Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 293 325
Rank change year-on-year -51 +32 +53
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 19 67 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.54% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 3.02% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 18
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.29% -12.50%
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,131 2,220 2,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.74% 18.00% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,723 1,905 1,906
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Manchester -29 16 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Cheshire -41 3 £40,000 -20.00%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Unix
2 14 (73.68%) Python
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
2 14 (73.68%) Puppet
2 14 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (68.42%) Shell Script
4 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
5 11 (57.89%) RUP
5 11 (57.89%) DSDM
5 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (57.89%) Xen
5 11 (57.89%) Scrum
5 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (57.89%) vSphere
5 11 (57.89%) DevOps
5 11 (57.89%) Cobbler
5 11 (57.89%) CloudStack
5 11 (57.89%) XenServer
5 11 (57.89%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 4 (21.05%) Network Design
6 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) CCIE

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 11 (57.89%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (21.05%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Core Network Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Core Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IP Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IP Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) WebGL
1 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) DSDM
2 11 (57.89%) RUP
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.26%) API Design
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Personalization
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Bash Shell
1 14 (73.68%) Python
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 13 (68.42%) Shell Script
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCIE
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) vSphere
1 11 (57.89%) Xen
1 11 (57.89%) XenServer
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (73.68%) Puppet
2 11 (57.89%) Cobbler
2 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
3 2 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) EnterpriseDB
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Zend