The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 208 247
Rank change year-on-year -32 +39  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 37 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.52% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.85% 3.07% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 2
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £60,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -30.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £82,150
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.30% +1.50%  

OpenStack is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1300 946 1229
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.93% 16.83% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 788 961
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing OpenStack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the North West

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack in the North West.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the North West

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the North West

OpenStack
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 37 £60,000 +41.17% 7
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 61 (82.43%) Puppet
1 61 (82.43%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (78.38%) DevOps
3 51 (68.92%) Python
4 48 (64.86%) Ruby
5 46 (62.16%) Unix
5 46 (62.16%) Linux
6 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (48.65%) Scrum
8 35 (47.30%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (44.59%) Oracle
9 33 (44.59%) Bash Shell
10 32 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (43.24%) SQL
10 32 (43.24%) RUP
10 32 (43.24%) DSDM
11 31 (41.89%) Configuration Management
12 30 (40.54%) Xen
12 30 (40.54%) CloudStack
13 29 (39.19%) Cobbler
13 29 (39.19%) EnterpriseDB
13 29 (39.19%) vSphere
13 29 (39.19%) XenServer
13 29 (39.19%) Tivoli
13 29 (39.19%) Shell Script
14 28 (37.84%) Ansible
15 27 (36.49%) Docker
16 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
17 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 30 (40.54%) CloudStack
2 10 (13.51%) Apache Spark
3 8 (10.81%) Confluence
4 4 (5.41%) Jetty
4 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.05%) JBoss
5 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.22%) OpenShift
4 8 (10.81%) GitHub
5 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.35%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.35%) Heroku
7 1 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Network Security
1 4 (5.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.35%) VoIP
2 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.46%) CouchDB
4 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.05%) Big Data
5 3 (4.05%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.05%) Redis
5 3 (4.05%) Riak
5 3 (4.05%) SQLite
6 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.81%) Bitbucket
3 8 (10.81%) JIRA
3 8 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (10.81%) Vagrant
4 6 (8.11%) Maven
5 4 (5.41%) Subversion
5 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.05%) Ant
6 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.05%) Gradle
7 1 (1.35%) GoCD
7 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Billing
2 4 (5.41%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Developer
5 9 (12.16%) DevOps Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (9.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) CSS
1 6 (8.11%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (4.05%) EJB
2 3 (4.05%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (4.05%) Flash
2 3 (4.05%) HTML5
2 3 (4.05%) Java EE
2 3 (4.05%) JavaBeans
2 3 (4.05%) JPA
2 3 (4.05%) jQuery
2 3 (4.05%) Lucene
2 3 (4.05%) React
2 3 (4.05%) RESTful
2 3 (4.05%) Spring
2 3 (4.05%) Spring Boot
2 3 (4.05%) Spring Cloud
2 3 (4.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Clustering
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (62.16%) Linux
1 46 (62.16%) Unix
2 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (78.38%) DevOps
2 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (48.65%) Scrum
4 35 (47.30%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (43.24%) DSDM
5 32 (43.24%) RUP
6 31 (41.89%) Configuration Management
7 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
9 13 (17.57%) OO
9 13 (17.57%) Web Development
10 11 (14.86%) Open Source
11 10 (13.51%) Coaching
12 8 (10.81%) Analytics
12 8 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (9.46%) Data Analytics
14 6 (8.11%) TDD
15 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (5.41%) Business Development
16 4 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.92%) Python
2 48 (64.86%) Ruby
3 33 (44.59%) Bash Shell
4 32 (43.24%) SQL
5 29 (39.19%) Shell Script
6 14 (18.92%) Java
7 12 (16.22%) PHP
8 9 (12.16%) Perl
9 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.41%) Go
11 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
11 3 (4.05%) C
11 3 (4.05%) C#
11 3 (4.05%) Scala
11 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Xen
2 29 (39.19%) vSphere
2 29 (39.19%) XenServer
3 27 (36.49%) Docker
4 9 (12.16%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (82.43%) Opscode Chef
1 61 (82.43%) Puppet
2 29 (39.19%) Cobbler
2 29 (39.19%) Tivoli
3 28 (37.84%) Ansible
4 9 (12.16%) CFEngine
5 8 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 8 (10.81%) Terraform
6 4 (5.41%) Nagios
7 3 (4.05%) Kibana
7 3 (4.05%) logstash
7 3 (4.05%) Salt
8 1 (1.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 29 (39.19%) EnterpriseDB
3 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.51%) VMware
5 9 (12.16%) Veritas
6 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.05%) Google
7 3 (4.05%) Zend
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
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