
8 18 (12.24%) Coaching
8 18 (12.24%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (12.24%) Decision-Making
8 18 (12.24%) ITIL
9 17 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (11.56%) High Availability
9 17 (11.56%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
11 14 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (9.52%) IT Strategy
11 14 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.73%) Python
2 28 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 25 (17.01%) Java
4 22 (14.97%) Bash Shell
5 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.48%) Java 8
7 9 (6.12%) C
7 9 (6.12%) Ruby
8 5 (3.40%) Perl
9 4 (2.72%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) SQL
10 2 (1.36%) C#
10 2 (1.36%) Go
10 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.29%) Degree
3 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.40%) CCNP
5 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.72%) CCIE
6 4 (2.72%) CCNA
7 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.68%) PhD
8 1 (0.68%) RHCA
8 1 (0.68%) RHCE
8 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) PMBOK
2 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 65 (44.22%) Docker
2 26 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.52%) KVM
4 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.72%) Xen
6 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.36%) Firmware
7 2 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.68%) Ceph
8 1 (0.68%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.68%) GPFS
8 1 (0.68%) Lustre
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) Samba
8 1 (0.68%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 81 (55.10%) Ansible
2 56 (38.10%) Kubernetes
3 50 (34.01%) Puppet
4 47 (31.97%) Terraform
5 20 (13.61%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (7.48%) Salt
7 7 (4.76%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.04%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.04%) SCCM
9 3 (2.04%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.36%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.36%) Grafana
10 2 (1.36%) Graylog
10 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.68%) Packer
11 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (29.93%) VMware
2 31 (21.09%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.20%) Cisco
5 11 (7.48%) WSO2
6 10 (6.80%) Pega
7 7 (4.76%) Arista
7 7 (4.76%) Google
8 6 (4.08%) Juniper
9 5 (3.40%) BiZZdesign
9 5 (3.40%) Citrix
9 5 (3.40%) Sparx
10 4 (2.72%) IBM
10 4 (2.72%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.04%) Dell
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle
11 3 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.04%) Sophos
11 3 (2.04%) Veeam