Period
to 21 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 666 454 590
Rank change year-on-year -212 +136 -26
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 54 20 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 0.67% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 128
10th Percentile £54,675 £52,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £63,125 £52,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £70,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £105,000 £83,750 £97,813
90th Percentile £109,125 £87,750 £103,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -19.23% +4.00%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,334 2,985 8,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.45% 15.11% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,503 2,513 6,926
10th Percentile £38,500 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £49,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in London.

Salary trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenStack in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Central London - 13 £90,000 - 10
South London - 4 £52,000 -
East London - 2 £72,500 - 1
West London - 1 £70,000 - 5
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 45 (83.33%) Linux
2 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 33 (61.11%) AWS
3 31 (57.41%) Ansible
4 27 (50.00%) Azure
5 25 (46.30%) GCP
6 24 (44.44%) Kubernetes
7 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (40.74%) DevOps
9 21 (38.89%) Docker
9 21 (38.89%) Windows
9 21 (38.89%) Terraform
10 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (37.04%) Puppet
11 17 (31.48%) Load Balancing
11 17 (31.48%) Hyper-V
12 16 (29.63%) Python
13 15 (27.78%) Java
13 15 (27.78%) Google
14 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
15 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
16 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
17 11 (20.37%) Public Cloud
17 11 (20.37%) Elastic Stack
18 10 (18.52%) Cloud Native
18 10 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
19 9 (16.67%) Finance
19 9 (16.67%) Salt
19 9 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.26%) nginx
3 3 (5.56%) Jetty
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.70%) Traffic Server
5 1 (1.85%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 33 (61.11%) AWS
2 27 (50.00%) Azure
3 25 (46.30%) GCP
4 9 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
5 7 (12.96%) OpenShift
6 5 (9.26%) IaaS
6 5 (9.26%) Serverless
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (7.41%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (7.41%) Datadog
7 4 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Direct Connect
8 3 (5.56%) PaaS
9 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (3.70%) Linode
9 2 (3.70%) Route 53
9 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) 5G
4 2 (3.70%) BGP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) AMQP
5 1 (1.85%) Broadband
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) LTE
5 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.85%) SNMP
5 1 (1.85%) SSH
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) ArangoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.70%) HBase
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack Swift
5 2 (3.70%) Redis
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) ClickHouse
6 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) Maven
4 5 (9.26%) GitLab
5 4 (7.41%) Gradle
6 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.85%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.85%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.85%) GoCD
8 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.85%) Spinnaker
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
1 9 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Games
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Site Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) REST
3 5 (9.26%) Spring
3 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
4 4 (7.41%) Kafka
5 3 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 3 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (3.70%) Akka
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (3.70%) boto
6 2 (3.70%) Django
6 2 (3.70%) Flask
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) Lucene
6 2 (3.70%) Spring Security
6 2 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Public Cloud
2 10 (18.52%) Cloud Native
3 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (3.70%) Online Games
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.85%) Life Science
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
4 6 (11.11%) Unix
5 4 (7.41%) CentOS
6 3 (5.56%) Debian
6 3 (5.56%) Mesosphere
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) DevOps
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Load Balancing
4 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (14.81%) Microservices
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Migration
8 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.41%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.56%) Presales
11 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Python
2 15 (27.78%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.11%) Java 8
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) Go
5 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) Java 11
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GDPR
1 1 (1.85%) IEC 62304
1 1 (1.85%) NIST
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (38.89%) Docker
3 17 (31.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.11%) Xen
5 4 (7.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (5.56%) LXC
7 2 (3.70%) Squid
7 2 (3.70%) Varnish
8 1 (1.85%) Firmware
8 1 (1.85%) iptables
8 1 (1.85%) KVM
8 1 (1.85%) NFS
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (57.41%) Ansible
2 24 (44.44%) Kubernetes
3 21 (38.89%) Terraform
4 20 (37.04%) Puppet
5 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (16.67%) Salt
7 5 (9.26%) Kibana
7 5 (9.26%) logstash
8 4 (7.41%) HAProxy
8 4 (7.41%) Packer
8 4 (7.41%) Prometheus
9 3 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (5.56%) Grafana
10 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
10 2 (3.70%) Mesos
11 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
11 1 (1.85%) Consul
11 1 (1.85%) Fluentd
11 1 (1.85%) Graphite
11 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 15 (27.78%) Google
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) LexisNexis
4 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 3 (5.56%) Mellanox
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) F5
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) Pega
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) Splunk
5 2 (3.70%) WSO2
6 1 (1.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Mavenir
6 1 (1.85%) Meraki
6 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.85%) SaltStack