Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 681 616 531
Rank change year-on-year -65 -85 +113
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 377 597 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.03% 2.36% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 316 480 716
England median annual salary £62,750 £62,500 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.40% +0.40% +3.75%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,450 £40,000
90th Percentile £99,375 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,750 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.40% - +4.17%

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 18,606 25,293 29,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.71% 16.47% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14,960 20,406 23,895
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 -9 162 £80,000 +14.29% 36
South East -10 66 £57,500 +4.55% 18
East of England +2 53 £55,000 -8.33% 7
South West +38 39 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North of England +10 33 £55,000 -6.78% 10
Yorkshire +4 27 £53,750 -8.90% 3
Midlands +48 13 £42,500 +41.67% 2
West Midlands +36 9 £42,500 +41.67% 1
North West +19 4 £65,000 +36.84% 5
East Midlands - 4 £77,500 - 1
North East +21 2 £37,500 -40.00% 2
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 289 (76.66%) AWS
2 232 (61.54%) Linux
3 222 (58.89%) Azure
4 213 (56.50%) DevOps
5 193 (51.19%) Docker
6 167 (44.30%) Ansible
7 165 (43.77%) Kubernetes
8 163 (43.24%) Python
9 150 (39.79%) GCP
10 121 (32.10%) Puppet
11 116 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (27.06%) Google
13 98 (25.99%) Terraform
14 91 (24.14%) VMware
15 89 (23.61%) Firewall
15 89 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
16 87 (23.08%) Scrum
17 81 (21.49%) Ruby
18 79 (20.95%) Windows
19 77 (20.42%) Open Source
20 76 (20.16%) Bash Shell
21 71 (18.83%) Git (software)
22 68 (18.04%) TCP/IP
23 67 (17.77%) Kafka
24 64 (16.98%) IaaS
25 63 (16.71%) Elasticsearch
26 60 (15.92%) Java
26 60 (15.92%) Jenkins
27 59 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
27 59 (15.65%) OpenShift

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 63 (16.71%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (10.88%) Apache Spark
3 28 (7.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (6.37%) nginx
5 22 (5.84%) CloudStack
6 12 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.39%) Apache
8 5 (1.33%) IIS
9 2 (0.53%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 289 (76.66%) AWS
2 222 (58.89%) Azure
3 150 (39.79%) GCP
4 64 (16.98%) IaaS
5 59 (15.65%) OpenShift
6 54 (14.32%) PaaS
7 34 (9.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 28 (7.43%) SaaS
9 27 (7.16%) GitHub
10 21 (5.57%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (5.31%) DigitalOcean
12 15 (3.98%) Heroku
12 15 (3.98%) IBM Cloud
13 14 (3.71%) Amazon ECS
14 11 (2.92%) Trello
15 9 (2.39%) Linode
16 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (1.06%) npm
16 4 (1.06%) Stackdriver
17 3 (0.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.61%) Firewall
2 68 (18.04%) TCP/IP
3 37 (9.81%) HTTPS
4 19 (5.04%) WAN
5 17 (4.51%) VPN
6 16 (4.24%) Internet
6 16 (4.24%) SSL
7 12 (3.18%) DNS
7 12 (3.18%) LAN
7 12 (3.18%) SAN
7 12 (3.18%) Wireless
8 11 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (2.92%) WLAN
9 10 (2.65%) NGN
10 9 (2.39%) Network Security
11 5 (1.33%) AMQP
11 5 (1.33%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.06%) NAS
12 4 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.59%) Big Data
2 38 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (7.43%) MySQL
4 25 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 25 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.59%) Redis
9 5 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
9 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.06%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.06%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.80%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.27%) Riak
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.92%) Jenkins
3 54 (14.32%) JIRA
4 42 (11.14%) Bitbucket
5 38 (10.08%) git-flow
6 14 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.65%) CircleCI
8 7 (1.86%) CF BOSH
9 6 (1.59%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.33%) GitLab
10 5 (1.33%) Subversion
11 4 (1.06%) Maven
12 3 (0.80%) JUnit
12 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.53%) Gradle
13 2 (0.53%) Selenium
13 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 32 (8.49%) Finance
3 21 (5.57%) Games
4 18 (4.77%) Marketing
5 17 (4.51%) Retail
6 8 (2.12%) Legal
7 7 (1.86%) Banking
8 5 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.33%) Law
9 4 (1.06%) Advertising
9 4 (1.06%) Local Government
9 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (28.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (16.71%) Architect
3 55 (14.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 42 (11.14%) Consultant
5 33 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (7.96%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (7.69%) Developer
8 21 (5.57%) Senior Architect
8 21 (5.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
9 20 (5.31%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.77%) Platform Engineer
11 16 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
12 15 (3.98%) Lead DevOps
12 15 (3.98%) VMware Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) C++ Consultant
13 14 (3.71%) Java Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) Senior DevOps
13 14 (3.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.77%) Kafka
2 53 (14.06%) .NET
3 51 (13.53%) Spring
4 50 (13.26%) Node.js
5 48 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 47 (12.47%) REST
7 46 (12.20%) React
8 44 (11.67%) Vue.js
9 41 (10.88%) Web Services
10 38 (10.08%) ASP.NET
11 37 (9.81%) GraphQL
11 37 (9.81%) Spring MVC
12 18 (4.77%) RESTful
13 15 (3.98%) LEMP Stack
14 13 (3.45%) CSS
14 13 (3.45%) HTML
15 12 (3.18%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (3.18%) JSON
15 12 (3.18%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (2.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.85%) Public Cloud
2 55 (14.59%) Data Centre
3 54 (14.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 41 (10.88%) Private Cloud
5 22 (5.84%) Cybercrime
6 21 (5.57%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (4.51%) Cyberattack
9 13 (3.45%) Management Information System
10 12 (3.18%) Renewable Energy
11 11 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (2.92%) Virtual Team
12 10 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (2.12%) Replication
13 8 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.59%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.59%) User Experience
15 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (1.33%) Internet of Things
15 5 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 232 (61.54%) Linux
2 79 (20.95%) Windows
3 38 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (9.81%) Android
4 37 (9.81%) Apple iOS
5 32 (8.49%) Windows Server
6 30 (7.96%) Ubuntu
7 29 (7.69%) CentOS
8 24 (6.37%) Unix
9 8 (2.12%) Debian
10 4 (1.06%) Fedora
11 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (56.50%) DevOps
2 116 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (23.08%) Scrum
4 77 (20.42%) Open Source
5 59 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
6 57 (15.12%) Kanban
7 55 (14.59%) Software Engineering
7 55 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (12.73%) Configuration Management
10 44 (11.67%) Microservices
11 38 (10.08%) MVC
11 38 (10.08%) Test Automation
12 37 (9.81%) API Design
12 37 (9.81%) Ethical Hacking
12 37 (9.81%) Penetration Testing
12 37 (9.81%) Reverse Engineering
13 36 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 35 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 163 (43.24%) Python
2 81 (21.49%) Ruby
3 76 (20.16%) Bash Shell
4 60 (15.92%) Java
5 54 (14.32%) C
5 54 (14.32%) SQL
6 39 (10.34%) Go
7 38 (10.08%) JavaScript
8 36 (9.55%) PowerShell
9 29 (7.69%) Perl
10 24 (6.37%) C#
11 21 (5.57%) C++
12 11 (2.92%) PHP
13 10 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.59%) Scala
15 5 (1.33%) R
15 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.27%) AWK
17 1 (0.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 52 (13.79%) Degree
2 49 (13.00%) CISSP
3 42 (11.14%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (10.61%) CCNA
5 38 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (9.81%) MCSE
7 36 (9.55%) CompTIA Security+
7 36 (9.55%) GIAC
7 36 (9.55%) Linux+ Certification
7 36 (9.55%) Network+ Certification
7 36 (9.55%) SANS
7 36 (9.55%) SSCP
8 24 (6.37%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.24%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.18%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.92%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.53%) CISMP
13 2 (0.53%) RHCE
13 2 (0.53%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.10%) SLA
2 8 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) COBIT
4 2 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 193 (51.19%) Docker
2 55 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.49%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.22%) vSphere
5 29 (7.69%) Xen
6 28 (7.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (2.92%) vCloud
8 9 (2.39%) Ceph
8 9 (2.39%) KVM
8 9 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.59%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.06%) iptables
12 4 (1.06%) NFS
13 3 (0.80%) LXC
13 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 167 (44.30%) Ansible
2 165 (43.77%) Kubernetes
3 121 (32.10%) Puppet
4 98 (25.99%) Terraform
5 89 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (10.61%) Salt
7 21 (5.57%) Packer
8 14 (3.71%) Mesos
9 11 (2.92%) logstash
10 9 (2.39%) Nagios
11 7 (1.86%) Kibana
11 7 (1.86%) Prometheus
12 6 (1.59%) Cloudify
13 5 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (1.33%) Graphite
13 5 (1.33%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (1.33%) vCenter Server
13 5 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 102 (27.06%) Google
2 91 (24.14%) VMware
3 57 (15.12%) Microsoft
4 38 (10.08%) Red Hat
5 25 (6.63%) Oracle
6 18 (4.77%) IBM
7 17 (4.51%) Cisco
8 11 (2.92%) Rackspace
9 9 (2.39%) SaltStack
10 7 (1.86%) Citrix
10 7 (1.86%) Riverbed
10 7 (1.86%) Veeam
11 6 (1.59%) EMC
11 6 (1.59%) NetApp
11 6 (1.59%) New Relic
11 6 (1.59%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.33%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.33%) BiZZdesign
12 5 (1.33%) F5
12 5 (1.33%) Sparx