Period
to 18 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 293 195 320
Rank change year-on-year -98 +125 +63
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 35 10 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.35% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 0.68% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 28
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,938 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +31.58% -36.67%
75th Percentile £86,875 £72,500 £68,125
90th Percentile £90,000 £74,375 £81,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,962 1,461 3,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.18% 36.53% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,109 1,166 2,810
10th Percentile £29,450 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £59,688 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,826
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the Midlands

OpenShift
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in the Midlands.

Salary trend for OpenShift in the Midlands

OpenShift
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the Midlands

OpenShift
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
West Midlands -81 22 £82,500 +26.92% 4
East Midlands -52 13 £62,500 +19.05% 11
OpenShift
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, IT jobs citing OpenShift 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 Midlands region with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 34 (97.14%) AWS
1 34 (97.14%) Docker
2 32 (91.43%) Kubernetes
3 29 (82.86%) DevOps
4 26 (74.29%) Ansible
5 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (62.86%) Azure
7 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
8 20 (57.14%) Terraform
9 17 (48.57%) Linux
10 15 (42.86%) Java
11 14 (40.00%) GitHub
11 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (40.00%) Social Skills
12 13 (37.14%) Microservices
12 13 (37.14%) GitLab
12 13 (37.14%) .NET Core
12 13 (37.14%) Vagrant
12 13 (37.14%) Puppet
12 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
12 13 (37.14%) C#
12 13 (37.14%) SQL
12 13 (37.14%) .NET
13 12 (34.29%) Python
13 12 (34.29%) IaaS
13 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
13 12 (34.29%) Amazon EKS
14 11 (31.43%) Public Cloud
14 11 (31.43%) SaaS
14 11 (31.43%) PaaS

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 34 (97.14%) AWS
2 22 (62.86%) Azure
3 14 (40.00%) GitHub
4 12 (34.29%) Amazon EKS
4 12 (34.29%) IaaS
5 11 (31.43%) PaaS
5 11 (31.43%) SaaS
6 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (22.86%) AWS CodePipeline
6 8 (22.86%) GCP
7 7 (20.00%) AWS CodeCommit
7 7 (20.00%) Azure Pipelines
8 3 (8.57%) Serverless
9 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (2.86%) AWS Direct Connect
9 1 (2.86%) Azure App Service
9 1 (2.86%) Azure Storage
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 7 (20.00%) IPv4
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) SSL
4 3 (8.57%) AMQP
5 1 (2.86%) IPsec
5 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (17.14%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) GitLab
2 13 (37.14%) Vagrant
3 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (17.14%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.86%) NeoLoad
General
1 14 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Data Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
1 13 (37.14%) .NET Core
2 10 (28.57%) Node.js
3 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.00%) Django
3 7 (20.00%) Express
3 7 (20.00%) MEAN Stack
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (11.43%) Kafka
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (8.57%) REST
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
6 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Public Cloud
2 7 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) DevOps
2 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Microservices
4 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
6 10 (28.57%) Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) MVC
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) SOA
8 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (17.14%) Data Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Data Science
9 6 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (17.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Bash Shell
4 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.00%) C
5 7 (20.00%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) Perl
5 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (20.00%) Ruby
5 7 (20.00%) VB
5 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) Clojure
6 3 (8.57%) Lisp
7 1 (2.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Gluster
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (91.43%) Kubernetes
2 26 (74.29%) Ansible
3 20 (57.14%) Terraform
4 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (37.14%) Puppet
6 7 (20.00%) Packer
6 7 (20.00%) SCCM
7 6 (17.14%) Consul
7 6 (17.14%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (17.14%) Grafana
7 6 (17.14%) Graphite
7 6 (17.14%) Nagios
7 6 (17.14%) Opsview
7 6 (17.14%) Salt
7 6 (17.14%) ZABBIX
8 4 (11.43%) Sysdig
9 1 (2.86%) Kustomize
9 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) Alibaba
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) Splunk
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Delphix
6 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace