Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 229 196
Rank change year-on-year +8 -33 +41
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 5 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.094% 0.018% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.11% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 - £50,000
10th Percentile £50,000 - £45,500
90th Percentile £60,000 - £54,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 799 928 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.98% 16.47% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 496 566 542
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +6.55%
10th Percentile £29,068 £31,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Scotland

OpenStack
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for OpenStack in Scotland

OpenStack
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Glasgow -4 4 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Cobbler
2 4 (80.00%) CloudStack
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) RUP
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) XenServer
2 4 (80.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) RUP
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Xen
1 4 (80.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Cobbler
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Rancher
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle