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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
UK / Scotland
Rank - 153 158
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.46% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £60,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +76.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 338 654 574
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.84% 22.49% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 412 358
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
3 2 (15.38%) Vagrant

OpenStack
Top Related 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 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) G Suite
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JDBC
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Service Design
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) NCDA
1 2 (15.38%) NCIE
1 2 (15.38%) VCAP
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Ceph
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) vRealize
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp