Period
to 19 October 2019

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

OpenStack
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 403 409 396
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 34 60 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.19% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 1.85% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 94
North of England median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% -1.67% +41.18%
10th Percentile £28,850 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,250
% change year-on-year - +0.40% +3.75%

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 2,341 3,248 4,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 12.96% 15.10% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,853 2,633 3,337
North of England median annual salary £41,709 £40,349 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +0.87% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 19 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
Yorkshire 0 27 £53,750 -8.90% 3
North West +20 5 £65,000 +36.84% 2
North East +15 2 £37,500 -40.00% 1
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North of England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Python
3 21 (61.76%) Ansible
4 19 (55.88%) Docker
5 18 (52.94%) DevOps
6 17 (50.00%) AWS
6 17 (50.00%) Puppet
7 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (44.12%) Private Cloud
9 13 (38.24%) Open Source
10 11 (32.35%) High Availability
10 11 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (32.35%) OpenShift
10 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
10 11 (32.35%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (32.35%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (32.35%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (29.41%) Kubernetes
11 10 (29.41%) NGN
11 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
12 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
12 8 (23.53%) Ruby
13 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 6 (17.65%) Azure
14 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
14 6 (17.65%) SAN
15 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (14.71%) GCP

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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (5.88%) CloudStack
1 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) AWS
2 11 (32.35%) OpenShift
3 6 (17.65%) Azure
4 5 (14.71%) GCP
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.88%) GitHub
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Stack
6 1 (2.94%) Heroku
6 1 (2.94%) IaaS
6 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) NGN
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.82%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.94%) git-flow
6 1 (2.94%) GoCD
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Cloud Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Platform Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Linux Support
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) LAMP
1 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (5.88%) Sensu
2 1 (2.94%) NumPy
2 1 (2.94%) Pandas
2 1 (2.94%) PySpark
2 1 (2.94%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Private Cloud
2 11 (32.35%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (32.35%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Open Source
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (32.35%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source Development
8 2 (5.88%) Architectural Design
8 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.94%) Release Management
9 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) Go
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) Varnish
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.94%) HDFS
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Ansible
2 17 (50.00%) Puppet
3 10 (29.41%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.82%) Icinga
5 3 (8.82%) Nagios
5 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
5 3 (8.82%) Opsview
5 3 (8.82%) Terraform
6 2 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.88%) Graphite
6 2 (5.88%) Graylog
6 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.88%) Juju
6 2 (5.88%) logstash
6 2 (5.88%) Mesos
6 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.94%) Grafana
7 1 (2.94%) Kibana
7 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
3 3 (8.82%) Meraki
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 3 (8.82%) Veeam
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.94%) Ayehu
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper