Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > North of England
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 430 448
Rank change year-on-year +139 +18 -113
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 55 29 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.47% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 1.12% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 36
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -23.73% +2.61%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £83,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £63,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.70% -3.08% +8.33%

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 the North of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,436 2,585 3,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 12.26% 13.55% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 1,909 2,852
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,359 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.80% +2.12% +3.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the North of England

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in the North of England.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the North of England

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenStack in the North of England over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the North of England

OpenStack
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North of England region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
North West +100 33 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire +121 22 £52,500 -36.36%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 45 (81.82%) Ansible
2 42 (76.36%) Python
3 41 (74.55%) Kubernetes
4 39 (70.91%) Docker
5 37 (67.27%) Linux
6 33 (60.00%) VMware
7 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (45.45%) Bash Shell
8 23 (41.82%) Red Hat
9 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (38.18%) JIRA
11 20 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (34.55%) Software-Defined Networking
13 18 (32.73%) DevOps
13 18 (32.73%) High Availability
13 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
13 18 (32.73%) SQL
14 17 (30.91%) MySQL
14 17 (30.91%) SaltStack
15 16 (29.09%) OpenShift
15 16 (29.09%) Data Centre
15 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
17 14 (25.45%) Bitbucket
17 14 (25.45%) Terraform
17 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (23.64%) Cisco
18 13 (23.64%) Puppet
18 13 (23.64%) Open Source
19 12 (21.82%) AWS

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 11 (20.00%) Confluence
2 7 (12.73%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) OpenShift
2 12 (21.82%) AWS
3 11 (20.00%) Azure
4 9 (16.36%) GCP
5 6 (10.91%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (10.91%) Office 365
5 6 (10.91%) Power Platform
5 6 (10.91%) SaaS
5 6 (10.91%) Slack
6 5 (9.09%) GitHub
6 5 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Software-Defined Networking
2 10 (18.18%) BGP
2 10 (18.18%) OSPF
2 10 (18.18%) VXLAN
2 10 (18.18%) WAN
3 6 (10.91%) LAN
4 5 (9.09%) IPv6
4 5 (9.09%) MPLS
4 5 (9.09%) RSVP
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) VPN
5 4 (7.27%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (7.27%) PBX
5 4 (7.27%) SMPP
5 4 (7.27%) SMS
5 4 (7.27%) SSL
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall
7 2 (3.64%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) MariaDB
3 9 (16.36%) Big Data
4 6 (10.91%) GIS
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.91%) Power BI
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (38.18%) JIRA
3 14 (25.45%) Bitbucket
4 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
5 11 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (12.73%) Vagrant
7 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (5.45%) git-flow
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Administrator
2 11 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Open Source Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Python Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) LAMP
1 11 (20.00%) YAML
2 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 7 (12.73%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (10.91%) LDAP
5 5 (9.09%) Jinja
6 3 (5.45%) Java EE
6 3 (5.45%) STL
7 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Private Cloud
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.91%) Derivative
4 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) CCTV
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Unix
3 11 (20.00%) CentOS
3 11 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 11 (20.00%) FreeNAS
3 11 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 8 (14.55%) Windows
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Debian
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
1 18 (32.73%) DevOps
1 18 (32.73%) High Availability
2 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (23.64%) Open Source
5 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (20.00%) ITIL
7 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (16.36%) Kanban
8 9 (16.36%) Scrum
8 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.55%) Network Design
10 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
10 7 (12.73%) Machine Learning
10 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Python
2 25 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 18 (32.73%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) PHP
5 10 (18.18%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 9 (16.36%) Go
6 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.55%) Ruby
8 3 (5.45%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.45%) C
8 3 (5.45%) C#
8 3 (5.45%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.36%) CCIE
2 9 (16.36%) CCNA
2 9 (16.36%) CCNP
2 9 (16.36%) Degree
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (9.09%) JNCIE
4 5 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (70.91%) Docker
2 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) KVM
4 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (81.82%) Ansible
2 41 (74.55%) Kubernetes
3 20 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (25.45%) Terraform
5 13 (23.64%) Puppet
6 11 (20.00%) Proxmox
7 10 (18.18%) Grafana
8 6 (10.91%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (10.91%) Kibana
9 4 (7.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.82%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) Red Hat
3 17 (30.91%) SaltStack
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco
5 11 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 11 (20.00%) Percona
6 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 3 (5.45%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) EMC