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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 192 247
Rank change year-on-year -21 +55  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 37 43 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.75% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.72% 4.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 2
Median salary £61,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.52% +17.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  

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 995 1005 1142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.17% 17.43% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 847 821 917
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -32 33 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Cheshire +8 4 £40,000 -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 67 (87.01%) Puppet
2 65 (84.42%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (80.52%) Python
4 52 (67.53%) Ruby
5 50 (64.94%) DevOps
6 49 (63.64%) Unix
7 47 (61.04%) Linux
8 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (55.84%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (53.25%) Scrum
11 41 (53.25%) Oracle
12 40 (51.95%) DSDM
12 40 (51.95%) Bash Shell
13 39 (50.65%) Ansible
14 36 (46.75%) RUP
15 35 (45.45%) Xen
15 35 (45.45%) vSphere
16 33 (42.86%) CloudStack
16 33 (42.86%) SQL
17 32 (41.56%) Shell Script
17 32 (41.56%) Configuration Management
17 32 (41.56%) XenServer
17 32 (41.56%) EnterpriseDB
18 28 (36.36%) Cobbler
18 28 (36.36%) Tivoli
19 27 (35.06%) Docker
20 22 (28.57%) Perl
21 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
22 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure

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 33 (42.86%) CloudStack
2 16 (20.78%) WebSphere
3 15 (19.48%) JBoss
3 15 (19.48%) WebLogic
4 9 (11.69%) Jetty
4 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.39%) Apache Solr
5 8 (10.39%) Apache Spark
5 8 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.19%) Confluence
7 2 (2.60%) Apache
7 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.60%) nginx
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.58%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) Heroku
6 1 (1.30%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) SAN
2 7 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) DHCP
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) IPv4
3 3 (3.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (10.39%) Big Data
4 8 (10.39%) Couchbase
4 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.39%) Redis
4 8 (10.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 3 (3.90%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.60%) GoCD
6 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.30%) Ant
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.30%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 14 (18.18%) Banking
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 7 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (6.49%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.90%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Platform Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Architect
5 9 (11.69%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (10.39%) DevOps Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Consultant
11 3 (3.90%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
3 8 (10.39%) Lucene
3 8 (10.39%) React
4 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.90%) CSS
4 3 (3.90%) Flash
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.90%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) WebGL
4 3 (3.90%) Zend Framework
5 2 (2.60%) LAMP
5 2 (2.60%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.30%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Sensu
6 1 (1.30%) Sphinx
6 1 (1.30%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Clustering
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Unix
2 47 (61.04%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.39%) Android
5 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) AIX
6 2 (2.60%) Solaris
6 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) DevOps
2 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.84%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (53.25%) Scrum
5 40 (51.95%) DSDM
6 36 (46.75%) RUP
7 32 (41.56%) Configuration Management
8 13 (16.88%) OO
9 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
10 11 (14.29%) Web Development
11 8 (10.39%) Coaching
11 8 (10.39%) Concurrent Programming
11 8 (10.39%) Kanban
11 8 (10.39%) Mobile Development
11 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
11 8 (10.39%) Software Delivery
11 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.39%) TDD
11 8 (10.39%) UML
12 7 (9.09%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 62 (80.52%) Python
2 52 (67.53%) Ruby
3 40 (51.95%) Bash Shell
4 33 (42.86%) SQL
5 32 (41.56%) Shell Script
6 22 (28.57%) Perl
7 13 (16.88%) Java
8 12 (15.58%) PHP
9 10 (12.99%) C#
9 10 (12.99%) Go
10 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.90%) ActionScript
12 3 (3.90%) C++
12 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) RHCE
4 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (45.45%) vSphere
1 35 (45.45%) Xen
2 32 (41.56%) XenServer
3 27 (35.06%) Docker
4 11 (14.29%) PowerHA
5 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.90%) vCloud
7 1 (1.30%) KVM
7 1 (1.30%) Varnish
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (87.01%) Puppet
2 65 (84.42%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (50.65%) Ansible
4 28 (36.36%) Cobbler
4 28 (36.36%) Tivoli
5 11 (14.29%) CFEngine
5 11 (14.29%) Nagios
6 8 (10.39%) Kibana
6 8 (10.39%) logstash
6 8 (10.39%) Salt
7 7 (9.09%) Terraform
8 5 (6.49%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.60%) Packer
10 1 (1.30%) Grafana
10 1 (1.30%) Graphite
10 1 (1.30%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Oracle
2 32 (41.56%) EnterpriseDB
3 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.88%) VMware
5 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.29%) Veritas
6 3 (3.90%) Zend
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.30%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.30%) Google
7 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.30%) WSO2
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 12 hours ago