Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 524 610
Rank change year-on-year -127 +86 +84
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 500 890 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 3.05% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 426 721 620
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,725
90th Percentile £93,125 £92,500 £80,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 23,791 29,177 31,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.19% 17.36% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19,174 23,899 26,987
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -107 237 £70,000 - 35
East of England +23 113 £57,500 -14.81% 5
South East -61 80 £55,000 - 9
North of England -10 35 £55,000 -8.33% 6
North West +13 19 £47,500 -20.83% 4
South West -24 17 £45,000 - 7
Midlands +22 14 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Yorkshire +18 14 £59,000 -1.67% 2
West Midlands +35 11 £30,000 -36.84% 3
East Midlands +13 3 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North East -7 2 £62,500 -3.85%
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 305 (61.00%) Linux
2 298 (59.60%) Amazon AWS
3 244 (48.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 239 (47.80%) Python
5 235 (47.00%) DevOps
6 227 (45.40%) VMware
7 222 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
8 193 (38.60%) Ansible
9 192 (38.40%) Docker
10 186 (37.20%) Puppet
11 169 (33.80%) Kubernetes
12 165 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 130 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
14 117 (23.40%) Google
15 115 (23.00%) Java
16 113 (22.60%) Google Cloud Platform
17 109 (21.80%) Jenkins
18 108 (21.60%) Unix
19 104 (20.80%) Configuration Management
20 103 (20.60%) Ruby
20 103 (20.60%) Open Source
21 99 (19.80%) Bash Shell
22 98 (19.60%) Terraform
23 93 (18.60%) Finance
24 89 (17.80%) Scrum
25 88 (17.60%) Degree
26 84 (16.80%) Windows
27 82 (16.40%) Data Centre
28 80 (16.00%) Microsoft
29 79 (15.80%) Problem-Solving

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 34 (6.80%) Apache
2 24 (4.80%) WebLogic
3 23 (4.60%) CloudStack
4 22 (4.40%) GlassFish
5 20 (4.00%) JBoss
6 19 (3.80%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.60%) nginx
7 18 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (3.20%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.60%) MQSeries
10 11 (2.20%) Confluence
10 11 (2.20%) Skype for Business
11 10 (2.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.60%) IIS
13 7 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.20%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.20%) WordPress
15 5 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Odoo
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 298 (59.60%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (48.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (22.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 70 (14.00%) PaaS
5 66 (13.20%) IaaS
6 64 (12.80%) OpenShift
7 40 (8.00%) GitHub
8 38 (7.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (7.40%) SaaS
10 28 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (2.20%) Route 53
12 8 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.60%) Trello
13 7 (1.40%) iPaaS
14 5 (1.00%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.00%) Office 365
15 4 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.00%) DNS
2 59 (11.80%) Firewall
3 52 (10.40%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.80%) VPN
5 28 (5.60%) Internet
6 26 (5.20%) SAN
7 23 (4.60%) Software-Defined Networking
8 21 (4.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (3.80%) HTTP
10 18 (3.60%) WAN
11 14 (2.80%) DHCP
11 14 (2.80%) Network Security
12 11 (2.20%) Skype
13 10 (2.00%) BGP
14 9 (1.80%) AMQP
14 9 (1.80%) IPsec
14 9 (1.80%) IPv4
14 9 (1.80%) IPv6
14 9 (1.80%) SSL
15 8 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.20%) MySQL
2 55 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 44 (8.80%) MongoDB
5 40 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.00%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.80%) Big Data
8 14 (2.80%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.40%) MariaDB
9 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.00%) Redis
11 8 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.80%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 109 (21.80%) Jenkins
2 76 (15.20%) Git (software)
3 59 (11.80%) Vagrant
4 28 (5.60%) Maven
5 27 (5.40%) JIRA
6 18 (3.60%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.80%) Subversion
8 10 (2.00%) Travis CI
9 9 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.80%) Selenium
10 8 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.60%) GitLab
11 7 (1.40%) JUnit
11 7 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.00%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.00%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 93 (18.60%) Finance
2 23 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.40%) Retail
4 21 (4.20%) Law
5 16 (3.20%) Games
6 15 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.80%) Advertising
8 13 (2.60%) Marketing
9 12 (2.40%) French Language
9 12 (2.40%) German Language
9 12 (2.40%) Swedish Language
10 10 (2.00%) Electronics
11 9 (1.80%) Legal
12 8 (1.60%) Banking
13 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.80%) Automotive
14 2 (0.40%) Back Office
14 2 (0.40%) Military
15 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (21.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 75 (15.00%) Architect
3 71 (14.20%) Linux Engineer
4 66 (13.20%) Developer
5 40 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 34 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 32 (6.40%) Software Engineer
8 27 (5.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 26 (5.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (5.00%) Administrator
10 25 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (4.80%) Java Developer
12 23 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
13 22 (4.40%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.20%) Software Developer
15 20 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
16 19 (3.80%) AWS Architect
16 19 (3.80%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.20%) Web Services
2 44 (8.80%) RESTful
3 35 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (5.80%) Spring
4 29 (5.80%) Spring Boot
5 23 (4.60%) Node.js
5 23 (4.60%) REST
6 20 (4.00%) CSS
6 20 (4.00%) Velocity
7 19 (3.80%) Java EE
7 19 (3.80%) LAMP
7 19 (3.80%) Middleware
8 18 (3.60%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.60%) EJB
8 18 (3.60%) HTML
8 18 (3.60%) JMS
9 16 (3.20%) .NET
10 15 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
10 15 (3.00%) Natural Language Processing
11 14 (2.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.40%) Data Centre
2 72 (14.40%) Private Cloud
3 68 (13.60%) Public Cloud
4 63 (12.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 30 (6.00%) Replication
6 28 (5.60%) Cloud Native
7 22 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (4.20%) Life Science
8 21 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (3.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 12 (2.40%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (1.60%) Clustering
13 8 (1.60%) PKI
14 7 (1.40%) Fintech
14 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.20%) User Experience
16 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 305 (61.00%) Linux
2 108 (21.60%) Unix
3 84 (16.80%) Windows
4 53 (10.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (7.60%) Windows Server
6 36 (7.20%) Ubuntu
7 20 (4.00%) CentOS
8 18 (3.60%) Debian
9 13 (2.60%) AIX
10 11 (2.20%) CoreOS
11 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.80%) Solaris
13 6 (1.20%) Fedora
14 3 (0.60%) Android
14 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.60%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.60%) OpenBSD
14 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (47.00%) DevOps
2 222 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (20.80%) Configuration Management
4 103 (20.60%) Open Source
5 89 (17.80%) Scrum
6 79 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
7 68 (13.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 67 (13.40%) Computer Science
9 63 (12.60%) Microservices
10 61 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (12.00%) ITIL
12 59 (11.80%) Software Engineering
13 58 (11.60%) Migration
14 54 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 51 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 45 (9.00%) TDD
17 43 (8.60%) Mathematics
18 35 (7.00%) Mentoring
19 34 (6.80%) Analytics
19 34 (6.80%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 239 (47.80%) Python
2 115 (23.00%) Java
3 103 (20.60%) Ruby
4 99 (19.80%) Bash Shell
5 65 (13.00%) SQL
6 57 (11.40%) PowerShell
7 46 (9.20%) Go
8 43 (8.60%) Shell Script
9 37 (7.40%) JavaScript
10 30 (6.00%) Perl
11 23 (4.60%) C#
12 16 (3.20%) Java 8
13 15 (3.00%) C
14 13 (2.60%) PHP
15 12 (2.40%) C++
16 11 (2.20%) AWK
17 8 (1.60%) Scala
18 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
19 5 (1.00%) C-shell
19 5 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (17.60%) Degree
2 38 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (6.80%) RHCE
4 23 (4.60%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.00%) MBA
6 18 (3.60%) RHCA
7 17 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.20%) MCSE
8 16 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (2.80%) AWS Certification
10 13 (2.60%) CCIE
10 13 (2.60%) CCNP
11 12 (2.40%) Master's Degree
12 9 (1.80%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (1.20%) RHCSA
13 6 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.00%) OCP
14 5 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (1.00%) VCP6
15 4 (0.80%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 192 (38.40%) Docker
2 165 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (8.60%) Hyper-V
5 39 (7.80%) vSphere
6 36 (7.20%) Active Directory
7 27 (5.40%) Ceph
8 21 (4.20%) KVM
9 18 (3.60%) Xen
10 13 (2.60%) Lustre
11 10 (2.00%) XenServer
12 9 (1.80%) VMware NSX
13 8 (1.60%) VirtualBox
14 7 (1.40%) NFS
14 7 (1.40%) XenApp
15 6 (1.20%) QEMU
16 5 (1.00%) vCloud
17 4 (0.80%) oVirt
17 4 (0.80%) PowerDNS
18 3 (0.60%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 193 (38.60%) Ansible
2 186 (37.20%) Puppet
3 169 (33.80%) Kubernetes
4 130 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
5 98 (19.60%) Terraform
6 44 (8.80%) Salt
7 30 (6.00%) Packer
8 24 (4.80%) SCCM
9 22 (4.40%) vCenter Server
10 18 (3.60%) Consul
11 17 (3.40%) vRealize
12 15 (3.00%) Prometheus
13 12 (2.40%) Cobbler
13 12 (2.40%) HAProxy
13 12 (2.40%) Nagios
13 12 (2.40%) SCOM
14 11 (2.20%) Grafana
14 11 (2.20%) Graphite
14 11 (2.20%) Icinga
14 11 (2.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 227 (45.40%) VMware
2 117 (23.40%) Google
3 80 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 64 (12.80%) Red Hat
5 55 (11.00%) Oracle
6 40 (8.00%) Cisco
6 40 (8.00%) IBM
7 35 (7.00%) Juniper
8 28 (5.60%) NetApp
9 16 (3.20%) Citrix
9 16 (3.20%) F5
9 16 (3.20%) SaltStack
9 16 (3.20%) SolarWinds
10 15 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (2.80%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.40%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.40%) CommVault
13 10 (2.00%) Atlassian
13 10 (2.00%) Sophos
13 10 (2.00%) Splunk